Smeal Academy Sessions

Ethics Simulation

Do you think it’s important to teach your students ethical decision-making? Listen to this presentation on Smeal’s new initiative to engage students in a practical, challenging ethics simulation that draws on the expertise of faculty and the eLDIG team. Give the simulation a try and find out how you can become part of this collaborative project.

Session Recording Date: 9.30.19

The New Canvas Gradebook

Are you interested in learning about the new features in the Canvas gradebook? In this session, presenters from Penn State’s IT Learning & Development discuss and demonstrate the new Canvas gradebook so you can learn strategies to enhance your teaching and learning in Canvas. Watch to find out what’s changed, what’s new, and be prepared for the new semester.

Session Recording Date: 8.29.19

Zoom Strategies for Effective Online Teaching

Resources and Next Steps

Please visit the Zoom Learning Paths for just in time resources for using Zoom or to explore additional learning resources.

If you are using Zoom with your students or others who are not familiar with Zoom, here is a Quick Start Guide that you can use to prepare them.

Other Resources Mentioned in Training

Additional Training

There is an additional training session you might be interested in. Go to for details using the links below. Also, feel free to email with your questions.

We also have training for Kaltura which was mentioned in the session.