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The Office of Information Technology offers several technology training sessions. Simply login with your TAMIU credentials in order to see a more detailed schedule and description of the training sessions that are being offered right now.

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Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)
Designing Your Online Course (DYOC)
Improving Your Online Course (IYOC)
Teaching Online: An Introduction to Online Delivery (TOL)
Blackboard Features (Tests, Assignments, Grade Center, Discussions, Announcements, Attendance)

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65168/5/2020 9:00:00 AM**Establishing interaction, collaboration, and cooperation among studentsWebinar0FacultyHow do you build a sense of community in your online courses? This session will cover ideas on integrating opportunities of interaction, collaboration, and cooperation not only between instructor to learner but also amongst learner to learner in the online environment.  Aside from tools that Blackboard offers, such as discussion forums and groups, faculty will be introduced to other tech tools such as VoiceThread, ECHO360 interactive features,?Nearpod, Flipgrid, Mentimeter, and Padlet.
65028/5/2020 2:00:00 PM**Getting your course organized and creating a welcoming environmentWebinar5FacultyThis session will familiarize faculty with best practices on instructional design of a hybrid course and how to leverage Blackboard's tools to support the delivery of the course. Communication, assignments, and other content tools will be covered in this session. In addition, faculty will be introduced?to a template that has been created for hybrid courses and make modifications to fit class needs. Finally, the importance of using communication tools to create a welcoming environment..
65228/6/2020 11:00:00 AM**CourseArcWebinar1FacultyThis session will present the process of creating interactive web pages for your courses inside of Blackboard without knowing HTML. This dynamic content will engage your students with lessons that include various layouts for displaying information, a pop-up glossary, self-assessment quizzes, and interactive learning games.
65318/6/2020 1:30:00 PM**Formative and Summative AssessmentsWebinar0FacultyDesigning assessments for measuring learning in a blended environment, where instruction and participation take place both online and in a traditional classroom presents a challenge for instructors. This session will present a variety of strategies/methods for assessing student learning. Tools for formative assessment such as Nearpod, Feedback Fruits and CourseArc will be introduced. The first part of this session will introduce and reinforce Blackboard's gradebook for a hybrid environment...
65418/6/2020 3:30:00 PM**Academic integrity, testing strategies and securityWebinar15FacultyThis session will introduce a number of testing strategies available in Blackboard to reduce instances of academic dishonesty (Turnitin). Participants will spend some time exploring TurnItIn's commenting and grading tools that will make the feedback process faster and more consistent. Finally, you will also be exposed to three different proctoring solutions and their unique features and will hear from faculty own experiences with each solution.
65588/7/2020 8:30:00 AM**Teaching LIVE Broadcasting with ECHO360Webinar11FacultyThis session will present faculty with essential skills on how to broadcast?LIVE lectures using ECHO360 and make use of tools for your students to interact with you during or after your live broadcast.?? The second part of this session will present faculty with ideas on how to engage their students with their recorded lectures through the use of interactive activities.?
65038/7/2020 9:00:00 AM**Getting your course organized and creating a welcoming environmentWebinar12FacultyThis session will familiarize faculty with best practices on instructional design of a hybrid course and how to leverage Blackboard's tools to support the delivery of the course. Communication, assignments, and other content tools will be covered in this session. In addition, faculty will be introduced?to a template that has been created for hybrid courses and make modifications to fit class needs. Finally, the importance of using communication tools to create a welcoming environment..
65188/7/2020 2:00:00 PM**Establishing interaction, collaboration, and cooperation among studentsWebinar5FacultyHow do you build a sense of community in your online courses? This session will cover ideas on integrating opportunities of interaction, collaboration, and cooperation not only between instructor to learner but also amongst learner to learner in the online environment.  Aside from tools that Blackboard offers, such as discussion forums and groups, faculty will be introduced to other tech tools such as VoiceThread, ECHO360 interactive features,?Nearpod, Flipgrid, Mentimeter, and Padlet.
65728/10/2020 11:00:00 AMBuilding Engaged Courses with Top Hat in Any Lecture Style and SettingWebinar22FacultyNOT ELIGIBLE FOR STIPEND. Join this intro to Top Hat and learn to use the platform to connect and engage with your students before/during/after class in any lecture style or setting. We'll focus on the key building blocks for creating a successful active learning experience for students, in face-to-face or remote/blended settings. Learn to create interactive Top Hat content and to digitally deliver that material in asynchronous/synchronous classes with the our new virtual classroom capabilities.
65518/10/2020 1:30:00 PM**PD Blackboard Collaborate EssentialsWebinar2FacultyBlackboard Collaborate is the Virtual Meeting Space link located inside of your Blackboard course(s) that has the potential to deliver live content for the use of virtual office hours, lectures, and student presentations.? Faculty?will learn about the key features and core functions of the Collaborate user interface. They will learn about session roles and how to effectively manage the communication tools, understand audio indicators, manage session and participant interaction,...
65598/11/2020 8:30:00 AM**Teaching LIVE Broadcasting with ECHO360Webinar16FacultyThis session will present faculty with essential skills on how to broadcast?LIVE lectures using ECHO360 and make use of tools for your students to interact with you during or after your live broadcast.?? The second part of this session will present faculty with ideas on how to engage their students with their recorded lectures through the use of interactive activities.?
