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Enroll in Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

September 14, 2020 12:00 AM - September 20, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

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Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Blackboard workspace and how to utilize the basic course menu and control panel tools. Participants will consider their expectations for using Blackboard, and time will be dedicated to exploring best practices and common customizations to course sites.

Begins 09/14, Ends 09/20: 1-week ONLINE Web-Based, Self-paced

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Accomplish basic tasks for setting up Blackboard course 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
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 6 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Grade Center Essentials

Bb: Grade Center Essentials

September 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Grade Center Essentials

Workshop by ANA REDSTONE.

This workshop will introduce you to the Blackboard Grade Center interface and basic features. In this workshop, you will learn how to navigate the Grade Center and how you can use it to collect and assess students' submissions and to monitor their progress. Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Record and manage students’ grades
  • Manually enter and override grades
  • Grade assignments and assessments
  • Take and grade attendance
  • Change the view of the Grade Center

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 21 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Kaltura Share Media

Bb: Kaltura Share Media

September 23, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Kaltura Share Media

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood and JESSE TORRES.

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of the workshop, 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
    • Make videos accessible
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 11 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Bb: Using the Kaltura My Media Tool
Enroll in Bb: Grade Center Organization (Columns/Categories)

Bb: Grade Center Organization (Columns/Categories...

September 24, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Grade Center Organization (Columns/Categories)

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

In this workshop, you will learn how to organize and customize the Grade Center to meet your needs. You will learn how to add calculated columns and weighted totals to calculate students’ grades automatically. Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Create calculated columns to calculate grades
  • Customize the weighted total to calculate students' grades automatically
  • Add categories

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 26 of 30 seats available.

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

Bb: Online Getting Started

September 28, 2020 12:00 AM - October 04, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

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 will 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
    Web Conference
  • 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(s)
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Instructor or TA access to a course site
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 14 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Using Zoom to Deliver Effective Lectures

Using Zoom to Deliver Effective Lectures

September 29, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Using Zoom to Deliver Effective Lectures

Workshop by BRIAN WILLIAMSON.

Have you planned how you will deliver content material that is engaging to students? Teaching online and teaching face-to-face are two totally different approaches; each requires separate methods for student learning and engagement. This workshop will introduce design strategies and effective approaches to deliver quality, accessible lectures using Zoom to engage your students and facilitate their learning of concepts.

Please note, this workshop does NOT focus on the technical aspects of using Zoom; rather, it focuses on strategies that support using it effectively. The technical aspects of using Zoom are provided in a separate workshop titled "Using Zoom to Engage Students." Check the list of workshops for details to register.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    At the end of this workshop, participants  will be able to:

    • Prepare lectures for "easy to digest” delivery to engage student learning
    • Create interactive opportunities for student participation and collaboration
    • Identify ways to provide opportunities for feedback and reflection
    • Identify nonverbal strategies to engage student participation
  • Prerequisites

    The following prerequisites are highly recommended to successfully participate in this workshop:

    • MIDAS login to ODU Zoom account
    • Workshop Completion (at least one):
      • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics (Blackboard, self-paced or Facilitated Workshop)
      • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 14 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Using Zoom to Engage Students

Using Zoom to Engage Students

September 30, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Using Zoom to Engage Students

Workshop by CHRYSTAL TRAPANI and KRISTIN WHITE.

Are you using Zoom to connect with your students? If so, how are you creating engagement using Zoom features? Since the transition to online learning has many using Zoom as the meeting tool of choice, new strategies to engage students have evolved. Join us to explore features and strategies to help with engaging your students in the online environment. 

We will explore the following for engaging students: 

  • Attendance reports
  • Virtual backgrounds
  • Sharing your screen
    • Using the whiteboard
    • Annotating
  • Nonverbal feedback
  • Polling
  • Chat
  • Using breakout rooms

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify 3-4 features/strategies to increase engagement using Zoom
    • Utilize Zoom features to promote student engagement
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to ODU Zoom account
    • Workshop Completion:
      • Using Zoom to Deliver Effective Lectures
    • Workshop Completion (at least one):
      • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics (Blackboard, self-paced or Facilitated Workshop)
      • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 27 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Using Zoom to Engage Students
Enroll in Providing Feedback with Online Tools

Providing Feedback with Online Tools

October 01, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Providing Feedback with Online Tools

Workshop by CLT Personnel and MELISSA FERGUSON.

