Health Sciences Edition: January 2024

Statistically Significant: Loyola's Academic Research Technology Updates

The start of a new calendar year is an excellent time to review changes and updates to the statistical software available at Loyola. If you are a potential or existing SPSS, STATA, or SAS user, please take a few minutes to read the full article on our blog. For a comprehensive overview of available research software and general support, visit Academic Research Technologies.

Support for Spring 2024 Courses 

It's not too late to seek help with setting up your Spring 2024 course! You can schedule a consultation or submit a project request. Types of assistance available:

  • Course development and learning design 
  • Instructional technologies
  • Multimedia
  • Learning analytics 
  • Academic research technologies 

Upcoming: Summer 2024 courses will be available in Sakai on Tuesday, February 6th.

Spring Webinar Series 

Registration is now open for an exciting lineup of spring webinars! It's a quick, easy way for you to learn more about the abundance of technology tools and resources available. Each 1-hour webinar focuses on a separate topic, and you can register for a single session or any combination of sessions. A panel of moderators will be available to ask questions throughout these webinars. For descriptions, visit Spring Webinar Series.

Interactive Learning with Top Hat

Wednesday, February 7th, 1:00pm CT

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Data Collection for Research: Exploring Qualtrics and REDCap

Thursday, February 29th, 1:00pm CT

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Spring into Gradescope: Integrate Assessment in Sakai

Thursday, March 21st, 1:00pm CT

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Sakai Integrated Tools Series

This interactive professional development series provides you with tips and effective practices for using external tools integrated with Sakai. We will explore Zoom, Panopto, VoiceThread, and lesser-known tools like Labster and Infobase Learning Cloud to supplement course content and activities, as well as enhance student engagement. You can register for a single session or complete all four sessions in this series to earn a digital badge (3 contact hours). For session descriptions and general information on our digital badging program, visit ITRS Pathways.


Wednesday, February 7th, 12:00pm CT 

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Tuesday, February 13th, 2:00pm CT 

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Wednesday, February 28th, 1:00pm CT 

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Plug and Play (e.g., Labster, Infobase Learning Cloud)

Thursday, March 14th, 1:00pm CT 

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