Below are the workshop archives presented in previously. More archives will be added at the end of each month.

  • 2022

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      6/28/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      6/22/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      6/16/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      6/15/2022: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online Exams

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      6/14/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      6/7/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      6/2/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      5/31/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

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      5/25/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      5/24/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 3- Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

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      5/19/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      5/18/2022: Students: Collaborate Ultra Orientation

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      5/17/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 2 - Groups and Secure Sharing

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      5/16/2022: Students: Blackboard Student Orientation

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      5/13/2022: Students: Collaborate Ultra Orientation

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      5/12/2022: Students: Blackboard Student Orientation

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      5/11/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      5/10/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

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      4/28/2022: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online Exams

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      4/26/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      4/25/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      4/19/2022: Faculty: Setting Students Up for Final Exam Success

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      4/12/2022: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online Exams

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      4/14/2022: Faculty: Strategies for Inclusive Teaching: Supporting Diverse Learners

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      4/12/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      4/11/2022: Faculty: Spring Cleaning! Preparing your Summer courses

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      4/7/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      4/6/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      4/5/2022: Faculty: Spring Cleaning! Preparing your Summer courses

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      3/31/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      3/30/2022: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      3/29/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      3/24/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      3/23/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      3/22/2022: Faculty: Engaging Students Using the Discussion Board

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      3/22/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread Advanced Skills

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      3/17/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      3/16/2022: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online Exams

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      3/15/2022: Faculty: Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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      3/9/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      3/8/2022: Faculty: Best Practices for HyFlex Course Facilitation

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      2/18/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      2/17/2022: Faculty: Best Practices for HyFlex Course Facilitation

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      2/16/2022: Faculty: Connecting with Students using Collaborate Ultra

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      2/11/2022: Students: Computer Basics

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      2/11/2022: Faculty: Computer Basics

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      2/10/2022: Faculty: Computer Basics

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      2/10/2022: Students: Computer Basics

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      2/10/2022: Faculty: Digital Storytelling as a Pedagogical Tool: Faculty Driven Workshop

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      2/9/2022: Students: Computer Basics

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      2/9/2022: Faculty: Computer Basics

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      2/8/2022: Faculty: Computer Basics

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      2/8/2022: Students: Computer Basics

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      2/8/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      2/2/2022: Faculty: Quality Matters Overview

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      2/1/2022: Faculty: Assessment as Engagement

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      1/31/2022: Faculty: Creating Accessible Lectures with WebEx

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      1/27/2022: Faculty: Create a Via-to-Blackboard Assignment Link

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      1/27/2022: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      1/26/2022: Students: VIA Open Session

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      1/26/2022: Faculty: Create a Via-to-Blackboard Assignment Link

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      1/25/2022: Students: Introduction to Via

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      1/25/2022: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      1/25/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 3: Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

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      In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/25/2022: Faculty: Create a Via-to-Blackboard Assignment Link

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      1/24/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      1/21/2022: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      1/20/2022: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      1/20/2022: Faculty: VIA Open Session

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      1/20/2022: Students: VIA Open Session

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      1/19/2022: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      1/19/2022: Students: Introduction to Via

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      1/19/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      1/18/2022: Faculty: Introduction to Via

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      1/18/2022: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      1/18/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 2: Groups and Secure Sharing

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      1/18/2022: Students: Introduction to Via

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      1/14/2022: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      1/14/2022: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      1/13/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      1/13/2022: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      1/13/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      1/13/2022: Faculty: Introduction to Via

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      1/12/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      1/12/2022: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      1/12/2022: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      1/12/2022: Faculty: VIA Open Session

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      1/11/2022: Faculty: VIA Open Session

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      1/11/2022: Faculty: Introduction to Via

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      1/11/2022: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      1/11/2022: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

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      1/11/2022: Faculty: Open Session

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      1/10/2022: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      1/6/2022: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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  • 2021

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      12/16/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      12/14/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      12/9/2021: Faculty: Jump Start Your Spring 2022 Course!

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      Enjoy your winter break knowing that your Spring 2022 course is set and ready for your return in January! Due to the annual Blackboard Upgrade, we encourage all faculty to complete all course copies, course clean-up, and re-organization before the Fall semester ends! This workshop will include a walk-through of the QM compliant template, we will show you a quick way to adjust all availability and due dates at once, and offer hands-on support for preparing your Spring 2022 courses!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      12/8/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CST

      12/7/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4 and Test Bank Network

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      Find out how Respondus 4 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      12/1/2021: Faculty: Jump Start Your Spring 2022 Course!

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      Enjoy your winter break knowing that your Spring 2022 course is set and ready for your return in January! Due to the annual Blackboard Upgrade, we encourage all faculty to complete all course copies, course clean-up, and re-organization before the Fall semester ends! This workshop will include a walk-through of the QM compliant template, we will show you a quick way to adjust all availability and due dates at once, and offer hands-on support for preparing your Spring 2022 courses!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      11/30/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 3:00PM CST

      11/30/2021: Faculty: Technology Tools

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      If you are looking to incorporate new technology tools into your Spring 2022 courses, please plan to attend this workshop. CAES will demo a few free technology tools that faculty may use to engage with students or enhance course facilitation. We will offer guidance and support for ways to make the technology work for you!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      11/22/2021: Faculty: Creating Accessible Lectures with WebEx

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      This workshop will guide faculty on using the transcription feature in WebEx. Faculty will learn how to enable the transcription feature and how to upload recorded sessions to Blackboard courses. Additionally, we will discuss best practices for using the WebEx transcription feature which allows faculty and students to quickly review the synchronous discussions for later evaluation. Imagine how powerful transcriptions will prove to be for making your lectures more accessible! Please join us!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      11/18/2021: Faculty: Exam Preparation: Respondus Lockdown Browser

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      11/18/2021: Faculty: Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      11/17/2021: Faculty: Computer Basics

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      If it’s been a while since you needed to use a computer for instruction and you’re feeling overwhelmed- or if you just want a refresher on some fundamental computer skills- this workshop is for you! In this workshop you’ll learn how to:
      - Use a mouse and keyboard more effectively
      - Navigate computer files and applications
      - Use tabs, bookmarks, and download files online
      - Do basic troubleshooting when you have technical issues