Zoom, VoiceThread, and Blackboard Annotate are collaboration tools available through Blackboard that allow faculty to create a feedback-rich environment in their online course sites. Feedback is an essential part of the learning process, and it can be provided synchronously or asynchronously, to individuals or to groups of students, using these online technologies. 

In this workshop, we will focus on options and methods for providing feedback in video, audio, text, or annotation form.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify attributes of effective feedback in online learning
    • Discuss Zoom video options to provide feedback
    • Discuss VoiceThread commenting and doodling
    • Discuss Blackboard Annotate inline grading functionality
  • Prerequisites

    Complete at least one of these introductory workshops:

    • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics
    • Bb: Getting Started
    • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Bb: VoiceThread Basics
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Providing Feedback With Online Tools (Slides)
Enroll in Bb: Kaltura Share Media

Bb: Kaltura Share Media

October 06, 2020 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Kaltura Share Media

Workshop by CHRYSTAL TRAPANI, KRISTIN WHITE, and Mark Altamero.

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    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
    • Make videos accessible
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 14 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Kaltura Workshop Handouts
Enroll in Bb: Publish Online Tests with Respondus

Bb: Publish Online Tests with Respondus

October 07, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Publish Online Tests with Respondus

Workshop by ANA REDSTONE and Daniel Greenwood.

Respondus is a powerful tool for preparing and managing exams that can be published directly to Blackboard or printed to paper. As an ODU faculty or staff member, you already have access to the latest version of Respondus to create and edit tests, and to upload them into Blackboard.

 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Download and install Respondus
    • Format an exam, test questions, and answer keys
    • Publish an exam to a Blackboard course site as either a test or Question Pool
    • Review and configure the exam’s test options for delivery
  • Prerequisites
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
    • MIDAS login for downloading Respondus
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 14 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Respondus Workshop Handouts
Enroll in Bb: Kaltura Assignments & Capture

Bb: Kaltura Assignments & Capture

October 08, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Kaltura Assignments & Capture

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood and RACHEL JONES.

Explore the use of Kaltura Screen Capture and Video Quiz features within your Blackboard course sites.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Create video content with Kaltura Screen Capture
    • Create a Video Quiz
  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: You must have completed either the Bb: Using the Kaltura My Media Tool or the Bb: Kaltura Share Media workshop.

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 12 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Kaltura Workshop Handouts
Enroll in Foundational Strategies for Effective Online Teaching

Foundational Strategies for Effective Online Teach...

October 12, 2020 12:00 AM - November 22, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Foundational Strategies for Effective Online Teaching

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

This six-week Web-based workshop introduces faculty to a number of strategies foundational to effective online teaching. Based on the assumption that online teaching dynamics require different competencies and facilitation skills from those required in face-to-face teaching, this session will guide participants through the steps of planning, organizing, and facilitating online courses. The workshop will focus on:

  1. Planning online courses:
    • designing a learner-centered syllabus
    • organizing course content and layout
    • evaluating course effectiveness
  2. Preparing the learning environment:
    • understanding students’ and instructors’ roles and responsibilities
    • getting to know the students
    • empowering students to successfully manage their online learning experience
    • creating an online learning community
  3. Establishing, communicating, and managing student expectations
  4. Identifying effective strategies to reduce faculty workload
  5. Monitoring and managing student performance
  6. Engaging students using:
    • effective communication
    • interaction (student/faculty, student/content & student/student)
    • collaboration
    • timely feedback
  7. Evaluating course effectiveness:
    • analyzing feedback
    • establishing quality assurance processes
    • revising and maintaining the course
  8. Understanding online teaching and learning dynamics (misconceptions, pitfalls, myths)

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    The overall goal of this workshop is to provide opportunities for participants to explore and discuss best practices for engaging and collaborating with students while providing content in an asynchronous or synchronous environment.

