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Classes & Training

The Faculty & Staff Resource Center offers classes and group training to faculty and staff. Classes include MS Office, Web design, graphics, professional Web page development, email and more. Individual training is also offered. All classes will take place in CG-204 (next to the Faculty & Staff Resource Center in CG-206).


February 2017

To register, see class descriptions under the calendar.


Class Descriptions:

Top 10 Tips & Tricks for Blackboard

Length: 1.5 hours

Join us for a discussion about common Blackboard issues that faculty members encounter as well as some simple tips and tricks to help you save time in Blackboard. Requires basic knowledge of Blackboard.

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Increase Student Engagement by Gamifying Your Classroom

Length: 1.5 hours

Are you looking for a way to increase student engagement? Recent literature has shown that by introducing elements of game design in formative assessment tools, instructors are able to increase student motivation and engagement. The presenters will talk about the pros and cons of several web tools which allow students to have fun while self-assessing their own progress.

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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Length: 1.5 hours

Learn more about this browser-based web conferencing tool that makes synchronous collaboaration simple.

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Digital Storytelling: An Alternative to the Traditional Class Essay

Length: 1.5 hours

Creating a digital story involves the same skills as writing a paper: coming up with a topic, collecting resources, outlining the video through a storyboard and writing a script. Learn more about this exciting process and how you might be able to incorporate it in your own classroom.

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