Health Sciences Edition: April 2024

NEW Faculty Walk-in Support

Walk-in support for educational technologies, course building, and instructional design is available on the Health Sciences Campus in SSOM Suite 180 on a first-come, first-served basis. No advance appointment is necessary. Spring hours are Wednesdays from 11:00am-2:00pm and Thursdays from 9:00am-12:00pm. The summer schedule will be out soon. If the door is closed, please knock or ring the doorbell. You may continue to book online appointments by visiting ITRS Consultations.

Planning ahead: Summer 2024 [1244] Sakai course sites are available for you to start building. Fall 2024 [1246] will be available EOD on Tuesday, April 9th.

Introducing Learning Analytics at Loyola: The ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of Data-Informed Instruction

The significance of data-driven decision-making is growing across various fields, including education. If you're an educator, you've likely encountered the term "learning analytics." But what does it involve, and how can it advantage both instructors and students? To gain insight into the scope of learning analytics and its potential to enhance instructional effectiveness, delve into the complete article.

Earn Digital Badges in Sakai Tools

ITRS Pathways provides flexible opportunities for learning throughout the year. An ongoing schedule of live, interactive sessions is available. You can complete a traditional pathway at your own pace by attending four 45-minute sessions or accelerate your Pathway by attending a single 3-hour session. Both options lead to a digital badge issued through Credly, providing many ways to share your badge to popular destinations such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and X. Upcoming sessions are listed below.

Traditional - Sakai Communication Tools

Email, Chat, and Messages

Thursday, April 11th, 11:00am CT

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Tuesday, April 16th, 1:00pm CT

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Wednesday, April 24th, 1:00pm CT

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Accelerated - Sakai Assessment Tools

Assignments, Tests & Quizzes, Rubrics, and Gradebook

Wednesday, April 17th, 9:00am CT

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