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2016/17 Sem 2

Topic Date Time Venue
Moodle Basics & Plagiarism Detection 9 Jan 2017 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. DLB302, 3/F, David C Lam Building, Shaw Campus

Session Details

Moodle Basics & Plagiarism Detection

Overview: Moodle will become the sole Learning Management System (LMS) in the University from July 2017 and onwards. It is therefore helpful for us, as teachers or teaching assistants, to get familiar with this LMS and use it to enhance teaching and student assessment. The LMS adoption is in line with the University’s vision to promote quality teaching and learning through different endeavours.

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an overview of Moodle 2.8, guidance on preparing a courseroom and tailoring various activities, together with know-how to manage student assessment by using Turnitin via Moodle.

Speaker(s): CHTL Colleagues
Date & Time : Monday, 9 January 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue : DLB302, 3/F, David C Lam Building, Shaw Campus
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2016/17 Sem 1

Topic Date Time Venue
Moodle Basics & Plagiarism Detection 16 Aug 2016 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. DLB302, 3/F, David C Lam Building, Shaw Campus
25 Aug 2016 (Repeat) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Introduction to the eLearning tools for Enhancing Classroom Teaching & Lecture Capture @HKBU 17 Aug 2016 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
26 Aug 2016 (Repeat) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Session Details

Moodle Basics & Plagiarism Detection

Overview: As Moodle will be adopted as the Learning Management System (LMS) in the University from July 2017 and onwards, it is important for all teachers and supporting colleagues to get familiar with this LMS. Under this context, this hands-on workshop will provide participants with an overview of Moodle, as well as ways for setting up a courseroom and activities on Moodle. We shall also discuss student assessment and assignment submission on Moodle, with specific focus on Turnitin via Moodle.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • identify the general layout of Moodle;
  • set up Moodle courserooms and editing the materials/resources therein;
  • upload and/or create resources for learners to access;
  • manage student assessment with Turnitin via Moodle.
Facilitated by: CHTL
Duration: 2 hours
Date & Time : 16 August 2016 (Tuesday), 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
25 August 2016 (Thursday), 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Repeat)
Venue : DLB302, 3/F, David C Lam Building, Shaw Campus
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Introduction to the eLearning tools for Enhancing Classroom Teaching & Lecture Capture @HKBU

Overview: Among the various etools that can be used to enhance teaching and learning, the Personal Response System (PRS) and video capture system are commonly used for teaching and learning purposes in the University. These tools are either publicly available or standard provisions of the University. In this workshop, our facilitators will demonstrate how to use a PRS (e.g., Qualtrics, Kahoot) and Panopto to actively engage students in learning, particularly in classroom settings (e.g. during discussion, presentation and other teaching and learning activities).

Remark: Please bring along a smartphone or any smart device to this workshop to maximize your hands-on experience.

Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • describe how to use various eLearning tools @HKBU to enhance teaching and learning
  • explore the eLearning tools available @ HKBU
  • compare the practical uses of 2 PRS tools
  • describe how lecture capture technology can be applied in pedagogy to enhance student learning
Facilitated by: CHTL
Duration: 2 hours
Date & Time : 17 August 2016 (Wednesday), 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
26 August 2016 (Friday), 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Repeat)
Venue : DLB302, 3/F, David C Lam Building, Shaw Campus
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2015/16 Sem 1

Topic Date Time Venue
Blackboard Basics 12 Aug 2015 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Library 4/F Multimedia Lab (MLC 4/F)
19 Aug 2015 (Repeat) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m
Blackboard Assignments with Rubrics 13 Aug 2015 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
20 Aug 2015 (Repeat) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m
Plagiarism Detection 14 Aug 2015 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
21 Aug 2015 (Repeat) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m

Session Details

Blackboard (Bb) Basics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop for those who wish to use Blackboard Learn to prepare for teaching in September 2015. The workshop will provide a range of demonstrations and give you the opportunity to explore the latest release of the Bb Learn environment as well as some of the new enhancements, tools and functionalities available.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to provide an overview of Bb Learn and provide guidance on preparing a courseroom in Bb.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Upload a syllabus, course schedule, and assignments;
  • Use the Photo Roster tool to assist in identifying students;
  • Add announcements, make their courses available to students and utilize other areas of the Course Tools section of Blackboard
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role.
Facilitated by: CHTL Colleagues
Date & Time : 12 August 2015 (Wednesday), 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
19 August 2015 (Wednesday), 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Repeat)
Venue : Library 4/F – Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC 4/F)
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Blackboard (Bb) Assignments with Rubrics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop specifically for intermediate Bb users. The workshop will provide a range of useful resources addressing the pedagogical application of online assessment and feedback tools, with special reference to new features and enhancements of the latest release of Bb Learn.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to explore a range of assessment and feedback tools available within Bb Learn and how they can be applied to enhance teaching and learning.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Set up assignments with rubrics in Bb;
  • Manage, import, and export grades using the Grade Centre feature of Blackboard;
  • Provide feedback and manage assignment submissions (from the instructor’s perspective);
  • Create as well as use some of the ready-to-use rubrics, importing them directly into your course as well as adapting them to meet your specific needs.
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role who wish to explore assessment and feedback tools in Bb. This workshop assumes working knowledge of Blackboard Learn.
Facilitated by: CHTL Colleagues
Date & Time : 13 August 2015 (Thursday), 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
20 August 2015 (Thursday), 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Repeat)
Venue : Library 4/F – Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC 4/F)
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Plagiarism Detection Workshop

