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LabArchives
 

In this workshop we will explore LabArchives, the web-based electronic lab notebook software that allows faculty, researchers, TAs, and students to store, organize, share, and publish laboratory data and related materials.  By the end of this session, you will be able to create and share notebooks, add and organize content, and set up LabArchives for use in a lab environment.

Getting Started with Blackboard: for New Blackboard Users

In this workshop we will explore Blackboard, the online tool that lets you deliver course materials, collect assignments, administer online quizzes, and so much more.  By the end of the session you will be able to navigate around Blackboard, upload and organize course content, communicate with students through various Blackboard features, and customize the course environment.

Blackboard: Assessments and Grade Center

In this workshop we will explore some of Blackboard's more advanced features including quizzes and grading.  By the end of the session you will be able to create quizzes and assessments in Blackboard, set up the Grade Center and track student progress, and grade student work through the Grade Center and offline. 
 
Prerequisite: One semester or more experience using Blackboard OR completion of "Getting Started with Blackboard" session. 
 
Note: Participants who wish to use class time to build (or add to) their actual Fall 2017 course(s) should complete the following task prior to class: Navigate to the Course Site Creation page and follow the directions to create at least one Blackboard course site using the Faculty Center.

iClicker: Classroom Polling

In this workshop, we will explore Classroom Polling and how it allows instructors to quickly ask a question and instantly receive responses from each student during class.  By the end of the session you will be able to set up and connect the iClicker program to your Blackboard course for student roster access, use the instructor kit during class, and view the iClicker Gradebook.   

 

Note: This working session is for instructors new to iClicker as well as those who have previously used iClicker and are looking to set up their course again.  The latest version of the iClicker software will be provided, along with the hardware needed to bring to class to collect student responses.  Please bring a laptop computer with you to this session. 

Turnitin

In this workshop we will explore Turnitin, the plagiarism detection software that scans student work for matched text by comparing the work to a large database of student work, publications, and materials on the Internet.  By the end of the session you will be able to create a Turnitin assignment, view student work and originality reports, and grade a Turnitin assignment.

Note: Prior experience with Blackboard OR completion of "Getting Started with Blackboard" is recommended.

Lecture Capture with Panopto

In this workshop we will explore Panopto, the lecture capture software that allows you to record, post, and reuse your class lectures, and allows students to review core concepts outside of class or come to class prepared for discussion and activities.  By the end of the session you will be able to record class lectures with Panopto, post lectures in your Blackboard course(s), and take away ideas for implementing recorded lectures in the classroom.

Electronic Portfolios

In this workshop, we will explore a campus-wide system for building digital portfolios – Digication – and its use in and out of the classroom.  By the end of the session you will be able to design an eportfolio assignment and use an eportfolio in your course or program.

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