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Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have submitted proof of vaccination and had that documentation accepted or were approved for a vaccine exception. They must also have taken their required COVID test and have a GWorld card that is enabled for campus access. GWorld access is typically enabled within about two hours of the COVID test. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied. Library access is not available for alumni or visitors.  

Archive of Past Library Events

These are past events, they have already happened, don't try to go to them! Take a look at our Upcoming Events page for a current list.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

FLEX-2021 Teaching Camps are short learning opportunities for instructors to focus on transitioning existing coursework for maximal flexibility in an evolving learning environment. The primary goal of these camps will be to support instructors returning to on-campus teaching, addressing details of the classroom setups while also examining ways to integrate virtual teaching experiences. 

Date and Time:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 (All day) to Thursday, July 22, 2021 (All day)
Location: Online Only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty Only

Learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

Date and Time:
Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

In this workshop, participants will learn how to set up Zoom in Blackboard and use the various features to conduct a virtual class in Zoom.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Get started learning the basics of GW's learning management system (LMS), Blackboard.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Join in to discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with an overview of breakout groups.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

In this workshop, participants will learn how to set up Zoom in Blackboard and use the various features to conduct a virtual class in Zoom.

Date and Time:
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Enhance your online lectures with rich media. This workshop will cover the basics of online lecture creation using Powerpoint narration and Echo360 Capture.

Date and Time:
Monday, June 21, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Juneteenth is a celebration of the emancipation of enslaved peoples in the US, and the acknowledgement of the long struggle to relay that message across the country to those that were enslaved. Join us as we highlight and celebrate the historic impact of Black identities that serve to create a culture of community and togetherness as we hear from two guest speakers who embody the spirit of black excellence and joy in what they do every day to lift up the community in the surrounding DC area.

Date and Time:
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Online Only
Event Format: Panel Discussion
Event Type: Public

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

Participants will learn how to create a rubric, associate it to a graded activity, and effortlessly grade using an interactive rubric.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

Date and Time:
Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Online only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Tools for Flexible Teaching
Event Type: Instructors and Teaching Assistants

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