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Thursday, July 25, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and click along

Schedule: Thursday, July 25, 2024, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions. This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Monday, July 29, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and click along

Schedule: Monday, July 29, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Thursday, August 15, 2024, 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Monday, August 19, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Monday, August 19, 2024, 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Tuesday, September 3, 2024

Using Teams as your virtual classroom

Schedule: Tuesday, September 03, 2024, 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Do you need to record or stream a class? Do you need to meet with students online (as a group or privately)? The Teams platform can handle this and more. This session will review the features of Teams most useful for facilitating a class, conducting a presentation, or meeting with students. It will also highlight how you can activate a team associated with your course site and the options you have to meet with the students in your class.

Wednesday, September 4, 2024

Creating free interactive content with H5P

Schedule: Wednesday, September 04, 2024, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
This workshop will introduce you to the H5P tool, which all Ontario educators can use for free. Whether you want to explore those resources that have already been created and openly shared, or create your own, H5P has incredible potential. With H5P you can add quizzes, pop ups, and other interactions to videos, create interactive presentations, provide fillable and downloadable forms, allow audio input, create scenarios where the result depends on the choices you make, create virtual 360 degree tours, and much more.
In this workshop, participants will see how to create an account, find existing resources, and how to create some common popular interaction types. Additionally, they will be shown how to find examples and tutorials for any additional content types they may want to explore.

Thursday, September 5, 2024

A practical guide to creating PowerPoint videos

Schedule: Thursday, September 05, 2024, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Perhaps unsurprisingly, PowerPoint can be an ideal tool to record your PowerPoint presentation, as you can record slide by slide, edit each slide, and even replace the recorded section for individual slides. This short workshop will focus on the basics of creating a video. We will look at what is important for planning your video and review practical tips/suggestions. There will also be a demonstration of how you could use PowerPoint to create multiple videos types, including recording anything on your screen.

Friday, September 6, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Friday, September 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Monday, September 9, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Monday, September 09, 2024, 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and click along

Schedule: Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Thursday, September 12, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and click along

Schedule: Thursday, September 12, 2024, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Wednesday, October 9, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and click along

Schedule: Wednesday, October 09, 2024, 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Friday, October 11, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and click along

Schedule: Friday, October 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Tuesday, October 15, 2024

Creating free interactive content with H5P

Schedule: Tuesday, October 15, 2024, 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
This workshop will introduce you to the H5P tool, which all Ontario educators can use for free. Whether you want to explore those resources that have already been created and openly shared, or create your own, H5P has incredible potential. With H5P you can add quizzes, pop ups, and other interactions to videos, create interactive presentations, provide fillable and downloadable forms, allow audio input, create scenarios where the result depends on the choices you make, create virtual 360 degree tours, and much more.
In this workshop, participants will see how to create an account, find existing resources, and how to create some common popular interaction types. Additionally, they will be shown how to find examples and tutorials for any additional content types they may want to explore.

Wednesday, October 16, 2024

A practical guide to creating PowerPoint videos

Schedule: Wednesday, October 16, 2024, 01:30 PM – 02:15 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Perhaps unsurprisingly, PowerPoint can be an ideal tool to record your PowerPoint presentation, as you can record slide by slide, edit each slide, and even replace the recorded section for individual slides. This short workshop will focus on the basics of creating a video. We will look at what is important for planning your video and review practical tips/suggestions. There will also be a demonstration of how you could use PowerPoint to create multiple videos types, including recording anything on your screen.

Thursday, October 17, 2024

Using Teams as your virtual classroom

Schedule: Thursday, October 17, 2024, 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Do you need to record or stream a class? Do you need to meet with students online (as a group or privately)? The Teams platform can handle this and more. This session will review the features of Teams most useful for facilitating a class, conducting a presentation, or meeting with students. It will also highlight how you can activate a team associated with your course site and the options you have to meet with the students in your class.

Friday, October 18, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Friday, October 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Tuesday, October 22, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Tuesday, October 22, 2024, 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Wednesday, December 4, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Wednesday, December 04, 2024, 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Thursday, December 5, 2024

Using Teams as your virtual classroom

Schedule: Thursday, December 05, 2024, 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Do you need to record or stream a class? Do you need to meet with students online (as a group or privately)? The Teams platform can handle this and more. This session will review the features of Teams most useful for facilitating a class, conducting a presentation, or meeting with students. It will also highlight how you can activate a team associated with your course site and the options you have to meet with the students in your class.

