UHOIC Webinar

AI Exploration Showcase

Interested in learning more about how your UH colleagues are integrating AI in teaching and learning? Join the AI Exploration Showcase to hear from our “explorers” participating in the AI Explorer Badge opportunity. Learn about their journey towards exploring, using, and applying AI along with lessons learned along the way. During this engaging session, you will also have the opportunity to pick their brains and interact with your colleagues.

Presenters:

  • Brent Hirata, Leeward Community College
  • Priscila Leal, UH Mānoa
  • Yoshiko Okuyama, UH Hilo
  • Johnny Zhous, UHOIC
  • Hui-Ya (Laura) Chuang (Moderator), UHOIC

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Work Smarter Not Harder: Level Up AI Prompting

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Entering prompts into AI tools may appear to be a simple process, but it can be tricky to refine. Curious at all to see how the same prompt produces different outputs across various tools like ChatGPT, Bard, Adobe Express, Dall-E, etc.? Join this webinar to improve your prompting skills and discover some strategies and frameworks to enhance usage in different contexts.

Presenters:

  • Shane Jackson, Undergraduate Program Advisor, NAWSON Office of Student Services, UH Mānoa
  • Matt Parcon (Moderator), Instructional Designer, UHOIC

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*This event is co-sponsored by the UHM Center for Teaching Excellence.

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2024 UH Student Panel: Bridging Perspectives on AI in Education

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Description:

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly integrated with higher education, understanding its impact on learning, engagement, and the academic experience from the learner’s perspective is crucial. Join us as we gain valuable insights directly from a diverse panel of students across multiple UH campuses who are navigating this evolving AI landscape.

Presenters:

  • Johnny Zhou (Moderator), UHOIC
  • Alexander Tang (East Asian Languages & Literatures, UH Mānoa)
  • Amanda Patrick (Psychology and Sociology, UH West Oʻahu)
  • Kailee Murakami (ADN Nursing, Kapiʻolani Community College)
  • Kimberly Song (Psychology and Communication, Kapiʻolani Community College)
  • My Que Ly (Psychology, UH Mānoa)

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AI and Authentic Assessment: Practical Strategies & Approaches

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools provide unprecedented opportunities for educators to design assessments that engage students in real-world-like tasks and projects. Participants will take away practical strategies and approaches to design authentic assessments utilizing the advantages that AI tools provide, while addressing the challenges of academic integrity and plagiarism. The strategies and approaches will include the presenters’ personal experiences and a synthesis of published classroom AI applications from over 100 educators. Participants will have time to reflect on how they can adapt the strategies with concrete examples and resources.

Presenters: 

  • Laura Armer (Director of Digital Learning Initiatives, College of Social Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Vanessa Ghersi Cordano (Graduate Assistant, College of Social Sciences Online Programs, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Betsy Gilliland (Associate Professor, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Yao Hill (Specialist, Assessment and Curriculum Support Center, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Matt Parcon (Moderator) (Instructional Designer, UHOIC)

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*This event is co-sponsored by the UHM Center for Teaching Excellence.

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Generative AI in the Classroom: Practical Uses and Lessons Learned from Faculty and Student Perspectives

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be a trending topic of discussion in higher education with increasing potential for teaching and learning uses. Now let’s progress to seeing some actual examples and applications! Join us as we dive into the practical usage and strategies from both faculty and student experiences. Discover how your UH colleagues are leveraging AI for education… as a learning aide, virtual assistant, data analyzer, and more!

Presenters:

  • Nina Allen (Graduate Assistant, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Rachel Mamiya Hernandez (Faculty Specialist, Center for Language & Technology, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Hui-Ya (Laura) Chuang (Moderator) (Faculty Development Specialist, UHOIC)

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*This event is co-sponsored by the UHM Center for Teaching Excellence.

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Work Smarter Not Harder: AI-based Strategies to Improve Productivity and Workflow for Teaching (and More!)

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Description:

ChatGPT and AI-based tools continue to be in the spotlight (or should we say “hot” spot) these days. Whether you’re a novice or already familiar with AI-based tools, join this webinar to learn about and discuss strategies and tips on how educators are leveraging AI-based tools like ChatGPT to boost productivity and streamline workflows in teaching and learning.

Note: This description was written with the assistance of ChatGPT 🤖.

