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Faculty Webinar Series (Spring 2020)

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During the spring term the Technology and Learning team will host monthly webinars that showcase a variety of technology tools that are available to Pepperdine faculty.  In each of the hour-long webinars, the trainer provides valuable resources and guidance to support technology integration in the classroom. 

Descriptions and Dates of the Spring Webinars

Pepperdine Turnitin Policy and Best Practices 

Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 11 AM - 12 PM (PST)

Are you aware of Pepperdine guidelines and best practices when using the Turnitin plagiarism tool?  Unsure of what options to select (and not select) when setting up the tool in Courses?  Rest assured that you are not alone! In this webinar we will thoroughly review Pepperdine's Turnitin policy and answer any questions or concerns that you may have.  We will also review how to properly interpret a similarity report. 

RSVP  and participate in the first webinar of the spring series!  

Using the Genesis Lab in the Classroom: Case Studies of Success  

Friday, March 27, 2020 from 3 - 4 PM (PDT). Cancelled.

Join us in this webinar as we review what faculty at Pepperdine have accomplished while partnering with the Genesis Lab.  We'll review basic curriculum additions, grant funding, and original research opportunities that take advantage of the free resources available to professors and students.

RSVP today!

Save Time: Assess Online (Turnitin, Test & Quizzes, Rubrics)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 2 - 3 PM (PDT)  Cancelled.

Are you inundated with grading assessments?  Not sure if students are using their own work in their writing or don't know where to begin with creating rubrics?  You're in luck!  During the Save Time: Assess Online webinar we will introduce tools that will "do the work for you" after initial tool setup.  You won't want to miss the opportunity to learn three Courses tool in one session!

RSVP to reserve your spot! 

Standardizing Course Design to Improve Student Experience 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 10 - 11 AM (PDT)

Are your students able to easily locate and understand how to successfully navigate the tools and content that you uploaded in Courses?  Are you designing your course(s) with quality assurance at the forefront?  In this webinar, we will review the importance of building a structured course that allows students to have a seamless experience using Courses and improve their overall engagement, experience, and evaluation with the course.

Don't delay, RSVP today!

Do you have an idea that you would like presented at an upcoming webinar?  Please contact the TechLearn team at and share your thoughts!


Recorded Webinars

If you would like to access the archived webinars, please find the recording links below.

Pepperdine Turnitin Policy and Best Practices

Standardizing Course Design to Improve Student Experience