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Academic Computing Training Schedule for Spring 2019

Place: Except otherwise stated, the venue is James E. Proctor Jr. Building Lab 345(Third Floor)

Instructors: Dr. Fabio Chacon, Phone 23933 MLK-233 | Ms. Tolulope Oladipo, Phone:23981 MLK-234

Please register using Workshop Registration Form

 

Day

Date

Time

Instructor

Topic

Description

TUE

One Day Round (In-person) Workshop

01/25/2019

Place:

Library Bld

 DIT Training Lab

Session I

9 AM-

12 PM

&

Session II

1:30-4:30 PM

FC &TO

Session I

Teaching with Blackboard Part 1 (9 AM-12 PM)

Session II

Teaching with Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate Part 2

This workshop constitutes a comprehensive training focused on teaching with blackboard. Part I covers the requirements of minimum presence, blackboard basics, build content, multimedia and communications.

Part 2 focuses on assessment, grade center, reports, course maintenance, creating a virtual presence, using blackboard collaborate to teach online and for office hours.

 

WE

01/23/2019

Place:

Library Bld

 DIT Training Lab

5:30-7:30

PM

FC &TO

Teaching with Blackboard for Adjunct Faculty Part 1 only.

(in-presence and can be attended online).

This workshop constitutes a comprehensive training focused on adjunct faculty needs and teaching with blackboard. It covers the requirements of minimum presence, blackboard basics, build content, multimedia and communications.

TH

01/24/2019

Place

Library Bld

 DIT Training Lab

5:30-7:30

PM

FC &TO

Designing quality online/hybrid courses- Quality Matters Review.

(In-person)

Specifically designed for instructors teaching online or hybrid courses. Faculty will be able to analyze and enhance the quality framework applied in their own courses. Standards: Course overview, learning objectives or competencies, assessment and measurement, instructional materials, learner interaction, course technology, learner support, and accessibility.

 

TU

01/29/2019

5:30-7:30

PM

FC &TO

Teaching with Blackboard for Adjunct Faculty Part 1.

(In-person)

This workshop constitutes a comprehensive training focused on adjunct faculty needs and teaching with blackboard. It covers the requirements of minimum presence, blackboard basics, build content, multimedia and communications.

WE

01/30/2019

5:30-7:30

PM

FC &TO

Teaching with Blackboard for Adjunct Faculty Part 2.

(In-person)

This workshop constitutes a comprehensive training focused on adjunct faculty needs and teaching with blackboard. It focuses on assessment, grade center, reports, course maintenance, creating a virtual presence, using blackboard collaborate to teach online and for office hours.

WE

02/06/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Minimum Presence in Blackboard and iCAN (In-person)

BSU faculty will be able to apply the recommendations of minimum presence in every class. This includes availability of the Syllabus, attendance records, full grade center, and use of ICAN early alert tool

TH

02/14/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Blackboard Collaborate

(In-person)

 

Create remote lectures in your course that can be attended anywhere. Convert presentations to videos for permanent display. Practice the interactive classroom with Collaborate. Remote office hours.

WE

02/20/2019

2-4 PM

                  

This will be delivered online only

TO

Blackboard Basics (Online Session)

Provides an overview of the basic tools in Blackboard Learn. Topics covered include navigation, content management, communication tools, grade center, course copy and import.

TH

02/28/2019

2-4 PM

This will be delivered online only

FC

Minimum Presence in Blackboard and iCAN (Online Session)

BSU faculty will be able to apply the recommendations of minimum presence in every class. This includes availability of the Syllabus, attendance records, full grade center, and use of ICAN early alert tool

TUE

03/05/2019

5:30-7:30

PM

 

FC &TO

Blackboard Basics Workshop (In-person)

Topics include among others: The Blackboard Environment: instructor and student view, the Notifications Dashboard, customizing your course, Partner Content; Course Tools and Other Tools, set-Up Qwickly Attendance and grade column, Grade Center Columns for Sum of Points or Weighted Grade, transferring grades from Bb Learn to PeopleSoft, iCAN Basics: set your profile, find students, tracking students, flags, flag surveys, messaging, and appointments

WE

03/06/2019

5:30-7:30

PM

 

FC &TO

Blackboard Intermediate Workshop.