Presenters:

  • Dan Bergin (Graduate Assistant, Communication & Information Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Guy Fo (Assistant Professor, Architecture, Engineering & Construction Technologies, Honolulu Community College)
  • Marisa Dionne (Moderator), UHOIC

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Edtech Innovations: Exploring the Possibilities for Education

Are you looking to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of trending technologies? Join us for an exciting webinar to explore the possibilities for education! Presenters will share strategies for engaging their students using immersive learning, gamification, and AI-based tools while emphasizing essential skills like collaboration and critical thinking. This is your chance to get up-to-speed on some of the latest trends and innovations!

Presenters:

  • Peter Leong (Learning Design & Technology (LTEC), University of Mānoa)
  • Kawika Gonzales, Jr. (5th Grade General Ed. Teacher, Kaunakakai School)
  • Marisa Dionne (Instructional Designer, UHOIC)

This event is co-sponsored by the UHM Center for Teaching Excellence.

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Work Smarter (Not Harder): Google Suite Productivity Tips & New Features

Google Workspace tools (formerly GSuite) is regularly updated with new features that can be easily missed. Did you know that these cool new and lesser known features can potentially increase productivity, efficiency, and dare we say, make work easier? Join the fourth of this webinar series and engage with instructional designers from across the system to learn how to Work Smarter (Not Harder) with Google Workspace tools.

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Presenters:

  • Johnny Zhou (Moderator), UHOIC
  • Ross Egloria (Education Technology Coordinator, Honolulu Community College)
  • Melissa Nakamura (Instructional Designer, Kapiʻolani Community College)
  • Matt Parcon (Instructional Designer, UHOIC)
  • Elizabeth Ratliff (Coordinator for Instructional Development Services, Windward Community College)

Breakout Room Topics:

  1. Google Keep
    • What it is
    • How to use it (create new notes, delete a note)
    • Settings (checkboxes, reminders, organization, attachments)
    • Mobile device synchronization
    • Easy access within a browser
    • Integration with Google Docs and Google Slides
  2. Gmail
    • Templates 
    • Choose Layouts
    • Multi-send mode
    • Schedule Send
    • Undo Send option duration
    • Mute Threads
    • Snooze button
    • Filters
  3. Google Calendar
    • Appointment Schedules (creating, sharing, etc.)
    • Daily Notifications
    • Time insights
  4. Google Docs
    • Smart Chips
    • Building Blocks (e.g. Email Draft, Meeting Notes, etc.)
    • Heading/Default Styles
    • Google Templates Library
    • Explore Window
  5. Google Drive
    • Organizing files and folders
    • Expiring Access
    • Creating Shortcuts
    • Creating Workspaces

* This event is co-sponsored by the UH ID Professional Learning Community.*

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2023 UH Online Unconference: Aʻo Aku, Aʻo Mai

Aʻo Aku, Aʻo Mai in Hawaiian means to teach, to learn. Join us for a half-day unconference bringing together faculty and staff from across the UH system to share, collaborate, and improve online teaching and learning at UH. Sessions will be driven by participants through intentional conversations. Multiple sessions (including special interest topics) will be available for all to attend.

Visit the UH Online Unconference: A`o Aku, A`o Mai page to view the unconference resources and session notes.

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Designing Powerful Learning Experiences: Strategies from Innovation and Impact Showcase Awardees

As higher education professionals, we strive to prepare our graduates to become competent professionals and productive citizens. The awardees of the UH Mānoa Innovation and Impact Showcase (IIS) are keenly aware of the importance of engaging students in powerful learning experiences through real-world connections, supported by guidance and collaborative learning environments. Panelists will share their innovative teaching practices and resulting impacts on student learning.

Join this webinar to explore strategies and adapt them for your own context, share your tactics with fellow participants, and learn more about the UH Mānoa IIS Award.

This webinar is offered through a collaboration between the UH Online Innovation Center, UHM’s Assessment and Curriculum Support Center, and UHM’s Center for Teaching Excellence.

Presenters:

  • Dorothy So Hirata, UHOIC (Co-moderator)
  • Yao Zhang Hill, UH Mānoa, Assessment and Curriculum Support Center (Co-moderator)
  • Aaron Ohta, UH Mānoa, Engineering
  • Jamie Simpson Steele, UH Mānoa, Institute for Teacher Education

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