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The Office of Information Technology offers several technology training sessions. Simply login with your TAMIU credentials in order to see a more detailed schedule and description of the training sessions that are being offered right now.

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Training Sessions

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DateTitleLocationSeats AvailableDescription
4/20/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard AssignmentsWebinar21Join us for this session on Blackboard Assignments. We will cover what type of assignments are available, how to edit them, and the use of adaptive release. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like a refresher course. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
4/21/2015 3:30:00 PMBlackboard AssessmentsCowart 11219This training session will go over all of the settings and how to get the most out of the Assessments in Blackboard. Including how to create question sets, randomize not only the questions but also the answers, and how to upload exams from your computer even if they came from programs such as exam view.
4/21/2015 6:00:00 PMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCowart 11219Join us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
4/22/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard Grade Center TrainingCowart 11221Join us for this in depth look at the Grade Center in Blackboard. We will go over the setting for Grade Center and how to set up the Gradebook for your class.
4/23/2015 3:00:00 PMWelcoming Course Design in BlackboardWebinar23Be sure that students are provided with the proper instructions and resources for navigating your online course. Learn the necessary components of providing a design that is clear to students at the beginning of the semester and that provides access to institutional support services essential to student success. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
4/24/2015 3:00:00 PMFrom Angel to Blackboard, Now What? Cowart 11221This session will show you how to organize your materials in Blackboard after they have been copied over from Angel. Having a basic understanding of Blackboard beforehand will greatly help you to get the most out of this session. Recommended Prerequisite: “Blackboard 101: Getting Started”
4/25/2015 10:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCowart 11224Join us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
4/27/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard - Rubrics!Cowart 11221Join us in this exciting, hands-on session focusing on the creation of Rubrics within Blackboard. This session is intended for faculty members who are familiar with the eLearning (Blackboard) system and will demonstrate how to create rubrics and attach them to Blackboard content for easy grading! *Please note: If you do not have a course shell on Blackboard, one will be provided by the time the training begins.
4/28/2015 2:00:00 PMTurnItIn (Plagiarism Prevention Tool)Webinar22This training will demonstrate how to use TurnItIn, a plagiarism prevention tool. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
4/28/2015 6:00:00 PMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCowart 11224Join us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
4/29/2015 9:00:00 AMTurnItIn RubricsCowart 11224Join us in this exciting, hands-on session focusing on the creation of Rubrics within TurnItIn. This session is intended for faculty members who are familiar with TurnItIn and will demonstrate how to create rubrics and attach them to TurnItIn submissions for easy grading!
4/30/2015 9:00:00 AMVoicethread Conversations in the CloudCowart 11225Join us in this session to discover a new way of hosting interactive discussions online, through a cloud application called VoiceThread. VoiceThread provides your students an opportunity to comment on presentations/discussions using 1 of 5 powerful commenting options: microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.
5/1/2015 3:00:00 PMDo you hear Echo? How Lecture Capture can enhance course delivery at TAMIU!Webinar25Join us in this exciting session as we showcase TAMIU’s lecture capture technology, Echo 360. With Echo, you can automatically record your lecture, capture your powerpoint, voice and video! After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
5/2/2015 10:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCowart 11225Join us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
5/4/2015 9:00:00 AMAdobe ConnectWebinar25This session will demonstrate how to effectively use Adobe Connect for web meetings to enhance online class participation. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
5/5/2015 3:30:00 PMSnagit Says It with ScreenshotsCowart 11225Use SnagIt as an easy screen capture software to create interesting training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more. With its simple screen grab tool and impressive list of image editing features, the possibilities are endless.
5/6/2015 9:00:00 AMIf it's not easy, it's not SoftChalkCowart 11225Come and discover how easy it is to create interactive web pages for your e-learning courses without knowing any code! SoftChalk makes it fast and easy to create dynamic content that will engage your students with lessons that include pop-up text annotations, self-assessment quizzes, videos, widgets and interactive learning games.
5/7/2015 3:00:00 PMAtomic LearningWebinar24This session will focus on how to provide the professional development needed to prepare educators, including a teacher assessment to gauge technology skills, professional development to become proficient on technology tools and classroom projects, while combining the context of the standards with the technology skills required to be proficient in the standard. Learn how to make the most of technology. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
5/8/2015 9:00:00 AMCreating Content for Different Learning StylesCowart 11224Join us in this hands-on session where you will experience inaccessible learning content and learn about resources and methods available to support different learning styles. Then, implement some basic accessibility tips for accessible content creation.
5/11/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard Grade Center TrainingCowart 11225Join us for this in depth look at the Grade Center in Blackboard. We will go over the setting for Grade Center and how to set up the Gradebook for your class.
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