3D Printing: The First Slice (Student Workshop)

Students, interested in learning how to 3D print? By the end of this workshop, you will know some of the basics and best practices related to 3D modeling and 3D printing.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Lucas Wheeler

Create Learning Games with Kahoot!

Join us to learn how to use Kahoot!, a free game-based learning platform, in your classroom and with your students.
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Jessica Lantz

Create Visual Learning Experiences with ThingLink

Create interactive images, maps, and drawings using ThingLink, transforming images into learning experiences.
  • Duration: 1h 15m
  • Instructor: Jess Garmer

Crochet 101

In this workshop beginners will learn how to follow a pattern, chain, slip stitch, double crochet, and attach a button while making their own coffee-cup cozy.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Jordan Brink

Digital Image Curation Tools: Artstor and JSTOR Forum

Learn about digital image curation tools available to you and your students through JMU Libraries. This workshop will cover the basics of Artstor and JSTOR Forum.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Mark Lane

Educational Video Production

Join us as we explore the fundamentals of video creation, content management, and best uploading practices using Camtasia.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Jose Guadarrama

Feed Your Mind Brownbag: Cognition and Emotions

Bring your lunch and join us for an engaging discussion that may help you solve a teaching problem.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Elaine Kaye

Feed Your Mind Brownbag: Critical Open Pedagogy

Bring your lunch and join us for an engaging discussion that may help you solve a teaching problem.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Nicole Wilson

Feed Your Mind Brownbag: Developing Reflective Practices for Teaching & Scholarship

Bring your lunch and join us for an engaging discussion that may help you solve a teaching problem.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Elaine Kaye

Getting Started with TechSmith Relay

This session will introduce you to TechSmith Relay, a lecture capture tool, and walk you through a recommended path to create videos of your presentations or instructional topics to share with others.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: David Gaines

Instructional Design Sandbox: Video Feedback and Self-Reflection Tools for Teaching and Learning

This sandbox will explore the teaching and learning applications of the video-based coaching tools, Sibme and other similar applications
  • Duration: 14h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Juhong Liu

Instructional Design Virtual Workshop Series

This series of workshops focus on instructional design strategies and practice. Each workshop in this series is a stand-alone session. Pick and choose what suits your interest and needs
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Juhong Liu

Introduction to 3D Printing and Design

Join us in JMU’s 3D printing classroom 3SPACE to learn the basics of 3D design using TinkerCad by making and printing your own object.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Jamie Calcagno-Roach

JMU Libraries Institute for Online and Blended Course Design

As a signature program that supports teaching and learning, JMU Libraries presents the **Institute for Online and Blended Course Design**. This year’s institute will continue to facilitate opportunities for faculty to learn about the design and development of online courses through the expertise of fellow online instructors, instructional design faculty, educational technologists, and the networked wisdom of JMU faculty with years of experience in online teaching as we share with you the pedagogical and technical expertise needed to create a high-quality course.
  • Duration: 35h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Juhong Liu

Learn to Knit and “Purrl” for Cat’s Cradle!

This learn-to-knit workshop is perfect for those who have never knit or those who know the basic knit stitch and would like to learn to purl. Each participant will create an 8-inch knitted square. At the end of the workshop, the squares will be sewn together to form “cat mats” for donation to Cat’s Cradle, a local non-profit organization.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Kristin Knapp

Make Your Videos Interactive With Quizzing in TechSmith Relay

In this session we’ll look at how adding interactive quiz questions to your TechSmith Relay videos can build engagement and help monitor student progress. Learn how adding these “knowledge checkpoints” allow viewers to interact with the video instead of just sitting and watching.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: David Gaines

Making Canvas Interactive

From interactive modules to guided tours, this workshop brings together several applications to let you get the most out of Canvas.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Jose Guadarrama

Narration Room 101

Learn how to use the recording equipment and software in the Carrier Library's Narration Room to create an audio piece.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Calvin Pynn

Open Textbook Workshop

Explore open textbook solutions and receive a $200 stipend for your efforts!
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Liz Thompson

Photoshop Workshop Series

In this three session workshop series, you will learn image enhancement, non-destructive editing, and poster creation. Explore the several layers of Adobe Photoshop, and the possibilities to custom make your content to fit your needs. No experience needed.
  • Duration: 6h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Jose Guadarrama

Publishing Open Access: Evaluating the Quality of a Journal

Learn about the strengths and weaknesses of publishing in Open Access journals, learn about predatory journals, and use a hands-on approach to learn how to evaluate Open Access journals.
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Alyssa Valcourt

Qualtrics

Produce professional online surveys and obtain customized results
  • Duration: 1m
  • Instructor: Bobbi Simonsen

Raising Your Scholarly Profile: Using Researcher Identities to Bolster Your Impact

This session will introduce faculty to the basics of scholarly profiles, how and why to optimize your scholarly identity, and how JMU Libraries can help.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Grace Barth

Sewing 101: What's the Stitch?

Learn all the sewing machine basics in this workshop while making your very own linen tote bag!
  • Duration: 1h 15m
  • Instructor: Neda Mameghani

Staying Organized with the New and Improved RefWorks

Learn about the new ways RefWorks can help you stay organized, collaborate, and wrangle your citations for scholarly projects.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructors: Carolyn Schubert and David Black

TechSmith Relay - Getting Started and Using in Canvas

This webinar will introduce you to TechSmith Relay, a lecture capture tool, and teach you how to use it in Canvas.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: David Gaines

Textile Tuesdays

Learn how to make a JMU pillowcase or drawstring bag with our newly purchased Bernina sewing machine.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructors: Jordan Brink and Neda Mameghani

The Digital Scholarship Series

This series will introduce faculty to the theories and practices of digital scholarship.
  • Duration: 14h
  • Instructor: Innovation Services

Tinker Thursdays

Get hands-on experience designing and building your own circuits, programming microprocessors (like the Arduino), and troubleshooting and fixing broken electronics.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructors: Zachary Williams and Bobby Perkins

Virtual Workshop - Create Interactive Content with H5P

Using the H5P open source platform and sample files, participants will create an interactive images, presentation, or video of your choice, and embed the content in a Canvas course.
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Juhong Liu

Virtual Workshop - Creating a More Interactive, Accessible, and Engaging Course Structure

This session will explore the options of course design with Canvas and interactive features. Participants are encouraged to bring your own Canvas course for hands-on fine-tuning.
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Juhong Liu

Virtual Workshop - Select Assessment Tools and Techniques for Learning Engagement

This session will focus on assessment and evaluation techniques in a technology-enabled environment.
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Juhong Liu

Wood Carving Mondays

In this workshop you can make holiday gifts and more using the Carvey 3D carving machine. Learn how to set up an image in Illustrator and create projects using wood and plastic materials.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructors: Calvin Pynn and Stephen Aderton