      Location: Library Room 2401B
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      11/16/2021: Faculty: Navigating the Grade Center

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      Are you frustrated with duplicate grade columns? Are your “total points” not adding up as they should? Come explore the Grade Center with us! We will discuss best practices on how to keep your grade center organized, and how to manage student progress.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      11/9/2021: Faculty: Computer Basics

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      If it’s been a while since you needed to use a computer for instruction and you’re feeling overwhelmed- or if you just want a refresher on some fundamental computer skills- this workshop is for you! In this workshop you’ll learn how to:
      - Use a mouse and keyboard more effectively
      - Navigate computer files and applications
      - Use tabs, bookmarks, and download files online
      - Do basic troubleshooting when you have technical issues

      Location: Library Room 2401B
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      11/8/2021: Faculty: Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      11/3/2021: Faculty: Computer Basics

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      If it’s been a while since you needed to use a computer for instruction and you’re feeling overwhelmed- or if you just want a refresher on some fundamental computer skills- this workshop is for you! In this workshop you’ll learn how to:
      - Use a mouse and keyboard more effectively
      - Navigate computer files and applications
      - Use tabs, bookmarks, and download files online
      - Do basic troubleshooting when you have technical issues

      Location: GSU Library Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      11/3/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      10/28/2021: Faculty: Best Practices for HyFlex Course Facilitation

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      This workshop will discuss ways faculty can ensure that all students are engaged with the content, the instructor, and their peers. We will have a discussion on how to address your individual course needs, and ways to make teaching in HyFlex modality interactive. This workshop will be offered both F2F and virtually.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/27/2021: Faculty: Exam Preparation: Respondus Lockdown Browser

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      10/26/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      This workshop is for instructors who are BRAND NEW to using Blackboard. The CAES instructional designers will walk you through the interface, and explain the basic Blackboard tools and features. We will offer guidance and support for ways to successfully manage your courses.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/21/2021: Faculty: Navigating the Grade Center

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      Are you frustrated with duplicate grade columns? Are your “total points” not adding up as they should? Come explore the Grade Center with us! We will discuss best practices on how to keep your grade center organized, and how to manage student progress.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/20/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 3:00PM CDT

      10/20/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      10/14/2021: Faculty: Best Practices for HyFlex Course Facilitation

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      This workshop will discuss ways faculty can ensure that all students are engaged with the content, the instructor, and their peers. We will have a discussion on how to address your individual course needs, and ways to make teaching in HyFlex modality interactive. This workshop will be offered both F2F and virtually.

      Location: Classroom D34160
      Time: 1:30PM CDT

      10/13/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      10/12/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online Exams

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      Find out how Respondus 4 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      10/12/2021: Faculty: Best Practices for HyFlex Course Facilitation

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      This workshop will discuss ways faculty can ensure that all students are engaged with the content, the instructor, and their peers. We will have a discussion on how to address your individual course needs, and ways to make teaching in HyFlex modality interactive. This workshop will be offered both F2F and virtually.

      Location: Classroom D2444
      Time: 1:30PM CDT

      10/11/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard..

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/7/2021: Faculty: Best Practices for HyFlex Course Facilitation

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      This workshop will discuss ways faculty can ensure that all students are engaged with the content, the instructor, and their peers. We will have a discussion on how to address your individual course needs, and ways to make teaching in HyFlex modality interactive. This workshop will be offered both F2F and virtually.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/5/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      10/4/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      9/28/2021: Students: Exam Preparation: Respondus Lockdown Browser

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      This student workshop will provide tips and best practices for taking online exams. If you are planning to use the Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLDB) for your final exams, please encourage your students to attend this RLDB workshop for additional support. We will walk them through the steps required to download the browser and offer tips for successfully taking a proctored exam.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      9/23/2021: Faculty: Changing the Narrative of Group Work

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      Many students are challenged by group assignments or projects. In fact, many students despise them. Yet, group projects remain one of the best ways to promote interaction and engagement among students. Group work, when design properly, can be an effective way to achieve learning outcomes and does not have to be a headache for instructors or students. This workshop will discuss different ways to set up group work in your courses, re-envision your current group practices, or simply navigate the “groups” tool in Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      9/21/2021: Faculty: Changing the Narrative of Group Work

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      Many students are challenged by group assignments or projects. In fact, many students despise them. Yet, group projects remain one of the best ways to promote interaction and engagement among students. Group work, when design properly, can be an effective way to achieve learning outcomes and does not have to be a headache for instructors or students. This workshop will discuss different ways to set up group work in your courses, re-envision your current group practices, or simply navigate the “groups” tool in Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      9/15/2021: Faculty: Quality Matters Overview

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      This overview session will explain the Quality Matters (QM) peer review process, the QM rubric, and the various QM training available to GSU faculty. You will get a sneak peek at the QM specific review standards, and the GSU Quality Matters Blackboard template available to aid in faculty course development.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      9/14/2021: Faculty: Via Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      9/13/2021: Faculty: Creating and Using Rubrics

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      Rubrics are essential to assessing student work, and they help students understand the criteria in which they are being evaluated. This workshop will outline how to create a rubric in Blackboard and how to grade assignments against the rubrics. Sample rubrics that may be used in your course(s) will be provided. If you have an existing (paper) rubric, please bring it! We will offer sample rubrics, if needed.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      9/9/2021: Students: Via Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      9/9/2021: Faculty: Connecting with Students via WebEx

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      Are you looking for an alternative to Collaborate Ultra or Zoom? This workshop will discuss Cisco’s WebEx, GSU's newest web conferencing tool. WebEx can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, and chat rooms for students. ***WebEx is not replacing Collaborate Ultra. Both software are available***

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      9/8/2021: Faculty: Connecting with Students via WebEx

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      Are you looking for an alternative to Collaborate Ultra or Zoom? This workshop will discuss Cisco’s WebEx, GSU's newest web conferencing tool. WebEx can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, and chat rooms for students. ***WebEx is not replacing Collaborate Ultra. Both software are available***

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      9/7/2021: Faculty: Linking Via Activities to Blackboard Assignments

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      If you are using Via for the submission of and assessment of key standards assessments, this workshop will show you how to set up the automatic transfer rubric scores from Via to the student gradebook in Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      9/7/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 3- Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

