Blackboard Overview

Date: January 22, 2016

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Location: 046 ETC

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This hands-on session will provide an overview to the Blackboard learning management system. Participants will learn how to upload and organize materials in this online system. No previous experience with Blackboard is necessary to attend this session.

Objective:

The objective of the overview is to introduce new users to the Blackboard system and provide basic instruction in configuring their individual Blackboard course sites.

Assessments and Assignments in Blackboard

Date: January 21, 2016

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: 046 ETC

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This session will focus on the tools in Blackboard that can be used to evaluate students. This will include the assessment tool that can create and deliver online quizzes and surveys. These assessments can be automatically graded or graded manually by the instructor. Also covered will be the Blackboard assignment tool that allows students to submit electronic materials that can be evaluated and returned by the instructor. Join us to find out how Blackboard can assist with your evaluation of students.

NOTE: General familiarity with Blackboard or previous attendance in the Blackboard Overview required for participation in this session.

TurningPoint Walk-In Session

Date: January 20, 2016

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: 046 ETC

Registration not required

 

Come to the TurningPoint walk-in session to ask questions or address any issues you might have with TurningPoint. This session is intended for instructors who are already using TurningPoint, but have questions about features or functionality.

Turnitin Workshop

Date: January 20, 2016

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: 046 ETC

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The Blackboard Turnitin Building Block allows instructors to add Turnitin Assignments to their courses within Blackboard. Once papers are submitted, Originality Reports will be generated for submissions to a Turnitin Assignment and can be accessed from within Blackboard. This replaces the process of creating and accessing assignments at the Turnitin website. This workshop will focus on how to create, grade and produce originality reports from the Turnitin software.

Using the Blackboard Grade Center

Date: January 19, 2016

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: 046 ETC

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Organizing the Grade Center and using the assignment tool for the collection of electronic assignments will be the focus. How to set up a weighted column to calculate a final grade will be detailed. Additionally, the download and upload of the grade center will be demonstrated along with a discussion regarding submitting your grades from Blackboard to the Registrar's Office.

NOTE: general familiarity with Blackboard or previous attendance in the Blackboard Overview required for participation in this session.

Blackboard Overview

Date: January 19, 2016

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Location: 046 ETC

Register Here!

 

This hands-on session will provide an overview to the Blackboard learning management system. Participants will learn how to upload and organize materials in this online system. No previous experience with Blackboard is necessary to attend this session.

Objective:

The objective of the overview is to introduce new users to the Blackboard system and provide basic instruction in configuring their individual Blackboard course sites.

TurningPoint Walk-In Session

Date: January 15, 2016

Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: 046 ETC

Registration not required

 

Come to the TurningPoint walk-in session to ask questions or address any issues you might have with TurningPoint. This session is intended for instructors who are already using TurningPoint, but have questions about features or functionality.

Assessments and Assignments in Blackboard

Date: January 15, 2016

Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Location: 046 ETC

Register Here!

 

This session will focus on the tools in Blackboard that can be used to evaluate students. This will include the assessment tool that can create and deliver online quizzes and surveys. These assessments can be automatically graded or graded manually by the instructor. Also covered will be the Blackboard assignment tool that allows students to submit electronic materials that can be evaluated and returned by the instructor. Join us to find out how Blackboard can assist with your evaluation of students.

NOTE: General familiarity with Blackboard or previous attendance in the Blackboard Overview required for participation in this session.

Engaging Students with Mobile Technology

Date: November 16, 2015

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Location: 1-231 CST

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Every student on campus has access to mobile devices, whether it is a smart phone or tablet. Come see how to engage students in the classroom utilizing mobile devices. We will discuss everything from content creation to assessment and have “Appy-hour” discussion on great apps you can use in your class or lecture.

Content Creation

Date: November 9, 2015

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: 046 ETC

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Are you interested in Flipping your class? Do you want to create videos to enhance your lectures? In this professional development session, participants will utilize Adobe Connect and PowerPoint’s Microsoft Mix add-in to create content for class. Participants will demonstrate the set-up for content capturing and how to post it on Blackboard for students to see.