Overview: This session will provide participants with knowledge of Turnitin tool, how to use it appropriately and how to use it as part of their teaching, learning and assessment strategy when teaching courses. Participants will learn how to set up and use Turnitin as a tool for student submission of coursework assignments and how to review and provide feedback on the work submitted.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to provide an introduction to setting up and using Turnitin in a Blackboard course and accessing student submissions and Originality Reports.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the functions of Turnitin;
  • Set up a Turnitin assignment within Blackboard Learn;
  • Access and interpret originality reports.
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role who would like to learn about deploying and managing Turnitin assessment submissions via a Blackboard Learn course. It provides an introduction to the environment and explores how typical tasks are performed.
Facilitated by: CHTL Colleagues
Date & Time : 14 August 2015 (Friday), 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
21 August 2015 (Friday), 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Repeat)
Venue : Library 4/F – Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC 4/F)
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2014/15 Sem 1

Topic Date Time Venue
Blackboard Basics 12 Aug 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Library 4/F Multimedia Lab (MLC 4/F)
19 Aug (Repeat) 10.00 – 11:30 a.m
Blackboard Assignments with Rubrics 13 Aug 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
20 Aug (Repeat) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m
Plagiarism Detection 14 Aug 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
21 Aug (Repeat) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m
Moodle Basics 15 Aug 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
22 Aug (Repeat) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m

Session Details

Blackboard (Bb) Basics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop for those who wish to use Blackboard Learn to prepare for teaching in September 2014. The workshop will provide a range of demonstrations and give you the opportunity to explore the latest release of the Bb Learn environment as well as some of the new enhancements, tools and functionalities available.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to provide an overview of Bb Learn and provide guidance on preparing a course room in Bb.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Login and identify the general layout of a Bb course room;
  • Upload a syllabus, course schedule, and assignments;
  • Use the Photo Roster tool to assist in identifying students;
  • Add announcements, make their courses available to students and utilize other areas of the Course Tools section of Blackboard;
  • Select appropriate ones from the new and enhanced tools available for their use.
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role.
Facilitated by: CHTL
Date & Time : 12 August 2014 (Tuesday), 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
19 August 2014 (Tuesday), 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Repeat)
Venue : Library 4/F – Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC 4/F)
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Blackboard (Bb) Assignments with Rubrics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop specifically for intermediate Bb users. The workshop will provide a range of useful resources addressing the pedagogical application of online assessment and feedback tools, with special reference to new features and enhancements of the latest release of Bb Learn.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to explore a range of assessment and feedback tools available within Bb Learn and how they can be applied to enhance teaching and learning.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Set up assignments with rubrics in Bb;
  • Set up tests in Bb;
  • Manage, import, and export grades using the Grade Centre feature of Blackboard;
  • Hide and show columns in the Grade Centre, organize columns in a preferred order and also make a grade column unavailable to students;
  • Provide feedback and manage assignment submissions (from the instructor’s perspective);
  • Create as well as use some of the ready-to-use rubrics, importing them directly into your course as well as adapting them to meet your specific needs.
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role who wish to explore assessment and feedback tools in Bb. This workshop assumes working knowledge of Blackboard Learn.
Facilitated by: CHTL
Date & Time : 13 August 2014 (Wednesday), 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
20 August 2014 (Wednesday), 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Repeat)
Venue : Library 4/F – Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC 4/F)
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Plagiarism Detection Workshop

Overview: This session will provide participants with knowledge of Turnitin and Blackboard Learn SafeAssign tools, how to use them appropriately and how to use it as part of their teaching, learning and assessment strategy when teaching courses. Participants will learn how to set-up and use Turnitin as a tool for student submission of coursework assignments and how to review and provide feedback on the work submitted.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to provide an introduction to setting up and using Turnitin and SafeAssign in a Blackboard course and accessing student submissions and Originality Reports.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the functions of Turnitin;
  • Set up a Turnitin and SafeAssign assignment within Blackboard Learn;
  • Experience submitting an assignment to Turnitin and SafeAssign as a student;
  • Access originality reports, understand what an originality report looks like and what to start looking for.
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role who would like to learn about deploying and managing Turnitin and SafeAssign assessment submissions via a Blackboard Learn course. It provides an introduction to the environment and explores how typical tasks are performed.
Facilitated by: CHTL
Date & Time : 14 August 2014 (Thursday), 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
21 August 2014 (Thursday), 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Repeat)
Venue : Library 4/F – Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC 4/F)
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Moodle Basics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop for those who wish to use Moodle to prepare for teaching in September 2014. The session will focus on basic organization of the Moodle course room, how to customize it, managing course files, providing resources (files, web pages, external web sites, image galleries) to students, setting up the course calendar and schedule of events, and course communication tools.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to provide an overview of Moodle and provide guidance on preparing a course.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Login and identify the general layout of Moodle;
  • Set up their Moodle course rooms, add/modify content and effectively structure their materials and information;
  • Upload and/or create resources for learners to access;
  • Set up and manage student assessments through Moodle.
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role that wish to receive an introduction to Moodle.
Facilitated by: CHTL
Date & Time : 15 August 2014 (Friday), 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
22 August 2014 (Friday), 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Repeat)
Venue : Library 4/F – Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC 4/F)
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2013/14 Sem 1

