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Office 365 Training/Technology 4 Lunch

Everything You Wanted to Know About the OneDrive:

With OneDrive, your documents are available anywhere, anytime, and with any mobile device.


At the conclusion of this workshop, users will be able to:

  • Review the Interface and settings
  • Demonstrate file uploading, copying and downloading
  • Use Office 365’s file-sharing and search functions

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Office 365 Collaborative Applications: Forms & Outlook Groups

This session will focus on two of Microsoft's newest collaborative applications: Groups and Forms.

At the conclusion of this workshop, users will be able to:

  • Build a workgroup and share documents and folders
  • Create a shared inbox and calendar
  • Use Forms to create a survey, collaborative activity and an engaging student poll

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Flipped Classroom

The flipped classroom is an instructional strategy and a type of blended learning that delivers instructional content outside of the classroom, and moves activities, including those that may have traditionally been considered homework, into the classroom. Learning strategies are student-centered and focused on both active learning and problem solving. This session will discuss how to use Blackboard to deliver content to a flipped classroom environment. 


Topics for this session include:

  • Writing measurable objectives
  • Mashups
  • Kaltura and other video options
  • StudyMate
  • SoftChalk
  • Groups
  • Zoom and Blackboard’s collaborative tools.

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One Note

OneNote is a digital notebook that gathers notes and information from users' notes, drawings, screen clippings and audio. Those notes can be shared collaboratively online or managed on your PC or Mac. Join us as we explain the OneNote App and show you how to complete a variety of tasks using OneNote. 


At the conclusion of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Create, edit and save a OneNote document
  • Add images, text, screen clippings and audio to the document
  • Share the document and work collaboratively within the document

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Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print. Create graphic presentations, flyers, posters and invitations.

At the conclusion of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Create a presentation
  • Create a poster

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StudyMate will help students "master the basics" of course material through learning activities, self-assessments, and games.

At the conclusion of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Create different types of learning activities such as crossword puzzles, flash cards and self-quizzes
  • Integrate learning activities with Blackboard and the Grade Center

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SoftChalk (2 sessions):

Are you delivering engaging, interactive learning content to your students?  Or are your courses just a place for students to download a syllabus and check their grades? SoftChalk Cloud is the fast and easy way for your faculty to create high quality online lessons and eBooks that are interactive and engage students. This course is taught in two consecutive sessions, one week apart.

 At the conclusion of session one, you will be able to:

  • Access your License Key
  • Convert a Word document into an interactive Web page
  • Save a lesson

 At the conclusion of session two, you will be able to:

  • Create an interactive Web page
  • Add an interactive quiz
  • Upload your SoftChalk lesson to Blackboard

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Kaltura is a Blackboard plugin, allowing users to easily capture their computer screen or webcam. The application has been significantly upgraded, and the session will address current changes in the software. 

In addition, attendees will learn how to:

  • Create a Kaltura video,
  • Edit their video
  • Upload the video to Blackboard’s My Media gallery.
  • Manage video content in the My Media Gallery

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Blackboard User’s Group

New Blackboard Features, Part 1

Since UIW’s last update, Blackboard has made significant updates to the LMS.  These new features include:

  • Bulk Delete - This is a time-saving feature that allows faculty to delete multiple unused Grade Center columns at one time.
  • Drag and Drop - This option allows lets faculty drag and drop links and documents into content areas, assignments, journals and blogs
  • Submission Receipts – When a student submits their assignment, they receive a receipt with a date/time stamp noting that the assignment was tuned in.
  • Cloud storage integration allows students and faculty to upload course documents from their OneDrive.

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New Blackboard Features, Part 2

Blackboard had so many updates in the last year that it takes two sessions to share all of them. Join us for a demonstration of the following new features:

  • Improved Statistics Tracking – Includes both content and Blackboard tests.
  • Integrated video - Allows faculty and students an opportunity to create and record on the fly and add the recording to Blackboard content.
  • Attendance tracking - Finally! You can check role in Blackboard from your desktop, or using the Instructor app.
  • Inline Grading - There have been changes and improvements to the popular Inline Grading tool.

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The Blackboard Instructor App

Blackboard has updated and revised its signature mobile applications. Blackboard Instructor features streamlined course navigation, as well as integrated assessment, assignments, blogs, and journals. Faculty may access content stored on their OneDrive from the app. Faculty may also email students, create announcements, hide courses and use the student preview feature.

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End-of-Semester Checklist

This session will get your course ready for the end of the semester.  ITS staff will be on hand to review your Grade Center.  They will also show you some new Grade Center tips and tricks, explain how to download the Grade Center and archive your course to include enrollments and course content.

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