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      In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      9/7/2021: Students: Intro to Via

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      This workshop is for students who are BRAND NEW to using Via. Topics include logging in for the first time, how to access key assessment activities, and how to create and share portfolio websites and upload digital items to cloud storage for later use.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      9/3/2021: Faculty: Intro to Blackboard

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      This workshop is for instructors who are BRAND NEW to using Blackboard. The CAES instructional designers will walk you through the interface, and explain the basic Blackboard tools and features. We will offer guidance and support for ways to successfully manage your courses.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      9/2/2021: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      This training will go over the Online Teaching and Learning Program, distinguish the differences between Blackboard and the myGSU portal, show where to access GSU Blackboard, show the Blackboard tools, discuss the student orientation course and certificate, provide Blackboard resources, and provide Blackboard support contact information.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      9/2/2021: Faculty: Linking Via Activities to Blackboard Assignments

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      If you are using Via for the submission of and assessment of key standards assessments, this workshop will show you how to set up the automatic transfer rubric scores from Via to the student gradebook in Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      9/1/2021: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      This training will explain what Collaborate Ultra is, provide specs to see if you can run Collaborate Ultra on your device, show how to access Collaborate Ultra, explain the Collaborate Ultra portal, explain the Collaborate Ultra tools within a session, and show how it will look from a mobile device.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      9/1/2021: Faculty: Intro to Via

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      This workshop is for instructors who are BRAND NEW to using Via. Topics include logging in for the first time, how to access student activities, and how to assess student submissions to assignments using rubrics. Student portfolios will also be discussed.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      8/31/2021: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      This training will go over the Online Teaching and Learning Program, distinguish the differences between Blackboard and the myGSU portal, show where to access GSU Blackboard, show the Blackboard tools, discuss the student orientation course and certificate, provide Blackboard resources, and provide Blackboard support contact information.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      8/31/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 2 - Groups and Secure Sharing

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      We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

      Location: VoiceThread Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      8/30/2021: Students: Intro to Via

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      This workshop is for students who are BRAND NEW to using Via. Topics include logging in for the first time, how to access key assessment activities, and how to create and share portfolio websites and upload digital items to cloud storage for later use.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      8/27/2021: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      This training will explain what Collaborate Ultra is, provide specs to see if you can run Collaborate Ultra on your device, show how to access Collaborate Ultra, explain the Collaborate Ultra portal, explain the Collaborate Ultra tools within a session, and show how it will look from a mobile device.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 3:00PM CDT

      8/27/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      8/26/2021: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      This training will go over the Online Teaching and Learning Program, distinguish the differences between Blackboard and the myGSU portal, show where to access GSU Blackboard, show the Blackboard tools, discuss the student orientation course and certificate, provide Blackboard resources, and provide Blackboard support contact information.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      8/26/2021: Faculty: Via Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      8/25/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      8/25/2021: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      This training will explain what Collaborate Ultra is, provide specs to see if you can run Collaborate Ultra on your device, show how to access Collaborate Ultra, explain the Collaborate Ultra portal, explain the Collaborate Ultra tools within a session, and show how it will look from a mobile device.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:00AM CDT

      8/24/2021: Faculty: Intro to Via

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      This workshop is for instructors who are BRAND NEW to using Via. Topics include logging in for the first time, how to access student activities, and how to assess student submissions to assignments using rubrics. Student portfolios will also be discussed.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      8/24/2021: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      This training will go over the Online Teaching and Learning Program, distinguish the differences between Blackboard and the myGSU portal, show where to access GSU Blackboard, show the Blackboard tools, discuss the student orientation course and certificate, provide Blackboard resources, and provide Blackboard support contact information.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      8/24/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      8/24/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basic

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      Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free accounts.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      8/19/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      8/17/2021: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      8/5/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network

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      Find out how Respondus 4.0 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      8/4/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      8/2/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      7/28/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      7/22/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Quality Matters: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      This workshop is designed for faculty who are new to online course development, or would like to enhance their existing online courses to align with the Quality Matters Rubric. This 2-week workshop includes both synchronous meetings, and asynchronous activities in Blackboard. This is not an official Quality Matters workshop that will lead to QM certification, however, each participant will receive a CAES certificate of attendance to include in their professional development portfolios.

      - A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: July 14 - 15th and July 21 – 22nd ; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      - Workshops are held 1:00-2:30 PM CDT each day
      - Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      - Faculty will complete an Instructional Design Worksheet as a plan for developing their courses
      - The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      - Additional one-on-one support also provided
      - Link to virtual sessions will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      7/21/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Quality Matters: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      This workshop is designed for faculty who are new to online course development, or would like to enhance their existing online courses to align with the Quality Matters Rubric. This 2-week workshop includes both synchronous meetings, and asynchronous activities in Blackboard. This is not an official Quality Matters workshop that will lead to QM certification, however, each participant will receive a CAES certificate of attendance to include in their professional development portfolios.

      - A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: July 14 - 15th and July 21 – 22nd ; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      - Workshops are held 1:00-2:30 PM CDT each day
      - Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      - Faculty will complete an Instructional Design Worksheet as a plan for developing their courses
      - The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      - Additional one-on-one support also provided
      - Link to virtual sessions will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      7/20/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      7/20/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread New Assignment Features

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      In this session will give a full tour of the New Assignment Builder. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      7/16/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      7/15/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Quality Matters: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      This workshop is designed for faculty who are new to online course development, or would like to enhance their existing online courses to align with the Quality Matters Rubric. This 2-week workshop includes both synchronous meetings, and asynchronous activities in Blackboard. This is not an official Quality Matters workshop that will lead to QM certification, however, each participant will receive a CAES certificate of attendance to include in their professional development portfolios.

      - A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: July 14 - 15th and July 21 – 22nd ; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      - Workshops are held 1:00-2:30 PM CDT each day
      - Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      - Faculty will complete an Instructional Design Worksheet as a plan for developing their courses
      - The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      - Additional one-on-one support also provided
      - Link to virtual sessions will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      7/14/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Quality Matters: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

      -

      This workshop is designed for faculty who are new to online course development, or would like to enhance their existing online courses to align with the Quality Matters Rubric. This 2-week workshop includes both synchronous meetings, and asynchronous activities in Blackboard. This is not an official Quality Matters workshop that will lead to QM certification, however, each participant will receive a CAES certificate of attendance to include in their professional development portfolios.

