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Faculty Technology Services WebEx

February 2020

Accessibility 2: Tools and More (webinar)

February 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Expanding on "Accessibility Awareness for Your Courses," this workshop introduces tools to make your course content more accessibility. These tools will enable you to create courses that are accessible to all students regardless of age, ability, or life situation.

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Information Curation for the Classroom (webinar)

February 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The social web has vastly increased the amount of information available online. Explore the use of Flipboard, Social Bookmarking, and Twitter in the organized process of curating, storing, and sharing information with your students.

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March 2020

Digital Academic Identity (webinar)

March 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Strategies for Course Continuity (webinar)

March 10, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Staying in touch with your students is vital throughout any significant change in the schedule or administration of your class(es)—especially as a result of a crisis impacting all or part of campus.  In this workshop, we’ll review some general strategies to teach remotely as well as a variety of tools to help your course stay on schedule if the campus is ever closed. Perfect for course continuity preparation.

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Synchronous Tools – Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

March 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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. Perfect… Continue Reading Synchronous Tools – Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

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Asynchronous Tools – Screencasting & More (webinar)

March 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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 – Screencasting & More (webinar)

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Course Continuity Q&A (webinar)

March 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you have questions about your course continuity strategy? Wondering which synchronous or asynchronous tools will work best for your particular class? What to find out what others are doing in their classes?   At Tea Times with IT, Fordham IT’s Faculty Technology Services team can answer questions and discuss technology solutions and resources available to you and your students for remote learning. Resources for course continuity.

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Course Continuity Q&A (webinar)

March 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you have questions about your course continuity strategy? Wondering which synchronous or asynchronous tools will work best for your particular class? What to find out what others are doing in their classes?   At Tea Times with IT, Fordham IT’s Faculty Technology Services team can answer questions and discuss technology solutions and resources available to you and your students for remote learning. Resources for course continuity.

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Postponed – Course Continuity Q&A (webinar)

March 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you have questions about your course continuity strategy? Wondering which synchronous or asynchronous tools will work best for your particular class? What to find out what others are doing in their classes?   At Tea Times with IT, Fordham IT’s Faculty Technology Services team can answer questions and discuss technology solutions and resources available to you and your students for remote learning. Resources for course continuity.

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Synchronous Tools – Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

March 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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.  … Continue Reading Synchronous Tools – Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

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Blackboard Intro (webinar)

March 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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Asynchronous Tools – Screencasting & More (webinar)

March 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 – Screencasting & More (webinar)

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Blackboard Intro (webinar)

March 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 – Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

March 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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. fordh.am/continuity

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Blackboard Assessment Tools (webinar)

March 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 workshops supports Course Continuity.

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Synchronous Tools: Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

March 31, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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: Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

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April 2020

Blackboard Assessment Tools (webinar)

April 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 workshops supports Course Continuity.

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Asynchronous Tools (webinar)

April 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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)

April 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 workshops supports course continuity.

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Blackboard Intro (webinar)

April 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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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Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

April 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.   Bring a copy of your syllabus (including grade structure). EdTech Resources: http://facultyedtechpd.it.fordham.edu/index.php/techshops/blackboard/

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Blackboard Assessment Tools: Tests, Quizzes, Assignments, Polls & Surveys (webinar)

April 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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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Plagiarism Detection Tools (Turnitin) (webinar)

April 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

During this discussion-based workshop, faculty will learn tips and strategies for preventing plagiarism. Faculty will also explore how to leverage tools to potentially detect plagiarism. Course Continuity web page  

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Whiteboarding Tools (webinar)

April 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to use online whiteboards, surveys/polls, and other tools to encourage student engagement. Course Continuity web page  

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Blackboard Assessment Tools: Tests, Quizzes, Assignments, Polls & Surveys (webinar)

April 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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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Collaboration Tools (Discussion Boards, Blogs & Wikis) (webinar)

April 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This workshop session will discuss strategies and how to’s of using asynchronous collaboration and engagement tools. This session will provide examples of using discussion boards, blogs, and wikis. Course Continuity web page  

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Curation Tools (webinar)

April 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Faculty will learn how to use social tools such as Flipboard, social bookmarking, and Twitter,  to find, organize, and manage information.  This session will also show how to use social tools to help build your PLN. Course Continuity web page  

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Blackboard Assessment Tools: Tests, Quizzes, Assignments, Polls & Surveys (webinar)

April 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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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Whiteboarding Tools (webinar)

April 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to use online whiteboards, surveys/polls, and other tools to encourage student engagement. Course Continuity web page  

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Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

April 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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.   Bring a copy of your syllabus (including grade structure). EdTech Resources: http://facultyedtechpd.it.fordham.edu/index.php/techshops/blackboard/

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Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

April 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.   Bring a copy of your syllabus (including grade structure). EdTech Resources: http://facultyedtechpd.it.fordham.edu/index.php/techshops/blackboard/

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May 2020

Blackboard Grade Center (webinar)

May 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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Blackboard Q & A (webinar)

May 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

During this session, IT will be available to answer questions on Blackboard and demonstrate functionally as requested. Supports course continuity.

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