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Workshops & Seminars

Check the RTS for dates and times and to register online for current courses, or email us at ctl@regent.edu to let us know what you would like to see offered.
 

Current Offerings

Blackboard Fundamentals
Participants will learn the basic components essential for performing successfully in Blackboard. Such topics as navigating the Bb interface, adding a syllabus, organizing content and aligning content with goals,using communication tools, collaborate and many more are addressed in this training. This course is available for all faculty, faculty assistants, and staff.

More Blackboard Fundamentals
Participants will learn the basic components essential to creating and grading assignments in Blackboard. Such topics as adding assignments, Publisher content, and SafeAssignments and their related grading options will be covered. This workshop module is available for all faculty, faculty assistants, and staff.

Blackboard Content Management
This is both an informational AND a hands-on session. Participants will learn the basic features of the Blackboard Content Management System (CMS). This session provides an overview of (a) the features of the CMS,(b) content storage options, including documents, pictures and media, in the CMS, and (c) linking the content stored in the CMS into a Blackboard course . This workshop is available to all faculty, faculty assistants, and staff.This learning opportunity is available for all faculty, faculty assistants,and staff.

Blackboard Collaborate
This is both an informational AND a hands-on session. Participants will learn the basic features of Blackboard Collaborate. This session provides: (a) an overview of the features of Collaborate,(b) how to create a Collaborate classroom in their own courses, and (c) the opportunity to gain hands-on experience by exploring Collaborate and using the moderator tools. This course is available to all faculty, faculty assistants, and staff.

Tools to Support Student Interactions
This workshop module introduces participants to the four types of interactions utilized at Regent (self, peer, expert, and Christ) and how to align them with instructional activities supported by suitable Blackboard tools. Attendees will see demonstrations of the following Blackboard interaction tools: 1) Blogs, 2) Groups, 3) Journals, and 4) Wikis.

Designing and Deploying Assessments
This is both an informational AND a hands-on session. Participants will learn best practices for creating and deploying tests in Blackboard, including question types, settings, and how to include partial and extra credit. This session will also demonstrate how to add mashup content (YouTube or other videos) in tests and address the basics of academic integrity. This course is available to all faculty, faculty assistants, and staff.

Panopto Lecture Capture
This is both an informational AND a hands-on session. Participants will learn best practices for creating, recording, editing, and deploying recorded lectures to students through Blackboard. This course is available to all faculty.

Communicating Effectively with Blackboard Tools
This is both an informational AND a hands-on session. Participants will learn best practices for communicating with students using native Blackboard tools. Tools such as announcements, Blackboard email, discussion board, and the chat/IM tool will be demonstrated. Participants will also have the opportunity to create and customize a personal profile. This course is available to all faculty, faculty assistants, and staff.

Blackboard Grade Center
Participants will learn the basic components for performing successfully in Blackboard Grade Center. Such topics as creating and managing assignment columns, creating categories, inline grading, and managing calculated columns are addressed in this workshop module. This learning opportunity is available to all faculty, faculty assistants, and staff.
 

Past Offerings

This & That Hour
Ask questions F2F on any topic

Cooperative & Collaborative Learning
Shape learning through interactive group work

Learning Theories
Ground course design in learning research

Personal Learning Networks
Use social learning to keep teaching and learning relevant and competitive

Teaching, Learning & Technology
Use assistive technology to encourage student interaction

Experiential Learning
Apply active learning strategies to promote student achievement

Lenses of Learning*
Select instructional strategies and sequencing based on type of content

Introduction to Camtasia
Screen capture with digital video

Blackboard Advanced
Go beyond the basics in Regent's Learning Management System

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric
Learn how to create courses that conform to Quality Matters.