The Center for Instruction & Technology hosts workshops and presentations throughout the year to provide faculty development on instruction and learning technology topics. The goal of these sessions is to educate, inform, and inspire faculty on how today's learning environments can be enhanced through technology.
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New to Blackboard and need to get your course up and running or are you in need of a Bb refresher? This "Intro to Bb" professional development workshop will be made up of demonstrations, lectures, and hands-on time to begin building your course in Bb... topics will include:
Please bring a paper and electronic copy of your syllabus and 2-3 documents (in electronic
form) to use in your course.
8/21, 8/23, 8/28, 8/30
Learn how to use the Assignments and Tests tools to efficiently create assignments and tests that assess students in a variety of meaningful ways and decide on the best way to present the assignments and tests you create... topics will include:
5/23, 8/21, 8/28
This workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to the Grade Center tool. Use this valuable tool to help understand student progress and make informed decisions on how to improve educational performance. This workshop assumes you are familiar with Tests and Assignments and other Blackboard tools... topics will include:
5/31, 8/23, 8/30
MediaLecture will be CCRI's latest lecture captioning software, replacing TechSmith Relay. Learn all the various options in which you can record your classroom lectures. The workshop will also cover editing, adding titles to your video within MediaLecture as well as linking your videos to your Blackboard courses. Also, get a first look at Medial's new user interface.
6/13, 6/26, 7/18, 8/1, 8/15
One-on-One instruction and technology consultations are available in the CIT on each campus by appointment.
These highly successful one-on-one, customized training sessions can be the answer to your faculty technology development and instructional support needs.
Please contact the IT Help Desk to schedule your one-on-one consultation appointment. Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.