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

3D Scanning Sandbox

Learn about different types of 3D scanners available to us in the library and best practices for scanning objects. This will be an exploratory project in which selected faculty and the facilitators will learn together, generate ideas, and reflect on discoveries. No previous experience required.
  • Duration: 12h 30m
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Jamie Calcagno-Roach

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Note-taking Sandbox

How can AI-driven auto-transcription tools support and enhance teaching, learning, and research, and how can they be relevant to instructional design for accessibility and inclusivity? Play with mobile devices and explore answers to these questions.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Juhong Liu

Canvas Basics

This two hour workshop will get you started with creating modules, navigating file management, assignment creation, course organization, and much more.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Jose Guadarrama

Canvas Gradebook

This session will explore the different tools within the Gradebook such as SpeedGrader, as well as, highlight some of the limitations of grading students within Canvas.
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Instructor: Eric Stauffer

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
  • Instructors: Jessica Lantz and Jess Garmer

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

Creating Stronger Presentations

This session will explore the underlying principles found in engaging presentations and provide a selection of practical approaches to designing stronger presentations.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Jamie Calcagno-Roach

Design (or Redesign) Assignments with Rubrics for Canvas Courses

This session will engage faculty to enhance teaching skills and design/redesign courses with assignment and rubric functions in Canvas.
  • Duration: 3h
  • Instructor: Jamie Calcagno-Roach

DIY Instructional Videos

Learn the techniques and equipment needed to create videos with the dynamic shooting and fast paced editing of the Tasty Video style.
  • Duration: 3h
  • Instructors: Jose Guadarrama and Jess Garmer

Get Published! Strategies for Scholarship Success - Finding a Journal for Publication

*** Workshop registration is restricted to Health & Behavioral Sciences Faculty ***
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Carolyn Schubert

How to Prepare Information Literate Students in a Turbulent Sea of Information - Virtual Workshop

In this introductory workshop, you'll learn how the JMU Libraries’ support information literacy development throughout a students' development at JMU. Attendees will also explore opportunities for enhancing information literacy instruction in their courses with the Libraries’ services and resources.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Liz Thompson

JMU Libraries Forum: The Supporting JMU Community

*** This workshop is only open to JMU Libraries employees ***
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Organizational Learning Committee

Make Demographic Data Come Alive with Social Explorer

In this session, we will dive into Social Explorer, a web-based map generation tool free to JMU users. Learn how you can use Social Explorer to visualize demographic data, promote the examination of diversity, and encourage global learning by uncovering patterns in the numbers.
  • Duration: 1h
  • Instructor: Jess Garmer

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 Virtual Workshop

This course will introduce you to open textbooks and allow you to explore existing reputable open textbooks available for use in your courses.
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Instructor: Liz Thompson

Qualtrics

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

Spark Your Creativity with Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark is a playground for those wanting to create videos, design printed or digital posters, and even create newsletters and basic websites. This two hour workshop will help you understand what Adobe Spark is, how to use it, and how to distribute your content.
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Jose Guadarrama

Summer Knitting for Faculty and Staff

Create beautiful and colorful “soap savers” to donate to students enrolled at the Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls in Kenya. All experience levels welcome!
  • Duration: 2h
  • Instructor: Kristin Knapp

Summer Knitting for Faculty and Staff (for experienced knitters)

Experienced Knitters! We’ll be creating beautiful and colorful “soap savers” to donate to students enrolled at the Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls in Kenya
  • Duration: 4h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Kristin Knapp

Summer Knitting for Faculty and Staff (for new knitters)

New Knitters! Learn how to knit and help make "soap savers" to donate to students enrolled at the Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls
  • Duration: 4h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Kristin Knapp

Summer Knitting for Faculty and Staff (for those who know the basic knit stitch)

Create beautiful and colorful “soap savers” to donate to students enrolled at the Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls in Kenya
  • Duration: 4h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Kristin Knapp

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 Storytelling Series

Join us this summer for some fun hands-on instruction with equipment and software applications, and walk away with your own personally produced digital story and a better understanding of how you or your students can produce your own digital stories.
  • Duration: 12h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Jose Guadarrama

The Google Suite Series

This series will introduce you to a variety of Google apps.
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Instructor: Eric Stauffer

The Google Suite Series - Create Online Presentations with Google Slides

This session may be particularly useful for faculty and staff that need to give collaborative presentations. Faculty may be find additional interest in Slides ability to embed presentations within Canvas!
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Instructor: Eric Stauffer

The Google Suite Series - Get Started with Google Sheets

This session is idea for faculty and staff with a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel who are interested in collaborating on spreadsheets with students and colleagues.
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Instructor: Eric Stauffer

The Google Suite Series - Google Forms for Surveys, Quizzes, and More

This session is well suited for faculty and staff interested in using a simplified surveying tool for non-sensitive data with students and colleagues.
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Instructor: Eric Stauffer

The Google Suite Series - Make the Most of Google Docs

This session is geared specifically for faculty and staff that are interested in learning more about what you can do with Google Docs with students and colleagues.
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Instructor: Eric Stauffer

The Multimedia Content Creation Series

During this intensive summer series, participants will learn the skills needed to start creating educational multimedia content to enhance learning in their existing canvas courses.
  • Duration: 10h
  • Multiple Parts
  • Instructor: Jessica Lantz

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

Video Conferencing: WebEx and Beyond

This hands-on session will demonstrate how to schedule meetings and class times, prepare for meetings in advance, and explore the video conferencing tools that are available to you as an instructor.
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Instructor: Eric Stauffer