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Enroll in Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

January 27, 2020 12:00 AM - February 02, 2020 11:59 PM (Online Only)

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Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

In this self-paced, online workshop, participants become familiar with the Blackboard workspace and how to facilitate NON-CREDIT organization sites. Topics include how to utilize the basic Blackboard menus, Control Panel, and tools. Time will be dedicated to exploring best practices and common customizations to organization sites.

Registrants receive an email on the start date explaining how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Online in Blackboard
  • Objectives

    After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Accomplish basic tasks for setting up Blackboard organization sites
    • Demonstrate the basic principles of course organization and editing
    • Make informed decisions about how to organize the course menu and tools to meet their and their students' needs

    Anticipated workshop outcomes:

    • Participants who have a basic understanding of the learning management system are able to get started on their own and also feel comfortable exploring other options as they become increasingly familiar with the environment.
    • Students will benefit from engaging with a well-informed, technology-ready instructor.
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 12 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Dynamic Presentations: New Tools and Techniques

Dynamic Presentations: New Tools and Techniques

January 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Dynamic Presentations: New Tools and Techniques

Workshop by Faisal Mahmud.

Tired of using PowerPoint to lecture? Learn about other presentation software and storytelling tools for effectively presenting your ideas and/or engaging students. In this hands-on workshop at the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT), you’ll explore how to create a dynamic and interactive presentation.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to:

    • Discuss the benefit of using presentations that are designed to engage students
    • Identify several critical elements involved in making dynamic, engaging presentations
    • Compare and contrast various presentation tools
    • Create online presentations to enhance student engagement
  • Prerequisites
    • Account creation for tools covered in workshop
      • Prior to workshop, you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to obtain accounts for the tools
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 13 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Using the Kaltura My Media Tool

Bb: Using the Kaltura My Media Tool

January 30, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Bb: Using the Kaltura My Media Tool

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood and Deborah Norris.

Explore options for creating and embedding video using the Kaltura Media application in Blackboard. Explore using Kaltura’s Media Upload, Webcam, Desktop Capture and Video Quiz features within your Blackboard course sites.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to:

    • Add Kaltura My Media to a Bb Course site
    • Share video content using My Media
    • Create video content with My Media
    • Create a Video Quiz
    • Make videos accessible
  • Prerequisites
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 12 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Online Getting Started

Bb: Online Getting Started

February 10, 2020 12:00 AM - February 16, 2020 11:59 PM (Online Only)

Delivered via Online in Blackboard.

Bb: Online Getting Started

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

This self-paced, online workshop introduces Blackboard and its common features and tools. It covers the basic tasks for setting up a new course site, plus content organization and course management strategies. Topics include:

  • Blackboard access at ODU
  • Blackboard’s features, including menus and Control Panel
  • Adding and editing content and assignments
  • Managing and maintaining a course site

Registrants receive an email on the start date explaining how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

Blackboard: Online Getting Started is suitable for first-time users and for new faculty. It serves as a prerequisite for CLT’s other Blackboard workshops. 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Online in Blackboard
  • Objectives

    After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Accomplish basic tasks for setting up Blackboard course sites
      • Edit and organize the content menu
      • Add and edit pages and files
      • Add and configure assignments
      • Set site and content availability
    • Plan how to manage and maintain their course site
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Instructor or TA access to a course site
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 14 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Accessibility for Instructional Materials

Accessibility for Instructional Materials

February 11, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Accessibility for Instructional Materials

Workshop by Elisabeth Dickie, Spring Brennan, and Tracie Ortiz.

Does your course meet accessibility standards? Are the instructional materials you create (your videos and PowerPoint presentations, e.g.) ADA-compliant?

This workshop introduces the standards and best practices that instructors should follow when designing online instructional materials or other digital content. Topics range from designing accessible text, graphics, and video/audio to how to implement Universal Design for Learning

Guest Speaker: Beth Ann Dickie, Director, Office of Educational Accessibility

The instructor’s role in meeting ODU students’ accessibility needs is discussed throughout. Activities include reformatting content in Blackboard for accessibility. Bring Word docs, PPTs, videos, etc. to be workshopped, if you wish.

Workshop site: Web Accessibility

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize why accessibility matters
    • Recognize inaccessible content/material
    • Recognize the importance of section 508, ADA, W3C, and WebAIM
    • Apply accessible content types: legible/readable/scannable text, high-contrast colors, descriptive links
    • Format documents/attachments for use with assistive technology (Word, PPT, PDF)
    • Provide descriptive ALT Text to images
    • Locate videos with captions and/or transcripts
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 12 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Web Accessibility
Enroll in Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics

Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics

February 12, 2020 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM (Gornto 101)

Delivered via Face to Face.

Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics

Workshop by Clt Personnel.

Zoom is an online meeting tool where faculty, staff, and students can engage in synchronous collaboration using text, audio, and video. Participants in online meetings can also share applications and a whiteboard, and even record the meeting.  

This workshop focuses on how to both participate in and create Zoom meetings, as well as exploring its tools, features, and settings.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify common uses of Zoom
    • Participate in a meeting practicing commonly used tool features
    • Configure a meeting space
    • Identify student preparation requirements for using Zoom meeting

    Additional skills may include:

    • Sharing applications for collaborative activities
    • Utilizing the record features
    • Utilizing polling
    • Utilizing breakout meetings
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to https://odu.zoom.us/
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation (provided during F2F meeting)
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 11 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Bb Collaborate: Meetings and Office Hours

Bb Collaborate: Meetings and Office Hours

February 13, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Gornto 101)

Bb Collaborate: Meetings and Office Hours

Workshop by Kristin White and Melissa Ferguson.

The purpose of this workshop is to increase participants' knowledge about and comfort level with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Faculty and staff with access to Blackboard can use this tool for web conferencing, and for communication and collaboration with students.  

Participants will learn specifically how to use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra for small group meetings and for online or virtual office hours.

*This workshop is a precursor to the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference, Transforming the Online Student Learning Experience. Participants will be entered in a special prize drawing at the conference if they attend 3 or more.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Navigate Blackboard Collaborate Ultra interface
    • Conduct online meetings for small group meetings and/or for office hours
    • Record meetings/sessions
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Webcam and Microphone for Bb Collaborate Ultra participation (provided if attending F2F)
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 15 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
  • Series
    This workshop is part of the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference
Enroll in Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

February 24, 2020 12:00 AM - March 01, 2020 11:59 PM (Online Only)

Delivered via Online in Blackboard.

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

In this self-paced, online workshop, participants become familiar with the Blackboard workspace and how to facilitate NON-CREDIT organization sites. Topics include how to utilize the basic Blackboard menus, Control Panel, and tools. Time will be dedicated to exploring best practices and common customizations to organization sites.

Registrants receive an email on the start date explaining how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Online in Blackboard
  • Objectives

    After completing the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Accomplish basic tasks for setting up Blackboard organization sites
    • Demonstrate the basic principles of course organization and editing
    • Make informed decisions about how to organize the course menu and tools to meet their and their students' needs

    Anticipated workshop outcomes:

    • Participants who have a basic understanding of the learning management system are able to get started on their own and also feel comfortable exploring other options as they become increasingly familiar with the environment.
    • Students will benefit from engaging with a well-informed, technology-ready instructor.
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 15 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Online Discussions: Design Strategies & Essentials

Online Discussions: Design Strategies & Essentials

February 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Online Discussions: Design Strategies & Essentials

Workshop by Christine Nickel and Kristin White.

Are your discussion boards lacking in engagement? Discussion boards are commonly used tools to “enhance” engagement but frequently miss the mark. Join us to explore design strategies to help take your discussion boards to the next level and promote higher order thinking rather than basic recall.

This workshop does NOT focus on the setup of your discussion boards but the strategy behind using them.

*This workshop is a precursor to the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference, Transforming the Online Student Learning Experience. Participants will be entered in a special prize drawing at the conference if they attend 3 or more.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Discuss common issues associated discussion boards
    • Identify at least 2 strategies to improve their discussion board engagement
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 15 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
  • Series
    This workshop is part of the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference
Enroll in Bb: Engaging Students with VoiceThread

Bb: Engaging Students with VoiceThread

February 25, 2020 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM (Gornto 101)

Bb: Engaging Students with VoiceThread

Workshop by Clt Personnel.

VoiceThread is a collaboration tool available in Blackboard that allows faculty and students to share and discuss content using text, images, audio, and video. VoiceThread combines a media player with interactive tools to facilitate online discussions and media-based feedback.  This session will focus on using VoiceThread in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Create VoiceThread content and share it with their students in their Blackboard courses
    • Leverage VoiceThread tools to enhance collaboration and engage students
    • Use VoiceThread for student assignments and assessment
    • Configure VoiceThread with the Blackboard Grade Center for student assessment
  • Prerequisites
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 15 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Assignments, Tests, and Grading

Bb: Assignments, Tests, and Grading

February 26, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Bb: Assignments, Tests, and Grading

Workshop by Deborah Norris.

