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ICUT Hosts Microsoft Professional Development Training

ICUT logoThis December, the Independent Colleges & Universities of Texas (ICUT) will host Microsoft professional development training for schools and educators with remote learning tools. SMU faculty and staff are invited to attend these workshops.

All workshops will be delivered through Microsoft Teams which will allow participants to interact directly with the presenter and collaborate with other attendees from various institutions.

The goal is to provide information and instruction about how educators can stay connected with students through hybrid learning using Microsoft multimedia tools.


Microsoft Teams EDU 100 | ICUT
(1 hour training, 30 min Q&A)
December 1, 2020, at 1 p.m.

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Microsoft Teams logoLearn about Microsoft Teams and how it can be used in the classroom. Enable faculty, students, and staff to seamlessly connect and work together, create content, and share resources all from a single, easy to learn, and simple platform.

Microsoft Teams EDU 200 | ICUT
(1 hour training, 30 min Q&A)
December 2, 2020, at 1 p.m.

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Microsoft Teams logoLearn about Microsoft Teams’ advanced features, Live Events, and Break Out Rooms.

OneNote Class Notebook | ICUT
(1 hour training, 30 min Q&A)
December 3, 2020, at 1 p.m.

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OneNote LogoLearn how to use OneNote as a digital class notebook. Teachers and students can collaborate, design, construct, plan, and curate in a tool that provides the features and options to be successful. With a teacher-guided framework that allows for content distribution, grading, LMS integration, and quick feedback cycles.

Engage and Amplify with Flipgrid | ICUT
(1 hour training, 30 min Q&A)
December 8, 2020, at 1 p.m.

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Flipgrid logoFlipgrid is a video discussion platform that helps educators see and hear from every student in the class and foster a fun and supportive social learning environment.  During this session, we’ll explore how Flipgrid allows you to stay connected with your students asynchronously. You’ll learn how to create a Grid, Topics, share with students, and discover ways to use Flipgrid within their learning communities. We’ll also cover Microsoft Stream, which is a video service where people within your school can upload, view, and share videos securely.

Inclusive Learning Tools 100 | ICUT
(1 hour training, 30 min Q&A)
December 9, 2020, at 1 p.m.

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Universal Access (accessibility)Learn about accessibility tools available from Microsoft that help faculty provide personalized learning, and students an improved experience and equal opportunity in the classroom.

Microsoft 365 Tips & Tricks | ICUT
(1 hour training, 30 min Q&A)
December 10, 2020, at 1 p.m.

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Microsoft Teams logoThis introductory course provides information on how faculty can create collaborative and impactful learning environments for their students using the tools available in M365.  This training is intended to support educators and build confidence in remote teaching and learning. ​

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Laurene Klassen

Laurene Klassen grew up in New England but came to Texas as fast as she could. SMU was one of the first spots she visited in Dallas. Laurene is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Senior Manager of SMU’s IT Training & Communications Team. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and outdoor activities with her family.