Thursday Workshops

Training Schedule of Dr. Fabio Chacon for Spring 2014

Sessions are in Library Building Lab 090B (On the back of Students' Labs) Register through the link provided below


Day/Date/Time Topic Description

THU 2/6/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Student Tracking and Early Alert
for Academic Success

Register

Explore the iCAN (formerly Starfish) student tracking and communications system and early alert tools available to monitor student success in your courses or advisory groups. Apply concepts of learning analytics, with the ultimate goal of increasing student persistence and success.

THU 2/13/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Blackboard Learn 9.1 Basics

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This beginners workshop provides an overview of Blackboard Learn 9.1 platform, menus and tools, how to build content, creating interaction opportunities, weekly communicating with students, and tools for assessment.

THU 2/20/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Virtual Lecturing  with
Bb Collaborate

Register

The virtual classroom environment of Bb Collaborate allows creating highly interactive lectures that students can attend from anywhere or watch through recordings; it is also an alternative for virtual office hours.

THU 2/27/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Convert PowerPoint to Video
for Blackboard and YouTube

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Using Adobe Captivate software, participants will learn how to convert PowerPoint presentations and voice over recording into video clips that can be inserted in a Blackboard course or deployed in YouTube. Voices can be natural or computer-generated. Compatible with both Windows and MAC OS.

THU 3/6/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Effective Use of Assessment Tools
in Bb Learn 9.1

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Blackboard Learn 9.1 includes a trove of assessment tools ranging from common quizzes and discussions to peer reviewed assignments; rubrics are ideal for qualitative assessment and can be aligned to standards. Learn how to use these tools. Convert Word-based assessment into online in few minutes.

THU 3/13/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Student Tracking and Early Alert
for Academic Success

Register

Explore the iCAN (formerly Starfish) student tracking and communications system and early alert tools available to monitor student success in your courses or advisory groups. Apply concepts of learning analytics, with the ultimate goal of increasing student persistence and success.

THU 3/20/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Using Bb Grade Center  and
Providing Feedback

Register

The Blackboard Grade Center is an ideal tool for summarizing student outcomes and providing grades and narrative feedback to students. It is also useful for course review and reporting. Apply it through a hands-on experience.

THU 4/3/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Blackboard Learn 9.1 Basics

Register

This beginners workshop provides an overview of Blackboard Learn 9.1 platform, menus and tools, how to build content, creating interaction opportunities, weekly communicating with students, and tools for assessment..

THU 4/10/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Student Tracking and Early Alert
for Academic Success

Register

Explore the iCAN (formerly Starfish) student tracking and communications system and early alert tools available to monitor student success in your courses or advisory groups. Apply concepts of learning analytics, with the ultimate goal of increasing student persistence and success.

THU 4/17/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Convert PowerPoint to Video
for Blackboard and YouTube

Register

Using Adobe Captivate software, participants will learn how to convert PowerPoint presentations and voice over recording into video clips that can be inserted in a Blackboard course or deployed in YouTube. Voices can be natural or computer-generated. Compatible with both Windows and MAC OS.

THU 4/24/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Virtual Lecturing
with Bb Collaborate

Register

The virtual classroom environment of Bb Collaborate allows creating highly interactive lectures that students can attend from anywhere or watch through recordings; it is also good for virtual office hours.

THU 5/1/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Effective Use of Assessment Tools
in Bb Learn 9.1

Register

Blackboard Learn 9.1 includes a trove of assessment tools ranging from common quizzes and discussions to peer reviewed assignments; rubrics are ideal for qualitative assessment and can be aligned to standards. Learn how to use these tools. Convert Word-based assessment into online in few minutes.

THU 5/8/2014

2:00-4:00pm

Using Bb Grade Center  and
Providing Feedback

Register

The Blackboard Grade Center is an ideal tool for summarizing student outcomes and providing grades and narrative feedback to students. It is also useful for course review and reporting. Apply it through a hands-on experience.


 

To register, click here to select a date and a “ticket” for the event.

Sessions are in Library Building Lab 090B (On the back of Students' Labs) Register through the link provided below

To register, click on the following link to select a date and a “ticket” for the event:  http://fchacon2014.eventzilla.net/

Note: In addition, Dr. Chacon offers walk-in appointment hours for advisory on course technology and troubleshooting;
every Tuesday from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at his office, LIB 254 (DIT area). Office hours can be attended remotely
through Bb Collaborate, by appointment. Contact Dr. Chacon by phone 301- 860-3933 or e-mail: fchacon@bowiestate.edu at least 2 days in advance.