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Summer 2018 Training Opportunities


  • Quality Matters Online Course Design Workshop

    Monday, May 14, through Thursday, May 23, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Location: LIB 230

    The Online Course Design Workshop includes an overview of the QM Rubric and provides a framework for participants to design an online course plan. The IT staff and guest speakers will be on hand to help you integrate the QM Rubric and leverage the Blackboard LMS to deliver course materials to students. The workshop is open to faculty who plan to teach online within the next year. Topics for this session include:

    • An overview of the QM Rubric
    • Bloom’s Taxonomy
    • Writing measurable objectives
    • Announcements
    • SoftChalk
    • Mashups and the Kaltura video repository
    • Assignments, Safe Assign and the Plagiarism Checker
    • Assessments and Respondus Lockdown Browser
    • Application of collaborative tools.

    This course is open to faculty who plan to teach online within the next year. Seating is limited. Make your reservation here:

  • Blackboard Guru

    Monday, June 4 - Friday, June 15; 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Location: LIB 230

    Join the Instructional Technology staff along with a few of our current gurus, to fortify your knowledge of the Blackboard LMS. This is your opportunity to take your course from a repository for your syllabus and PowerPoint presentations, to an integrated, interactive and engaging course that your students will appreciate. Topics for this session include: 

    • Pedagogy
    • Course organization and design
    • Mashups & the Kaltura video repository
    • Announcements
    • SoftChalk
    • Assignments & Safe Assign
    • Assessments & Respondus
    • StudyMate
    • Application of collaborative tools
    • The Grade Center
    • Copyright
    • The Embedded Librarian

    This course is open to full-time and adjunct faculty. Seating is limited. Make your reservation here:

  • Blackboard Master

    Tuesday, June 19, through Thursday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Location: LIB 230

    Over the last several years, the Instructional Technology Team has trained over 40 Blackboard Gurus.  They have been a great asset to the IT team and their UIW colleagues. To provide additional Blackboard training, we have developed the Blackboard Master course.  This course is open to faculty who have completed the Blackboard Guru program. Masters will learn about additional Blackboard features including:

    • Zoom video conferencing
    • Rubrics
    • Groups
    • Glossary tools
    • Achievements and badges

    Seating is limited. Make your reservation here:

  • Microsoft Office Seminar (See Different Section Within)

    Monday, June 25 - Excel and Forms; 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, June 26 – Word and OneNote; 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, June 27 – Outlook, Groups and OneDrive; 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

    Location: LIB 230

    Learn how to be more productive when using Microsoft office and Office 365.

    On Monday, we will explore how to use Microsoft Excel at a higher level.  This will include linking worksheets, using complex formulas, and workbook management options. You will also learn how to use Forms. This is an advanced course, not suitable for novice users.

    Tuesday’s session will feature options for creating Microsoft Word documents including newsletters, invitations and posters. We will also include an introductory session for OneNote.

    The final session will cover Outlook, Outlook Groups, and the OneDrive.  Sessions will teach you how to access and organize you documents in OneDrive, access the Outlook calendar and create collaborative Groups.  

    All sessions will highlight several tips, tricks, and shortcuts to streamline your interaction with these applications.

    This course is open to all faculty and staff. Seating is limited. Make your reservation here:

  • Technology For Lunch

    Thursday, July 10, through August 3, Noon - 1:00 p.m., 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

    Technology 4 Lunch is a series of one-hour seminars. Each week, attendees will receive a brief overview of an online application including Canva, Outlook Groups, Microsoft Forms, OneNote, OneDrive and Microsoft Planner. Seminars are open to UIW faculty and staff.

    Location: LIB 230

    Seating is limited.

    OneDrive                                 Tuesday, July 10, Noon – 1:00 p.m. LIBR230

    OneDrive                                 Thursday, August 2, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. LIBR230

    Register here:

    OneNote                                  Wednesday, July 11, Noon – 1:00 p.m. LIBR230

    OneNote                                  Wednesday, July 25, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. LIBR230

    Register here:

    Outlook and Groups               Thursday, July 12, Noon – 1:00 p.m. LIBR230

    Outlook and Groups               Wednesday, August 1, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. LIBR230

    Register here:

    Planner                                   Wednesday, July 18, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ADMN310

    Planner                                   Tuesday, July 31, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. LIBR230

    Register here:

    Canva                                      Thursday, July 19, Noon – 1:00 p.m. LIBR230

    Canva                                      Tuesday, July 24, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ADMN310

    Register here:

    Audience Response tools        Tuesday, July 17, Noon – 1:00 p.m. LIBR230

    Audience Response tools        Thursday, July 26, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. LIBR230

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  • Adobe Sign

    Location: LIB 230

    Create all-digital document workflows with Adobe Sign, an Adobe Document Cloud solution. Adobe Sign is a fast and simple solution to online document signatures. Adobe Sign makes document signing as easy as swipe-and-tap to collect legal electronic and digital signatures on any device.

    Three dates available: May 7, 8, or 9 - 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. all days.

    Register here:

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