Training Schedule


team


Blackboard Walk-In Training Sessionsbboard_logo

Tuesday, August 19, and Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 10:00 – 2:00, AD212.

Get ready for the start of the semester with the Instructional Technology team.  Bring your syllabus, course outline, and your questions to AD212. As always, no appointment needed.


iPad User’s Group

Friday, September 12, Noon – 1:00 pm, GB212. The month’s topic is “Apps for Productivity”. Features apps include WorkFlowy, and Google Keep. These tools are designed to assist your note taking, list making, and workflow. Please contact Terry Peak at tpeak@uiwtx.edu if you use a similar app, or would like to demonstrate a new app to your colleagues.

Friday, October 17, Noon – 1:00 pm, GB212. The month’s topic is “UIW’s New Mobile App”. Join Terry Peak, Tony Ramos, and Troy Knickerbocker as they demonstrate the new and greatly improved UIW Mobile App. We have added many new features for you to enjoy, plus, the App is now designed for both the iPhone and the iPad!

Friday, November 14, Noon – 1:00 pm, GB212. The month’s topic is “Apps for Sharing Concepts and Ideas”. This session will include: Explain Everything, Skitch, and Snapseed. Please contact Terry Peak at tpeak@uiwtx.edu if you use a similar app, and would like to demonstrate it to your colleagues.

Lunch will be served at all three events. Please contact Terry Peak at tpeak@uiwtx.edu for reservations or more information.


Blackboard User’s Group

August 29, Noon – 1:00 pm, GB212. Who’s Your Guru?” Come by GB212 for a Blackboard social, meet your school’s Blackboard Guru, and talk to them about how they are using Blackboard to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom. Our latest class of Gurus will be on hand to demonstrate some of their new skills. Stop by and meet our new Blackboard Administrator, James Umphres.

September 26, Noon – 1:00 pm, GB212. Blackboard Enhancements.Major changes are coming to Blackboard. Join Terry, James, and the UIW IT team as they demonstrate and explain how these enhancements will help to improve student learning.

October 31,Noon – 1:00 pm, GB212. Blackboard Roadmap. Blackboard is sending Imran Ali to show us how Blackboard will be improving the teaching and learning tools in the LMS. Stop by and learn about the new innovations coming to Blackboard

Lunch will be served at all three events. Please contact Terry Peak at tpeak@uiwtx.edu for reservations or more information.


 

Fall Break – iPad iFilm Festival!

Register now and join Multimedia Specialist Adela Gott and learn how to plan, film, edit, and even star in your own production using an iPad, iMovie, and a little “iMagination”.

This session will teach you how to create a video introduction to your course, use iMovie to explain a critical topic to your students, or provide you with an opportunity to create an epic Christmas video. This session is an opportunity to expand your horizons and develop new outlets for teaching and learning.

Dr. Susan Hall will be on hand to share some insight into the pedagogical aspects of your project. Dr. David Ortiz and Carlos de Leon have created five separate 3 minute videos that have been shown at national/local professional conferences and UIW orientation using an iPad and iMovie, exclusively. They will share their lessons learned and best practices.

Join us on October 16 and 17 from 9:00 to 1:00 for this two-day extravaganza! Reservations are limited.


 

Terry_Peak

 

 

 

 

 

Comments are closed.