      - A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: July 14 - 15th and July 21 – 22nd ; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      - Workshops are held 1:00-2:30 PM CDT each day
      - Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      - Faculty will complete an Instructional Design Worksheet as a plan for developing their courses
      - The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      - Additional one-on-one support also provided
      - Link to virtual sessions will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      7/13/2021: Faculty: Using VoiceThread in Blackboard

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      In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Blackboard course as lessons or assessments.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      7/9/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network

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      Find out how Respondus 4.0 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CDT

      7/8/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      7/6/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread New Assignment Features

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      In this session will give a full tour of the New Assignment Builder. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      7/1/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      6/22/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread: New Assignment Features Workshop

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      In this workshop, you will learn how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      6/22/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CDT

      6/21/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      This workshop is for instructors who are new to using Blackboard. The CAES instructional designers will walk you through the interface and discuss the key elements to include in your course shell (even if you are teaching hybrid or F2F)! We will explain the basic Blackboard tools and features, and offer guidance and support for managing your courses.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      6/18/2021: Faculty: Creating and Using Rubrics

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      Rubrics are essential to assessing student work, and they help students understand the criteria in which they are being evaluated. This workshop will outline how to create a rubric in Blackboard and how to grade assignments against the rubrics. Sample rubrics that may be used in your course(s) will be provided.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      6/16/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      6/16/2021: Faculty: Quality Matters Overview and Professional Development Workshops

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      This workshop will provide an overview of Quality Matters and introduce the 8 general standards from the Quality Matters Rubric. CAES will also outline the various QM professional development pathways for GSU faculty. Please bring any and all Quality Matters questions!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      6/15/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4 and the Test Bank Network: Quickly Create Online Exams

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      Find out how Respondus 4.0 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      6/11/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      6/10/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      This workshop is for instructors who are new to using Blackboard. The CAES instructional designers will walk you through the interface and discuss the key elements to include in your course shell (even if you are teaching hybrid or F2F)! We will explain the basic Blackboard tools and features, and offer guidance and support for managing your courses.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      6/8/2021: Faculty: Quality Matters Overview and Professional Development Workshops

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      This workshop will provide an overview of Quality Matters and introduce the 8 general standards from the Quality Matters Rubric. CAES will also outline the various QM professional development pathways for GSU faculty. Please bring any and all Quality Matters questions!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      6/8/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      6/8/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread: New Assignment Features Workshop

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      In this workshop, you will learn how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      6/2/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 3:00PM CDT

      6/1/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 3: Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

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      In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      5/26/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      5/25/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 2: Groups and Secure Sharing

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      We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      5/20/2021: Student: Blackboard Student Orientation

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      Confused about how to use Blackboard to complete course work? Have questions about the Discussion Board? Not sure how to submit an assignment? This orientation will give a better understanding of how to use Blackboard and whom to contact if you have questions.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      5/20/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      5/19/2021: Student: Blackboard Student Orientation

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      Confused about how to use Blackboard to complete course work? Have questions about the Discussion Board? Not sure how to submit an assignment? This orientation will give a better understanding of how to use Blackboard and whom to contact if you have questions.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      5/18/2021: Student: Blackboard Student Orientation

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      Confused about how to use Blackboard to complete course work? Have questions about the Discussion Board? Not sure how to submit an assignment? This orientation will give a better understanding of how to use Blackboard and whom to contact if you have questions.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      5/18/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

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      Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free accounts.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      5/13/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and the Test Bank Network

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      Find out how Respondus 4.0 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      5/12/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      5/11/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread: New Assignment Features Workshop

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      In this workshop, you will learn how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: VoiceThread Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      5/6/2021: Faculty: Respondus LockDown Browser & Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Respondus Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CDT

      4/30/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      This workshop is for instructors who are new to using Blackboard. The CAES instructional designers will walk you through the interface and discuss the key elements to include in your course shell (even if you are teaching hybrid or F2F)! We will explain the basic Blackboard tools and features, and offer guidance and support for managing your courses.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      4/29/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread: Creating Gradable Assignments

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      This workshop will discuss the Assignment Builder tool in VoiceThread (VT). Faculty can require students to “create” a VT for student presentations, “watch” your faculty created VT, or “comment” on a VT for grading.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      4/29/2021: Students: Via Open Session

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      Do you need to submit a key assessment for any of your courses in Via? Do you need help creating a portfolio or uploading work to your timeline to use on a later key assessment assignment? Or maybe you need help logging or getting a tour of your courses and key assessments. Come with any Via questions and we can help troubleshoot or give you the resources you need to be successful in Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      4/28/2021: Students: Via Open Session

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      Do you need to submit a key assessment for any of your courses in Via? Do you need help creating a portfolio or uploading work to your timeline to use on a later key assessment assignment? Or maybe you need help logging or getting a tour of your courses and key assessments. Come with any Via questions and we can help troubleshoot or give you the resources you need to be successful in Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 6:00PM CDT

      4/27/2021: Students: Via Open Session

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      Do you need to submit a key assessment for any of your courses in Via? Do you need help creating a portfolio or uploading work to your timeline to use on a later key assessment assignment? Or maybe you need help logging or getting a tour of your courses and key assessments. Come with any Via questions and we can help troubleshoot or give you the resources you need to be successful in Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      4/26/2021: Faculty: Spring Cleaning! Preparing your Summer courses

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      Are you copying over your Summer 2021 course content from a previous semester? This workshop will walk you through the “course clean up” process to eliminate duplicate content, erroneous grade book information, and dated information that may be carried over from term to term.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      4/22/2021: Faculty: Via Open session

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      Need help assessing student work? Or maybe manually adding student work or “force submitting” to a key assessment? Or maybe you need help logging or getting a tour of your courses and key assessments. Come with any Via questions and we can help troubleshoot or give you the resources you need to be successful in Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      4/21/2021: Faculty: Via Open session

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      Need help assessing student work? Or maybe manually adding student work or “force submitting” to a key assessment? Or maybe you need help logging or getting a tour of your courses and key assessments. Come with any Via questions and we can help troubleshoot or give you the resources you need to be successful in Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 6:00PM CDT

