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Training Schedule of Dr. Fabio Chacon for Spring 2015

Use the registration form provided in this site to enroll.

All Sessions are in CELT 345 . INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Fabio Chacon (FC) and Ms. Veena Radhakrishnan (VR) 


Date/Time

Topic

Description

WED 2/4/2015 to 2/25/2015

2-4pm

Online: Blackboard Basic Tools

Instructor: VR

 

This workshop provides an overview of the basic tools in Blackboard Learn 9.1. Topics covered include navigation, content management, communication tools, course copy and import.

WED 2/11/2015

2-4pm

 

Comparing Effectiveness of In-Person, Electronic, and Mobile Learning: A Guide to Enhance Your Course

Instructor:  Dr. T. Paul

By Dr. Tyechia Paul, researcher, will provide current findings regarding comparative effects of three modalities of learning.  It provides guidelines for introducing eLearning and mobile learning in your course using Articulate and Blackboard.

THU 2/12/2015 to 3/5/2015

2-4pm

Online: Blackboard Advanced Tools

Instructor: FC

This workshop covers some of the advanced tools in Blackboard Learn 9.1. Topics covered include quantitative and qualitative assessments tools, rubrics, SafeAssign & TurnitIn, Grade Center, and Reporting.

WED 2/18/2015

2-4pm

 

Virtual Lecturing with Blackboard Collaborate

Instructor: VR

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

THU 2/19/2015

2-4pm

 

Virtual Lecturing with Blackboard Collaborate

Instructor: FC

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

WED 2/25/2015

2-4pm

 

Starfish/iCAN: Student Retention Tool

Instructor: FC

Explore the student tracking system and early alert tools available in Starfish/iCAN and Blackboard to monitor student success in your courses or advisory groups.

WED 3/4/2015 to 3/25/2015

2-4pm

 

Online: Blackboard Advanced Tools

Instructor: VR

This workshop covers some of the advanced tools in Blackboard Learn 9.1. Topics covered include quantitative and qualitative assessments tools, rubrics, SafeAssign & TurnitIn, Grade Center, and Reporting.

WED 3/11/2015

2-4pm

 

Introduction to Screencasting

Instructor: VR

Learn how to create and deliver engaging, accessible, and instructionally sound lectures online. This workshop will cover the basics of what Screencasting is, usefulness, and how it is done.

WED 3/18/2015

2-4pm

Creating Interactive Content for Online Courses

Instructor: VR

Are you seeking a way to make your online or hybrid courses more engaging? This workshop provides an in-depth look at the features, functions, benefits, and best practices for VoiceThread and Prezi usage.

WED

3/25/2015

2-4pm

 

Use of Classroom Technology

 

Instructor: FC

Learn about technologies that are available in the classroom to make your classes more engaging and interactive. Topics covered are Smart board, interactive presentations, and video in-class.

THU

3/26/2015

2-4pm

 

Use of Classroom Technology

 

Instructor: VR

Learn about technologies that are available in the classroom to make your classes more engaging and interactive. Topics covered are Smart board, interactive presentations, and video in-class.

WED

4/1/2015

2-4pm

 

The Flipped Classroom

 

Instructor: FC

Explore the flipped classroom model and gain a deeper understanding of how to implement this strategy into your own teaching.

WED

4/8/2015

2-4pm

 

Blackboard Mobile Learn

 

Instructor: VR

Explore Blackboard Mobile Learn and learn best practices to optimize the user experience and provide the most universal access to course materials for mobile users.

WED

4/15/2015

2-4pm

 

SPSS: A Statistical Package for Research on Instruction and Learning

Instructor: FC

Introduces how to collect and prepare student learning data for analysis with SPSS, different designs for learning analytics; tools for descriptive analysis, graphics and testing of hypotheses.

WED

4/22/2015 to

5/13/2015

2-4pm

 

Online: Blackboard Basic Tools

Instructor: VR

 

This workshop provides an overview of the basic tools in Blackboard Learn 9.1. Topics covered include navigation, content management, communication tools, course copy and import.

THU

4/23/2015

2-4pm

 

Blackboard Basic Tools

 

Instructor: FC

This workshop provides an overview of the basic tools in Blackboard Learn 9.1. Topics covered include navigation, content management, communication tools, course copy and import.

WED

4/29/2015 to

5/20/2015

2-4pm

 

Online: Blackboard Advanced Tools

Instructor: VR

 

This workshop covers some of the advanced tools in Blackboard Learn 9.1. Topics covered include quantitative and qualitative assessments tools, rubrics, SafeAssign & TurnitIn, Grade Center, and Reporting.

THU 4/30/2015 to 5/21/2015

2-4pm

 

Online: Blackboard Advanced Tools

Instructor: FC

 

This workshop covers some of the advanced tools in Blackboard Learn 9.1. Topics covered include quantitative and qualitative assessments tools, rubrics, SafeAssign & TurnitIn, Grade Center, and Reporting.


 

To register, use the form included in this site.

Note: In addition, Dr. Fabio Chacon and Ms. Veena Radhakrishnan offer walk-in appointment hours for advisory on course technology and troubleshooting. Dr. Chacon is available every Tuesday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at his office, LIB 254 (DIT Area). Veena Radhakrishnan is available every Monday from 2-5 p.m. at her office, MLK 234. Office hours can be attended remotely through Bb Collaborate, by appointment. Contact by phone or email at least 2 days in advance.