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  • 5 Ways You Can Teach Even More With Feedback

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM
    2017-10-10

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    5 Ways You Can Teach Even More With Feedback

    This session will be hosted on campus only in the Katzer Collaboratory, Hinds 347.

    Feedback is a valuable tool to help students gauge how well they are currently performing and what they still need to do to improve their skills and abilities. Research shows that effective instructor feedback has positive outcomes for students. Student perceptions of feedback determine what they consider meaningful, and the time interval of feedback seems to be linked to future expectations about communication. This session will share practical methods to apply what research tells us about these perceptions and strategies about instructor feedback to students.

    From this session, you’ll be able to:
    · Demonstrate how your students’ own perspectives / needs can affect how they learn from your feedback
    · Identify strategies targeted to various class settings (large classes, online, face to face, lab settings)
    · Apply feedback strategies that are best aligned to your own classes and teaching style so that your feedback can be even more meaningful

    ***Dinner will be provided***

    Please let us know if you require additional accommodations or have specific food concerns before attending.

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  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Web Conferencing Workshop

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    2017-10-16

    Registration

    Collaborate Ultra offers collaborative, interactive, and mobile learning experiences. Instructors and students can engage using such features as built-in phone conferencing, interactive whiteboard, application and desktop sharing, rich media, breakout rooms, mobile collaboration, and session recording.

    Instructors can take live engagement online. Deliver highly engaging and effective virtual classroom activities, meetings, webinars, professional development, and blended learning. The goal of this workshop is to introduce instructors to the possibilities of synchronous learning via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

    This workshop is being offered online via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. The virtual conference link will be sent out a few days before the workshop begins.

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  • Blackboard Introduction

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM
    2017-10-18

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    This workshop is designed for instructors new to Blackboard Learn or anyone who would like a refresher course.We will address the basics of navigation, course tools, and procedures necessary to create new course content. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to navigate the LMS, upload files, create course content, add text, add multimedia, and organize content in meaningful ways.

    This event will be held virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

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  • Blackboard Gradebook

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2017-10-20

    Registration

    The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record students’ grades. It is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to collect student submissions, record data, calculate grades automatically, and monitor student progress. You can also drop the lowest grade, display percentages or letter grades, use a weighted grading system, and much more.

    By the end of this workshop, participants will have the skills necessary to use the Grade Center to manage students’ grades for assignments, tests, discussion posts, etc. You can also create manual grade columns for any campus-based activities or requirements you want to grade, such as special projects, participation, or attendance. The Grade Center can be individualized to fit your needs to make your grading more efficient.

    This workshop will be held virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

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  • Blackboard Assessment

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2017-10-23

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    This workshop focuses on the available assessment tools in the latest version of Blackboard Learn. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to create, configure, and deploy individual and group assignments to collect student submissions to manage grades and feedback. The use of assignments, auto-graded tests, and Turnitin – Plagiarism Checker will be covered.

    This session will be held virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

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  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Web Conferencing Workshop

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    2017-10-25

    Registration

    Collaborate Ultra offers collaborative, interactive, and mobile learning experiences. Instructors and students can engage using such features as built-in phone conferencing, interactive whiteboard, application and desktop sharing, rich media, breakout rooms, mobile collaboration, and session recording.

    Instructors can take live engagement online. Deliver highly engaging and effective virtual classroom activities, meetings, webinars, professional development, and blended learning. The goal of this workshop is to introduce instructors to the possibilities of synchronous learning via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

    This workshop is being offered online via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. The virtual conference link will be sent out a few days before the workshop begins.

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  • 5 Ways You Can Teach Even More With Feedback

    12:00 PM-1:30 PM
    2017-10-27

    Registration

     

    5 Ways You Can Teach Even More With Feedback

    12-1:30 PM online via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. The virtual conference link will be sent out a few days before the workshop begins.

    Feedback is a valuable tool to help students gauge how well they are currently performing and what they still need to do to improve their skills and abilities. Research shows that effective instructor feedback has positive outcomes for students. Student perceptions of feedback determine what they consider meaningful, and the time interval of feedback seems to be linked to future expectations about communication. This session will share practical methods to apply what research tells us about these perceptions and strategies about instructor feedback to students.

    From this session, you’ll be able to:
    · Demonstrate how your students’ own perspectives / needs can affect how they learn from your feedback
    · Identify strategies targeted to various class settings (large classes, online, face to face, lab settings)
    · Apply feedback strategies that are best aligned to your own classes and teaching style so that your feedback can be even more meaningful

    Please let us know if you require additional accommodations before attending.

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