      4/21/2021: Faculty: Creative Solutions for your Synchronous Sessions

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      How are you using web conferencing in your classes? Do you use Zoom, WebEx, or Collaborate Ultra? Faculty Guest Speaker, Crystal Harris, will share her experience in using Collaborate Ultra during the Spring 2021 semester. With the support of a CAES Remote Instruction Assistant, Dr. Harris will demonstrate creative ways faculty can take their synchronous sessions to the next level. Instructional strategies and activities used for engaging students will be also discussed. If you would like to share insightful strategies used for synchronous sessions, please contact nlagrone@govst.edu.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      4/21/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      4/20/2021: Faculty: Via Open session

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      Need help assessing student work? Or maybe manually adding student work or “force submitting” to a key assessment? Or maybe you need help logging or getting a tour of your courses and key assessments. Come with any Via questions and we can help troubleshoot or give you the resources you need to be successful in Via.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      4/19/2021: Faculty: Setting Students Up for Final Exam Success

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      If you are using Blackboard to administer your Final Exams, you want to attend this workshop to ensure your exam settings and test options are set to minimize challenges with final exams. Tips and best practices for troubleshooting and allowing for test exceptions will be provided.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      4/16/2021: Faculty: Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      4/15/2021: Faculty: Structuring Your Course to Facilitate Student Learning

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      This workshop will discuss ways instructors can design their courses to cultivate student motivation and engagement. We will explore how to align your learning goals with your activities and assessments, and how to organize content to enhance the learning experience for students. The “Learning Module” feature in Blackboard will be highlighted.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      4/14/2021: Faculty: Introduction to Blackboard

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      This workshop is for instructors who are new to using Blackboard. The CAES instructional designers will walk you through the interface and discuss the key elements to include in your course shell (even if you are teaching hybrid or F2F)! We will explain the basic Blackboard tools and features, and offer guidance and support for managing your courses.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      4/14/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CDT

      4/13/2021: Students: Respondus Lockdown Browser

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      This student workshop will provide tips and best practices for taking online exams. If you are planning to use the Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLDB) for your final exams, please encourage your students to attend this RLDB workshop for additional support. We will walk them through the steps required to download the browser and offer tips for successfully taking a proctored exam.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      4/13/2021: Faculty: Using VoiceThread in Blackboard

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      In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Blackboard course as lessons or assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      4/8/2021: Faculty: Spring Cleaning! Preparing your Summer courses

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      Are you copying over your Summer 2021 course content from a previous semester? This workshop will walk you through the “course clean up” process to eliminate duplicate content, erroneous grade book information, and dated information that may be carried over from term to term.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 6:00PM CDT

      4/8/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

      -

      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      4/6/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      4/6/2021: Faculty: New Assignment Features

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      We'll explore how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      4/5/2021: Faculty: Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      3/31/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CDT

      3/30/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 3: Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

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      In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      3/30/2021: Faculty: Engaging Students with VoiceThread w/ Faculty Guest Speaker Janet Brewer

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      VoiceThread can help faculty provide multiple means of engagement, representation, and action for their courses. VoiceThread allows you to use this interactive communication tool for lessons or assessments. Already integrated into Blackboard, VT is readily available to all faculty.

      Our faculty guest speaker, Janet Brewer, will demonstrate how she has used VoiceThread in her courses, how students have engaged with the software, and share her overall experience of integrating VT.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      3/25/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      3/23/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 2: Groups and Secure Sharing

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      We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      3/18/2021: Faculty: Preserving Academic Integrity in the Online Classroom w/ Faculty Guest Speaker Shelly Kumar

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      Come join the discussion on academic honesty with GSU Faculty, Shelly Kumar! We will engage in a discussion about the importance of academic integrity and the challenges faculty may encounter in the day to day classroom. Strategies and suggestions for managing academic integrity issues will be discussed. This workshop will also demonstrate the key features of Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor, as well as walk you through the steps needed for students to complete an exam! Best practices and considerations for using exam proctoring will also be discussed.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      3/16/2021: Faculty: Connecting with Students via WebEx

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      This workshop will discuss Cisco’s WebEx, GSU's newest web conferencing tool. WebEx can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, and chat rooms for students. ***WebEx is not replacing Collaborate Ultra. Both software are available***

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 6:00PM CDT

      3/16/2021: Faculty: Managing and Storing Course Content Files

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      Do you have existing files on the Blackboard archive server that you need to retrieve? Do you solely rely on Blackboard to store your course content files? This workshop will assist faculty with retrieving files from Blackboard and storing them using cloud-based storage that is available to all faculty. Please join this workshop to learn how to use the Microsoft OneDrive, and university storage space to organize course content.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      3/16/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

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      Participants will learn how to upload media, comment and annotate on that media, and share it with others. This will be a slow paced, step-by-step, hands-on workshop. It is open to both VoiceThread license holders and free accounts.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      3/16/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      3/11/2021: Faculty: Connecting with Students via WebEx

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      This workshop will discuss Cisco’s WebEx, GSU's newest web conferencing tool. WebEx can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, and chat rooms for students. ***WebEx is not replacing Collaborate Ultra. Both software are available***

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CST

      3/10/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      3/10/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      3/9/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread New Assignment Features

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      We'll explore how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      3/8/2021: Faculty: Blogs, Wikis, Journals

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      Have you thought about using a “Blog” for your student class introductions? Wikis for group projects? What about challenging your students to write a weekly reflective journal to support your learning objectives? If you are looking to add engaging instructional activities into your online course design, this workshop is for you. We will discuss tools that are already available in Blackboard, that provide alternate ways of assessing your students.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      3/5/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CST

      3/4/2021: Faculty: Creating and Using Rubrics

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      Rubrics are essential to assessing student work, and they help students understand the criteria in which they are being evaluated. This workshop will outline how to create a rubric in Blackboard and how to grade assignments against the rubrics. Sample rubrics that may be used in your course(s) will be provided. If you have an existing (paper) rubric, please bring it!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      3/3/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4.0 and Test Bank Network

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      Find out how Respondus 4 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CST

      3/3/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      3/2/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      2/25/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      2/22/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      2/17/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      2/16/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread New Assignment Features