    By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to use skills or concepts identified or practiced in the workshop to:

    • Recognize online teaching and learning dynamics (misperceptions, pitfalls, myths)
    • Plan online courses:
      • design a learner-centered syllabus
      • organize course content and layout
      • evaluate course effectiveness
    • Prepare the learning environment:
      • define students’ and instructors’ roles and responsibilities
      • get to know the students
      • empower students to successfully manage their online learning experiences
      • create an online learning community
    • Establish, communicate, and manage student expectations
    • Identify effective strategies to reduce faculty workload
    • Monitor and manage student performance
    • Engage students:
      • effective communication
      • interaction (student/faculty, student/content, and student/student)
      • collaboration
      • timely feedback
    • Evaluate course effectiveness:
      • analyze feedback
      • establish quality assurance processes
      • revise and maintain the course
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 23 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: VoiceThread Assignments

Bb: VoiceThread Assignments

October 13, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: VoiceThread Assignments

Workshop by KRISTIN WHITE and RACHEL JONES.

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Use VoiceThread for student assignments and assessment
    • Configure VoiceThread with the Blackboard Grade Center for student assessment
  • Prerequisites

    Completion of one of the following Workshops:

    • Bb: VoiceThread Basics
    • Bb: Engaging Students with VoiceThread
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 12 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Bb: Engage Students with VoiceThread Sharing
Enroll in Accessibility for Instructional Materials

Accessibility for Instructional Materials

October 14, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

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 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 websites, Word docs, PPTs, videos, etc. to be workshopped, if you wish.

Workshop site: Web Accessibility

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    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 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Web Accessibility
Enroll in WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

October 15, 2020 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

Workshop by ANA REDSTONE and SPRING BRENNAN.

WordPress is a popular online tool for building websites—no experience with coding is needed. It offers flexible, customizable features, templates, and sharing options. Use it to create a faculty website to document your professional activities and expertise, such as your teaching, research, publications, or service at ODU. E-portfolios, collaborative projects, and learning communities can also be built within WordPress. Workshop topics include:

  • WordPress features, including menus and tools
  • Introduction to web design
  • Online accessibility

Participants must test their MIDAS login to ODU WordPress in advance. Request access from the ITS Help Desk if you can’t log in.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Activate their ODU WordPress account
    • Configure basic site settings
    • Choose a theme or template
    • Publish and edit pages with text, images, videos, or files
    • Organize menus and pages
    • Add users or share the site
  • Prerequisites
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    ODU WordPress
Enroll in Recording Your Lectures at Home

Recording Your Lectures at Home

October 20, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Recording Your Lectures at Home

Workshop by KRISTIN WHITE and Rachel Jones.

This  one-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.

The discussion will cover the importance of:  

  • Prep and Practice for Narration
  • Background Suggestions
  • Lighting Tips and Tricks
  • Audio Options
  • Slide Presentation and Design
  • Home Studio Set-up

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Produce accessible presentation content
    • Plan for a recording session
    • Identify strategies for effective home digital recording production
    • Incorporate strategies for improving the recording process
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 13 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Using Zoom to Deliver Effective Lectures

Using Zoom to Deliver Effective Lectures

October 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Using Zoom to Deliver Effective Lectures

Workshop by CHRISTY LOW.

Have you planned the way in which you will deliver your content material that is engaging to students? Teaching online and teaching face-to-face are two totally different approaches that require separate methods for student learning and engagement. This workshop will introduce design strategies and effective approaches when teaching to deliver quality, accessible lectures using Zoom to engage students and facilitate student learning of concepts.

Please note, this workshop does NOT focus on the technical aspects of using Zoom; rather, it focuses on strategies that support using it effectively. The technical aspects of using Zoom is provided in a separate workshop titled "Using Zoom to Engage Students". Check the list of workshops for details to register.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    At the end of this workshop, participants  will be able to:

    • Prepare lectures for "easy to digest” delivery to engage student learning
    • Create interactive opportunities for student participation and collaboration
    • Identify ways to provide opportunities for feedback and reflection
    • Identify nonverbal strategies to engage student participation
  • Prerequisites

    The following prerequisites are highly recommended to successfully participate in this workshop:

    • MIDAS login to ODU Zoom account
    • Workshop Completion (at least one):
      • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics (Blackboard, self-paced or Facilitated Workshop)
      • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Using Zoom to Engage Students

Using Zoom to Engage Students

October 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Using Zoom to Engage Students

Workshop by CHRISTY LOW.

