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A catalyst for innovative learning and research, UNCG ITS is offering several dynamic workshops throughout March. Browse a variety of professional workshops and register here, and see a few of the workshops below:

Google Communication & Organization
Wednesday, March 18, 10 a.m.
Join us for an hour of tips and tricks followed by 30 minutes for questions and help to improve your Google workflow. This is the first of a 3-part series focused on the G-Suite productivity apps. Apps covered include: Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Hangouts Meet, and Google Chat.

Introduction to Online Surveys using Qualtrics
Thursday, March 19, 2 p.m.
Qualtrics is an online survey tool available for use by all UNCG students, faculty, and staff.  This class provides an introduction to online surveys using Qualtrics. Topics include survey creation, survey collaboration, question types, survey distribution, and results/reporting.  

 UDL & UDOIT: Alternative Text and Descriptive Hyperlinks
Monday, March 23, 12 p.m. 
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and accessibility are hot topics in higher ed. This session will review the connection between the two and how to address both by using the Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) in Canvas.The first of a series of UDL/UDOIT workshops, this session’s topics will include: an introduction to UDL and accessibility demonstrations of UDL and accessibility best practices through the use of alternative text for images and descriptive hyperlinks
how to use UDOIT in Canvas to check for these issues. The target audience for this session is faculty and staff creating Canvas content.

Learning Technology Drop-in Session: Educational Gaming Options
Tuesday, March 24, 10 a.m.
Learning Technology sessions are a time for instructors to discover innovative tools that enhance teaching and learning. The top of each session will feature a brief overview of the designated topic by date. The remaining 40 minutes will be a space for instructors to receive 1:1 assistance on projects or simply to get those burning tech questions answered. 
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