 (In-person)

Topics include among others: Communicating with students: announcements, discussions and wikis, creating Assignments and Test, Repondus Lockdown, Grading Assignments using Box Tools, SafeAssign and Turnitin for plagiarism control, Blackboard Collaborate: lecture and office hours, full Grade Center for a course, use of Needs Grading, Course Maintenance: course reports, partial or full course copy.

TH

03/14/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Assessment and Grade Center

(In-person)

Presents advanced tools in Blackboard Learn. Topics include quantitative and qualitative assessments tools, rubrics, SafeAssign & Turnitin, Grade Center, and Reporting.

Wed.

03/20/2019

No training

 

No training

SPRING BREAK

TH

03/28/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Assessing Academic Trans-formation impact

(In-person)

Introduces how to collect and prepare course outcomes data for analysis with SPSS, different designs for learning analytics, tools for descriptive analysis, graphics and testing hypotheses about learning.

WE

04/03/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Session 1: Creating Accessible Word Documents

(In-person)

Faculty will understand the importance of creating accessible documents. Identify and resolve accessibility issues in Microsoft Word. Format tables & hyperlinks to meet accessibility guidelines. Use the accessibility checker within documents. Apply alternative text and captions to images.

TH

04/11/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Quality Matters Review.

 (In-person)

Faculty will be able to analyze and enhance the quality framework applied in their own courses. Standards: Course overview, learning objectives or competencies, assessment and measurement, instructional materials, learner interaction, course technology, learner support, and accessibility.

 

WE.

04/17/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Session 2: Creating Accessible Portable Document Format (PDF) Documents. (In-person)

Faculty will understand the importance of creating accessible documents. Identify and resolve accessibility issues within PDF documents. Use the accessibility checker within documents. Apply alternative text and captions to images. Create an accessible PDF using multiple applications.

TH

04/18/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Ally Technology for Accessibility (In-person)

The Blackboard Ally solution checks course content for accessibility. The workshop focuses on how to create accessible content and use Ally feedback to improve courses.

TH

04/25/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Blackboard Collaborate

(In-person)

Create remote lectures in your course that can be attended anywhere. Convert presentations to videos for permanent display. Practice the interactive classroom with Collaborate. Remote office hours.

May program, will focus on assessment, grading, grade columns, and grade center

WE

05/01/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Navigate Grade Center

(In-person)

Covers Grade Center overview, functions, create simple columns, create calculated columns, menu options for cells, grade center icons legend, make the grade center assessable to screen readers, grading task, curve grades, and work offline with grade data.

TH

05/09/2019

2-4PM

FC

Creating Assignments and Test (In-person)

Test, Survey, Assignment, Self and Peer Assignment, Turnitin Direct Assignment, McGraw-Hill Assignment, Mobile Compatible Test.

WE

05/15/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Creating Assignments and Test (In-person)

Test, Survey, Assignment, Self and Peer Assignment, Turnitin Direct Assignment, McGraw-Hill Assignment, Mobile Compatible Test.

TH.

05/23/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Navigate Grade Center. (In-person)

Covers Grade Center overview, functions, create simple columns, create calculated columns, menu options for cells, grade center icons legend, make the grade center assessable to screen readers, grading task, curve grades, and work offline with grade data.

 

 

* Note: In addition, Dr. Fabio Chacon and Ms. Tolulope Oladipo offer walk-in appointment hours for advisory on course technology and troubleshooting, every Monday through Friday. Call or email prior to visiting to avoid conflicting appointments. Office MLK 233 and MLK 234 (Second Floor, behind vendor machines).