Are you using Zoom to connect with your students? If so, how are you creating engagement using Zoom features? Since the transition to online learning has many using Zoom as the meeting tool of choice, new strategies to engage students have evolved. Join us to explore features and strategies to help with engaging your students in the online environment. 

We will explore the following for engaging students: 

  • Attendance Reports
  • Virtual Backgrounds
  • Sharing your screen
    • Using the whiteboard
    • Annotating
  • Nonverbal Feedback
  • Polling
  • Chat
  • Using Breakout Rooms

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify 3 - 4 features/strategies to increase engagement using Zoom
    • Utilize Zoom features to promote student engagement
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to ODU Zoom account
    • Workshop Completion:
      • Overview: Zoom Features to Engage Students
    • Workshop Completion (at least one):
      • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics (Blackboard, self-paced or Facilitated Workshop)
      • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 28 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Using Zoom to Engage Students
Enroll in Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

October 26, 2020 12:00 AM - November 01, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Blackboard workspace and how to utilize the basic course menu and control panel tools. Participants will consider their expectations for using Blackboard and time will be dedicated to exploring best practices and common customization's to course sites.

Begins 10/26, Ends 11/01: 1-week ONLINE Web-Based, Self-paced

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Accomplish basic tasks for setting up Blackboard course 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
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Providing Feedback with Online Tools

Providing Feedback with Online Tools

October 27, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Providing Feedback with Online Tools

Workshop by MELISSA FERGUSON and SPRING BRENNAN.

Zoom, VoiceThread, and Blackboard Annotate are collaboration tools available through Blackboard that allow faculty to create a feedback-rich environment in their online course sites. Feedback is an essential part of the learning process, and it can be provided synchronously or asynchronously, to individuals or to groups of students, using these online technologies. 

In this workshop, we will focus on options and methods for providing feedback in video, audio, text, or annotation form.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify attributes of effective feedback in online learning
    • Discuss Zoom video options to provide feedback
    • Discuss VoiceThread commenting and doodling
    • Discuss Blackboard Annotate inline grading functionality
  • Prerequisites

    Complete at least one of these introductory workshops:

    • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics
    • Bb: Getting Started
    • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Bb: VoiceThread Basics
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Providing Feedback With Online Tools (Slides)
Enroll in Preventing Student Plagiarism

Preventing Student Plagiarism

October 28, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Preventing Student Plagiarism

Workshop by CHRISTINE NICKEL and CHRYSTAL TRAPANI.

Plagiarism can be discouraged by designing assessments that emphasize writing mechanics, revision processes, and real-world relevance. Join us to discuss the causes of student plagiarism at ODU and to learn strategies for redesigning essay, research paper, and discussion post assignments.

The workshop also addresses plagiarism as a symptom of learning disabilities—and how to create accessible writing assignments.

 

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • List the causes of students plagiarism
    • Locate resources for teaching APA citations and formatting
    • Incorporate strategies for making student-centered assignments
    • Recognize inaccessible writing assignments
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Preventing Student Plagiarism (Google Slides)
Enroll in Online Discussions: Design Strategies & Essentials

Online Discussions: Design Strategies & Essentials

October 29, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Online Discussions: Design Strategies & Essentials

Workshop by ANA REDSTONE and CHRISTY LOW.

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

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

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

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 13 of 16 seats available.

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

Bb: Online Getting Started

November 02, 2020 12:00 AM - November 08, 2020 12:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

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
    Web Conference
  • 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 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Proctoring with Zoom and Bb

Proctoring with Zoom and Bb

November 04, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Proctoring with Zoom and Bb

Workshop by Chrysoula Malogianni.

In this workshop, we will introduce guidelines, tips, strategies, and student and instructor requirements for proctoring online assessments using Zoom and Blackboard Tests.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify instructor and student requirements for online proctoring with Zoom and Bb Tests
    • Set up Zoom practice sessions for online Bb practice tests
    • Set up Zoom proctoring sessions for online Bb tests/exams
    • Proctor online Bb tests via Zoom
    • Select between live or recorded Zoom proctoring options
  • Prerequisites

    None

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 28 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Grade Center Essentials

Bb: Grade Center Essentials

November 05, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Grade Center Essentials

Workshop by ANA REDSTONE and MELISSA FERGUSON.