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      We'll explore how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      2/12/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      2/9/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      2/9/2021: Faculty: Using VoiceThread in Blackboard

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      Our VoiceThread vendor will teach you how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Blackboard course as lessons or assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      2/4/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      2/2/2021: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/29/2021: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      This workshop will discuss Collaborate Ultra, GSU's web conferencing tool. Collaborate Ultra can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, chat rooms for students, and other remote communication needs.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/28/2021: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      Confused about how to use Blackboard to complete course work? Have questions about the Discussion Board? Not sure how to submit an assignment? This orientation will give a better understanding of how to use Blackboard and whom to contact if you have questions.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 5:00PM CST

      1/27/2021: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      This workshop will discuss Collaborate Ultra, GSU's web conferencing tool. Collaborate Ultra can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, chat rooms for students, and other remote communication needs.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CST

      1/26/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

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      Participants will learn how VoiceThread can help educators provide multiple means of engagement, representation, action and expression for their courses. We will demonstrate how to use VoiceThread’s multi-modal communication platform, closed captioning features, and VoiceThread Universal to design accessible lessons. This will be the first showcase of the new VoiceThread Universal!

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/26/2021: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      Confused about how to use Blackboard to complete course work? Have questions about the Discussion Board? Not sure how to submit an assignment? This orientation will give a better understanding of how to use Blackboard and whom to contact if you have questions.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      1/22/2021: Students: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

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      This workshop will discuss Collaborate Ultra, GSU's web conferencing tool. Collaborate Ultra can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, chat rooms for students, and other remote communication needs.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/21/2021: Students: Blackboard Learn Orientation

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      Confused about how to use Blackboard to complete course work? Have questions about the Discussion Board? Not sure how to submit an assignment? This orientation will give a better understanding of how to use Blackboard and whom to contact if you have questions.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CST

      1/21/2021: Faculty: Respondus 4 and the Test Bank Network

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      Find out how Respondus 4 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/19/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 3- Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

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      In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/14/2021: Faculty: Connecting with Students via WebEx

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      This workshop will discuss Cisco’s WebEx, GSU's newest web conferencing tool. WebEx can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, and chat rooms for students. ***WebEx is not replacing Collaborate Ultra. Both software are available***

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 6:00PM CST

      1/14/2021: Faculty: Quality Matters Workshop Series: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      -A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: January 6 - 7th AND January 13 - 14th; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      -Workshops for the first series are held 10:00 AM-12:00 PM CDT each day
      -Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      -The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      -Additional one-on-one support also provided
      -Link to virtual session will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop
      -Obtain faculty development attendance certificate upon completion

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:00AM CST

      1/13/2021: Faculty: Connecting with Students via WebEx

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      This workshop will discuss Cisco’s WebEx, GSU's newest web conferencing tool. WebEx can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, and chat rooms for students. ***WebEx is not replacing Collaborate Ultra. Both software are available***

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CST

      1/13/2021: Faculty: Quality Matters Workshop Series: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      -A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: January 6 - 7th AND January 13 - 14th; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      -Workshops for the first series are held 10:00 AM-12:00 PM CDT each day
      -Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      -The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      -Additional one-on-one support also provided
      -Link to virtual session will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop
      -Obtain faculty development attendance certificate upon completion

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:00AM CST

      1/12/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 2 - Groups and Secure Sharing

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      We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      1/8/2021: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      1/7/2021: Faculty: Quality Matters Workshop Series: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      -A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: January 6 - 7th AND January 13 - 14th; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      -Workshops for the first series are held 10:00 AM-12:00 PM CDT each day
      -Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      -The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      -Additional one-on-one support also provided
      -Link to virtual session will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop
      -Obtain faculty development attendance certificate upon completion

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:00AM CST

      1/6/2021: Faculty: Quality Matters Workshop Series: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

      -

      -A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: January 6 - 7th AND January 13 - 14th; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      -Workshops for the first series are held 10:00 AM-12:00 PM CDT each day
      -Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      -The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      -Additional one-on-one support also provided
      -Link to virtual session will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop
      -Obtain faculty development attendance certificate upon completion

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:00AM CST

      1/5/2021: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 1: Upload, Comment, and Share

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      In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Moodle course as lessons or assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

     
  • 2020

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      12/15/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      12/8/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CST

      12/7/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      Respondus LockDown Browser is a standard for “locking” down a student’s computer during an exam to prevent them from navigating from the exam and to prevent cheating. Respondus Monitor is an automated exam proctoring solution that uses the student’s webcam to record the student during an exam. Only the instructor has access to review and analyze the proctored exam sessions. With a “startup sequence”, students will be guided through steps required by the instructor (i.e., show their ID, take a picture, a short video of exam environment, or enable video for the entire exam).

      This workshop will demonstrate how to set up Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor in your course, as well as walk you through the steps needed for students to complete an exam! Best practices and considerations for using exam proctoring will also be discussed.

      Watch this brief VIDEO for an overview of Respondus LockDown Browser and Exam Monitor!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      12/4/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      Respondus LockDown Browser is a standard for “locking” down a student’s computer during an exam to prevent them from navigating from the exam and to prevent cheating. Respondus Monitor is an automated exam proctoring solution that uses the student’s webcam to record the student during an exam. Only the instructor has access to review and analyze the proctored exam sessions. With a “startup sequence”, students will be guided through steps required by the instructor (i.e., show their ID, take a picture, a short video of exam environment, or enable video for the entire exam).

      This workshop will demonstrate how to set up Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor in your course, as well as walk you through the steps needed for students to complete an exam! Best practices and considerations for using exam proctoring will also be discussed.

      Watch this brief VIDEO for an overview of Respondus LockDown Browser and Exam Monitor!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST

      12/3/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CST

      12/3/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      12/1/2020: Faculty: VoiceThread Advanced Skills

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      In this workshop, participants will learn about more advanced VoiceThread features. We will demonstrate how to integrate Google Drive content via our Media Sources, how to change language displays, adjust playback settings and more. Portions of the workshop will be hands-on.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 6:00PM CST

      11/24/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      11/19/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

      -

      Respondus LockDown Browser is a standard for “locking” down a student’s computer during an exam to prevent them from navigating from the exam and to prevent cheating. Respondus Monitor is an automated exam proctoring solution that uses the student’s webcam to record the student during an exam. Only the instructor has access to review and analyze the proctored exam sessions. With a “startup sequence”, students will be guided through steps required by the instructor (i.e., show their ID, take a picture, a short video of exam environment, or enable video for the entire exam).

