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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
8/3/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCowart 11221Join 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.
8/3/2015 1:30:00 PMBlackboard Discussions vs Wikis vs Blogs Cowart 11223WORKSHOP PRE-REQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. This session will go through the differences among these three tools in Blackboard. Learn about the basic setups of each tool in a course and how to determine which tool will provide you most advantages on the assignment at-hand.
8/3/2015 2:30:00 PMBlackboard AssignmentsCowart 11221WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Join 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.
8/3/2015 4:00:00 PMVoicethread Conversations in the CloudCowart 11224Join 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.
8/4/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedCowart 11222Join 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.
8/4/2015 1:30:00 PMBlackboard - Rubrics!Cowart 11222WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Join 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.
8/4/2015 2:30:00 PMBlackboard Welcoming Course DesignCowart 11223WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Be 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.
8/5/2015 9:00:00 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.
8/5/2015 1:30:00 PMBlackboard TestsCowart 11223WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. This training session will go over all of the settings and how to get the most out of the Tests 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 or Respondus.
8/5/2015 2:30:00 PMBlackboard AssignmentsCowart 11224WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Join 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.
8/6/2015 9:00:00 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.
8/6/2015 1:30:00 PMBlackboard - Rubrics!Cowart 11225WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Join 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.
8/6/2015 2:30:00 PMFrom Angel to Blackboard, Now What? Cowart 11224WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. This 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”
8/7/2015 9:00:00 AMBlackboard Grade Center TrainingCowart 11220WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Join 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.
8/10/2015 9:00:00 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.
8/10/2015 1:30:00 PMBlackboard Discussions vs Wikis vs Blogs Cowart 11225WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. This session will go through the differences among these three tools in Blackboard. Learn about the basic setups of each tool in a course and how to determine which tool will provide you most advantages on the assignment at-hand.
8/10/2015 2:30:00 PMVoicethread 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.
8/11/2015 9:00:00 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.
8/11/2015 1:30:00 PMBlackboard - Rubrics!Cowart 11225WORKSHOP PRE-REQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Join 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.
8/11/2015 2:30:00 PMBlackboard Welcoming Course DesignCowart 11224WORKSHOP PREREQUISITE: BLACKBOARD BOOT CAMP OR BLACKBOARD 101 – GETTING STARTED. Be 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.
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