This workshop will introduce you to the Blackboard Grade Center interface and basic features. In this workshop, you will learn how to navigate the Grade Center and how you can use it to collect and assess students' submissions and monitor their progress. Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Record and manage students’ grades
  • Manually enter and override grades
  • Grade assignments and assessments
  • Take and grade attendance
  • Change the view of the Grade Center

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    Not applicable

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 30 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Zoom: Basics of Web Conferencing

Zoom: Basics of Web Conferencing

November 09, 2020 12:00 AM - November 15, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Zoom: Basics of Web Conferencing

Workshop by KRISTIN WHITE.

This one-week self-paced workshop introduces Zoom, an online meeting tool where faculty, staff, and students can engage in synchronous collaboration using video, audio, and text. Participants in Zoom meetings can also share their screen and a whiteboard and can even record the meeting. This workshop focuses both on how to participate in and how to create Zoom meetings, as well as on exploring its tools, features, and settings.

The activities are delivered via Blackboard, with a moderator from CLT to answer questions and confirm that you complete the assignment.

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • 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 recording
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Preventing Student Plagiarism

Preventing Student Plagiarism

November 10, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Preventing Student Plagiarism

Workshop by SPRING BRENNAN and TRACIE ORTIZ.

Plagiarism can be discouraged by designing assessments that emphasize writing mechanics, revision processes, and real-world relevance. Join us to discuss the causes of student plagiarism at ODU and strategies for redesigning essay, research paper, and discussion post assignments.

The workshop also addresses plagiarism as a symptom of learning disabilities—and how to create accessible writing assignments.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • List the causes of students plagiarism
    • Locate resources for teaching APA citations and formatting
    • Incorporate strategies for making student-centered assignments
    • Recognize inaccessible writing assignments
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Preventing Student Plagiarism (Google Slides)
Enroll in Recording Your Lectures at Home

Recording Your Lectures at Home

November 11, 2020 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Recording Your Lectures at Home

Workshop by KRISTIN WHITE and Rachel Jones.

This one-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.

The discussion will cover the importance of:  

  • Prep and Practice for Narration
  • Background Suggestions
  • Lighting Tips and Tricks
  • Audio Options
  • Slide Presentation and Design
  • Home Studio Set-up

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Produce accessible presentation content
    • Plan for a recording session
    • Identify strategies for effective home digital recording production
    • Incorporate strategies for improving the recording process
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Using Zoom to Engage Students

Using Zoom to Engage Students

November 12, 2020 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Using Zoom to Engage Students

Workshop by Chrystal Trapani and Kristin White.

Are you using Zoom to connect with your students? If so, how are you creating engagement using Zoom features? Since the transition to online learning has many using Zoom as the meeting tool of choice, new strategies to engage students have evolved. Join us to explore features and strategies to help with engaging your students in the online environment. 

We will explore the following for engaging students: 

  • Attendance Reports
  • Virtual Backgrounds
  • Sharing your screen
    • Using the whiteboard
    • Annotating
  • Nonverbal Feedback
  • Polling
  • Chat
  • Using Breakout Rooms

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify 3 - 4 features/strategies to increase engagement using Zoom
    • Utilize Zoom features to promote student engagement
  • Prerequisites
    • MIDAS login to ODU Zoom account
    • Workshop Completion:
      • Overview: Zoom Features to Engage Students
    • Workshop Completion (at least one):
      • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics (Blackboard, self-paced or Facilitated Workshop)
      • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Webcam and Microphone for Zoom participation
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 30 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Using Zoom to Engage Students
Enroll in Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

November 16, 2020 12:00 AM - November 22, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Workshop by Daniel Greenwood.

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Blackboard workspace and how to utilize the basic course menu and control panel tools. Participants will consider their expectations for using Blackboard and time will be dedicated to exploring best practices and common customization's to course sites.

Begins 11/16, Ends 11/22: 1-week ONLINE Web-Based, Self-paced

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

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of 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
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Preparing to Teach Your Courses Remotely

Preparing to Teach Your Courses Remotely

November 17, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Preparing to Teach Your Courses Remotely

Workshop by CHRYSOULA MALOGIANNI.

