Upcoming Classes


Advanced Storyline 9/24/18

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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Blackboard Grade Center 9/25/18

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 9/26/18

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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Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 9/27/18

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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Building Lessons with PlayPosit 10/1/18

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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Poll Everywhere Student Response 10/3/18

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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Design with Adobe Spark 10/4/18

Create beautiful presentations, videos, or pages easily using Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark is available free for faculty and staff through the Creative Cloud license and is always free to students. In this hands-on workshop we will be creating graphics, simple web pages, and video stories using Adobe Spark web and mobile apps. Register for this… Read more »

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Articulate Rise Learning Module Creation 10/10/18

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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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 10/10/18

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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Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 10/12/18

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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Implementing Digication E-Portfolio 10/15/2018

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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Sourcing Multimedia for your Courses 10/17/18

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 Blackboard 10/19/18

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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Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 10/19/18

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 Qualtrics 10/22/18

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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Blackboard Grade Center 10/24/18

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 10/25/18

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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Qualtrics User Group 10/25/2018

Do you use Qualtrics at Northeastern? Join the Qualtrics User Group to share interesting projects using Qualtrics, discuss new features, ask questions and share ideas for future use of Qualtrics. All Northeastern Qualtrics users are welcome to join the user group. Register for this event

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VoiceThread Multimedia Discussions 10/25/18

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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Qualtrics Reporting 10/29/18

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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Introduction to Blackboard 10/31/18

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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Technology for Accessibility and Diverse Learning Styles – 11/02/18

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 Adobe Photoshop 11/7/18

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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Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 11/7/18

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 11/9/18

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 11/12/18

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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Audacity for Recording Audio Narrations 11/13/2018

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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Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning 11/14/18

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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Blackboard Grade Center 11/20/18

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 »


Poll Everywhere Student Response 11/21/18

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 »


Articulate Rise Learning Module Creation 11/26/18

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

Read More »


Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 11/27/18

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 Blackboard 11/29/18

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 »


Introduction to Qualtrics 11/29/18

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 »


Design with Adobe Spark 11/30/18

Create beautiful presentations, videos, or pages easily using Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark is available free for faculty and staff through the Creative Cloud license and is always free to students. In this hands-on workshop we will be creating graphics, simple web pages, and video stories using Adobe Spark web and mobile apps. Register for this… Read more »

Read More »


Introduction to Storyline 11/30/18

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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Blackboard Grade Center 12/3/18

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 »



Qualtrics Reporting 12/6/18

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 »


Advanced Storyline 12/7/18

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 »



Introduction to Blackboard 12/12/18

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 12/12/18

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 »


Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 12/12/18

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 »


Creating Simulations and Scenario-based Learning 12/14/2018

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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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 12/17/18

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

Read More »