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Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology: May 2016

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology, also called Faculty Seminars, will be held in classrooms and computer labs across MSU’s East Lansing campus.

Selected seminars provide hands-on instruction in research tools, D2L and learning management systems, library resources, and software training, and other technology resources. There are lunch presentations each day at the MSU Union. Read Full Article →

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology: January 2016

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology, also called Faculty Seminars, will be held in classrooms and computer labs across MSU’s East Lansing campus.

Selected seminars provide hands-on instruction in research tools, D2L and learning management systems, library resources, and software training, and other technology resources. There are lunch presentations each day at the MSU Union. Read Full Article →

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Screen capture of MSU D2L site at d2l.msu.edu

New MSU D2L features planned before spring 2016 semester

MSU IT is upgrading the D2L Learning Management System to version 10.5.2 before the spring 2016 semester.

Instructors who want to preview the new version before planning spring semester classes can visit the D2L Sandbox site.

New features

This upgrade will offer new features, some of which include:

  • Improved quiz statistics
  • A HTML 5 media player that makes it easier to insert and play back audio and video
  • More course group self enrollment options

Read “What’s New in D2L 10.5 for Instructors? Read Full Article →

Spring 2015 Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology will be held May 12-13 in classrooms and computer labs across MSU’s East Lansing campus. Register by May 8.

Notice: There will be construction around the north side of campus, for information about detours and exact construction locations, please click here.

Lunch presentations

Lunch presentations are complimentary, but sign-up early because they fill up fast. Read Full Article →

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MSU community should save, migrate ANGEL data before May 15

ANGEL will be retired on May 15, as MSU moves to Desire2Learn for its centrally supported learning management system.

Please move from ANGEL any course, dev course, and group information that you want to save before May 15.

Course graded activities and grading data will be accessible in a read-only format for two years after the retirement to provide information in case course grades are contested. Read Full Article →

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MSU Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology to run May 12-13

The spring 2015 Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology for university faculty, academic staff, and graduate assistants will be May 12-13 in computer labs and classrooms on MSU’s East Lansing campus.

The complimentary seminars provide hands-on instruction on research tools, Learning Management Systems, library resources, software training, and other technology resources. Read Full Article →

Fall 2014 Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology were held December 16-17, 2014, in classrooms and computer labs across MSU’s East Lansing campus.

Lunch presentations:

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Tuesday, December 16: 12:00-1:15 p.m.

Joanna C. Young, Vice President of Information Technology and CIO
Wednesday, December 17: 12:00-1:15 p.m.

Class descriptions

Collaborative tools
Learning Management Systems (Desire2Learn, LON-CAPA)
Publishing and citation management
Research
Software training (Microsoft, Adobe)
Teaching tools

Collaborative tools

Adobe Connect & Presenter
Tuesday, December 16: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Read Full Article →

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Faculty Seminars December 16 and 17, 2014

MSU IT Services coordinates Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology in the spring and fall for university faculty, academic staff, and graduate assistants.

Fall 2014 seminars are scheduled for December 16 and 17.

The schedule

Participants may choose from a variety of sessions over two days designed to support teaching and research at MSU. Read Full Article →

Spring 2014 Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology

The registration deadline was May 2, 2014.

Lunch presentations

All participants are invited to attend lunch presentations on May 6 and May 7. Lunches start at 12:00 noon each day in the Union Ballroom.

Desire2Learn 10.3: Learn What to Expect
Tuesday, May 6: 12:00-1:15 p.m.

Teaching with Social Media
Wednesday, May 7: 12:00-1:15 p.m. Read Full Article →

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MSU Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology to be held May 6-7

MSU IT Services coordinates MSU Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology in the spring and fall.

The spring 2014 seminars offer two days of no-cost workshops on May 6-7.

These seminars are open to faculty, academic staff, and graduate assistants (teaching and research).

Download the brochure PDF.

The schedule

Participants may choose from a variety of sessions over two days designed to support teaching and research at MSU. Read Full Article →