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 - Spring 2015

We are pleased to announce the following workshops for faculty. Please RSVP at Reza Boroon, rboroon@csudh.edu. All workshops are in the Faculty Development Center, LIB 1940; across the hall from the entrance of the new library. In addition to workshops, Blackboard tutorials are also available.

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

April 21, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
LIB 2524
(Across the hall from the entrance to the new Library)

 

Blackboard Open Lab

Blackboard Open Lab is an excellent opportunity for faculty to ask specific questions about Blackboard.

April 29, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
LIB 2524
(Across the hall from the entrance to the new Library)

Calculating Final Grades with the Blackboard Grade Center

The Blackboard Grade Center is a useful tool for tracking student grades and helping students understand their progress throughout the semester, but it can also efficiently calculate final grades.

May 6, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
LIB 2524
(Across the hall from the entrance to the new Library)

 

Calculating Final Grades with the Blackboard Grade Center

The Blackboard Grade Center is a useful tool for tracking student grades and helping students understand their progress throughout the semester, but it can also efficiently calculate final grades.

May 7, 2015
10:00 am - 11:00 am
LIB 2524
(Across the hall from the entrance to the new Library)

 

Blackboard End of the Semester Cleanup

This course covers best practices to follow in saving content from your Blackboard course site, archive grades and copy your course.

May 7, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
LIB 2524
(Across the hall from the entrance to the new Library)

 

Blackboard Open Lab

Blackboard Open Lab is an excellent opportunity for faculty to ask specific questions about Blackboard.



Here are some Blackboard tips that are helpful to know as you prepare for the start of the semester:

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1. Beginning a Semester Blackboard Checklist [pdf]

2. Create a Welcome Message as an Announcement [pdf]

3. Adding Items/Links to Your Course Menu [pdf]

4. Complete the Professor Information profile (with your name and contact information) - View Video >>

5. Adding Content to Your Blackboard Course - View Video >>

6. Make Your Course Available Through the Control Panel > Customization > Tool Availability Setting [pdf]

7. Instructor on Demand Videos - The complete series of short video tutorials to help instructors learn how to use tools, design their courses, and assess students.

8. New Blackboard Features [pdf] - Spring 2015

 

 

Turning Technologies "Clickers"

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

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Building Your Course

A playlist to help instructors build their online course.

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Communicating and Collaborating

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

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Assessing Learners

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

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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!

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