Faculty Events at CLT Next Week (12/3-7)

Faculty Events at CLT Next Week (12/3-7)

Wed 12/5, 10am-noon: Blackboard Jumpstart (for first-time users)

Thu 12/6, 10am-noon:  Blackboard Grade Center

Thu 12/6, 1:30-3:30pm:  Adobe Connect I (Basics)

Fri 12/7, 10am-noon:  Blackboard Organization Leader Training

Registration:  Most events require registration.  If you are unable to register or if registration is closed, please write to clt@odu.edu or phone 757-683-3172 to inquire about availability.

Additional details about each session:

Blackboard Jumpstart for First-Time Users

In this fast paced, focused session you will learn the critical skills about using Blackboard, particularly if you are using it for the first time and need to get your course ready quickly. Topics will include course management, content organization, basic communication, and using the grade center.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, December 5 from 10am until noon in the Center for Learning and Teaching’s Faculty Development Lab, Gornto 411, and it will be available for participation via live two-way interaction at the Higher Ed Centers.

To register:  Log in at http://clt.odu.edu and use the teachODU module or click Events in the top navigation.

For more information: Send email to clt@odu.edu or phone Susan Boze at 683-3172.

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Blackboard Grade Center

Explore the features of the Blackboard Assignments tool and the gradebook. Some topics covered include: working with gradebook items (manual entry and automated), adding and over-riding grades, linking grades to discussion boards and assignments, and integrating Bb gradebook with your Excel gradebook.

The workshop will be held on Thursday, December 6 from 10am until noon.

Where:  The Center for Learning and Teaching’s Faculty Development Lab, Gornto 411 or via two-way audio/video at the Higher Education Centers.

To register:  Log in at http://clt.odu.edu and use the teachODU module or click Events in the top navigation.

For more information: Send email to clt@odu.edu or phone Susan Boze at 683-3172.

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Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect 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 during the meeting. This is a two part series that must be taken in sequence.

(1) In the "Basics Workshop" participants will learn the "basics" of using the online meeting interface.

(2) In the "Beyond the Basics Workshop" participants will explore and practice using the many "beyond basics" features and tools as they relate to content presentation, student presentation, collaboration, document sharing, small group work, recordings, and more.

 

Adobe Connect I - Basics

Adobe Connect II – Beyond the Basics

 

Thursday, December 6 1:30-3:30pm

 

Thursday, December 13 1:30-3:30

Note:  The workshops will be held in the Center for Learning and Teaching’s Faculty Development Lab, Gornto 411.

You must register to attend these workshops.  Please log in at http://clt.odu.edu and use the teachODU module or click Events in the top navigation.

For more information: Send email to clt@odu.edu or phone Susan Boze at 683-3172.
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Bb: Organization Leader

Once each month, the Center for Learning and Teaching will offer Blackboard Organization Leader training for non-academic uses of Blackboard.

This workshop is designed for faculty and staff who will be facilitating an organization in Blackboard. Organizations are NON-CREDIT sites in Blackboard that allow for academic and administrative departments and other non-credit units to provide training to the university community.

This hands-on workshop will be held on Friday, December 7 from 10am-noon and will offer an opportunity to learn the basics of organization management, including enrollments, content, and assessment.

This workshop will be held at the Center for Learning and Teaching’s Faculty Development Lab, Gornto 411.

To register:  Log in at http://clt.odu.edu and use the teachODU module or click Events in the top navigation.

For more information: Send email to clt@odu.edu or phone Susan Boze at 683-3172.

 

 

Posted By: Alison Schoew
Date: Thu Nov 29 10:02:58 EST 2012