      This workshop will demonstrate how to set up Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor in your course, as well as walk you through the steps needed for students to complete an exam! Best practices and considerations for using exam proctoring will also be discussed.

      Watch this brief VIDEO for an overview of Respondus LockDown Browser and Exam Monitor!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CST and 6:00PM CST

      11/19/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      11/18/2020: Faculty: Quickly Create Online Exams: Respondus 4 and the Test Bank Network

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      Find out how Respondus 4 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      11/18/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      11/17/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      11/12/2020: Faculty: Technology Tools

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      Come have some fun with the CAES team as we explore various (free) tech tools to use in your online courses. We will provide a demo of Bitmoji, FlipGrid, Thinglink, Mentimeter, Assistive Technology tools and more! You do not have to be a technology expert to attend this session!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 3:00PM CST

      11/12/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

      -

      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 3:00PM CST

      11/11/2020: Faculty: Blogs, Wikis, Journals

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      Have you thought about using a “Blog” for your student class introductions? Wikis for group projects? What about challenging your students to write a weekly reflective journal to support your learning objectives? If you are looking to add engaging instructional activities into your online course design, this workshop is for you. We will discuss tools that are already available in Blackboard, that provide alternate ways of assessing your students.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      11/10/2020: Faculty: Using VoiceThread in Blackboard

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      In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Blackboard course as lessons or assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CST

      11/9/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      11/9/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      11/5/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CST

      11/5/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CST

      11/4/2020: Faculty: New VoiceThread Assignment Features Workshop

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      In this workshop, you will learn how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CST

      11/4/2020: Faculty LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

      -

      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CST

      11/2/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      This open session will be a little different, as we will be utilizing Webex, instead of Collaborate Ultra. For more information regarding Webex, please view the ITS Webex Meetings portal page.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CST

      10/29/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CDT

      10/28/2020: Faculty: New VoiceThread Assignment Features Workshop

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      In this workshop, you will learn how to turn new assignments on for your courses and begin using them with your students. We will review all of the workflows, new features, and options for your VoiceThread assessments.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/28/2020: Faculty: Creating and Using Rubrics

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      Rubrics are essential to assessing student work, and they help students understand the criteria in which they are being evaluated. This workshop will outline how to create a rubric in Blackboard and how to grade assignments against the rubrics. Sample rubrics that may be used in your course(s) will be provided. If you have an existing (paper) rubric, please bring it! We will have a breakout session to build your rubrics!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      10/27/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/27/2020: Faculty: Technology Tools

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      Come have some fun with the CAES team as we explore various (free) tech tools to use in your online courses. We will provide a demo of Bitmoji, FlipGrid, Thinglink, Mentimeter, Assistive Technology tools and more! You do not have to be a technology expert to attend this session!

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      10/27/2020: Faculty: Setting up the Gradebook (Original)

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      As you prepare (or continue) to deliver instruction remotely this summer, empower yourself to do so with maximum efficiency by understanding Blackboard Learn’s powerful Grade Center. The Grade Center is more than just a location to record students' grades--it is an interactive tool that allows faculty to filter, sort, and access data, calculate grades, and monitor student progress. Join this session to learn the basics of efficiently managing your students’ work and grades.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 9:00AM CDT

      10/23/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30PM CDT

      10/22/2020: Faculty: Blogs, Wikis, Journals

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      Have you thought about using a “Blog” for your student class introductions? Wikis for group projects? What about challenging your students to write a weekly reflective journal to support your learning objectives? If you are looking to add engaging instructional activities into your online course design, this workshop is for you. We will discuss tools that are already available in Blackboard, that provide alternate ways of assessing your students.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/22/2020: Faculty: Improving Student Engagement (Original)

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      In the new world of social distancing and limited interaction with others, instructors and students may be missing some accustomed modes of interpersonal communication in courses.  Join a team of Blackboard experts who understand first-hand the demands of a fully online teaching environment—we are eager to help you discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn can encourage meaningful engagement among students and between your students and you!  Effectively use discussion boards, engage students with interactive lectures and quizzes and challenge them to collaborate together in teams and then present their work back to the larger class.  Blackboard’s team of academic professionals have plenty of ideas to share with you and are eager to support you as you consider different ways to promote communication, get your students involved, and to keep them engaged in online classes.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/21/2020 - ILEA Virtual Fall Summit

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      ILEA is excited to be hosting their first virtual 2020 ILEA Virtual Fall Summit! The summit will take place October 21-23, 2020. Though they will miss the excitement and energy of seeing you arrive in person, they hope you will find their virtual event inspiring, informative and engaging.

      They have designed their sessions around their summit theme, Engaging Faculty Champions in Campus Equity Work, providing you an experience to have dialogue with experts and colleagues about the critical role faculty play in helping to create inclusive organizational structures inside and outside the classroom that provide greater opportunities for students to succeed.

      Here are some sessions you might like:
      • Keynote: Session: Saying Equity Will Not Beget Racial Equity
      • Breakout Session: A Conversation on Higher Education Equity with State Legislators
      • Breakout Session: How to Achieve More Equitable Student Outcomes (and Ensure College Survival) Post-COVID
      • Breakout Session: Diversifying Approaches for Equity and Inclusion
      • Breakout Session: Faculty Hiring through an Equity Lens
      • Breakout Session: Presidential Reflections
      • Breakout Session: The Syllabus As an Instrument for Racial Equity

      Here are instructions for registering for the Summit:
      • Go to the Whova Event App to register and for event details if you currently have the app installed. (Code: 2020vsummit)
      • Visit the Event Website
      • New to Whova? Download the Whova App to get started

      ILEA looks forward to having you attend this amazing event. Please pass this information to faculty colleagues that might be interested. There will be a prize for the ILEA partner that has the most faculty attend the summit.

