Upcoming Classes


Poll Everywhere Student Response 11/27/2017

This class will show you how to use Poll Everywhere for as a classroom response system. You’ll get tips for creating questions quickly, managing your question groups, and integrating with the Blackboard gradebook if you’d like to track student engagement. Register for this event

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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 11/29/17

This course will aquaint you with the basic photo editing tools as well as working with layers in Photoshop. Feel free to bring one or two of your own digital photo files to work with. Register for this course.

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Qualtrics Reporting 11/30/17

During this workshop you will learn how to analyze survey data, create visualizations, and report on your Qualtrics project results. This is an advanced Qualtrics course. Register for this event

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Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 12/1/2017

Lecture capture isn’t just for classrooms with athletes anymore! Tegrity is freely available in Blackboard, and it allows your students to engage in class rather than split their attention with notetaking. Bring your computer for a hands-on workshop covering installation and the basic features of Tegrity lecture capture. Record your video, audio, and presentation slides… Read more »

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Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 12/5/17

Not sure how to get started using academic technology? This course will provide you with a menu of options supported or recommended by Academic Technology Services such as Articulate Storyline, SoftChalk, Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing, TurnItIn Plagiarism Detection software, Digication e-Portfolios, Tegrity screencasting software, TurningPoint Student Response, and VoiceThread discussion platform. There are a lot… Read more »

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Introduction to Blackboard 12/6/17

Learn the basics of Blackboard: navigation, customization, uploading and creating new content, adding media, creating web links and setting up and managing groups. Register for this event

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Building Lessons with PlayPosit 12/7/17

Learn how to use Playposit to transform passive online videos into an active learning experience. We will cover how to create video lessons, add time-embedded activities including questions, polls and discussion to videos, and assign to video lessons to students within Blackboard. Additionally, we will explore grading, and analytics available within Playposit. Register for this… Read more »

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Blackboard Grade Center 12/8/17

Learn how to set up grade columns, calculated columns and categories, use categories to weight grades and drop lowest grade, manage external grades. Equal weighting vs. proportional weighting, total vs. running total, organizing columns and smart views are explained, also. Register for this event  

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Introduction to Storyline 12/19/17

This course will show you the basics of using Storyline:  importing PowerPoint slides to use as a base for your presentation, adding new slides, adding and editing text and images, recording audio narration, embedding YouTube videos or other audio or video, setting up basic quizzing slides, and publishing to Blackboard for gradebook integration. Register for… Read more »

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Advanced Storyline 12/20/17

This course builds on the Introduction to Storyline class, exploring features that help you create a more polished and interactive presentation. We’ll cover using master slides to take more control over the theme of the show, adding effects and transitions, advanced quizzing slides to create image-based drag and drop and other interactions, creating software screencasts… Read more »

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Creating Simulations and Scenario-based Learning 12/21/2017

Learn to use built-in characters and branching scenarios in Articulate Storyline to help your students apply course concepts to real-world situations. Whether you’d like to build individual scenario-based assessment questions and send the scores to Blackboard or create a series of linked scenarios for your students to navigate in a low-stakes activity, learn how to… Read more »

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