Faculty Development Center LogoTechnology Workshops and Technology Support for Individual Faculty

Faculty Development Center provides high quality and reliable support for using technology in the learning process. In response to the changing needs of our University, FDC provides training, information, and workshops on the latest technologies and applications, both software and hardware.  Faculty Development Center provides pedagogical best practices using technology to enhance course goals and objectives.

Technology Training for Faculty - Fall 2014

We are pleased to announce the following workshops for faculty. All workshops are in the Faculty Development Center, LIB C-121 or Faculty Digital Lab, LIB 2524; across the hall from the entrance to the new library.

Technology Training Workshop

How to Register

Interested in attending a workshop? Register by email to Reza Boroon.
Reserve your spot today!

Date / Time

Workshops

Technology Workshops
September 10, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
LIB 2524
Turnitin

Turnitin is an online plagiarism prevention software. It's used to help promote originality in student work, improve student writing and research skills, encourage collaborative learning, and save instructor time. At this workshop, we will cover:
  • Create a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard with all the correct settings
  • Access student Turnitin reports and GradeMark Feature
September 11, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am
LIB C-121
Blackboard Assessments, Assignments & the Grade Center

This session will show how instructors can create an online assessment, grade and return student work through Blackboard.
September 11, 2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LIB C- 121
Blackboard Open Lab

Blackboard Open Lab is an excellent opportunity for faculty to ask specific questions about Blackboard.
September 17, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
LIB C-121
Blackboard Assessments, Assignments & the Grade Center

This session will show how instructors can create an online assessment, grade and return student work through Blackboard.
September 18, 2014
10:00 am - 11:00 am
LIB C-2524
Lecture Capture (Camtasia Studio, Camtasia Relay)

Lecture capture technology lets instructors digitally record their lectures and make those recordings available to students.
September 18, 2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LIB C-121
Blackboard Open Lab

Blackboard Open Lab is an excellent opportunity for faculty to ask specific questions about Blackboard.
Turning Technologies "Clickers"

TurningPoint 5 training tutorials provide step-by-step video instructions. Learn about PowerPoint Polling, Anywhere Polling, and Self-Paced Polling.

New TurningPoint 5 Training Videos>>
Building Your Course

A playlist to help instructors build their online course.

Bb Videos>>
Communicating and Collaborating

A playlist to help instructors learn how to communicate with students and inspire everyone to collaborate.

Bb Videos>>
Assessing Learners

A playlist to help instructors learn how to build tests and assignments, grade student work, and use the Grade Center effectively.

Bb Videos>>
Blackboard 9.1 (SP 11) Tutorials

You'll find resources to support the use of Blackboard on how to personalize, manage content, using tools, creating exams and more!

Bb Training>>