      10/21/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      10/21/2020: Faculty: Assessment & Assignments in Blackboard Learn (Original)

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      This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments within a Blackboard Learn Original.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      10/20/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 2:00PM CDT

      10/20/2020: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 3- Moderating comments, private and threaded replies, and copying

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      In our third workshop in the series, participants will learn how to give private feedback, use threaded commenting, copy VoiceThreads for use with multiple groups, and use comment moderation to formatively assess student work.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/15/2020: Faculty: Intro to VoiceThread

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      This workshop will introduce you to the VoiceThread tool. We will demonstrate how to create a voicethread in your course, and explain the basic VT features.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 6:00PM CDT

      10/15/2020: Faculty: Getting Started with Bb Annotate: Inline Assignment Grading in Blackboard Learn

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      Blackboard Learn’s inline assignment grading functionality, currently delivered through a technology called New Box View, will be replaced over the next few months with a new tool called Bb Annotate. Created in partnership with clients around the globe, Bb Annotate will offer a more robust feature set to provide customizable feedback to learners, including a sidebar summary view, freehand drawing tools, various color selections, and much more. Join this webinar to see a demonstration of the new tool and get your questions answered by Blackboard experts.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/14/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 4:00PM CDT

      10/14/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/14/2020: Faculty: Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate

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      Moving from in-classroom instruction to the virtual classroom does not have to be difficult or stressful. Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a web-based communication tool that allows you to continue to engage with your students in real time or even to record sessions for students to watch at a later time. In this 30-minute session, we will review the Collaborate interface and tools that support engaging teaching online.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 10:00AM CDT

      10/13/2020: Faculty: Blackboard Open Session

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      Drop in to ask the CAES staff any questions (big or small!) you have regarding online instruction, course development, and Blackboard.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/13/2020: Faculty: VoiceThread Basics 2 - Groups and Secure Sharing

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      We will begin to explore the features available to VoiceThreaders with a full license. Participants will learn how to create groups and subgroups, set sharing permissions within those groups, and privately share VoiceThreads with individuals.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/13/2020: Faculty: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

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      This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 11:00AM CDT

      10/12/2020: Faculty: Navigating the Grade Center

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      Come explore the Grade Center with us! We will discuss best practices on how to keep your grade center organized, and how to manage student progress.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT

      10/9/2020 - South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium (SMHEC) Annual Conference

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      This year’s SMHEC conference, Collaborating for Student Success Through Integrated Learning Solutions, will focus on diversity and inclusion through unique partnerships, specifically public-private, community organizations, high school curriculum alignment, SI Tutors, Learning Communities, Service Learning and Co-curricular opportunities. We have a few GSU faculty members presenting this year!

      For more information regarding the Collaborate For Student Success virtual conference, please view the Faculty Development Conference page. To register for this event, please register here.

      10/8/2020: Faculty: Collaborate Ultra: Effective Remote Communication

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      This workshop will discuss Collaborate Ultra, GSU's web conferencing tool. Collaborate Ultra can be used for live lectures, recorded lectures, virtual office hours, virtual meetings, chat rooms for students, and other remote communication needs.

      ***We will discuss best practices, technical requirements, and use Collaborate Ultra hands-on.***

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 10:30AM CDT

      10/7/2020: Faculty: Quality Matters Workshop Series: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      -A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: Sept 29 - 30th AND October 6 - 7th; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      -Workshops for the first series are held 1:00-3:00 PM each day
      -Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      -The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      -Additional one-on-one support also provided
      -Link to virtual sessions will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop


      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      10/7/2020: Faculty: Collaborate Ultra - Beyond the Basics

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      This webinar will help you move beyond the basics of Blackboard Collaborate and provide an overview of specific use cases and features that will facilitate synchronous interaction with your students. Some features include using breakout rooms, sharing content through your camera, polling, and other features that will help you engage your learners and empower student success.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 12:00PM CDT

      10/7/2020: Faculty: Grading Workflows for Discussions, Assessment & Assignments (Original)

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      Let’s face it – grading is possibly one of the least ‘fun’ parts of teaching.  However, now that you’ve created assessments, assignments, and quizzes in Blackboard Learn, the grading process can be easier than ever.  In Blackboard, instructors can provide feedback, post grades, and check the originality of student work with ease.  Discover how much easier it can be to grade papers when you can annotate right within the online course.  You can even provide audio feedback to the student, helping them understand areas of the paper that may need some attention.  Want to set up a quiz to be automatically graded?  You can do that too!  Join us in this informative session on how to use Blackboard’s course tools to make your online teaching experience more efficient, more engaged and less time consuming!

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 10:00AM CDT

      10/6/2020: Faculty: Quality Matters Workshop Series: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      -A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: Sept 29 - 30th AND October 6 - 7th; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      -Workshops for the first series are held 1:00-3:00 PM each day
      -Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      -The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      -Additional one-on-one support also provided
      -Link to virtual sessions will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop


      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT

      10/6/2020: Faculty: Guide to Building Mobile Content (Original & Ultra)

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      Many students prefer to consume course content on their mobile phone. This webinar is designed to provide you with basic fundamentals for preparing online course content for mobile delivery. Additionally, we will review Blackboard mobile apps and provide you with a helpful worksheet on mobile content development.

      Location: Vendor Virtual Session
      Time: 9:00AM CDT

      10/5/2020: Faculty: Via Open Session

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      This open session will provide faculty the opportunity to drop in and ask questions regarding the use and implementation of the Via assessment software.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT and 6:00PM CDT

      10/1/2020: Students: Intro to Via: Initial Login & Portfolio Creation

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      What is Via? Via is a powerful tool where students can save work as artifacts and create portfolios that can be shared with instructors as assignment submissions or potential employers showcasing student work with professional presentation. Learn how to log in and access courses, store artifacts, and create digital portfolio web sites.

      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 2:30PM CDT and 6:00PM CDT

      9/30/2020: Faculty: Quality Matters Workshop Series: Fundamentals of Online Course Development

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      -A series of 4-Virtual Workshops: Sept 29 - 30th AND October 6 - 7th; will introduce the 8 QM Rubric Standards
      -Workshops for the first series are held 1:00-3:00 PM each day
      -Access to “Fundamentals of Online Course Development” Course in Blackboard
      -The workshop series is designed to support and allow for review of course development activities
      -Additional one-on-one support also provided
      -Link to virtual sessions will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop


      Location: CAES Virtual Session
      Time: 1:00PM CDT