Upcoming Classes


Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 2/22/18

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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Blackboard Grade Center 2/28/18

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 Collaborate Ultra 3/1/18

Collaborate Ultra essentials for faculty and staff: Walk through the Blackboard web conferencing tool to configure audio and video, set up session and participant permissions, and use built-in polls, whiteboard and content sharing. Register for this event

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Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning 3/1/18

Social Media options have evolved rapidly, which opens new and exciting possibilities for teaching, learning, and professional development. In this course, we will explore a variety of Social Media tools, share examples of social media use in the classroom, provide tips for selecting tools, and discuss best practices around using Social Media. Exploration and discovery… Read more »

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Introduction to Qualtrics 3/2/18

This course will introduce faculty and staff to the basic features of Qualtrics. During the hands-on session, we will cover how to create a basic survey, distribution options, and ways to analyze surveys. In addition, we will review Northeastern’s survey guidelines, best practices, and resources. Register for this event

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Introduction to Blackboard 3/5/18

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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Poll Everywhere Student Response 3/8/18

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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Blackboard Grade Center 3/12/18

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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Audacity for Recording Audio Narrations 3/14/2018

Introduction to Audacity, a free audio editing program for recording and editing audio recordings and ideal for recording audio narrations for learning objects. Bring a computer and a headset if you have one and we’ll configure the software on your computer. Register for this event

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Sourcing Multimedia for your Courses 3/15/18

The Internet offers a variety of public domain and Creative Commons images, movies, and documents that may be used to support teaching and learning. Learn strategies for finding relevant media and crediting the media appropriately. Register for this event

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Introduction to Storyline 3/16/18

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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VHS to Digital: What You Should Know 3/16/18

VHS technology is at the end of its life cycle. This course will assist you with how to plan updating your old VHS video cassettes to digital format, telling you what you need to know before converting your teaching materials. Register for this event

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Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 3/21/2018

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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VoiceThread Multimedia Discussions 3/21/18

Learn how to use VoiceThread’s integration features to create multimedia presentations and facilitate discussions via text, voice, or video with easy grading and gradebook integration features. We’ll cover both assignments where you create the presentation and ask students to respond and assignments where you ask your students to create a presentation individually or in a… Read more »

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Advanced Storyline 3/23/18

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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Introduction to Blackboard 3/23/18

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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Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 3/27/18

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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Blackboard Grade Center 3/30/18

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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Qualtrics Reporting 3/30/18

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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Implementing Digication E-Portfolio 4/2/2018

In this course, you’ll learn how to set up Digication so that your students can create and manage portfolios via a link in Blackboard. We’ll cover the Digication E-portfolio interface, portfolio template features, course and group management, sharing and commenting options, and creating assignments and rubrics. We’ll also go over tips for implementing portfolios in… Read more »

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Introduction to Blackboard 4/4/18

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 4/6/18

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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Introduction to Storyline 4/9/18

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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Mobile Apps for Teaching and Content Creation 4/9/18

In this course, we will explore iOS and Android apps that can be used while teaching, apps to easily create content, and supported Northeastern apps. Participants are encouraged to bring iOS and Android tablets and/or smart phones to explore and experiment with apps during the workshop. Register for this event

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Blackboard Grade Center 4/11/18

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 Adobe Illustrator 4/11/18

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard to design graphics for print and web by many designers, illustrators, and artists. In this workshop, we will familiarize you with the Adobe Illustrator environment and create illustrations using shapes and colors. This workshop is designed for users with little or no experience. Register for this event

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Introduction to Qualtrics 4/12/18

This course will introduce faculty and staff to the basic features of Qualtrics. During the hands-on session, we will cover how to create a basic survey, distribution options, and ways to analyze surveys. In addition, we will review Northeastern’s survey guidelines, best practices, and resources. Register for this event

Read More »



Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 4/13/18

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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Introduction to Blackboard 4/16/18

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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Mobile Device Photography 4/18/18

This course will show you the basics of using a mobile device (phone, iPad, etc.) to create photographic lesson materials or assign photo projects to your students. Register for this event

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Poll Everywhere Student Response 4/18/18

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

Read More »


Advanced Storyline 4/23/18

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 »

Read More »


Blackboard Grade Center 4/23/18

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  

Read More »


Introduction to Blackboard 5/3/18

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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Qualtrics Reporting 5/3/18

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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Articulate Rise Learning Module Creation 5/8/18

This course will introduce you to Articulate’s Rise software, which is an easy-to-use module creation tool that lets you create modules from any computer with a web browser. While Rise isn’t as full-featured as Storyline, its modern templates will help you build interactive modules that look beautiful on all devices. Register for this event

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Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning 5/9/18

Social Media options have evolved rapidly, which opens new and exciting possibilities for teaching, learning, and professional development. In this course, we will explore a variety of Social Media tools, share examples of social media use in the classroom, provide tips for selecting tools, and discuss best practices around using Social Media. Exploration and discovery… Read more »

Read More »


Blackboard Grade Center 5/10/18

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  

Read More »


Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 5/10/18

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 »

Read More »


Introduction to Blackboard 5/14/18

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

Read More »


Building Lessons with PlayPosit 5/18/18

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 »

Read More »


Blackboard Grade Center 5/21/18

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  

Read More »


Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 5/22/18

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 »

Read More »


Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 5/24/18

This course will acquaint 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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Introduction to Qualtrics 5/24/18

This course will introduce faculty and staff to the basic features of Qualtrics. During the hands-on session, we will cover how to create a basic survey, distribution options, and ways to analyze surveys. In addition, we will review Northeastern’s survey guidelines, best practices, and resources. Register for this event

Read More »


Qualtrics Reporting 5/30/18

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

Read More »