Join us for this interactive workshop to pick up ideas on how to teach your course remotely. Building on lessons learned, issues, and challenges from the Spring semester, we will discuss the following questions: 

  1. What should I add to my syllabus (guidelines, expectations, etc.)?
  2. How can I organize my course content?
  3. How can I deliver my course content (synchronous, asynchronous, other alternatives)?
  4. What types of assignments or learning activities should I prepare?
  5. How can I make the most of my virtual office hours?
  6. How can I keep my students engaged?
  7. How can I provide feedback to my students?
  8. How can I assess my students and proctor my exams online?
  9. How can I address my students' worries and anxious behaviors?
  10. How can I interact with my students and maintain an online presence?

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of this Workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Identify important elements to include in their online course
    • Select the method of delivery for their online instructional content
    • Outline an online communication pattern to follow in their course
    • Discuss online assessment and proctoring options
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 30 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

November 18, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

Workshop by CHRISTINE NICKEL and KRISTIN WHITE.

This workshop focuses on Blackboard’s Course Copy process and on how to reuse a course site. (You don’t have to start over in Blackboard each semester!) Learn how to save time updating existing content and settings and how to prepare the site for a new term. Effective course site design and strategies for easier course maintenance are discussed throughout.

Participants need access to two (2) course sites: one from a prior term and one for the new term. If you’ve inherited a course from another instructor, please request that they add you as a TA in their Blackboard site.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify common practices for reusing content
    • Identify key strategies for managing menus and content
    • Use Course Copy or export/import for whole course sites
    • Copy selected, individual items from one course site to another
    • Update the Grade Center for the next semester
    • Manage site and content availability
  • Prerequisites
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Instructor or TA access to old and new course sites
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

November 19, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

Workshop by SPRING BRENNAN.

WordPress is a popular online tool for building websites—no experience with coding is needed. It offers flexible, customizable features, templates, and sharing options. Use it to create a faculty website to document your professional activities and expertise, such as your teaching, research, publications, or service at ODU. E-portfolios, collaborative projects, and learning communities can also be built within WordPress. Workshop topics include:

  • WordPress features, including menus and tools
  • Introduction to web design
  • Online accessibility

Participants must test their MIDAS login to ODU WordPress in advance. Request access from the ITS Help Desk if you can’t log in.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Activate their ODU WordPress account
    • Configure basic site settings
    • Choose a theme or template
    • Publish and edit pages with text, images, videos, or files
    • Organize menus and pages
    • Add users or share the site
  • Prerequisites
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    ODU WordPress
Enroll in Providing Feedback with Online Tools

Providing Feedback with Online Tools

December 01, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Providing Feedback with Online Tools

Workshop by CHRISTINE NICKEL and MELISSA FERGUSON.

Zoom, VoiceThread, and Blackboard Annotate are collaboration tools available through Blackboard that allow faculty to create a feedback-rich environment in their online course sites. Feedback is an essential part of the learning process, and it can be provided synchronously or asynchronously, to individuals or to groups of students, using these online technologies. 

In this workshop, we will focus on options and methods for providing feedback in video, audio, text, or annotation form.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify attributes of effective feedback in online learning
    • Discuss Zoom video options to provide feedback
    • Discuss VoiceThread commenting and doodling
    • Discuss Blackboard Annotate inline grading functionality
  • Prerequisites

    Complete at least one of these introductory workshops:

    • Zoom: Web Conferencing Basics
    • Bb: Getting Started
    • Bb: Zoom Integration
    • Bb: VoiceThread Basics
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Providing Feedback With Online Tools (Slides)
Enroll in Proctoring with Zoom and Bb

Proctoring with Zoom and Bb

December 02, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Proctoring with Zoom and Bb

Workshop by Chrysoula Malogianni.

In this workshop, we will introduce guidelines, tips, strategies, and student and instructor requirements for proctoring online assessments using Zoom and Blackboard Tests.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify instructor and student requirements for online proctoring with Zoom and Bb Tests
    • Set up Zoom practice sessions for online Bb practice tests
    • Set up Zoom proctoring sessions for online Bb tests/exams
    • Proctor online Bb tests via Zoom
    • Select between live or recorded Zoom proctoring options
  • Prerequisites

    None

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 30 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Blackboard: Getting Started

Blackboard: Getting Started

December 03, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Blackboard: Getting Started

Workshop by CLT Personnel.

