Workshops on eLab tools

eLab offers different types of workshops for USI lecturers and assistants.

Five different types of workshops will be offered in the autumn semester 2022-2023 according to the following schedule:

  • iCorsi - Advanced
    • Tuesday, September 6, 12.30 – 13.30
    • Monday, September 12, 12.30 – 13.30
  • Computer-based examinations
    • Wednesday, October 5, 12.30 – 13.30
  • ePortfolio
    • Tuesday, November 15, 12.30 – 13.30
    • Wednesday, November 23, 12.30 – 13.30

All seminars will be held in person, in lecture room 408 (4th floor of the main building of the West Campus Lugano).

You can register for the proposed workshops using the following form:

Below you can find a short descritpion of the workshops:

Workshop iCorsi basic​

Objectives: To know how to prepare and manage a course on iCorsi3 using the basic functionalities according to one's own teaching purposes.
Contents: Managing your iCorsi3 account, managing course properties, uploading and linking resources (files, folders, URLs), enrolling and unenrolling students, overview of other iCorsi3 features, contacts with eLab.

Workshop iCorsi Advanced

Objectives: To be able to extend the functionalities of one's own online course, in particular by enhancing online communication, group activities, and assessment activities.
Contents: Managing groups, activating forums and assignments, activating anti-plagiarism control, managing conditional activities, creating interactive content, other functionalities.

Workshop Computer-based examinations

Objectives: To be able to create and correctly setup your own online exam on iCorsi3, through the "Quiz" or "Assignment" activities.
Contents: Managing quiz or assignment settings, creating quiz questions, setting up anti-plagiarism check for assignments, assigning notes for exams, using the Safe Exam Browser (SEB), other tools for online exams.

Workshop Interaction tools

Objectives: To be able to add elements of interaction in one's lessons using the tools available to USI lecturers.
Contents: Creation of short questionnaires or surveys for classroom interaction with students via Wooclap, creation of concept maps via Mindmeister, creation of interactive exercises via H5P.

Workshop ePortfolio

Objectives: To be able to properly integrate ePortfolio activities into your course using USI's Mahara platform.
Contents: Creating pages and collections in your own ePortfolio, sharing your own pages or collections with other users or groups, managing students and groups.