65048/11/2020 10:00:00 AM**Getting your course organized and creating a welcoming environmentWebinar17FacultyThis session will familiarize faculty with best practices on instructional design of a hybrid course and how to leverage Blackboard's tools to support the delivery of the course. Communication, assignments, and other content tools will be covered in this session. In addition, faculty will be introduced?to a template that has been created for hybrid courses and make modifications to fit class needs. Finally, the importance of using communication tools to create a welcoming environment..
65208/11/2020 1:00:00 PM**Establishing interaction, collaboration, and cooperation among studentsWebinar11FacultyHow do you build a sense of community in your online courses? This session will cover ideas on integrating opportunities of interaction, collaboration, and cooperation not only between instructor to learner but also amongst learner to learner in the online environment.  Aside from tools that Blackboard offers, such as discussion forums and groups, faculty will be introduced to other tech tools such as VoiceThread, ECHO360 interactive features,?Nearpod, Flipgrid, Mentimeter, and Padlet.
65128/12/2020 10:00:00 AM**Making your Course Content AccessibleWebinar4FacultyThis session will give faculty a practical approach on how to make sure their course content is accessible to all students regardless of whether they have a learning disability or not following Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and Federal guidelines.? Participants will be exposed to Blackboard Ally to improve content accessibility by following step by step instructions.
65428/12/2020 3:30:00 PM**Academic integrity, testing strategies and securityWebinar19FacultyThis session will introduce a number of testing strategies available in Blackboard to reduce instances of academic dishonesty (Turnitin). Participants will spend some time exploring TurnItIn's commenting and grading tools that will make the feedback process faster and more consistent. Finally, you will also be exposed to three different proctoring solutions and their unique features and will hear from faculty own experiences with each solution.
65218/13/2020 9:00:00 AM**Establishing interaction, collaboration, and cooperation among studentsWebinar13FacultyHow do you build a sense of community in your online courses? This session will cover ideas on integrating opportunities of interaction, collaboration, and cooperation not only between instructor to learner but also amongst learner to learner in the online environment.  Aside from tools that Blackboard offers, such as discussion forums and groups, faculty will be introduced to other tech tools such as VoiceThread, ECHO360 interactive features,?Nearpod, Flipgrid, Mentimeter, and Padlet.
65058/13/2020 1:00:00 PM**Getting your course organized and creating a welcoming environmentWebinar21FacultyThis session will familiarize faculty with best practices on instructional design of a hybrid course and how to leverage Blackboard's tools to support the delivery of the course. Communication, assignments, and other content tools will be covered in this session. In addition, faculty will be introduced?to a template that has been created for hybrid courses and make modifications to fit class needs. Finally, the importance of using communication tools to create a welcoming environment..
65608/13/2020 3:30:00 PM**Teaching LIVE Broadcasting with ECHO360Webinar7FacultyThis session will present faculty with essential skills on how to broadcast?LIVE lectures using ECHO360 and make use of tools for your students to interact with you during or after your live broadcast.?? The second part of this session will present faculty with ideas on how to engage their students with their recorded lectures through the use of interactive activities.?
65438/14/2020 11:00:00 AM**Academic integrity, testing strategies and securityWebinar23FacultyThis session will introduce a number of testing strategies available in Blackboard to reduce instances of academic dishonesty (Turnitin). Participants will spend some time exploring TurnItIn's commenting and grading tools that will make the feedback process faster and more consistent. Finally, you will also be exposed to three different proctoring solutions and their unique features and will hear from faculty own experiences with each solution.
65248/14/2020 2:00:00 PM**CourseArcWebinar9FacultyThis session will present the process of creating interactive web pages for your courses inside of Blackboard without knowing HTML. This dynamic content will engage your students with lessons that include various layouts for displaying information, a pop-up glossary, self-assessment quizzes, and interactive learning games.
65688/17/2020 9:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedWebinar12FacultyJoin us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
65738/18/2020 11:00:00 AMBuilding Engaged Courses with Top Hat in Any Lecture Style and SettingWebinar25FacultyNOT ELIGIBLE FOR STIPEND. Join this intro to Top Hat and learn to use the platform to connect and engage with your students before/during/after class in any lecture style or setting. We'll focus on the key building blocks for creating a successful active learning experience for students, in face-to-face or remote/blended settings. Learn to create interactive Top Hat content and to digitally deliver that material in asynchronous/synchronous classes with the our new virtual classroom capabilities.
65698/19/2020 9:00:00 AMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedWebinar15FacultyJoin us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
65628/19/2020 3:30:00 PMTeaching LIVE Broadcasting with ECHO360Webinar15FacultyThis session will present faculty with essential skills on how to broadcast?LIVE lectures using ECHO360 and make use of tools for your students to interact with you during or after your live broadcast.?? The second part of this session will present faculty with ideas on how to engage their students with their recorded lectures through the use of interactive activities.?
65708/20/2020 4:00:00 PMBlackboard 101: Getting StartedWebinar15FacultyJoin us for this in-depth session on setting up your course in Blackboard. This session is geared toward faculty who are new to Blackboard or would like to get a refresher. We will be covering topics such as Navigating the course content, Modifying the course menu, Selecting a course structure, as well as many more topics.
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