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Instructional Technology Bring Your Questions (12:30 - 13:30, Tuesday, 05/02/2017)


Date: 05/02/2017 Day: TuesdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Educational Technologies
Presenter:
CLT Host: Jacqueline Lewis
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: 13 of 15 slots available
Description:

During these open house format sessions, CLT staff will be available to help you answer the questions you have about the university's instructional technologies such as the Blackboard learning management system, Adobe Connect online meetings, WebEx web conferencing, Google Apps (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Forms, etc.), WordPress, Respondus and Respondus LockDown Browser, etc.

You may have questions about how to incorporate them into your courses; the appropriate time to use them; strategies to implement them; or tips and tricks for efficiency while using them.

Bring your questions!

   


Objectives:

After attending the session, participants will be able to:

  • address the unique questions they presented at the session
  • locate additional resources, if needed
Outcomes:

After this open house, just-in-time type of session, participants will be more informed about the tools that they use and will have the opportunity to interact with other participants, learning from each other as well as learning from the staff on call.


Blackboard: Jumpstart for First-Time Users (13:30 - 15:30, Wednesday, 05/03/2017)


Date: 05/03/2017 Day: WednesdayTime: 13:30 - 15:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Blackboard
Presenter:
CLT Host: Spring Brennan
Location: Gornto 101 Status: 14 of 16 slots available
Description:

Prerequisite: None

In this fast paced, focused session you will learn the critical skills necessary when using Blackboard, particularly if you are using it for the first time and need to get your course ready quickly. It’s also a great opportunity for those who have been using Blackboard for a while to refresh their view and see how Blackboard has changed over the past several years. Topics will include: course management, content organization, basic communication, and using the Grade Center.


Objectives:

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Configure a basic course site
  • Launch their course sites
  • Identify additional professional development opportunities
Outcomes:

First-time users of Blackboard will launch their courses with the basic configurations they identify as critical for their students' experience.


Blackboard: Jumpstart for First-Time Users (10:00 - 12:00, Thursday, 05/04/2017)


Date: 05/04/2017 Day: ThursdayTime: 10:00 - 12:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Blackboard
Presenter:
CLT Host: Faisal Mahmud
Location: Gornto 101 Status: 16 of 16 slots available
Description:

Prerequisite: None

In this fast paced, focused session you will learn the critical skills necessary when using Blackboard, particularly if you are using it for the first time and need to get your course ready quickly. It’s also a great opportunity for those who have been using Blackboard for a while to refresh their view and see how Blackboard has changed over the past several years. Topics will include: course management, content organization, basic communication, and using the Grade Center.


Objectives:

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Configure a basic course site
  • Launch their course sites
  • Identify additional professional development opportunities
Outcomes:

First-time users of Blackboard will launch their courses with the basic configurations they identify as critical for their students' experience.


Summer Institute (08:00 - 16:00, Tuesday, 05/16/2017)


Date: 05/16/2017 Day: TuesdayTime: 08:00 - 16:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Summer Institute
Presenter:
CLT Host: CLT Staff
Location: Ted Constant Convocation Center Status: 157 of 200 slots available
Description:

The annual Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning is held two days in May each year. CLT's Faculty Summer Institute is open to faculty from across the Commonwealth, so invite your friends at other universities, colleges, or community colleges who might enjoy participating in this collegial discussion on teaching and learning.


Objectives:

The purpose of the Institute is to engage the Faculty in higher education from all across the Commonwealth in a discussion about best practices, tools, and research related to teaching and learning.

Outcomes:

The outcome of the Summer Institute is intended to be a more reflective faculty community with increased awareness of and access to techniques and resources that will positively impact teaching and learning at the university.


Summer Institute (08:00 - 16:00, Wednesday, 05/17/2017)


Date: 05/17/2017 Day: WednesdayTime: 08:00 - 16:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Summer Institute
Presenter:
CLT Host: CLT Staff
Location: Ted Constant Convocation Center Status: 159 of 200 slots available
Description:

The annual Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning is held two days in May each year. CLT's Faculty Summer Institute is open to faculty from across the Commonwealth, so invite your friends at other universities, colleges, or community colleges who might enjoy participating in this collegial discussion on teaching and learning.


Objectives:

The purpose of the Institute is to engage the Faculty in higher education from all across the Commonwealth in a discussion about best practices, tools, and research related to teaching and learning.

Outcomes:

The outcome of the Summer Institute is intended to be a more reflective faculty community with increased awareness of and access to techniques and resources that will positively impact teaching and learning at the university.