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  • Grading & the Blackboard Grade Center

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Using the Grade Center helps instructors stay organized and informs students of where their course performance. Explore features such as grading schema, categories, color coding, and editing...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:33 AM
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    In this introduction to Universal Design for Learning (UDL), participants will learn about key foundational concepts of UDL for providing accessible course materials and review alternative methods...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:36 AM
  • Why Do I Need Blackboard?

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    You're a face-to-face instructor, so why do you have a Blackboard shell, and why should you care? This workshop will show you both pedagogical and technical reasons face-to-face instructors should...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:40 AM
  • You Did It! Using Achievements to Motivate Your Students

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    The achievements tool allows instructors to designate criteria for issuing rewards to students in the form of both badges and certificates. Students can see which rewards they’ve earned, providing...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:42 AM
  • Organizing Your Course Content in Box

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    Box is an online file sharing system that users can access from multiple devices (computers, smart phones, and tablets). Box also allows users to easily share files and folders with others. In...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:43 AM
  • Assessing Your Learners in Blackboard

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Creating assessments and assignments in Blackboard can ease the pain of collecting stacks of papers and/or grading scantrons. In this session, participants will explore how to create and deploy...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:46 AM
  • Rev Up Your Courses with Rubrics

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment, and you can use them to explain evaluations to students. Rubrics can help ensure consistent and...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:50 AM
  • Student Outreach & Retention (SOAR) with Bb

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Discover which students in your course are at risk. Track students, get early insight into student performance, and check the overall academic health of your class. Apply best practices for...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:51 AM
  • Flipping Out Screencasting and You!

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
    Showing students how to navigate a course or a new program can take up valuable instruction time in class. Screencasting allows instructors to easily record and upload short tutorial videos to...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:54 AM
  • Academic Honesty & Plagiarism in the Digital Age

    FITT Training
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Are you in tune with today’s generation of college students? Participants in this workshop will review the culture of cheating, explore the plagiarism spectrum, and learn about technology tools...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 10:03 AM