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Summer 2017 Training Opportunities

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Quality Matters Online Course Design Workshop
Blackboard Guru
Microsoft Office 365 Summer Camp (June)
Office 365 for Lunch (Tuesdays: June 29 - August 3)
Microsoft Office 365 Summer Camp (August)
Blackboard 101 (Evening)
Blackboard 101 (Morning)
Blackboard Walk-in Sessions



 

Monday-Friday, May 15 – 19, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Library 230

Quality Matters Online Course Design Workshop

This seminar includes an overview of the QM Rubric and provides a framework for participants to design an online course. 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.

Faculty are eligible for a $500.00 stipend.

Topics for this session include:

  • An overview of the QM Rubric
  • Writing measurable objectives
  • Mashups & the Kaltura video repository
  • SoftChalk
  • Assignments & SafeAssign
  • StudyMate
  • Assessments
  • Collaborative tools (blogs, journals, wikis, and discussions)

Register here: http://bit.ly/2fhdhnF

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Monday, May 22 - Friday, June 2, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

AD310

Blackboard Guru

Join the Instructional Technology staff, along with a few of our current Blackboard Gurus, to fortify your knowledge of the Blackboard LMS. This is your opportunity to make your course more collaborative, interactive and engaging. The workshop is open to all full-time and adjunct faculty.

Faculty are eligible for a $500.00 stipend.

Topics for this session include:

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

Register here: http://bit.ly/2na3RtV

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Two sessions:
Monday-Thursday, June 12 - 16, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

or 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FA 213

Microsoft Office 365 Summer Camp

June 12: Office 365 Mail and Skype for Business: June 12: Office 365 Mail and Skype for Business: Learn to use Office 365 and Skype to set up meetings, build contacts, use Instant Messaging to engage colleagues, attach documents to messages, and collaborate in real time.

June 13: Everything You Wanted to Know About the OneDrive: This course will offer a broad overview of OneDrive, document sharing and collaborative document editing

June 14: Microsoft Office Online: This session will focus on the collaborative opportunities offered through Office 365. Participants will explore options for creating and editing collaborative documents with colleagues, share documents through the OneDrive, and learn to manage workbook data.

June 15: Office 365 Collaborative Applications; Flow, Forms & Sway. This session will focus on the following collaborative applications:

  • Flow builds automated workflows between your favorite apps and services
  • Forms lets you create surveys, coordinate activities and engage students
  • Sway lets you create and share interactive reports, presentations, work projects and more

The workshop has been developed for UIW staff.

Register here: http://bit.ly/2nxNYAM

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Tuesday-Thursday, June 20 – 22, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

FA 213

Blackboard Organizations 101

Designed for students, faculty and staff who lead or manage a Blackboard organization, the workshop will help you leverage Blackboard tools and content to deliver information and generate feedback from organization users. Topics include:

  • Edit the course menu
  • Announcements
  • Email
  • Add and manage course content
  • Manage content
  • Zoom video conferencing

The workshop is open to all faculty and staff.

Register here: http://bit.ly/2odXaJ8

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Thursday, June 29, through August 3, Noon- 1:00 p.m.

AD 310

Office 365 for Lunch

Technology 4 Lunch is a series of one-hour lunchtime seminars. Each week, attendees will receive a brief overview of a specific Microsoft Office 365 application, and shown how to complete specific tasks with the application.

Choose from the following topics:

  • June 29: What’s new in Office 365: Collaboration, calendars, distribution lists and templates!
  • July 6: Create and share interactive reports, presentations, stories, newsletters, projects,
    and more with Sway
  • July 13: Create banners and posters using Microsoft PowerPoint
  • July 20: Use Forms to coordinate activities among colleagues, survey co-workers, or engage
    students
  • August 3: Use OneDrive and Office Online to create and edit documents collaboratively

This course is open to UIW staff. Space is limited

Register here: http://bit.ly/2mQJdUh

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Two sessions daily:

Monday-Thursday, August 7 – 10, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

AD310

Microsoft Office 365 Summer Camp

August 7: Office 365 Mail and Skype for Business - Learn to use Office 365 and Skype to set up meetings, build contacts, use Instant Messaging to engage colleagues, attach documents to messages, and collaborate in real time.

August 8: Everything You Wanted to Know About OneDrive - This course will offer a broad
overview of OneDrive, document sharing and collaborative document editing.

August 9: Office Online - This session will focus on the collaborative opportunities offered through Office 365. Participants will explore options for creating and editing collaborative documents with colleagues, share documents through the OneDrive, and learn to manage workbook data.

August 10: Office 365 applications - Flow, Forms & Sway. This session will focus on the following applications:

  • Flow builds automated workflows between your favorite apps and services  
  • Forms lets you create surveys, coordinate activities and engage students 
  • Sway lets you create and share interactive reports, presentations, work projects, and more

The workshop has been developed for UIW staff.

Register here: http://bit.ly/2neKtvG.

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Monday - Wednesday; August 14-16, 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

AD310

Blackboard 101 (Evening)

UIW uses the Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS). An LMS helps the instructor deliver course material to the students, administer tests and other assignments, track student progress, and manage their online gradebook. We have designed the workshop for first-time Blackboard users and adjunct faculty to explain the basics of Blackboard.

This three-day course will cover the following topics:

  • The UIW Course Template
  • Announcements
  • Email
  • Course content
  • Assignments/SafeAssign and the Plagiarism Checker
  • Grade Center

This course is open to full-time and adjunct faculty. Seating is limited.

Make your reservation here: http://bit.ly/2mNI0gF

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Tuesday-Thursday; August 15-17, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

AD310

Blackboard 101 (Morning)

UIW uses the Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS). An LMS helps the instructor
deliver course material to the students, administer tests and other assignments, track student
progress, and manage their online gradebook. We have designed the workshop for first-time
Blackboard users and adjunct faculty to explain the basics of Blackboard.

This three-day course will cover the following topics:

  • Announcements
  • Email
  • Course Content
  • Assignments
  • Grade Center

This course is open to full-time and adjunct faculty. Seating is limited.

Register here: http://bit.ly/2nxXcx4

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Tuesday & Wednesday, August 29 & 30, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

AD 212

Blackboard Walk-in Sessions

Stop by the Center for Teaching and Learning for an opportunity to get your courses ready for the spring. Bring your syllabus, PowerPoint presentations or other documentation. We can also help you to set up your Grade Center, copy course materials from last semester’s course, and create a Zoom collaborative online session.

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