TLS Faculty Workshops Fall 2017


Blackboard: Gradebook & Graded Activities

August 24th, 2017 in Renshaw Lab, 3:30pm

Setting up gradebook and using graded activities in your blackboard course.

Poll Everywhere: Student Response system

August 30th, 2017 in Renshaw Lab, 4pm

Using student’s own devices as a way to interact with them in class and get their collective ideas.  We will use Poll Everywhere to create a couple of questions to poll, use with powerpoint,  and try it out.

Kaltura: Creating Your First Video for a Course

September 6th, 2017 in Renshaw Lab, 4pm

Become familiar creating your own videos and adding those to your blackboard course.  Save class time by introducing the concepts online.  Feel free to bring a short powerpoint on a usb drive to work with.

TurnItIn: Creating and Grading Assignments

September 13th, 2017 in Renshaw Lab, 4pm

Become familiar with creating a turnitin assignment in Blackboard. Setup your own assignment for a course and try grading a paper.

Blackboard: Interactions with Students

September 20th, 2017 in Renshaw Computer Lab @ 4pm

Getting familiar with the interaction tools of Blackboard. Creating discussion boards, journals and blogs.

Other training topics as needed and on demand:

Kaltura (Linfield’s new streaming platform) 
Poll Everywhere
Response Clickers
Other ideas you give us

For more information, contact Lige Armstrong,