Faculty Sessions

Faculty Sessions Main Page Banner  Faculty Sessions Registration Sub-Banner

The Office of Online Learning sponsors a variety of workshops and training on topics related to educational technologies, online and hybrid & blended learning, Blackboard Learn, and emerging technologies for teaching and learning.

  • Training Sessions discuss and demonstrate the use of Blackboard and related educational technologies.
  • Coffee Break Sessions serve as a way for colleagues to share their teaching experiences using educational technologies. Coffee and light refreshments are served.
  • Workshops are also peer-to-peer opportunities for learning instructional strategies with educational technologies that include hands-on practice.

March 2019

 If you are interested in attending any of the March training sessions virtually via webinar using  Blackboard Collaborate, please complete this survey to register.  


Session Type and Title

        Date, Time, Location

Course Number    

 
SoftChalk Fundamentals - In this session, learn the basics of creating an engaging and interactive lesson with SoftChalk Cloud that you can easily publish in your Blackboard course. (Directions for installing SoftChalk and creating an account for SoftChalk Cloud will be sent before the session. Bring your own laptop is optional.)

         Thursday, March 7, 2019 
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         MS 1.03.14

      CT0935  
Online Sessions with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - Learn how to create real-time meeting sessions with your students using the Collaborate Ultra experience. Note: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is only available for hybrid and online courses. 

         Tuesday, March 19, 2019
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         MS 1.03.14

     CT0937 
Blackboard Essentials (1.5 hours) - In this session, learn how to organize content in the course menu, customize a course, create common content items, common options for assessments, communication options, and course reports in Blackboard Learn.     

         Friday, March 22, 2019
         1:00 - 2:30 pm
         
MS 1.03.14 

 CT0859.01   

 

Interactive Learning Activities: Content Presentation and Scoring Activities in SoftChalk - Cancelled

         Thursday, March 28, 2019
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         
MS 1.03.14

    CT0202.01     

April 2019

 If you are interested in attending any of the April training sessions virtually via webinar using  Blackboard Collaborate, please complete this survey to register.  


Session Type and Title

        Date, Time, Location

Course Number    

 
SoftChalk Fundamentals - In this session, learn the basics of creating an engaging and interactive lesson with SoftChalk Cloud that you can easily publish in your Blackboard course. (Directions for installing SoftChalk and creating an account for SoftChalk Cloud will be sent before the session. Bring your own laptop is optional.)

         Friday, April 5, 2019 
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         MS 1.03.14

      CT0935  
Don't Start from Scratch! Copy Blackboard Course Content - Instructors put a lot of effort and time into building their Backboard courses. Fortunately, Blackboard provides instructors with some useful features to be able to copy course materials from one course to another, copy the entire course, or copy individual files. Copying does not mean starting over from scratch; it is a simple process that requires a few clicks!  

         Monday, April 8, 2019
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         MS 1.03.14

     CT0884 
Online Sessions with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra - Learn how to create real-time meeting sessions with your students using the Collaborate Ultra experience. Note: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is only available for hybrid and online courses.     

         Thursday, April 11, 2019
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         
MS 1.03.14 

 CT0937   

 

Assess Student Knowledge (1.5 hours) - In this session, learn how to create assignments and tests, including an introduction to using Respondus.

         Thursday, April 18
         1:00 - 2:30 pm
         
MS 1.03.14

    CT0996.01      
 
Interactive Learning Activities: Content Presentation and Scoring Activities in SoftChalk -In this session, the presenter will share interactive features of SoftChalk Create. Requirements: Must have attended Create Digital Lessons with SoftChalk Cloud – BYO Laptop (CT0874), CT0935, or be able to create a simple interactive lesson in SoftChalk.

         Friday, April 19, 2019 
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         MS 1.03.14

      CT0202.01  
Gradebook Setup! (1.5 hours) - In this session, learn how to navigate the grade center and set up a grade book.  

         Tuesday, April 23, 2019
         1:00 - 2:30 pm
         MS 1.03.14

     CT0997.01 

May 2019

 If you are interested in attending any of the May training sessions virtually via webinar using  Blackboard Collaborate, please complete this survey to register.  

 Reminder: Final Grades are due in ASAP at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 17, 2019.


Session Type and Title

        Date, Time, Location

Course Number    

 
Blackboard Learn to ASAP Grade Transfer - In this session, learn how to setup Blackboard Grade Center to communicate with ASAP to transfer Midterm and Final grades. Requirements: Must have attend the Gradebook Setup class, completed the online Grading Scenarios course, or have basic knowledge of creating columns in the Grade Center.

         Monday, May 6, 2019 
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         MS 1.03.14

      CT0888  
Blackboard Learn to ASAP Grade Transfer - (see description above) 

         Tuesday, May 7, 2019
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
         MS 1.03.14

     CT0888 

<< Back