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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.

 

October 2018

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


Session Type and Title

    Date, Time, Location

Course Number 

   
 
Blackboard 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.

         October 1, 2018 

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

 

 

    CT0888
 
Blackboard 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. 

         October 2, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

     CT0888
 
Blackboard 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.    

         October 3, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

 

 

 

 

  CT0888

 

  

 

 

 

Blackboard To ASAP Grade TransferIn 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. 

         October 4, 2018

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

   CT0888
   
 
Engage Students with Collaboration - In this session, learn about tools in Blackboard that promote collaboration: discussion boards, blogs, and wikis. Tips for effectively using and managing discussion boards will be discussed.  

         October 11, 2018

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

 

 

   CT0215
Play@UTSA. Game-based Learning in Action - Gamified courses increase students’ motivation and participation and allow for the capability to reinforce knowledge and skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking, collaboration, persistence, and creativity. In a game-based learning environment, learners are involved in a more challenging, meaningful, empowering, and deep understanding process. Get engaged with us in a playful session about game design in Blackboard Learn.  

         October 16, 2018

         12:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

  CT0890
 
Course Management Strategies - In this session, learn tips and strategies for managing courses and student performance using different tools and settings in Blackboard Learn.

         October 24, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

CT0201

 

  

 

 

 

Interactive Activities in SoftChalk Cloud - In this session, learn how to create interactive activities using SoftChalk. Requirements: Must have attended Create Digital Lessons with SoftChalk Cloud – BYO Laptop or be able to create a simple interactive lesson in SoftChalk.
 

         October 30, 2018

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

   CT0202

 

November 2018

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


Session Type and Title

    Date, Time, Location

Course Number 

   
 
Meet with your Student Online Using 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.

         November 1, 2018 

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

 

    CT0860
 
Course Management Strategies In this session, learn tips and strategies for managing courses and student performance using different tools and settings in Blackboard Learn.

         November 5, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

     CT0201
 
Interactive Learning Activities: Content Presentation & Scoring Activities in SoftChalk -  In this session, learn how to create interactive activities using SoftChalk. Requirements: Must have attended Create Digital Lessons with SoftChalk Cloud – BYO Laptop or be able to create a simple interactive lesson in SoftChalk.

         November 7, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14 

  CT0202

 

  

 

 

 

Respondus and Blackboard -  In this session, learn how to create a test in Word, and use Respondus to upload the test to Blackboard. Formatting of documents, random blocks and other test option settings will be discussed. 

         November 14, 2018

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

   CT0891
   
 
Engage Students with Collaboration - In this session, learn about tools in Blackboard that promote collaboration: discussion boards, blogs, and wikis. Tips for effectively using and managing discussion boards will be discussed.  

         November 20, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

   CT0215
 
Meet with your Student Online Using 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.  

         November 28, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

     CT0860

 

December 2018

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


Session Type and Title

    Date, Time, Location

Course Number 

 
Blackboard 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.    

         December 10, 2018

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

 

 

 

 

  CT0888

 

  

 

 

 

Blackboard To ASAP Grade TransferIn 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. 

         December 11, 2018

         10:00am

         MS 1.03.14

   CT0888
   
 
Blackboard 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.

         December 12, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

   CT0888

 

Blackboard To ASAP Grade TransferIn 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. 

         December 13, 2018

         2:00pm

         MS 1.03.14

   CT0888

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