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Welcome to our Upcoming Events Page. Here you will see all the upcoming workshops, trainings, webinars, and events that we have going on. Please check back often as there are always exciting things happening. You can use the search feature below to find a specific event, browse through the events below, and view an events calendar . Please contact us at online@usm.edu if you have any questions.

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September 2017
Free

Canvas Workshop – ePortfolios

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Canvas eportfolios is a tool that allows students to collect and display works created within Canvas.  These portfolios are a collection of content pages.  Students can add/embed content into the page or connect to previously…

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Free

[Hattiesburg] Open Lab from 11 – 1

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

An Open Lab is an open training session that spans multiple hours and has no defined topic.  Support personnel from the Office of Online Learning are available in a specific location to answer questions and…

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Free

Yuja Training #2: Editing in Yuja

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In Yuja, videos may be created through Capture & Live Stream or uploaded from a computer to Yuja.  These videos are processed into .mp4 format (if they are not already .mp4 videos) and a closed…

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Free

Yuja Training #1: An Introduction to Yuja

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Yuja is a video management platform that allows online instructors to capture and store video within a cloud-based streaming and storage environment.  Yuja also connects to the Canvas learning management system, which allows instructors to…

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Free

[Hattiesburg] Open Lab from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

September 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

An Open Lab is an open training session that spans multiple hours and has no defined topic.  Support personnel from the Office of Online Learning are available in a specific location to answer questions and…

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Free

Canvas Workshop – Assignments and Grades

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Gradebook in Canvas is a bit different from Blackboard.  It is better.  The grading component (Speed Grader) is also improved over its Blackboard counterpart.  This workshop discusses the Canvas Gradebook and the relationship between…

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Free

Office 365 + Canvas

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

USM has a university wide subscription for Office 365.  All student emails are housed in Office 365 and all students/faculty/staff have access to the OneDrive storage on Office 365.  This workshop is designed to demonstrate…

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Free

[Hattiesburg] Open Lab from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

September 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

An Open Lab is an open training session that spans multiple hours and has no defined topic.  Support personnel from the Office of Online Learning are available in a specific location to answer questions and…

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Canvas Workshop – Quiz Basics

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Quizzes in Canvas are the same as Tests within Blackboard.  Quizzes is the assessment tool Canvas uses to facilitate text/exam style assessments with various question formats and delivery options.  This workshop covers the basics of…

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October 2017
Free

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The University of Southern Mississippi Office of Online Learning is hosting the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop for faculty. Limited space is available. Learn the underlying principles behind the QM Rubric and the critical…

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