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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. March 8 - 21, 2014
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Start Time 8:00 AM Spring Break (Multi-Day Event)
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 18 spaces each day for Studio Incaminatti Art Painting Workshop
Arts and Humanities
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM MS Mondays: Word Advanced Doc Formatting
Take advantage of tables, images, and WordArt and master the contextual toolbars that go along with these objects. Learn tricks to help with indentations, line spacing, page margins, and more!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bb: Discussions, Blogs, Journals & Wikis
Come join the fun 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
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
All Day Spring Break (Multi-Day Event)
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 18 spaces each day for Studio Incaminatti Art Painting Workshop
Arts and Humanities
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bb: Tests, What Are My Options?
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.
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM 1 space for Art Model
Gallery
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Turnitin & GradeMark: How Original!
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, March 12, 2014
All Day Spring Break (Multi-Day Event)
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 18 spaces each day for Studio Incaminatti Art Painting Workshop
Arts and Humanities
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Collaborate: Lecture Capture
Collaborate is UHD's new Web Conferencing tool! Just like Wimba, Collaborate offers a live, virtual classroom environment with features that include audio, video, application sharing and content sharing. It facilitates a way for educators and students to interact as if they were meeting face-to-face.

The Lecture Capture training will cover:
• Recording a Lecture
• Screen Sharing, Embedding PowerPoint
• Sharing with students.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Respondus Monitor: Stop Cheating in It's Tacks
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.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MBA Information Session
Location: College of Business, Shea Street Building, 320 N. Main St.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
All Day Spring Break (Multi-Day Event)
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 18 spaces each day for Studio Incaminatti Art Painting Workshop
Arts and Humanities
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bb: Managing Groups
Create and manage groups and sign-up sheets. Assign specific groups to discussion boards, chat rooms, and assignments.
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM 1 space for Art Model
Gallery
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Appy Hour: Tips for Mobile Life
Whether you use an Android or iOS device, this fun weekly workshop will point you to the coolest new apps. Get organized, share content, communicate faster, and start taking advantage of that little computer in your pocket. (No registration required)
Friday, March 14, 2014
All Day Spring Break (Multi-Day Event)
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 18 spaces each day for Studio Incaminatti Art Painting Workshop
Arts and Humanities
Saturday, March 15, 2014
End Time 5:00 PM Spring Break (Multi-Day Event)
 
Monday, March 17, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bb: Organize Your Course Content
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.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 1 space for TTLC - Live Stream
TTLC
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
1 space - PROJECT GRAD
Guest name, Trinia Harmon-Wright
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 1 space for Philip Malek
HFD- Career Services
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM 1 space for Art Model
Gallery
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM 4 spaces for Domestic Violence
Veterans Services
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Bb: Grade Center Gratification
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.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
1 space - PROJECT GRAD
Guest name, Trinia Harmon-Wright
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bb: Organize Your Course Content
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.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mental Health Series
Location: N420, One Main Building
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 2 spaces for Council of Orgs
Student Activities
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Adobe Contribute Basics (Web Editing)
Learn how to edit your department webpage with this simple to use tool. It's as easy as using MS Word!
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Social Science Lecture Series - Melissa Torres
Melissa Torres Lecture
Location: Main Building, N-1099
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 1 space for Diane Cervenka
Social Sciences
Thursday, March 20, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Turnitin & GradeMark: How Original!
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.
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM 1 space for Art Model
Gallery
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3rd Thursday with CHSS
Location: Buffalo Bayou Room (Next to the Food Court)

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Camtasia: Show Them What You've Got!
With this screen recording software, you can easily create professional videos from your screen. Create educational videos and software presentations in a snap.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Appy Hour: Tips for Mobile Life
Whether you use an Android or iOS device, this fun weekly workshop will point you to the coolest new apps. Get organized, share content, communicate faster, and start taking advantage of that little computer in your pocket. (No registration required)
Friday, March 21, 2014
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Student Org Olympics
Location: Student Life Center

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