Training from ISU learning tech partners

Training from ISU learning tech partners

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Discover features for a number of the ISU Instructional Tools via the training opportunities listed below. For pedagogical ideas, visit the Instructional Strategies page or email


Interested in discovering new ways to use Canvas in your teaching? Or, want to learn best practices? Attend a CanvasLive session led by faculty/staff.


View these 60-minute professional development webinars via the Webinars – Echo 360 page

  • The Choice of Teaching Modality After Covid-19
  • Getting Back to Regular – Use of Echo360 for Online Teaching in the New Normal
  • How to Use Interactivity to Optimize Student Engagement


Attend the twice daily synchronous demos and office hours for faculty, schedule your demo with Piazza.

Respondus LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor

To register for current Respondus higher education webinars, visit the Webinars- Respondus page.

This comprehensive training webinar is for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use. Choose to attend one of the following: Jan. 6 (12-1 p.m.), Jan. 7 (1-2 p.m.), Jan. 12 (2-3 p.m.), Jan. 14 (1-2 p.m.), Jan. 19 (11 a.m.-12 p.m.), Jan. 21 (2-3 p.m.), or Jan. 27 (12-1 p.m.), register thru Respondus

Top Hat

Register to attend one of Top Hat’s synchronous webinars or view a recorded video.


Instructor Training on similarity reporting in Turnitin-enabled assignments

Hosted by a Turnitin Solutions Consultant, this session will help faculty get the most out of similarity reporting. We’ll cover how to create Turnitin-enabled assignments within Canvas courses to combat plagiarism, interpreting similarity reports, and a deep-dive into related tools and best practices.

Register to attend the synchronous Instructor Training, Jan. 19 (1-2 p.m., via Zoom, Meeting ID: 930 3951 6214, Passcode: Integrity).

Turnitin Webinars

See what other synchronous webinars are available to you via the Training Webinars page.

Turnitin Onboarding Academy

The Turnitin Onboarding Academy aims to provide teachers, lecturers, and other teaching staff the knowledge and skills to start using Turnitin products. To begin, visit the Turnitin Onboarding Academy page.

Webex, Cisco

Webex Daily Demos on Webex Meetings, Webex Assistant and More!

Locate and register for demos via the Webex Demo site.

The world of work is changing, and Webex is here to make collaboration simple, secure and innovative…all within one application! Join us as we explore the key functions of Webex as you discover the benefits of improved collaboration. We will create collaborative spaces to message, share files, have meetings and more. Join us and see how Webex can make you 10x more productive and turn you into a rock star!

Webex Education Connector: Ramping up for Virtual Education, Jan. 14 (1-1:30 p.m.)

Locate and register for these and other live Webex Education Connector webinars.

Explore best practices and strategies for getting started with an online, face-to-face, live environment. The facilitator will share tips and tricks for student management and engagement during the class. The underlying technology discussed will be the Webex Education Connector for Learning Management Systems.

Webex: Using Breakouts in Webex Meetings, Jan. 6 (10-10:45 a.m.), Jan. 26 (11-11:45 a.m.)

Locate and register for these and other live Webex Meeting webinars.

How would you like to break out your meeting participants into smaller groups allowing them to collaborate and share ideas over audio and video? Use breakout sessions for workshops, classrooms, or when you need a moment to talk privately with a few participants outside of the main meeting. Join this lively class and check out what you can do in breakout sessions as a meeting host, co-host, or attendee.