Spring 2016 Digital Pedagogy Webinar Series

  • Are you interested in learning about open access and open educational resources (OERs), why “open” continues to grow and how to support your teaching and research with open materials?
  • Are you interested in learning about the resources available to you and your students pertaining to access and disability on campus and online, including how to caption multimedia?
  • And finally, do you find it a challenge to attend training / professional enrichment opportunities due to time constraints?

If you answered yes to one or more of the above questions, then take a look at the webinar series being offered by the Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), the LITS Scholarly Communication Office and the Office of Access, Disability Services and Resources this spring.

Series details:

  • Each interactive webinar will be hosted using Adobe Connect using your own computer or mobile device, if you prefer.
    • There will not be any in-person/face-to-face training.
    • Prior to the webinars, you will be provided with instructions on how to access Adobe Connect.
    • Required: A microphone headset to participate.
  • Webinars will occur Fridays, 10:45am-12pm
    • See specific dates below for each series and under each series page on this site.
    • We ask that you login at 10:30am to get setup with the technology.
  • Each mini-series is four weeks in length (Friday, each week, a total of about 5 hours). Attendance commitment is requested.

Series topics and dates:

Open Access & OERS (open educational resources)

Co-sponsored with the LITS Scholarly Communications Office

Note: This series is open to all communities around the globe.

Sub-topics include:

  • History of open access and OERs
  • Searching for, evaluation and creation of OERs
  • Open access trends (including open textbooks)

Dates: February 5, 12, 19, 26

Access in the Classroom

Note: This series is only open to the Emory community.

Co-sponsored with the Office of ADSR

Sub-topics include:

  • The American Disability Act (aka ADA)
  • Access, Disability Services and Resources @ Emory (aka ADSR)
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for f2f and online
  • Presentation from DocSoft for captioning multimedia

Dates: March 4, 11, 18, 25

 And possibly for April, dependent upon interest indicated on the registration page:

Note: Any of these series will be open to communities around the globe.

Educational Technologies and Video

Sub-topics include:

  • Aligning assessments with technologies
  • Creating videos
  • Implementing digital assessment tools


Course Design

Sub-topics include:

  • Using a course design framework
  • Writing effective learning outcomes
  • Syllabus development techniques
  • Implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles

Dates: Fridays in April

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