EdMedia Protege program

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 9:30am EST to Friday, April 1, 2022 - 11:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Online
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

The deadline to register for the EdMedia Protege Program is February 2nd.   

Dates: February 8th to March 31st 2022 (see linked page for schedule)

Description: The EdMedia Protege (EMP) program is an 8 week facilitated mentorship for faculty and staff interested in becoming better media creators. Program details and application instructions are provided here:  https://www.lakeheadu.ca/teaching-commons/pedagogy-toolkit/resourcing-learning-with-content-media/educational-media-protege-program

 If you have 3 hours a week to invest in improving your media creator skillset apply early as seats in each cohort are limited.

Fostering Career Conversations

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

Presenters: Safia Bagha, Career Services Project Officer, Student Success Centre & Kristen Bohonis, Career Zone Coordinator, Student Success Centre 

Description: Supporting Students With Career Conversations- This workshop is aimed at fostering a collaborative environment between the Student Success Centre and faculty to better support Lakehead students with their career advising needs. You will learn about what career supports are available to students, as well as resources and guidance to support career advising conversations within your role.

Please register through Libcal

The zoom link will be sent via email the day before the workshop.

Creative Ways to Use Social Annotation in Your Courses

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

Presenter: Becky George, Success Specialist, Hypothesis

Date: February 2, 2022 1:00-2:00 pm

Description: In this workshop, the Hypothesis team will lead participants in a discussion about various discussion protocols and active learning strategies that can help make social annotation more engaging and fun. Participants will come away from this session with a variety of ways to creatively use social annotation in their courses.

 

Beyond the Basics: Teaching with Zoom's New Tools - Contact North

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 
January 27, February 10 or February 24

Description: Many instructors have mastered Zoom’s basic features. Now it’s time to up the engagement factor in your live classes by learning Zoom’s newest, most engaging tools.

If you’re stuck in a Zoom rut and you’re tired of limiting your classes to basic video, screen sharing and polls, Beyond the Basics, free, live training is made for you.

In this training session led by Contact North | Contact Nord’s e-Learning Training Facilitator, you will learn how to increase engagement and accessibility for all types of learners:

Enable live transcriptions for added accessibility
Use PowerPoint as a virtual background as a more immersive way to present
Use focus mode to help learners avoid distractions by only seeing the host's webcam
Use immersive view for creative discussions
Setup and use exit surveys for all types of feedback
 
Contact North is a non-profit organization funded by the Government of Ontario to support Ontario's education and training providers.
 
Register Here:

How to Get Started with Zoom to Teach Online - Contact North

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 
January 25, February 8 or February 22
 
Description: Learn the fundamentals of how to use Zoom during a demonstration webinar by 
Contact North | Contact Nord e-Learning Training Facilitator.

A hands-on demonstration of:
- How to set up a Zoom meeting
- How to join a Zoom meeting
- How to share your screen
- How to enable breakout rooms
- How to poll in meetings
- How to record a meeting
- How to use virtual backgrounds
-How to secure your session

Understand how to use these eight basic skills to get ready to start teaching your class online.
 
Contact North is a non-profit organization funded by the Government of Ontario to support Ontario's education and training providers.
 

How to Use Zoom Breakout Rooms for Student Activities - Contact North

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 
Description: Learn the fundamentals of how to use Breakout Rooms in Zoom during a demonstration by Contact North | Contact Nord's e-Learning Training Facilitator.

A hands-on demonstration of:
- How to enable Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to prepare Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to assign participants to Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to manage Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to respond to help requests in Zoom Breakout Rooms

Understand how to use the 5 key functions of Zoom Breakout Rooms for student activities in your own meetings.
 
Contact North is a non-profit organization funded by the Government of Ontario to support Ontario's education and training providers.

How to Use Zoom Breakout Rooms for Student Activities - Contact North

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 
Description: Learn the fundamentals of how to use Breakout Rooms in Zoom during a demonstration by Contact North | Contact Nord's e-Learning Training Facilitator.

A hands-on demonstration of:
- How to enable Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to prepare Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to assign participants to Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to manage Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to respond to help requests in Zoom Breakout Rooms

Understand how to use the 5 key functions of Zoom Breakout Rooms for student activities in your own meetings.
 
Contact North is a non-profit organization funded by the Government of Ontario to support Ontario's education and training providers.

How to Use Zoom Breakout Rooms for Student Activities - Contact North

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 
Description: Learn the fundamentals of how to use Breakout Rooms in Zoom during a demonstration by Contact North | Contact Nord's e-Learning Training Facilitator.

A hands-on demonstration of:
- How to enable Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to prepare Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to assign participants to Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to manage Zoom Breakout Rooms
- How to respond to help requests in Zoom Breakout Rooms

Understand how to use the 5 key functions of Zoom Breakout Rooms for student activities in your own meetings.
 
Contact North is a non-profit organization funded by the Government of Ontario to support Ontario's education and training providers.

Our Trail to Wellness, Self-care Strategies & Tactics

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

Presenter: Linda Henderson, Wellness Coordinator, Office of Student Affairs

Dates: January 26, 10 to 11:30 am

Description: “Our Trail to Wellness”, Self-care Strategies & Tactics” -- This presentation will provide tactics and strategies to assist individuals in understanding and focusing on their own health and wellness self-care.  It will concentrate on the nine dimensions of wellness as outlined in the Lakehead University Wellness Strategy.

Using Google for Collaboration, Presentation, Communication, and Organization

Event Date: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Kathy Boczek
Event Contact E-mail: 

Presenter: Kelly Brennan, Instructional Designer, Teaching Commons

Date: March 28, 2022 10:00 - 11:30 am

Description: In this workshop, we will discuss some of the ways that we may use Google for our teaching and learning contexts. We will explore how we can use Google applications for teaching and how we might ask our students to use them for learning. By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the justification for a collaborative learning/teaching approach
  • Re-introduce the “tried and true” applications of Google
  • Demonstrate a variety of examples for use in-class, online, or via a hybrid/blended class model

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