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Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing Ser­vices will con­tinue the spring train­ing series by offer­ing train­ing ses­sions in Jones Hall at 4:00 PM on Thurs­days. There will be six top­ics that include:

Jan­u­ary 24, 2019: Activ­Panel Train­ing
Activ­Panel train­ing will be ben­e­fi­cial for pro­fes­sors teach­ing in Jones Hall in the Hon­ors pro­gram. Dur­ing this train­ing, instruc­tors will learn how to nav­i­gate the Activ­Panel to max­i­mize teach­ing and learn­ing dur­ing instruc­tional time.  The Activ­Panel pre­sen­ta­tion slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

Jan­u­ary 31, 2019: Qwickly Train­ing
Qwickly atten­dance allows “fac­ulty to take atten­dance that is auto­mat­i­cally graded in the Black­board Grade Cen­ter. Fac­ulty can take atten­dance using an atten­dance list on screen or allow stu­dents to check in on their own browser, com­plete with a PIN and count­down timer.”  The Qwickly pre­sen­ta­tion slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

Feb­ru­ary 21, 2019: Active Learn­ing Strate­gies
Active learn­ing helps stu­dents stay engaged and focused on course con­tent. Dur­ing this train­ing ses­sion, active learn­ing strate­gies will be explored such as using Google prod­ucts and polling to increase stu­dent engage­ment.   The Active Learn­ing pre­sen­ta­tion slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

Feb­ru­ary 28, 2019: TK20 (Cam­pus-Wide) Intro­duc­tion
TK20 is a cam­pus wide ini­tia­tive that pro­vides instruc­tors and stu­dents the oppor­tu­nity to house assess­ments and port­fo­lios in one dig­i­tal loca­tion. Cur­rently, the School of Edu­ca­tion is using TK20 and recently the tool is avail­able to all depart­ments across cam­pus.  The Tk20 overview slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

March 21, 2019: Hoo­nuit Train­ing
Hoo­nuit (also known as Atomic Learn­ing) is a sys­tem inte­grated into Black­board that pro­vides free on-demand video resources for stu­dents and instruc­tors. The Camp­bell com­mu­nity can search for videos on var­i­ous top­ics to learn and gain knowl­edge through this online pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment tool.  The Hoonuit/Atomic Learn­ing slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

April 11, 2019: Flip­ping the Class­room
This train­ing ses­sion will focus on the “flip­ping the class­room” approach to teach­ing and learn­ing. Flipped learn­ing focuses on a stu­dent learn­ing con­tent out­side of class to allow for engaged active learn­ing dur­ing class time to rein­force con­tent. Tech­nol­ogy tools to sup­port flipped learn­ing such as record­ing tools and VoiceThread will be dis­cussed.  The Flipped Class­room pre­sen­ta­tion slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

 


 

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Begin­ning Spring 2018, Aca­d­e­mic Com­put­ing Ser­vices will offer six train­ing ses­sions in Jones Hall at 1:00 PM on Thurs­days.  The fol­low­ing dates and top­ics include:

Jan­u­ary 25, 2018:  Qwickly Atten­dance
Qwickly Atten­dance allows “fac­ulty to take atten­dance that is auto­mat­i­cally graded in the Black­board Grade Cen­ter. Fac­ulty can take atten­dance using an atten­dance list on screen or allow stu­dents to check in on their own browser, com­plete with a PIN and count­down timer.”  The Qwickly pre­sen­ta­tion slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

Feb­ru­ary 8, 2018:  Google Slides and Prezi
Google Slides is a pre­sen­ta­tion cre­ator that is sim­i­lar to Microsoft Pow­er­Point. “Google Slides makes your ideas shine with a vari­ety of pre­sen­ta­tion themes, hun­dreds of fonts, embed­ded video, ani­ma­tions, and more.”  A Prezi is sim­i­lar to a Pow­er­Point pre­sen­ta­tion. How­ever, “unlike sta­tic slides, Prezi com­bines motion, zoom, and spa­tial rela­tion­ships to engage your audi­ence and help them remem­ber your mes­sage.”  The Google Slides and Prezi pre­sen­ta­tion slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

Feb­ru­ary 22, 2018:  Starfish
Starfish is a stu­dent reten­tion and learner sup­port sys­tem within Black­board. Starfish has many func­tion­al­i­tieswith this holis­tic view, staff can take action through early alert, appoint­ment sched­ul­ing, and case man­age­ment soft­ware.”  The Starfish pre­sen­ta­tion slides are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

March 15, 2018:  Cam­pus Pack
Cam­pus Pack is col­lec­tion of tools that is inte­grated into Black­board. “The Cam­pus Pack Jour­nal is a self-reflec­tive tool in which the default per­mis­sions are con­fig­ured so that the jour­nal is pri­vate between the stu­dent and the instruc­tor.”  Cam­pus Pack wiki can be used within Black­board to pro­mote col­lab­o­ra­tion between stu­dents and facil­i­ta­tors.  Cam­pus Pack blog is an online jour­nal and doc­u­men­ta­tion tool.  Cam­pus Pack Pod­cast is a recorder that is inte­grated into Black­board. The Cam­pus Pack pre­sen­ta­tion are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

April 12, 2018:  Tegrity
Tegrity is a lec­ture cap­ture sys­tem that is an inte­grated tool within Black­board. “Tegrity is a fully auto­mated lec­ture cap­ture solu­tion used in tra­di­tional, hybrid, ‘flipped classes’ and online courses to record lessons, lec­tures, and skills. Tegrity records class time and course con­tent for stu­dents to watch live, or review on-demand.”  The Tegrity pre­sen­ta­tion are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.

April 26, 2018:  Tur­nitin
Tur­nitin is an inte­grated tool within Black­board. “Tur­nitin pro­vides pla­gia­rism pre­ven­tion ser­vices, class man­age­ment tools, and paper­less dig­i­tal grad­ing prod­ucts.”  The Tur­nitin pre­sen­ta­tion are avail­able for view­ing, as well as the recorded pre­sen­ta­tion.