Topic Date Time Venue
Moodle Basics 19 August (Monday) 14:30 – 16:00 Main Library 4/F  Multimedia Lab (MLC)
Blackboard Basics 23 August (Friday) 10:30 – 12:00 Main Library 4/F  Multimedia Lab (MLC)

OEE702B, Oen Hall Building (East Wing), Ho Sin Hang Campus

Blackboard Assignments with Rubrics 23 August (Friday) 14:30 – 16:00 Main Library 4/F  Multimedia Lab (MLC)

OEE702B, Oen Hall Building (East Wing), Ho Sin Hang Campus

Session Details

Moodle Basics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop for those who wish to use Moodle to prepare for teaching in September 2013. The session will focus on basic organization of the Moodle courseroom, how to customize it, managing course files, providing resources (files, web pages, external web sites, image galleries) to students, setting up the course calendar and schedule of events, and course communication tools.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to provide an overview of Moodle and provide guidance on preparing a course.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Login and identify the general layout of Moodle;
  • Set up their Moodle course rooms, add/modify content and effectively structure their materials and information;
  • Upload and/or create resources for learners to access;
  • Set up and manage student assessments through Moodle;
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role that wish to receive an introduction to Moodle.
Speaker/s: Colleague(s) of  CHTL and ITO
Date & Time : 19 Aug 2013 (Monday), 14:30-16:00
Venue : MLC 4/F
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Blackboard Basics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop specifically for first-time users of Blackboard who wish to use latest updated version of Blackboard Learn to prepare for teaching in September 2013. The workshop will provide a range of demonstrations and give you the opportunity to explore the Blackboard Learn environment and the different tools and functionalities available.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to provide an overview of the latest updated version of Blackboard Learn and provide guidance on preparing a courseroom in Bb.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Login and identify the general layout of a Bb courseroom;
  • Upload a syllabus, course schedule, and assignments.
  • Add announcements, make their courses available to students and utilize other areas of the Course Tools section of Blackboard;
  • Select appropriate ones from the new and improved tools available for their use;
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role that wish to receive an introduction to Blackboard Learn v9sp12.
Speaker/s: Colleague(s) of CHTL
Date & Time : 23 Aug 2013 (Friday), 10:30-12:00
Venue : MLC 4/F (venue has been changed)

Please note that venue has been changed to OEE702B at Oen Hall Building (East Wing), Ho Sin Hang Campus

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Blackboard Assignments with Rubrics Workshop

Overview: This session is a hands-on workshop specifically for intermediate Bb users. The workshop will provide a range of useful resources addressing the pedagogical application of online assessment and feedback tools, with special reference to the new and improved features of Bb v9sp12.
Aim: This practical workshop aims to explore a range of assessment and feedback tools available within Blackboard Learn v9sp12 and how they can be applied to enhance teaching and learning.
Intended Outcomes: By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Set up assignments with rubrics in Bb;
  • Manage, import, and export grades using the Gradebook feature of Blackboard;
  • Create, monitor, grade, provide feedback and manage assignment submissions (from the instructor’s perspective).
  • Submit an assignment and view grades & feedback (from the student’s perspective);
  • Select appropriate ones from the new and improved assessment/grading tools available for their own use;
Target Audience: This workshop is targeted at academic/teaching staff and staff members in a teaching support role who wish to explore and embed online assessment and feedback tools. This workshop assumes working knowledge of Blackboard Learn.
Speaker/s: Colleague(s) of CHTL
Date & Time : 23 Aug 2013 (Friday), 14:30-16:00
Venue : MLC 4/F (venue has been changed)

Please note that venue has been changed to OEE702B at Oen Hall Building (East Wing), Ho Sin Hang Campus

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2012/13 Sem 2

Session 1 – Blackboard: Basics

Speaker/s: Colleagues of the CHTL
Time : 9 Jan 2013 (Wednesday) 10:30 – 12:00*
15:00 – 16:30*
Venue : OEE702B
(* identical session)
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Session 2 – Blackboard: Assignments with Rubrics

Speaker/s: Colleagues of the CHTL
Time & Venue: 10 Jan (Thursday) 10:30 – 12:00*
15:00 – 16:30*
Venue: OEE702B
(* identical session)
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