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Academic Computing Training Schedule for Fall 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

Registration:  https://www.bowiestate.edu/training

All workshops are adapted to the BSU Online Policy about training requirements for teaching online or hybrid mode

Day

Date

Time

Instructor

Topic

Description

Adjunct Faculty Training

 (In-person) Workshops

Session I

 

08/20/2019

5:30PM to 7:30PM

 

FC &TO

Teaching with Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate ULTRA Part 1.

 

Minimum presence in LMS, Blackboard basics, build content, multimedia and communications. Instructors need to take this workshop together with Part 2 to acquire minimum skills for teaching a course online or hybrid mode.

 

 

 

08/26/2019

11AM-1PM,

5:30PM -7:30PM

 

08/27/2019

11AM-1PM

2PM-4PM

08/28/2019

5:30PM to 7:30PM

 

Adjunct Faculty Training

 (In-person) Workshops

Session II

 

08/21/2019

 

5:30PM to 7:30PM

 

FC &TO

Teaching with Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate ULTRA Part 2.

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 ULTRA to teach online and for office hours.

08/22/2019

5:30PM to 7:30PM

 

08/29/2019

5:30PM to 7:30PM

 

TH

09/12/2019

 

2-4 PM

FC

Course Development 1:

Designing quality online/hybrid courses- Quality Matters Review.

(In-person)

Faculty will be able to analyze and enhance the quality of courses they teach in online, hybrid or web-supported mode. How to achieve standards: Course Overview, Learning Objectives, Assessment and Measurement, Instructional Materials, Learner Interaction, Course Technology, Learner Support, and Accessibility.

 

WE

09/18/2019

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 as feedback to improve courses.

TH

09/26/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Teaching with Blackboard and Blackboard Collaborate ULTRA 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 ULTRA to teach online and for office hours.

WE

10/02/2019

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

10/10/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Blackboard Collaborate ULTRA.

(In-person)

 

Create remote lectures with captions in your course, using rich multimedia content; record and use lectures as videos for permanent display. Practice the interactive classroom with Collaborate. Remote office hours.

WE

10/16/2019

2-4 PM

Online Only

TO

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

WE

10/23/2019

5:30-7:30

PM

 

FC &TO

Teaching with Blackboard. Part 1. (In-person)

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. iCAN Basics

TH

10/24/2019

2-4 PM

FC

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

WE

10/30/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Teaching with Blackboard. Part 2.

 (In-person)

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

TH

11/07/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Course Development 1:

Designing quality online/hybrid courses- Quality Matters Review.

(In-person)

Faculty will be able to analyze and enhance the quality of courses they teach in online, hybrid or web-supported mode. How to achieve standards: Course Overview, Learning Objectives, Assessment and Measurement, Instructional Materials, Learner Interaction, Course Technology, Learner Support, and Accessibility.

 

WE

11/13/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Creating Accessible Word and Portable Document Format (PDF) Documents.

(In-person)

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

TH

11/14/2019

5:30-7:30 PM

 

FC &TO

Course Development 2:

Build Content, OER, and Multimedia.

(In-person)

This workshop focuses on use of tools for enhancing quality and engagement in your course: Mapping content tools. Tools for content creation or reusing in Blackboard. Publisher’s and OER resources. Plagiarism control tools. Copyright considerations in online courses..

WE

11/20/2019

2-4 PM

TO

Course Development 1:

Designing quality online/hybrid courses- Quality Matters Review.

(In-person)

Faculty will be able to analyze and enhance the quality of courses they teach in online, hybrid or web-supported mode. How to achieve standards: Course Overview, Learning Objectives, Assessment and Measurement, Instructional Materials, Learner Interaction, Course Technology, Learner Support, and Accessibility.

 

TH

11/28/2019

NO TRAINING

 

NO TRAINING

THANKSGIVING RECESS

TH

12/05/2019

2-4 PM

FC

Course Development 2:

Build Content, OER, and Multimedia.

(In-person) 

This workshop focuses on use of tools for enhancing quality and engagement in your course: Mapping content tools. Tools for content creation or reusing in Blackboard. Publisher’s and OER resources. Plagiarism control tools. Copyright considerations in online courses.

WE

12/11/2019

2-4PM

TO

Creating Assignments and Test. (In-person)

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

TH.

12/12/2019

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).