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IT Training Events

January 26 - February 25, 2020

Tuesday, January 28


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

Creating Assignments in Blackboard

The assignments tool enables you to collect student documents uploaded in Blackboard. Use it to create, manage, and distribute activities that assess...

Wednesday, January 29

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...

Thursday, January 30

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...

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...

Friday, January 31

Turnitin Lunch and Learn

This class will cover the many features of Turnitin. Turnitin is the only comprehensive solution for preventing multiple forms of plagiarism, grading...