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Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard Collaborate Ultra! Come discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the new version of the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with a practice session. Participants will leave the workshop with hands-on experience in features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.

Please register here

Date and Time:
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about assignments and tests in Blackboard! Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students. This 60-minute workshop will primarily cover how to create assignments and develop tests that make the best of both your time and your students efforts. Participants will also discuss test settings and how they impact the student experience of taking a test online.

This workshop will be held through Blackboard Collaborate. Please register to receive a link to the Blackboard Collaborate session.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: ONLINE
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! Have you ever had students wondering why they got a certain grade on their assignment, or what their grade was made of? Consider using Blackboard rubrics. A Blackboard rubric lists evaluation criteria for a graded activity. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment. Instructors can use rubrics to assess the students consistently against a set of criteria, and to explain their evaluations to students. This workshop will cover the basics of Blackboard rubrics. Participants will learn how to create a rubric, associate it to a graded activity and effortlessly grade using an interactive rubric.

This workshop will be held through Blackboard Collaborate. Please register to receive a link to the Blackboard Collaborate session.

 

Date and Time:
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: ONLINE
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about TurningPoint Audience Response System! The TurningPoint Audience Response System can engage students and give you real-time feedback on comprehension during class. This workshop will cover the basic features of TurningPoint, including creating questions, conducting polling, and saving results.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about testing via Blackboard! This workshop will cover the basics of administering a test in Blackboard such as test creation and best practices.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! Have you ever had students wondering why they got a certain grade on their assignment, or what their grade was made of? Consider using Blackboard rubrics. A Blackboard rubric lists evaluation criteria for a graded activity. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment. Instructors can use rubrics to assess the students consistently against a set of criteria, and to explain their evaluations to students. This workshop will cover the basics of Blackboard rubrics. Participants will learn how to create a rubric, associate it to a graded activity and effortlessly grade using an interactive rubric.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard Collaborate! The workshop covers the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate, a synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the user interface and ending with a practice session. Participants will leave the workshop with hands-on experience in features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, student polling, web tours, and desktop sharing.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Teaching Day 2017

GW’s seventh annual Teaching Day will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 in the Marvin Center. Register for the event.

Date and Time:
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Location: Marvin Center, Third Floor
Event Format: Conference
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about testing via Blackboard! This workshop will cover the basics of administering a test in Blackboard such as test creation and best practices.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Grade Center in Blackboard! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice adding Columns, Managing Categories, Smart Views, and Distributing Weights in the Grade Center.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard Collaborate! The workshop covers the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate, a synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the user interface and ending with a practice session. Participants will leave the workshop with hands-on experience in features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, student polling, web tours, and desktop sharing.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about blogs, wiki, and journals in Blackboard! Participants will explore the creation and management of student blogs and private journals as well as group wikis in Blackboard. Advanced features, such as wiki history and blogs grading will be briefly covered.

Please register here

Date and Time:
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about VoiceThread! VoiceThread is a web-based application that allows users to share and have conversations around media. Users can comment on the material using text, audio or video creating an interactive discussion around the content. Participants will learn how to integrate VoiceThread into their Blackboard course and how to create, comment and share content on VoiceThread.

Instructor: Trish Arnold

Please register here

Date and Time:
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! This workshop covers the basic of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.

This workshop will be held through Blackboard Collaborate. Please register to receive a link to the Blackboard Collaborate session.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: ONLINE
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Instructional Technology Lab

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about TurningPoint Audience Response System! The TurningPoint Audience Response System can engage students and give you real-time feedback on comprehension during class. This workshop will cover the basic features of TurningPoint, including creating questions, conducting polling, and saving results.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Faculty Lounge (Room B05)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty

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