Below is a listing of all past technology-related workshops offered by Teaching & Learning@Carey.
For additional information on each of these tools be sure to visit the Teaching with Technology page.
Adobe Connect (Intro)
Adobe Connect meetings are a great way to make up classes. With Adobe Connect faculty can hold live meetings online, share their desktop and record supplemental lectures. Whether you are new to the system or just need a refresher, this workshop will cover setup of meetings, screen sharing, recording and other features.
Take an in-depth look at the Assignment tool. This webinar will cover how to set up individual and group assignments, integrate rubrics, give students feedback, and integrate grade centers.
Blackboard Grade Center
This webinar covers the ins and outs of the Blackboard Grade Center including how to manage columns, create weighted totals, inact letter grading curves and more. Learn about the various icons seen in an active course, see a fully functional grade center from week 1 through Finals, and understand how your grades and feedback appear on the student account level through both 'My Grades' and the 'Notification Center'.
Blackboard Tests & Quizzes
A look at how to survey your class, create quizzes, and use question banks. Using various Blackboard settings, you can create a unique set of questions for each student, shuffling both question and answer order. You can also recycle tests and surveys between sections and across multiple semesters.
Open Q+A webinar from the Fall of 2014. Topics covered include, setting up assignments, customizing your interface, adding banner images, grading and more!
As of Fall 2014, Panopto is available to all faculty for free within Blackboard. Panopto is an easy-to-use solution for flipping the classroom, lecture capture, video management, and more. Panopto’s desktop recorder allows you to easily record from a webcam, capture your desktop or record PPTs with voice over.
Upgrade your Blackboard discussion board with Piazza. The Piazza platform allows students and instructors to discuss and share ideas via a refined Q&A environment, along with key features for effective course collaboration. This webinar will provide live examples, demonstrate set-up, and share best practices for keeping your students engaged. Other features covered include polls, wikis, and analytics.
Prezi is FREE cloud-based PowerPoint alternative. With Preize you can present from your browser, desktop, iPad, or iPhone and always have the latest version of your work at your fingertips. Create or edit on the go, then auto-sync across all your devices with ease.
Update your Blackboard sites more quickly using the new Qwickly™ platform. This FREE, time-saving tool is perfect for any instructor who is teaching multiple sections at a time. Post announcements, send emails, and create content for multiple sites with a single click. Qwickly™ also integrates with cloud storage services, including Dropbox, Google Drive, and JHBox.
TurnItIn Webinar *Updated September 2015*
Turnitin is the Carey Business School’s premier software for checking student work for originality. Integrating seamlessly with Blackboard, Turnitin compares student papers against the current/archived Internet, thousands of publications/journals, and a database of student papers from universities across the globe. This webinar will cover setting up assignments, reading originality reports, and grading features, including the Voice Comments feature.
VoiceThread is a multimedia collaboration and discussion tool that can be used as a standalone tool or embedded into your Blackboard course sites. Walk through how to set up and deploy VoiceThread on your course sites and participate in a sample VoiceThread collaboration.