Friday, December 6, 2024

Creating free interactive content with H5P

Schedule: Friday, December 06, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
This workshop will introduce you to the H5P tool, which all Ontario educators can use for free. Whether you want to explore those resources that have already been created and openly shared, or create your own, H5P has incredible potential. With H5P you can add quizzes, pop ups, and other interactions to videos, create interactive presentations, provide fillable and downloadable forms, allow audio input, create scenarios where the result depends on the choices you make, create virtual 360 degree tours, and much more.
In this workshop, participants will see how to create an account, find existing resources, and how to create some common popular interaction types. Additionally, they will be shown how to find examples and tutorials for any additional content types they may want to explore.

Monday, December 9, 2024

A practical guide to creating PowerPoint videos

Schedule: Monday, December 09, 2024, 03:00 PM – 03:45 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Perhaps unsurprisingly, PowerPoint can be an ideal tool to record your PowerPoint presentation, as you can record slide by slide, edit each slide, and even replace the recorded section for individual slides. This short workshop will focus on the basics of creating a video. We will look at what is important for planning your video and review practical tips/suggestions. There will also be a demonstration of how you could use PowerPoint to create multiple videos types, including recording anything on your screen.

Tuesday, December 10, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Tuesday, December 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Thursday, December 12, 2024

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and click along

Schedule: Thursday, December 12, 2024, 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Wednesday, December 18, 2024

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and click along

Schedule: Wednesday, December 18, 2024, 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Thursday, January 2, 2025

12:00 PM

Using Teams as your virtual classroom

Schedule: Thursday, January 02, 2025, 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Do you need to record or stream a class? Do you need to meet with students online (as a group or privately)? The Teams platform can handle this and more. This session will review the features of Teams most useful for facilitating a class, conducting a presentation, or meeting with students. It will also highlight how you can activate a team associated with your course site and the options you have to meet with the students in your class.

2:00 PM

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Thursday, January 02, 2025, 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Friday, January 3, 2025

11:00 AM

A practical guide to creating PowerPoint videos

Schedule: Friday, January 03, 2025, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Perhaps unsurprisingly, PowerPoint can be an ideal tool to record your PowerPoint presentation, as you can record slide by slide, edit each slide, and even replace the recorded section for individual slides. This short workshop will focus on the basics of creating a video. We will look at what is important for planning your video and review practical tips/suggestions. There will also be a demonstration of how you could use PowerPoint to create multiple videos types, including recording anything on your screen.

2:00 PM

Creating free interactive content with H5P

Schedule: Friday, January 03, 2025, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
This workshop will introduce you to the H5P tool, which all Ontario educators can use for free. Whether you want to explore those resources that have already been created and openly shared, or create your own, H5P has incredible potential. With H5P you can add quizzes, pop ups, and other interactions to videos, create interactive presentations, provide fillable and downloadable forms, allow audio input, create scenarios where the result depends on the choices you make, create virtual 360 degree tours, and much more.
In this workshop, participants will see how to create an account, find existing resources, and how to create some common popular interaction types. Additionally, they will be shown how to find examples and tutorials for any additional content types they may want to explore.

Monday, January 6, 2025

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and then try yourself

Schedule: Monday, January 06, 2025, 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is meant to be slower paced. I will show you how to do things and then there will be opportunities for you to try yourself while I can help.

Thursday, January 9, 2025

Recording, editing, and storing your videos with YuJa- Watch and click along

Schedule: Thursday, January 09, 2025, 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Whether you need to record your screen, multiple screens, your webcam, or all of these at once, this workshop will teach you how. We will also review how to edit these videos including cutting any unwanted parts, overlaying other material (images, text, etc.) on top of your video, or even splitting/combining videos. The other key focus of this workshop is how you can share your videos with others by embedding them in Brightspace, other sites, or controlling who can access direct links. We will also look at how YuJa can automatically caption your videos and how you can edit the captions.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.

Tuesday, January 14, 2025

Adding gradable quizzes to your videos- Watch and click along

Schedule: Tuesday, January 14, 2025, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Online, Microsoft Teams
Instructors: Mark Lubrick
Did you know you can add quizzes on top of your videos for students to complete? These can even be gradable with the grades sent to your Brightspace course. There are a mix of question types including auto-graded ones and short answer questions you would grade yourself. You can also create a quiz that grades people based on the amount of the video they have watched. In this workshop we will teach you how to create these quizzes, embed them in Brightspace or otherwise distribute them, and access the grades.
This session type is fast paced where I will demonstrate how to do things without a break for you to try them.