Professional Development

Fundamentals of Digital Accessibility

Fundamentals of Digital Accessibility (Ongoing)

All UH employees are welcome to utilize the fully online, professional development program focused on Digital Accessibility! This is a low-pressure, self-paced learning resource with the option to complete a competency assessment to earn a digital credential. Learn important fundamental concepts of accessibility and how to apply your new knowledge to your digital learning content!

To learn more about the program, take a look at the Fundamentals of Digital Accessibility video overview. To register for the online, self-paced program, complete the Digital Accessibility Training Registration Google form.

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Kapi‘olani Summer Camp 2022 ⛺️

Kapi‘olani Summer Camp is on again this summer for August 1-5, and we’d love for you to participate! Summer Camp is a free, fully online Zoom-based professional development event for higher ed. and K-12 hosted by Kapi‘olani CC. Sessions cover a diverse range of formats and topics from instructional, cultural, health and wellness, and more. Staff, faculty, and everyone is welcome – feel free to invite colleagues, friends, and family who may be interested!

Last year, 45 presenters and 245 participants joined us for this free, Zoom-based event from across Hawai‘i and beyond. We’re hoping to make an even bigger splash this year with some summer professional development for everyone!

All University of Hawai‘i staff, faculty, and admin are invited to attend!

Visit the Kapi‘olani CC Summer Camp website for more information about the event. To register, please visit: https://bit.ly/summercamp22_register

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Kapi‘olani Summer Camp ⛺️

Summer Camp is a free, fully online professional development event for higher ed. and K-12 hosted by Kapi‘olani CC. Sessions cover a diverse range of formats and topics for staff and faculty, and everyone is welcome – feel free to invite colleagues, friends, and family who may be interested!

Visit the Kapi‘olani CC Summer Camp website for more information about the event. Also, check out the event itinerary for more information on the specifics of what you may be doing each day.

To register online, please visit: https://bit.ly/3hKeCSd

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University of Hawai’i OER Project Hub 2021 Trainings – Creating Open Educational Resources for Courseware Improvement

2/11/2021 – Creating Open Educational Resources for Courseware Improvement
This engaging webinar will provide faculty, librarians, and instructional designers with an opportunity to discover how to best utilize OER tools for courseware improvement, including design, authoring, and remixing. We will also explore exemplar resources and use cases from Universities and Colleges, and discuss workflows for peer review, reflection, and refinement of resources.

Pre-Activities: Create login, join group, and bring a resource that you created to share as an Open Educational Resource.

Register in advance for this training.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.


Other training in this series:

  • 2/17/2021 – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning
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University of Hawai’i OER Project Hub 2021 Trainings – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning

2/17/2021 – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning
Join us for a deep dive into OER curation and exploration of best practices for identifying, evaluating, organizing, and sharing high-quality course materials. We will discuss and practice how to effectively leverage collaborative tools and curation workflows to improve teaching and learning.

Pre-Activities: Create login and join group

Register in advance for this training.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

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University of Hawai’i OER Project Hub 2021 Trainings – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning

2/10/2021 – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning
Join us for a deep dive into OER curation and exploration of best practices for identifying, evaluating, organizing, and sharing high-quality course materials. We will discuss and practice how to effectively leverage collaborative tools and curation workflows to improve teaching and learning.

Pre-Activities: Create login and join group

Register in advance for this training.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.


Other training in this series:

  • 2/11/2021 – Creating Open Educational Resources for Courseware Improvement
  • 2/17/2021 – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning
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University of Hawai’i OER Project Hub 2021 Trainings – Introduction to Open Educational Resources and Practices

This is the first of the University of Hawai’i OER Project Hub 2021 Trainings.

2/9/2021 – Introduction to Open Educational Resources and Practices
Get to know our recently launched University of Hawai’i OER Project Hub. This informative session will provide participants with an opportunity to explore, contribute, and collaborate with our dynamic OER community, which is dedicated to improving teaching and learning throughout Hawai’i.

Register in advance for this training.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.


Other training in this series:

  • 2/10/2021 – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning
  • 2/11/2021 – Creating Open Educational Resources for Courseware Improvement
  • 2/17/2021 – Curating Open Educational Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning
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Fall 2019 Online Teaching Series

Fall 2019 Online Teaching Series

The Online Teaching and Learning series is hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Information Technology Services UH Online Instructional Design Team, who provides impactful instructional design support to strengthen the quality of online initiatives across the UH system in service to UH administrators, faculty, and students.

Laulima Basics

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Webster 101
Presenters: Matt Parcon (UH Online Innovation Center)
Description: Laulima is the Univeristy of Hawaiʻiʻs online learning and collaboaration system. This workshop provided an overview of the Laulima platform and tools. Topics covered during this workshop were:

  • What is Laulima
  • Account management
  • Course site management
  • Brief introduction to tools

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Laulima Tips and Tricks

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Webster 101
Presenters: Matt Parcon (UH Online Innovation Center)
Description: This workshop compared different Laulima tools and discussed best practices in using Laulima courses.

Topics covered during this workshop included:

  • Content distribution
  • Gathering student work
  • Testing and feedback
  • Group discussions

Resources:

Google Suite for Online Courses

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Webster 101
Presenters: Hui-Ya (Laura) Chuang (UH Online Innovation Center)
Description: This workshop provided an overview of Google Suites apps that are available with the UH Gmail account and how it can be incorporate to increase productivity and interactivity in classes. Topics covered during this workshop included:

  • Google Suite Introduction
  • How to share a document or folder?
  • What is the team drive?
  • Hands-on Activities: Calendar Meeting Invite/Shared Google Doc/Form with Video

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Google Suite Add-Ons for Online Courses

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Location: Webster 101
Presenters: Hui-Ya (Laura) Chuang (UH Online Innovation Center)
Description: This workshop introduced relevant and useful Google suite features and add-ons that can be easily incorporate into classes. The hands-on activities included:

  • Add new apps in your Google Drive
  • Add a notification in the Google Form
  • Create a Quiz using Google Form

Resources: