Educational Technology Workshops & Events
The below events are offered by the Educational Technologist. The event topics focus on specific educational technologies, including Blackboard, Collaborate, ePortfolios, and Turnitin, as well as workshops targeted for faculty teaching online and/or hybrid courses. Special topic sessions will also be offered periodically. For additional training sessions on other Fisher applications, please check the OIT Training Calendar.
Fri., January 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM
This 2 hour session covers topics including Fisher's online teaching and learning philosophy, the differences between online courses and traditional face-to-face courses, the online academic calendar and guidelines for online course offerings. This session is designed for faculty with little or no experience teaching online, but is important for all faculty that plan to teach an online course at Fisher in the future.
This is the precursor event to the Fundamentals of Online Teaching
course experience. Please register for that event separately as well if you plan to attend both.
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Mon., February 02, 2015 to Sun., March 01, 2015
This course is a four-week, primarily asynchronous, online experience offered within Blackboard. Faculty in this course will experience what it is like to be an online student while completing readings, participating in online discussions and submitting assignments related to the design and delivery of online courses. Each member will invest approximately 5-7 hours per week on course activities, include specific tasks to be completed each week, as well as communication with the other members of the class. Time spent by each individual will be whenever is most convenient for them, with the exception of one synchronous session during the third week of the class where the group will meet online at the same time.
The event follows the Online Education Workshop
. Please register for the workshop separately if you plan to attend both.
Fri., April 10, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Do you have questions on the Blackboard Grade Center? Have you been using it, but not sure if you are setting it up correctly? Interested in knowing more about the total and weighted total options available to you? Would you like to learn more about the Blackboard in-line grading functionality now available in all courses? If any of these questions are of interest to you, please attend this session. We will be reviewing the basics of the Grade Center, sharing many tips to make the Grade Center more productive for you and discussing some advanced options for calculating final grades.
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