Upcoming Classes


Introduction to Blackboard 8/2/17

Learn the basics of Blackboard: navigation, customization, uploading and creating new content, adding media, creating web links and setting up and managing groups. Register for this event

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Blackboard Grade Center 8/4/17

Learn how to set up grade columns, calculated columns and categories, use categories to weight grades and drop lowest grade, manage external grades. Equal weighting vs. proportional weighting, total vs. running total, organizing columns and smart views are explained, also. Register for this event  

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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 8/14/17

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard to design graphics for print and web by many designers, illustrators, and artists. In this workshop we will familiarize you with the Adobe Illustrator environment and create illustrations using shapes and colors. This workshop is designed for users with little of no experience. Register for this event

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Introduction to Blackboard 8/15/17

Learn the basics of Blackboard: navigation, customization, uploading and creating new content, adding media, creating web links and setting up and managing groups. Register for this event

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Social Media Tools for Teaching and Learning 8/16/17

Social Media options have evolved rapidly, which opens new and exciting possibilities for teaching, learning, and professional development. In this course, we will explore a variety of Social Media tools, share examples of social media use in the classroom, provide tips for selecting tools, and discuss best practices around using Social Media. Exploration and discovery… Read more »

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Blackboard Grade Center 8/16/17

Learn how to set up grade columns, calculated columns and categories, use categories to weight grades and drop lowest grade, manage external grades. Equal weighting vs. proportional weighting, total vs. running total, organizing columns and smart views are explained, also. Register for this event  

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Introduction to Tegrity Lecture Capture 8/18/2017

Lecture capture isn’t just for classrooms with athletes anymore! Tegrity is freely available in Blackboard, and it allows your students to engage in class rather than split their attention with notetaking. Bring your computer for a hands-on workshop covering installation and the basic features of Tegrity lecture capture. Record your video, audio, and presentation slides… Read more »

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Qualtrics Reporting 8/18/17

During this workshop you will learn how to analyze survey data, create visualizations, and report on your Qualtrics project results. This is an advanced Qualtrics course. Register for this event

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Tools for Creating Online Content and Interactions 8/21/17

Not sure how to get started using academic technology? This course will provide you with a menu of options supported or recommended by Academic Technology Services such as Articulate Storyline, SoftChalk, Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing, TurnItIn Plagiarism Detection software, Digication e-Portfolios, Tegrity screencasting software, TurningPoint Student Response, and VoiceThread discussion platform. There are a lot… Read more »

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Building Lessons with PlayPosit 8/23/17

Learn how to use Playposit to transform passive online videos into an active learning experience. We will cover how to create video lessons, add time-embedded activities including questions, polls and discussion to videos, and assign to video lessons to students within Blackboard. Additionally, we will explore grading, and analytics available within Playposit. Register for this… Read more »

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Implementing Digication E-Portfolio 8/23/2017

In this course, you’ll learn how to set up Digication so that your students can create and manage portfolios via a link in Blackboard. We’ll cover the Digication E-portfolio interface, portfolio template features, course and group management, sharing and commenting options, and creating assignments and rubrics. We’ll also go over tips for implementing portfolios in… Read more »

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Introduction to Qualtrics 8/25/17

This course will introduce faculty and staff to the basic features of Qualtrics. During the hands-on session, we will cover how to create a basic survey, distribution options, and ways to analyze surveys. In addition, we will review Northeastern’s survey guidelines, best practices, and resources. Register for this event

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Poll Everywhere Student Response 8/30/2017

This class will show you how to use Poll Everywhere for as a classroom response system. You’ll get tips for creating questions quickly, managing your question groups, and integrating with the Blackboard gradebook if you’d like to track student engagement. Register for this event

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Technology for Accessibility and Diverse Learning 08/31/2017

In this course, you’ll learn about various technologies that can be used to support the learning of students who may benefit from additional technology supports. We’ll address ways to ensure that your course content is accessible as well as introducing various teaching tools such as voice and video discussion boards and methods for recording your… Read more »

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