Learn the critical skills for designing and setting up your Blackboard site in this hands-on workshop. It introduces Blackboard’s menus, Control Panel, and tools, and it can help you quickly get your course site ready. Time will be dedicated to effective course site design and how to use Blackboard to meet students’ needs. Topics include:

  • Course site management
  • Content organization
  • Adding and editing content and assignments
  • Online accessibility

Blackboard: 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
    Web Conference
  • 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 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

Bb: Online Organization Leader Training

December 07, 2020 12:00 AM - December 13, 2020 11:59 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

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
    Web Conference
  • 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

     

  • Prerequisites

    MIDAS login to Blackboard

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in Preparing to Teach Your Courses Remotely

Preparing to Teach Your Courses Remotely

December 08, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Preparing to Teach Your Courses Remotely

Workshop by Chrysoula Malogianni and CHRYSTAL TRAPANI.

Join us for this interactive workshop to pick up ideas on how to teach your course remotely. Building on lessons learned, issues, and challenges from the previous semester, we will discuss the following questions: 

  1. What should I add to my syllabus (guidelines, expectations, etc.)?
  2. How can I organize my course content?
  3. How can I deliver my course content (synchronous, asynchronous, other alternatives)?
  4. What types of assignments or learning activities should I prepare?
  5. How can I make the most of my virtual office hours?
  6. How can I keep my students engaged?
  7. How can I provide feedback to my students?
  8. How can I assess my students and proctor my exams online?
  9. How can I address my students' worries and anxious behaviors?
  10. How can I interact with my students and maintain an online presence?

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

    By the end of this Workshops participants will be able to:

    • Identify important elements to include in their online course
    • Select the method of delivery for their online instructional content
    • Outline an online communication pattern to follow in their course
    • Discuss online assessment and proctoring options
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 30 of 30 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
Enroll in WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

December 09, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

WordPress: Creating Your Faculty Website

Workshop by Spring Brennan.

WordPress is a popular online tool for building websites—no experience with coding is needed. It offers flexible, customizable features, templates, and sharing options. Use it to create a faculty website to document your professional activities and expertise, such as your teaching, research, publications, or service at ODU. E-portfolios, collaborative projects, and learning communities can also be built within WordPress. Workshop topics include:

  • WordPress features, including menus and tools
  • Introduction to web design
  • Online accessibility

Participants must test their MIDAS login to ODU WordPress in advance. Request access from the ITS Help Desk if you can’t log in.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Activate their ODU WordPress account
    • Configure basic site settings
    • Choose a theme or template
    • Publish and edit pages with text, images, videos, or files
    • Organize menus and pages
    • Add users or share the site
  • Prerequisites

    MIDAS login to ODU WordPress

  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 16 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    ODU WordPress
Enroll in Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

December 10, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM; Facilitated (Online Only)

Web Conference Delivery

Bb: Copying/Preparing Your Course Site

Workshop by CHRYSTAL TRAPANI and KRISTIN WHITE.

This workshop focuses on Blackboard’s Course Copy process and how to reuse a course site. (You don’t have to start over in Blackboard each semester!) Learn how to save time updating existing content and settings, and how to prepare the site for a new term. Effective course site design and strategies for easier course maintenance are discussed throughout.

Participants need access to two (2) course sites: one from a prior term and one for the new term. If you’ve inherited a course from another instructor, please request that they add you as a TA in their Blackboard site.

  • Location
    Online Only
  • Delivery Style
    Web Conference
  • Objectives

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

    • Identify common practices for reusing content
    • Identify key strategies for managing menus and content
    • Use Course Copy or export/import for whole course sites
    • Copy selected, individual items from one course site to another
    • Update the Grade Center for the next semester
    • Manage site and content availability
  • Prerequisites
    • Blackboard: Getting Started or equivalent
    • MIDAS login to Blackboard
    • Instructor or TA access to old and new course sites
  • Enrollment

    Enrollment is currently open.
    There are 15 of 16 seats available.

    You are currently not registered. (Register for this Workshop)
  • Supplemental Material
    Reusing Your Blackboard Course Site (PDF)
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