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Workshops for Classroom Technologies

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Workshops for Classroom Technologies for Instructors: Fall 2017

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LabArchives Basics

In this workshop, we will explore LabArchives, the web-based electronic lab notebook software that allows faculty, researchers, TAs, and students to store, organize, share, and publish laboratory data. By the end of this session, you will be able to create and share notebooks, add and organize content, and set up LabArchives in a lab environment. Register. 

  • Friday, August 25, 10:00am – 11:00am

Getting Started with Blackboard: for New Blackboard Users 

Explore Blackboard, the online tool that lets you deliver course materials, collect assignments, administer online quizzes, and so much more. By the end of the session, you will be able to navigate around Blackboard, upload and organize course content, communicate with students through various Blackboard features, and customize the course environment. Register. 

  • Wednesday, August 9, 10:00am – 10:45am
  • Tuesday, August 15, 11:00am – 11:45am
  • Online Webinar: Tuesday, August 22, 10:00am – 10:45am    

Blackboard: Assessments and Grade Center 

In this workshop, we will explore some of Blackboard's more advanced features, including quizzes and grading. By the end of the session, you will be able to create quizzes and assessments in Blackboard, set up the Grade Center and track student progress, and grade student work through the Grade Center and offline. Note: Participants who wish to use class time to build (or add to) their actual Fall 2017 course(s) should complete the following task prior to class: Navigate to the  Course Site Creation page and follow the directions to create at least one Blackboard course site using the Faculty Center. Register. 

  • Thursday, August 10, 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Online Webinar: Wednesday, August 16, 2:00pm – 3:00pm   


Turnitin is plagiarism detection software that scans student work for matched text by comparing the work to a large database of student work, publications, and materials on the Internet. Our Turnitin sessions will cover creating a Turnitin assignment, viewing student work in Turnitin, and grading a Turnitin assignment. By the end of the session, you will be able to create a Turnitin assignment, view student work and originality reports, and grade a Turnitin assignment. Register. 

  • Wednesday, August 16, 9:00am – 10:00am
  • Online Webinar: Thursday, August 24, 10:00am – 11:00am           

Lecture Capture with Panopto

In this workshop, we will explore Panopto, the lecture capture software that allows you to record, post, and reuse your class lectures, and allows students to review core concepts outside of class or come to class prepared for discussion and activities. By the end of the session, you will be able to record class lectures with Panopto, post lectures in your Blackboard course(s), and take away ideas for implementing recorded lectures in the classroom. Register. 

  • Thursday, August 17, 10:00am – 10:45am

iClicker: Classroom Polling

Classroom Polling allows instructors to quickly ask a question and instantly receive responses from each student during class. By the end of the session, you will be able to set up and connect the iClicker program to your Blackboard course for student roster access, use the instructor kit during class, and view the iClicker Gradebook. Class to be held in B08 Computing and Communications Center (CCC). Register. 

  • Thursday, August 10, 1:30pm – 3:00pm
  • Thursday, August 17, 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Wednesday, August 23, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Electronic Portfolios

In this workshop, we will explore a campus-wide system for building digital portfolios – Digication – and its use in and out of the classroom.  By the end of the session, you will be able to design an eportfolio assignment and use an eportfolio in your course or program. Register. 

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2:00pm – 2:45pm

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