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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. November 28, 2014 - December 11, 2014
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Monday, December 01, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bb: Placing Tests Online
This course will cover the Blackboard Tests tool. Participants will learn how to create tests, including quizzes/exams, self-tests, and surveys. Specific topics include question pools, adding questions, test settings and managing grades.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Respondus Lockdown Browser + Monitor: Prevent cheating in your online tests
Respondus Monitor™ is a companion product for LockDown Browser that enables institutions to protect the integrity of non-proctored, online exams.Students use their own computer and a webcam to record assessment sessions, all without leaving the institution's learning management system.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Turnitin & GradeMark: How original is this paper?
Concerned about plagiarism in your courses? Try Turnitin, an anti-plagiarism web-based tool which is available to faculty and students through Blackboard. This session will give you hands-on experience in submitting papers as an instructor to determine percentages of possible plagiarism. The tool can also be used by students to check their own paper before submitting. GradeMark gives instructors the ability to provide feedback to students by enabling editorial highlights, custom comments, and QuickMark editing marks directly on the student papers. The grades will automatically feed to the Grade Center.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Respondus Lockdown Browser + Monitor: Prevent cheating in your online tests
Respondus Monitor™ is a companion product for LockDown Browser that enables institutions to protect the integrity of non-proctored, online exams.Students use their own computer and a webcam to record assessment sessions, all without leaving the institution's learning management system.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Upgrade your Old School Grading: Bb Grade Center (Online Live!)
Would you like to make grades available to students online? The Blackboard Grade Center is a great way to give your students up-to-date information on how well they’re doing in your course.

Use the following link to attend the online training using Zoom: https://uhd.zoom.us/j/697641882 
Friday, December 05, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom Cloud Conferencing
Zoom, the cloud meeting company, unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across ZoomPresence, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Cap and Gown Reception (CHSS, CST, UC)
Enjoy refreshments, pick up cap and gown, decorate your cap, and receive important information about the graduation ceremony. The bookstore will be on hand selling graduation and alumni merchandise and the photo club will have a fun photo booth for a small cost. RSVP here.

Candidates for graduation of:
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Sciences and Technology
University College

Location: Cullen Auditorium
Saturday, December 06, 2014
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Cap and Gown Reception (COB, CPS)
Enjoy refreshments, pick up cap and gown, decorate your cap, and receive important information about the graduation ceremony. The bookstore will be on hand selling graduation and alumni merchandise and the photo club will have a fun photo booth for a small cost. RSVP here.

Candidates for graduation of:
College of Business
College of Public Service

Location: Cullen Auditorium
Monday, December 08, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Turnitin & GradeMark: How original is this paper?
Concerned about plagiarism in your courses? Try Turnitin, an anti-plagiarism web-based tool which is available to faculty and students through Blackboard. This session will give you hands-on experience in submitting papers as an instructor to determine percentages of possible plagiarism. The tool can also be used by students to check their own paper before submitting. GradeMark gives instructors the ability to provide feedback to students by enabling editorial highlights, custom comments, and QuickMark editing marks directly on the student papers. The grades will automatically feed to the Grade Center.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Understanding Excel Formulas
Learn the quirks of Excel syntax and cell referencing and start making formulas and functions work for you!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Evernote for Education
Evernote is a great tool for teachers to capture notes, organize lesson plans, collaborate on projects, snap photos of whiteboards, and more. Everything you add to your account is automatically synced and made available on all the computers, phones and tablets you use, at home or at school.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Get Started with Blackboard
Participants will become familiar with the Blackboard interface while learning about features in Blackboard and the available Blackboard tools:
  • Course Navigation menu
  • Course Management menu
  • Tools
  • Modules
  • Student Preview
  • More
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Add & Organize Content in Your Online Course
In this training we will be adding files, action links, creating folders, and adding URLS. This session is designed for faculty members who want a refresher on adding content to their Blackboard courses.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bb: Assignments & In-line Grading
This course covers the Bb Learn Assignments tool. Participants will learn how to create, review, and grade assignments as submitted by students online. Also, learn about the new Crocadoc in-line grading tool that makes it easy to markup a submitted assignment directly within Blackboard.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Bb: Discussions, Blogs, Journals, & Wikis (online live!)
Join us as we discuss some of the tools that promote interactivity among students inside of Blackboard. We will cover how to create and manage: 
  • Discussion Boards
  • Blogs
  • Journals
  • Wikis
See how these tools can be incorporated into the grade center and released to groups.
Click the following link to join the online Zoom session:
https://uhd.zoom.us/j/934425933 

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