Upcoming Workshops

We have a great slate of workshops this month!

First, did you know that instructors are able to post course materials online for their students? myCourses allows instructors to post files, accept electronic assignment submissions, share content from the internet, maintain an online grade book, and more! Sign-up for the Getting Started in myCourses workshop next Thursday to learn how myCourses can become the digital headquarters of your courses.

VoiceThread is an interactive discussion and presentation tool built into myCourses that facilitates rich, asynchronous conversations around images, documents, presentations, and videos. Join us for the Humanizing Online Discussions with VoiceThread workshop on Monday, February 4th to explore how you can take your discussions to the next level.

Have you ever considered hosting online office hours or meeting virtually with students? Blackboard Collaborate can make it happen! Instructors and students can communicate with each other via text chat, audio/video, or by calling in using a telephone. Collaborate also lets you to share your computer screen and present documents to students. Sign-up for the Online Meetings in Blackboard Collaborate workshop on Wednesday, February 13th to learn more.

New workshop!
Have you ever thought about recording a lecture from your office/home and making it available to your students online? Come learn how this can be done at our Recording with Kaltura workshop on Thursday, February 14th. Kaltura allows you to record audio narration over PowerPoint presentations, documents, or any other content on your computer. Please bring your own laptop to participate in this workshop.

Getting Started in myCourses
Thursday, January 31st 2018

11:00am – Noon
Claire T. Carney Library, Room 135

Humanizing Online Discussions with VoiceThread
Monday, February 4th 2018

11:00am – Noon
Claire T. Carney Library, Room 135

Online Meetings in Blackboard Collaborate
Wednesday, February 13th

Noon – 1:00pm
Claire T. Carney Library, Room 135

Recording with Kaltura
Thursday, February 14th

1:00pm – 2:30pm
Claire T. Carney Library, Room 135

Have you noticed a gauge appearing next to your files in myCourses? This is an accessibility score generated by a new tool in myCourses called Ally. We encourage you to click on the gauges to learn more about how you can make files accessible for students.

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