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The Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) will design workshops, on request, on topics related to teaching and learning using technology. In addition, we offer regularly scheduled workshops on a wide range of teaching and learning issues.

2016 Teaching and Learning Symposium

The 2016 Teaching and Learning Symposium is August 25  from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Denton Campus. Registration coming soon.

Schedule

8 a.m. – Check-in (ACT 2 Lobby)
8:30 – 9 a.m. – Welcome and Opening Session (ACT 301)
9:15 – 10 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 1
10:10 – 10:55 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 2
11:05 – 11:50 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 3
12 – 1 p.m. – Lunch (ACT 2 Lobby)

Blackboard for Graduate Assistants

This workshop is designed to help graduate assistants communicate with students, facilitate discussions and group work, use the Grade Center, and track student participation and presence in Blackboard. Resources will provide information about web accessibility, student privacy, copyright protection, and TWU support services.

Workshop Details

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All workshops will be in ACT 503.

  • August 23 | 9 – 11 a.m. | Registration Deadline: August 22; 12 p.m.
  • August 30 | 1 – 3 p.m. | Registration Deadline: August 29; 12 p.m.
  • September 8 | 1 – 3 p.m. | Registration Deadline: September 6; 12 p.m.

Classroom Technology Workshops

Training options are available for classroom technologies that include on-site, scheduled training, and self-directed training with equipment manuals. Teaching and Learning with Technology provides on-site classroom training sessions for individuals and groups on how to operate the classroom podium equipment, controlling audio and video settings, using the projector, accessing the document camera, and connecting personal portable devices.

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  • August 29 | 12 – 1 p.m. | ASB 303 | Registration Deadline: August 26; 12 p.m.
  • August 30 | 10 – 11 a.m. | ASB 303 | Registration Deadline: August 29; 12 p.m.
  • August 31 | 2 – 3 p.m. | ASB 203 | Registration Deadline: August 30; 12 p.m.
  • September 1 | 4 – 5 p.m. | ASB 101 | Registration Deadline: August 31; 12 p.m.

Presented jointly with the Center for Faculty Excellence.

Faculty Toolkit for Teaching with Blackboard – All Campuses

These workshops focus on the skills faculty need to teach and manage courses in Blackboard.

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Denton – ACT 603

  •  August 23 | 9 – 11 a.m. | Registration Deadline: August 22; 12 p.m.
  • September 2 | 9 – 11 a.m. | Registration Deadline: August 29; 12 p.m.
  • September 6 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Registration Deadline: September 1; 12 p.m.

Dallas – IHSD 6700

  • August 22 | 2 – 4 p.m. | Registration Deadline: August 19; 12 p.m.
  • September 2 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. | Registration Deadline: August 29; 12 p.m.

Houston – IHSH 4115

  • August 30 | 1 – 3 p.m. | Registration Deadline: August 29; 12 p.m.
  • September 14 | 12 – 2 p.m. | Registration Deadline: September 13; 12 p.m.

Getting Ready for the Next Semester – Dallas

Registration is not required.

  • August 22 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSD 6700
  • December 13 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSD 6700 

Presented jointly with the Dallas Office of Technology

Live to the Desktop Workshops – All Campuses

In addition to popular topics that have been updated, we have added some brand new topics for the Fall. All Live to the Desktop Blackboard Workshops will be online in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Registration is not required.

Learn how to prepare your computer and interact during the presentation.

Access the live presentation here, in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

Note: You will need to use Google Chrome to join the workshops. 

  • Campus Pack Blogs, Wiki, and Journals | July 27 | 12 – 1 p.m. 
  • Date Management & Course Calendar: Course Designs that Maximize Learning | August 3 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Tools for Building a Positive Learning Environment in the classroom | September 1 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Blackboard Collaborate – Basic | September 7 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • What is New in IBM SPSS Statistics 23 | September 12 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Designing Blended Learning Using the Flipped Approach | September 19 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Lecture Capture: Recording with Tegrity | September 20 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Troubleshooting Issues with Bb Tests | September 21 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Add Interactive Lectures and Web 2.0 Technologies to Your Course | September 28 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • 10+ Time Saving Ways to Use Google Forms and Other Apps | October 5 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Grading with Criteria: Use Blackboard Rubrics for Consistency, Speed, and Transparent Feedback | October 14 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Technology Housekeeping Tips |October 18 | 12 - 1 p.m.
  • Tips for Success in the Online Environment | October 19 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • LockDown Browser | October 24 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Poster Design Basics | October 26 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Blackboard: The Grade Center Statistics & Reports | October 31 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Respondus Test Generator | November 7 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Campus Pack: Blogs, Wikis, and Journals | November 8 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Getting Ready for Next Semester | November 14 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • TurningPoint Cloud in Blackboard, Presented by Kevin Herrholtz from Turning Technologies | November 16 | 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Keep Students On Track and Manage Availability & Due Date Changes Fast | November 21 | 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Jazz up Your Course: Add Text to Your Images | November 29 |12 – 1 p.m.

Presented jointly with the Office of Technology.

Open Labs

Join us in a computer lab to participate, experiment, observe or practice using Blackboard. A facilitator will be there to address your specific questions and challenges. Registration is not required.

Denton

  • September 7 | 10 – 11 a.m. | ACT 603
  • October 13 | 2 – 3 p.m. | ACT 503
  • November 8 | 10 – 11 a.m. | ACT 603
  • December 5 | 1 – 2 p.m. | ACT 603

Dallas 

  • September 2 | 10 – 11 a.m. | IHSD 6700
  • October 4 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSD 6700
  • November 1 | 12 – 1 p.m. | ISHD 6700
  • December 5 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSD 6700

Houston

  • August 30 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSH 4115 
  • October 5 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSH 6112 
  • November 30 | 1 – 2 p.m. | IHSH 6112 

Presented jointly with the Office of Technology

Teaching Essentials in Blackboard for Adjuncts and GTAs – Denton

These offerings, specifically for adjuncts and teaching assistants, focus on promising practices using Blackboard as the Instructor of Record. Topics covered in these two hour workshops include (but are not limited to):

  • Posting content using a variety of tools
  • Developing e-communication practices
  • Designing and managing discussion, collaboration, and group work
  • Organizing Grade Center
  • Creating and managing assignments and assessments

Workshop Details

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All workshops will be in ACT 503.

  • August 24 | 9 – 11 a.m. | Registration Deadline: August 22; 12 p.m.
  • August 30 | 4 – 6 p.m. | Registration Deadline: August 29; 12 p.m.
  • September 6 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Registration Deadline: September 1; 12 p.m.

Specialized Workshops

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