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May 2020

Blackboard Intro (webinar)

May 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom link, Zoom webinar NY United States

A broad workshop introduction to Blackboard Learn, Fordham’s Learning Management System.  Faculty get an overview of the system and learn how to set up their course shell aimed at those faculty who haven’t traditionally used this tool before. Instructors are guided through the following processes step-by-step: Course Design (Managing Course Menu); Adding Content (Creating Folders and Items, Using the WYSIWYG Text Editor, Hyperlinking and Attachments); Course Files (Batch Upload); User Management (Deleting Users vs Making them Unavailable, Adding Users); Communication (Announcements,… Continue Reading Blackboard Intro (webinar)

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Synchronous Tools (webinar)

May 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Using a conference tool in lieu of in-class meetings is a great way to retain the “live” experience.  Blackboard Collaborate is one such tool, providing an online virtual classroom and meeting space within Fordham’s Learning Management System, allowing users to connect via audio, see each other via webcams, use a chat tool, collaborate on documents, and view presentations as well as other features. Instructors will also be shown other tools that may be helpful to a synchronous teaching modality. This… Continue Reading Synchronous Tools (webinar)

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Asynchronous Tools (webinar)

May 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Teaching in an asynchronous manner, where learning does not take place at a set time and place, is a great way to stay on track when meeting in person is not possible.  This approach involves instructors creating and/or distributing content (e.g. recorded video lecture, podcasts, voice-overs on PowerPoints, or even just handouts, etc.) ahead of time and supplementing it with additional elements (e.g. email, discussion boards, text, assignments, polls, etc.) to achieve class interaction but in a nonparallel fashion. In… Continue Reading Asynchronous Tools (webinar)

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Blackboard Assessment Tools (webinar)

May 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Blackboard Assessment Tools: Tests, Quizzes, Assignments, Polls & Surveys    An overview of the various assessment tools built within Blackboard including: test, quizzes, and assignments. We will also review polling and survey options. This workshop supports course continuity.

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Podcasting Tools (webinar)

May 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Podcasts offer a refreshing alternative for sharing information. This workshop will cover the process of creating a podcast and give faculty strategies for using a podcast assignment in their class.   Course Continuity web page  

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Accessibility (webinar)

May 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Creating online courses that are accessible to all students regardless of age, ability, or life situation can be challenging. In this TechShop you’ll learn how to design an ADA compliant course. Review online course design Get practical advice for making courses more accessible Identify modifications you can make when creating and sharing content. Identify various technologies that enable access and barriers that inadvertently block student engagement You’ll also see specific examples of accessibility for creating and managing online content in… Continue Reading Accessibility (webinar)

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Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

May 27, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Faculty Technology Services Zoom link, Zoom webinar NY United States

Did you know the Grade Center in Blackboard can calculate grades, organize student-submitted assignments, record the last time each student accessed the course, and include point-and-click rubrics to facilitate scoring of assignments? Using your own syllabus, you’ll learn the step-by-step process to create columns and categories, enter grades, monitor student progress, and how to communicate information to students in the Grade Center. Have a copy of your syllabus (including grade structure) available. EdTech Resources: http://facultyedtechpd.it.fordham.edu/index.php/techshops/blackboard/ Supports course continuity.

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