Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing Ser­vices’ Sum­mer Webi­nar Series

Do you want to con­tinue your pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment over the sum­mer?

Join Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing Ser­vices for our “sum­mer webi­nar series” on the sec­ond Thurs­day in June, July, and August!  What is a webi­nar?  A webi­nar is “a live online edu­ca­tional pre­sen­ta­tion dur­ing which par­tic­i­pat­ing view­ers can sub­mit ques­tions and com­ments” (Mer­riam-Web­ster Dic­tio­nary).  The vir­tual sum­mer offer­ing is per­fect for all Camp­bell fac­ulty and staff regard­less of loca­tion or device (desk­top, lap­top, or mobile device).  Each sum­mer webi­nar series topic (Atomic Learn­ing, Assess­ments, and Starfish) is inte­grated into Black­board which is Campbell’s learn­ing man­age­ment sys­tem.  Reg­is­ter today and con­tinue to learn about the inno­v­a­tive tech­nol­ogy tools avail­able online!

Topic:  Atomic Learn­ing-Video Tutorial/Training Sys­tem
Date:  June 8, 2017 (Sec­ond Thurs­day in June)
Time:  2:00PM-3:00PM EST
Atomic Learn­ing is a mashup video tool in Black­board.  The Atomic Learn­ing tool can be used to flip the class­room and/or pro­vide train­ing. Atomic Learn­ing cre­ates “flex­i­ble learn­ing opportu­ni­ties for fac­ulty, staff, and stu­dents alike with unlim­ited 24/7 access for your entire cam­pus com­mu­nity-any­time, any­where” http://tinyurl.com/hdg3gp9.

Topic:  Black­board Assess­ments
Date:  July 13, 2017 (Sec­ond Thurs­day in July)
Time:  2:00PM-3:00PM EST
There are many types of Black­board assess­ments such as:  tests, sur­veys, and pools.  Within Black­board, there is a process for effec­tively deploy­ing assess­ments.  “After you build a test or sur­vey, you cre­ate ques­tions or add exist­ing ques­tions from other tests, sur­veys, and pools.  Then, you choose the options and deploy the test or sur­vey in a con­tent area or folder” http://tinyurl.com/mgtejut.

Topic:  Starfish- Stu­dent Reten­tion Sys­tem

Date:  August 10, 2017 (Sec­ond Thurs­day in August)
Time:  2:00PM-3:00PM EST
Starfish is a stu­dent reten­tion and learner sup­port sys­tem within Black­board.  In Starfish you can con­nect with stu­dents and set them up for a suc­cess­ful semes­ter! Starfish has many func­tion­al­i­ties where fac­ulty and staff can “take action through early alert, office hours, and appoint­ment sched­ul­ing” http://tinyurl.com/ydhphy4.

Reg­is­ter today for the FREE webi­nars!

Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing Ser­vices will be host­ing this event:

Webi­nar Facil­i­ta­tor:  Mr. Allan Win­ter, Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing Coor­di­na­tor
Webi­nar Pre­sen­ter: 
Mrs. Char­lotte Rus­sell Cox, Instruc­tional Tech­nol­ogy Spe­cial­ist
Webi­nar Tech­ni­cal Help: 
Mr. Adam McIn­tyre, Black­board Admin­is­tra­tor

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