Participants will explore strategies and effective practices for online assessments including assignments, tests and grading. The workshop will consist of active discussion and hands-on practice in creating a variety of assessment techniques.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Select appropriate assessment options in Blackboard
    • Utilize Blackboard features to make grading easier
    • Add and edit assignments and online exams
  • Prerequisites
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 15 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Effective Recording Strategies

Effective Recording Strategies

February 26, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Effective Recording Strategies

Workshop by Spring Brennan, Kristin White, and Rachel Jones.

This 1-hour workshop explores strategies for improving your instructional videos—from planning to production. Learn from CLT’s multimedia experts the tips and tricks for creating high-quality recordings and how to prevent problems during recording. Discussion will cover the importance of  

  • Rehearsal for speaking or narration
  • Location or background choice
  • Wardrobe or appearance
  • Slide or presentation design

*This workshop is a precursor to the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference, Transforming the Online Student Learning Experience. Participants will be entered in a special prize drawing at the conference if they attend 3 or more.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face, Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize high-quality video and audio
    • Plan for a recording session
    • Incorporate strategies for improving the recording process (preparation)
    • Identify strategies for effective video design (visual consistency, engaging content)
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 14 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
  • Series
    This workshop is part of the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference
Enroll in Bb: Zoom Integration

Bb: Zoom Integration

February 27, 2020 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Delivered via Face to Face.

Bb: Zoom Integration

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

Zoom is an online meeting tool where faculty and students can engage in synchronous collaboration using text, audio, and video. Participants in online meetings can also share applications and a whiteboard, and even record the meeting. 

This workshop focuses on how to use Zoom within Blackboard.

*This workshop is a precursor to the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference, Transforming the Online Student Learning Experience. Participants will be entered in a special prize drawing at the conference if they attend 3 or more.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Add Zoom and Media Gallery tool links to Blackboard course site
    • Schedule meetings from Blackboard course site
    • Practice commonly used tool features (i.e., sharing and recording)
    • Identify student preparation requirements for using Zoom meeting
    • Publish Zoom recordings to Blackboard course site
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • MIDAS login to https://odu.zoom.us/
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation (provided during F2F meeting)
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 14 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
  • Series
    This workshop is part of the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference
Enroll in Zoom: Online Web Conferencing Basics

Zoom: Online Web Conferencing Basics

March 02, 2020 12:00 PM - March 08, 2020 11:59 PM (Online Only)

Delivered via Online in Blackboard.

Zoom: Online Web Conferencing Basics

Workshop by Kristin White.

This self-paced, online workshop introduces Zoom, an online meeting tool where faculty, staff, and students can engage in synchronous collaboration using text, audio, and video. Participants in Zoom meetings can also share applications and a whiteboard, and even record the meeting.  

This workshop focuses on how to both participate in and create Zoom meetings, as well as exploring its tools, features, and settings.

Registrants receive an email on the start date explaining how to locate the workshop in Blackboard.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Online in Blackboard
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify common uses of Zoom
    • Join a meeting
    • Configure a meeting space
    • Practice commonly used tool features
    • Identify student preparation requirements for using Zoom meeting

    Additional skills may include:

    • Sharing applications for collaborative activities
    • Utilizing the record features
    • Utilizing polling
    • Utilizing breakout meetings
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • MIDAS login to https://odu.zoom.us/
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 14 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
Enroll in Going Pro with Your Videos

Going Pro with Your Videos

March 03, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (Gornto 101)

Delivered via Face to Face.

Going Pro with Your Videos

Workshop by Clt Personnel.

During this 1-hour workshop, we will explore audio and video options available for your courses and how to request such services if you choose to collaborate with CLT and ATS.

*This workshop is a precursor to the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference, Transforming the Online Student Learning Experience. Participants will be entered in a special prize drawing at the conference if they attend 3 or more.

  • Location
    Gornto 101
  • Delivery Style
    Face to Face
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify what audio and video options are available for courses when collaborating with CLT and ATS
    • Identify how to request audio and video services and/or training
    • Locate the audio booth and video studio
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open. There are 14 of 15 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this workshop)
  • Series
    This workshop is part of the 2020 Faculty Summer Conference
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