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Blackboard: Online Getting Started (00:00 - 00:00, Monday, 04/29/2019)


Date: 04/29/2019 Day: MondayTime: 00:00 - 00:00 Delivery Mode: Web; Category: Blackboard
Presenter: Kristin White
CLT Host:
Location: Online workshops are in Blackboard. Status: 15 of 16 slots available
Description:

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 common practices in the default configuration and options for customization.


Begins 4/29, Ends 5/6: 1-week ONLINE Web-based, Self-Paced Workshop
 

Objectives:

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

  • accomplish basic tasks by utilizing the Blackboard workspace
  • 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
Outcomes:

Faculty members 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.


Brown Bag: Open Discussion on Social Media (12:30 - 13:30, Tuesday, 04/30/2019)


Date: 04/30/2019 Day: TuesdayTime: 12:30 - 13:30 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Educational Technologies
Presenter: CLT Staff
CLT Host:
Location: Gornto 101 Status: 15 of 16 slots available
Description:

Participants will explore selected social media tools to determine how they can be used to increase student engagement, improve learning, and foster community.  


Objectives:
  1. By the end of this workshop participants will be able to describe the basic functionalities of Memes, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and hashtags.
  2. Participants will be able to adapt and adopt draft activities to implement those social media to use in their classrooms to achieve Gen Ed outcomes.
Outcomes:

Teachers who are interested in learning more about incorporating social media components other than (or perhaps in conjuction with) Facebook will be more comfortable selecting components that fit their teaching and learning goals.


TurningPoint: Using Clickers in the Classroom (00:00 - 00:00, Wednesday, 05/01/2019)


Date: 05/01/2019 Day: WednesdayTime: 00:00 - 00:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Mediated Classroom
Presenter: Faisal Mahmud
CLT Host:
Location: Gornto Hall Room 101 Status: 15 of 16 slots available
Description:

A personal response system uses hand-held devices (also known as "clickers") that can be used in the technology classrooms to receive immediate feedback from an entire class during live lectures. In this workshop, faculty become familiar with the software and explore best practices for optimum results.

NOTE:  Faculty members who are interested in using "clickers" in technology classrooms need to coordinate with Classroom Central in advance of the semester to assure the technology will be available.


Objectives:

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

  • locate resources for help for themselves and their students
  • create PowerPoint slides with a sampling of questions
  • poll students from PowerPoint
  • integrate rosters and results with Blackboard
Outcomes:

Faculty members who teach on campus and want to utilize fast feedback during the class to measure the level of understanding in real time can take advantage of the "clicker" system and related software supported by the university.


Blackboard: Getting Started (10:00 - 12:00, Thursday, 05/02/2019)


Date: 05/02/2019 Day: ThursdayTime: 10:00 - 12:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; WebEx; Category: Blackboard
Presenter: Faisal Mahmud
CLT Host:
Location: Online workshops are in Blackboard. Status: 16 of 16 slots available
Description:

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 common practices in the default configuration and options for customization.


Objectives:

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

  • accomplish basic tasks by utilizing the Blackboard workspace
  • 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
Outcomes:

Faculty members 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.


2019 Summer Conference - Day 1 (08:00 - 16:00, Tuesday, 05/21/2019)


Date: 05/21/2019 Day: TuesdayTime: 08:00 - 16:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Summer Institute
Presenter: CLT Staff
CLT Host:
Location: Ted Constant Convocation Center Status: 132 of 200 slots available
Description:

The annual Faculty Summer Conference on Teaching and Learning is held two days in May each year. CLT's Faculty Summer Conference 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 Conference 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 Conference 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.


2019 Summer Conference - Day 2 (08:00 - 16:00, Wednesday, 05/22/2019)


Date: 05/22/2019 Day: WednesdayTime: 08:00 - 16:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Category: Summer Institute
Presenter: CLT Staff
CLT Host:
Location: Ted Constant Convocation Center Status: 140 of 200 slots available
Description:

The annual Faculty Summer Conference on Teaching and Learning is held two days in May each year. CLT's Faculty Summer Conference 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 Conference 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 Conference 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.