University of Houston-Downtown
UHD Calendar

Faculty Events

June 20 - July 19, 2019

Thursday, June 20

Adding Events in Localist

This training session is for admins of the new UHD calendar system, Localist. Learn how to get started with adding your events, creating tickets, and...

PowerPoint for Beginners

In this training we will cover the basic skills necessary to create and maintain presentations in PowerPoint Learning Outcomes: Users will learn to make...

Thursday Concerts Presented by UHD: Carrie Rodriguez and Laboratorio: An Americana Chicana

UHD presents Thursday Concerts at Discovery Green! These free, family-friendly concerts showcase the best music of the Gulf Coast. Food, beer and wine are...

Friday, June 21

Houston Urban Food Conference

The Center for Urban Agriculture and Sustainability (CUAS) at the University of Houston Downtown is hosting the Houston Urban Food Conference in...

Getting Started with Zoom

Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing application available to all faculty, staff, and students at UHD. Zoom’s straightforward features are ideal for live...

Tuesday, June 25

Managing Webpages with SharePoint

In this training you will learn the basics of managing UHD webpages using SharePoint. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be completed and on file in...

Getting Started with O365: Tips & Tricks

During this introductory session, we will cover the basics of navigating and utilizing the standard functions inside of Office 365. Attendees will learn...

Wednesday, June 26

Excel Formulas and Functions

In this training we will cover the use of advanced Excel formulas and functions including Logic, Text, and Lookup functions Learning Outcomes: Users will...

Respondus Test Builder

Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard. Exams can be created offline...

Thursday, June 27

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Outlook Tips and Tricks

In this training we will cover basic and advanced functionalities in Outlook to save you time and keep you organized Learning Outcomes: Users will learn to...

Thursday Concerts Presented by UHD: Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis: Americana's Favorite Couple

UHD presents Thursday Concerts at Discovery Green! These free, family-friendly concerts showcase the best music of the Gulf Coast. Food, beer and wine are...

Tuesday, July 2

Windows 10 Basics

Attendees will learn how to navigate the new Windows 10 interface. We will also cover tips and tricks to make your experience in Windows 10 faster and smoother.

Working with Formstack Webforms

In this training you will learn the basics of managing webforms and their feedback reports in Formstack. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be...

Wednesday, July 3

Managing Webpages with SharePoint

In this training you will learn the basics of managing UHD webpages using SharePoint. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be completed and on file in...

Tuesday, July 9

Blackboard Retention Center

The Retention Center helps instructors discover which students in their course are at risk. Based on default rules, students' engagement and participation...

VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and...

Wednesday, July 10

Getting Caught Up with MyMediasite 7.2

MyMediasite 7.2 is a new platform for uploading, recording, and sharing video content. MyMediaSite is an upgrade to MediaSite. This training will cover the...

Thursday, July 11

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Introduction to Perusall

Order and assign textbooks, articles, or your PDFs in Perusall. Students annotate the readings and asynchronously respond to each other's comments and...

Friday, July 12

Accessibility Open Lab

Stop by anytime during this Open Lab session to review and remedy accessibility issues in your Blackboard course. Feel free to bring questions you may have...

Tuesday, July 16

Managing Groups in Blackboard

Instructors have the ability to create groups within a Blackboard course. These spaces are equipped with tools that can assist in a collaborative process:...

Blackboard Ally

Blackboard A11y is an exciting new accessibility product that is integrated right into Blackboard. Blackboard A11y assists faculty with making digital course...

Wednesday, July 17

Turnitin

Turnitin is an online plagiarism checker that runs papers through a series of databases to check for already existing content within a student’s paper....

Thursday, July 18

Introduction to the Blackboard Grade Center

The Grade Center is more than just a way to record students' grades. It is a dynamic tool that allows faculty to monitor student progress, record data, and...

Windows 10 Basics

Attendees will learn how to navigate the new Windows 10 interface. We will also cover tips and tricks to make your experience in Windows 10 faster and smoother.

Friday, July 19

Working with Formstack Webforms

In this training you will learn the basics of managing webforms and their feedback reports in Formstack. Please note that a WebTech Access form must be...

June 20 - July 19, 2019