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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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DateTitleLocationSeats AvailableDescription
3/2/2015 3:00:00 PMCreating Accessible Content when using Audio and Video Cowart 11224In an effort to target different learning styles, join us for this hands-on session on creating accessible content when using audio and video. You will be presented with the opportunity to experience inaccessible learning content and learn about resources and methods available that can be implemented to create accessible content.
3/3/2015 9:00:00 AMCreating Accessible Content with Adobe PDFsCowart 11224In an effort to target different learning styles, join us for this hands-on session on creating accessible content with Adobe PDFs. You will be presented with the opportunity to experience inaccessible learning content and learn about resources and methods available that can be implemented to create accessible content.
3/4/2015 3:00:00 PMCreating Accessible Content with MS PowerPoint Cowart 11224In an effort to target different learning styles, join us for this hands-on session on creating accessible content using Microsoft PowerPoint. You will be presented with the opportunity to experience inaccessible learning content and learn about resources and methods available that can be implemented to create accessible content.
3/5/2015 3:30:00 PMCreating Accessible Content with MS WordCowart 11224In an effort to target different learning styles, join us for this hands-on session on creating accessible content using Microsoft Word. You will be presented with the opportunity to experience inaccessible learning content and learn about resources and methods available that can be implemented to create accessible content.
3/9/2015 9:00:00 AMTurnItIn (Plagiarism Prevention Tool)Webinar24This 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.
3/9/2015 3:00:00 PMCreating Content for Different Learning StylesWebinar24Join 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. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
3/10/2015 9:00:00 AMTurnItIn RubricsWebinar24Join 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! After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
3/10/2015 3:00:00 PMVoicethread Conversations in the CloudWebinar24Join 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. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
3/16/2015 9:00:00 AMDo you hear Echo? How Lecture Capture can enhance course delivery at TAMIU!Cowart 11225Join 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!
3/17/2015 3:00:00 PMBlackboard DiscussionsWebinar22Learn all about discussions even some settings that you may not have even known about. This includes Managing Forum Settings, Organizing and Printing Threads. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
3/18/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard Setting Up a CourseCowart 11220Join 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.
3/19/2015 3:00:00 PMBlackboard AssignmentsWebinar22Join 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.
3/20/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard AssessmentsCowart 11222This 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.
3/23/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard Grade Center TrainingCowart 11622Join 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.
3/24/2015 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.
3/25/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard - Rubrics!Cowart 11423Join 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.
3/26/2015 3:00:00 PMTurnItIn (Plagiarism Prevention Tool)Webinar25This 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.
3/30/2015 9:00:00 AMTurnItIn RubricsCowart 11225Join 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!
3/31/2015 3:00:00 PMVoicethread Conversations in the CloudWebinar24Join 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. After registration, an email will be sent with instructions on how to access the webinar.
4/1/2015 9:00:00 AMDo you hear Echo? How Lecture Capture can enhance course delivery at TAMIU!Cowart 11225Join 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!
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