Center for Online Learning
Isidore Training Modules

Below are training modules and lessons developed by the Center for Online Learning to help folks use Isidore, UD's learning management system.

Time Estimate Est. 45 min

If you’re brand new to Isidore or just need a complete refresher, the lessons in this training module will help you understand everything you need to know to get started with UD’s learning management system (LMS). The topics covered include background information about Isidore, basic navigation and layout of the system, the site creation process, and brief overviews of the most essential tools to facilitate your classes.

Completing this training package should take no longer than 45 minutes. We recommend starting with the first lesson, but you can also jump to any topic to find the specific help you need.

Lessons in this Training Module

1: What is Isidore?

Discover the history of Isidore.

2: Getting Started with Isidore

Find out how to log in and use the homepage.

3: Setting Up Your Course Site

Learn how to create Isidore sites.

4: Essential Isidore Tools

Learn the basics of some of the most essential Isidore tools.

5: Common Isidore Tools

Learn about Assignments, Tests & Quizzes, Lessons, and Gradebook.

Time Estimate Est. 35 min

This set of lessons introduces the concepts of digital accessibility in the context of teaching here at the University of Dayton. Additional Resources are provided with each module to provide optional, in-depth training to complete your understanding of how to make all of your course content accessible.

Lessons in this Training Module

1: Visual Disabilities

How can you make your content accessible for students with visual impairments?

2: Auditory Disabilities

How can you make your content accessible for students with hearing impairments?

3: Cognitive, Motor, & Other Disabilities

How can you make your content accessible for students with cognitive, motor, and other disabilities?

4: Accessible Documents

How can you make your files, such as Word and Powerpoint, accessible for students with disabilities?

5: Accessibility of Outside Materials

If you intend to use materials that you do not produce yourself, how can you be sure they are accessible?

Time Estimate Est. 20 min

Let us introduce you to Zoom, the University of Dayton’s chosen platform for video conferencing. While Zoom is primarily used for synchronous learning and web conferencing, there are some unique ways you can use Zoom to enhance your face to face class and increase student engagement. This training module will explain the potential uses, how to acquire zoom, navigate the zoom room, and utilize the best practices for facilitating a synchronous session.

Lessons in this Training Module

1: Getting Ready to Zoom

Activating your account and downloading Zoom.

2: Zoom Classroom Basics

Learn the basic tools of the Zoom classroom.

3: Synchronous Teaching Pedagogy

How to ensure student engagement and collaboration are a part of your synchronous teaching.

4: Facilitating Zoom Sessions

A quick dive into the different ways to access Zoom and how to create and schedule meetings.

Time Estimate Est. 36 min

What is Warpwire and why should I use video in my course site?

Warpwire is a secure video storage and sharing product. The tool is a great way to optimize your videos for easy streaming by students in your course site. Anyone with a valid UD username and password can easily upload videos and share them with UD and non-UD users — anywhere, anytime, on just about any modern device. Warpwire is accessible via a secure website or an Isidore course site.

In this video we discuss how video can enhance your course site with video and how to share them via Warpwire. We provide a basic introduction to Warpwire and its most common uses and purpose.

Lessons in this Training Module

1: The Basics of Warpwire

Learn how to add the Warpwire tool and upload content.

2: Settings and Organization

Learn how to rename, replace, tag, and sort the videos in your Warpwire libraries.

3: Embedding Videos in Isidore

Learn about the various ways you can embed Warpwire videos in Isidore.

4: Increasing Interactivity with Videos

Learn about the Interactive Video Learning App and explore analytics.

5: Creating Central Course Libraries

Create a central library for your course videos.

6: Analytics in Warpwire

Learn how to see which students are watching which parts of your videos.