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Workshops & Events


Instructional Technologies Support (ITS) offers workshops to help faculty and staff utilize technology for teaching and learning. Some workshops are conducted in a classroom setting in one of our training labs; others are conducted online.

The following list shows the next upcoming sessions. Additional days, times or locations may be available at our Signup reservation system. Select a workshop for additional details and access to the online reservation system.


Faculty Showcase - Fall 2014

Research in education shows that the use of game-based techniques can be effective in engaging and motivating students. In this faculty showcase event on Nov. 14, 2014, you will hear from a faculty member who is using these methods and researching their effectiveness at the same time. Sign up now for the opportunity to hear about the rewards and challenges of "gamification". Faculty Showcase - Using Game-Based Elements to Hook Big Results


Instructional Design Workshops

The ITS Instructional Design group offers a variety of workshops throughout the year. Find a list of instructional design workshop here.

Multi-week workshops require proposals solicited via email from the VPIT office. You can sign up for 1 to 2-hour workshops using the Signup reservation system; those currently scheduled are listed below.

Online Teaching Certification Courses

Instructors design and develop one online lesson and the course components required for that lesson.

Instructors design and develop a fully online course, including all course components. Participation requires the department chair’s approval, including support for a course release funded by the Office of the AVPAA.


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Upcoming Sessions for Instructional Technologies Support

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/1-instructional-technologies-support

Faculty Showcase - Using Game-Based Elements to Hook Big Results

Friday, November 14, 2014, Noon - 1:00PM ( 13 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Introduction to Rubrics

Friday, November 14, 2014, 1:00PM - 2:00PM ( 25 / 25 registered, 1 waiting ) — Online

Upcoming Sessions for Educational Technology Center Support

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/4-educational-technology-center-support

WP Personal Websites Faculty and Staff Training

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:00AM - Noon ( 4 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Signup Workshop

Friday, November 7, 2014, 3:00PM - 4:00PM ( 0 registered ) — Round Rock

Gato I Training

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 10:00AM - Noon ( 9 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

University Events Calendar Training

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 3:00PM - 4:00PM ( 0 / 40 registered ) — Round Rock

Gato II Training

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:00AM - Noon ( 5 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Writing for the Web

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 3:30PM - 4:30PM ( 0 / 40 registered ) — Round Rock

Gato III Additional Features

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 2:30PM - 4:00PM ( 2 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

TRACS: Gradebook

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 2:00PM - 3:30PM ( 3 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Adobe Connect Training

Friday, December 5, 2014, 10:00AM - 11:00AM ( 2 registered ) — Online

TRACS: Basic TRACS

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 9:30AM - 11:30AM ( 6 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

A list of all topics offered by Instructional Technologies Support and the Educational Technology Center can be found at our Signup departmental listings:

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/1-instructional-technologies-support-its

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/4-educational-technology-center-support-etc