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TLS Faculty Workshops Spring 2018


Blackboard: Gradebook & Graded Activities

February 7th, 2018 in Renshaw Lab, 4pm

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

Poll Everywhere: Student Response system

February 14th, 2018 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

February 21th, 2018 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

February 28th, 2018 in Renshaw Computer Lab @ 4pm

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

WebEx: Office Hours and using for Distance Class Sessions

March 7th, 2018 in Dillin NW @ 4pm

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

Blackboard: Grading and Grade Center

April 11th, 2018 in Renshaw Computer Lab @ 4pm

Getting familiar Rubrics, inline comments, and Grade Center.


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,