Upcoming Classes


Advanced Storyline 9/20/17

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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Building Lessons with PlayPosit 9/20/17

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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Introduction to Blackboard 9/21/17

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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Blackboard Grade Center 9/22/17

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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VoiceThread Video Discussion Boards 9/25/17

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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Implementing Digication E-Portfolio 9/27/2017

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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Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning 9/29/17

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 Tegrity Lecture Capture 10/2/2017

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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Poll Everywhere Student Response 10/2/2017

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 Illustrator 10/4/17

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 of no experience. Register for this event

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Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 10/5/17

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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Technology for Accessibility and Diverse Modes of Learning – 10/6/17

In this course, you’ll learn about various technologies that can be used to support the learning of students who may benefit from additional technology supports. We’ll address ways to ensure that your course content is accessible as well as introducing various teaching tools such as voice and video discussion boards and methods for recording your… Read more »

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Introduction to Qualtrics 10/11/17

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 Storyline 10/11/17

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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VoiceThread Video Discussion Boards 10/12/17

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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Introduction to Blackboard 10/16/17

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

Read More »


Advanced Storyline 10/18/17

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 »

Read More »


Blackboard Grade Center 10/18/17

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  

Read More »


Implementing Digication E-Portfolio 10/19/2017

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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Qualtrics Reporting 10/20/17

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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Building Lessons with PlayPosit 10/23/17

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 »

Read More »


Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 10/25/17

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 of no experience. Register for this event

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Mobile Device Photography 10/25/17

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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Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 10/26/2017

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 »

Read More »



Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 10/27/17

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 11/1/17

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

Read More »


Blackboard Grade Center 11/3/17

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  

Read More »



Introduction to Storyline 11/7/17

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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VHS to Digital: What You Should Know 11/8/17

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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Video Editing Options – From Easy to Advanced 11/8/17

Learn what video editing options are available to you whether you are a beginner or an advanced creator of video materials for your course or website. This class will introduce you to the many video editing options available to you on campus and online. Register for this event

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Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 11/9/2017

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 »

Read More »


Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning 11/9/17

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 »


Introduction to Blackboard 11/13/17

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

Read More »


Mobile Apps for Teaching and Content Creation 11/13/17

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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Advanced Storyline 11/14/17

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 »

Read More »


Blackboard Grade Center 11/15/17

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  

Read More »



Introduction to Qualtrics 11/16/17

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 »


Technology for Accessibility and Diverse Modes of Learning – 11/16/17

In this course, you’ll learn about various technologies that can be used to support the learning of students who may benefit from additional technology supports. We’ll address ways to ensure that your course content is accessible as well as introducing various teaching tools such as voice and video discussion boards and methods for recording your… Read more »

Read More »


Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 11/17/17

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 Microsoft OneNote 11/20/17

Keeping track of all your notes and sharing them with others does not have to be a pain. Microsoft OneNote, part of Office 365, is a digital note-taking and collaboration productivity tool that helps manage your data, to-do lists and ideas in searchable, digital notebooks. Register for this course

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Creating Simulations and Scenario-based Learning 11/21/2017

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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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

Read More »


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

Read More »


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 »

Read More »


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 »

Read More »


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

Read More »


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 »

Read More »



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  

Read More »



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 »

Read More »


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 »

Read More »



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 »

Read More »