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mêskanâs Essential 1 - Organizing your course content effectively (In-person)

mêskanâs Essential 1 - Organizing your course content effectively (In-person) In-Person

Whether you are a new faculty member, a dedicated sessional faculty, or an experienced faculty member looking to refresh your understanding of mêskanâs capabilities, this in-person and hands-on workshop will show you how to create course shells with the Faculty Centre self-serve application, take you through a quick tour of how to navigate in mêskanâs, and help you upload course content files and set up activities. You will also learn about how to refine the organization of your courses; we will cover some Universal Design for Learning principles to ensure your course is accessible to learners with all abilities.

This workshop is prerequisite for the following workshops.

  • mêskanâs Essential 2 - Creating and Marking Assignments
  • mêskanâs Essential 3 - Creating Quizzes
  • mêskanâs Essential 4 - Creating Discussion Forums
  • mêskanâs Essential 5 - Using Gradebook

Workshop Outline:

  • How to find help resources
  • Finding mêskanâs
  • How to create a course (sandbox or template, scheduled)
  • Basic navigation
  • How to perform certain basic tasks
  • Useful Blocks
  • Difference between Activities and Resources (interaction vs information sharing)
  • Create an activity
  • Create a resource

Please note that you must have an active MacEwan credential to be able to login to mêskanâs.

Location Map:

Monday, August 19, 2024
10:00am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
MacEwan University
  Faculty     General     New Faculty (recommended)  
  Educational Technologies  

Registration is required. There are 18 seats available.

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Shahram Fardadvand


   Educational Technologist, BAIST, SMIEEE (He, Him)

Centre for Teaching and Learning

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