Training

Sessions are typically held 10AM on Wednesdays and 11AM on Thursdays in HO 133A or via webinar. Some sessions are held in one environment or the other, so please read through the descriptions carefully.
Sessions for the Spring 2014 are complete. The schedule for Fall 2014 training sessions will be posted later in the summer semester. If you need assistance during the summer, please do not hestiate to contact us!

Camtasia Training


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Session Description

Introduction to Bb Learn / Online Instruction

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Are you considering teaching online for the first time? Come to this session to learn about vocabulary associated with online teaching, online communication plans, organizing instructional materials, and instructional technology tools available. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

These sessions were held January 8 & 9. Check back next semester for more classes!

Bb Learn New Features

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Over Winter Break Blackboard underwent some upgrades. Come learn the new Bb Learn assessment/testing features such as the test exceptions which can be used for extended time, results and feedback options, and the testing log. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

These sessions were held on December 10th & 11th and January 14th and 15th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Camtasia

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Camtasia is a screen recording software that also integrates into Microsoft PowerPoint. This can be used to "flip" the classroom or to deliver online lectures. You do not need to have this software to attend the training. This is a face-to-face hands-on training in Hoggard 133A. Limited seating (5 seats per training)

These sessions were held on March 12th & 13th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Advanced Camtasia (PC Only)

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Camtasia offers a variety of editing features such as integrated quizzes, captioning, hotspots, and much more. Refine your Camtasia editing skills and become more experienced during this hands-on session of advanced editing techniques. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

These sessions were held on March 26th & 27th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Online Course Do's and Don'ts

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This research based session will cover best practices in online course design and implementation such as organization, color schemes, and content. Some of the myths associated with online teaching will also be addressed and debunked. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

These sessions were held on February 11th and 12th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Skillport: Your 24X7 Teaching Assistant


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Harness the power of SkillPort to deliver curriculum, provide expertise on process skills you don’t have time to cover and even help you and your department address problem behaviors with your students. It’s almost like having your own teaching assistant. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

These sessions were held on February 26th and 27th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Multimedia Materials in Classes: Beyond DVDs and YouTube

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Find streaming audio and video to support lectures and facilitate interaction in your classroom. A variety of multimedia resources will be covered on subjects including current events, the sciences, history and theater. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

These sessions were held on April 2nd and 3rd. Check back next semester for more classes!

WebEx Virtual Classroom

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Do you want to incorporate synchronous live sessions into your online course?  In this session, you will be introduced to UNCW's virtual classroom tool: WebEx. Typical uses and basic functions will be covered. This session will meet virtually in the WebEx environment. Instructions will be sent prior to session.

These sessions were held on January 14th & 15th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Advanced WebEx

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Have you been using WebEx for your class and would like to learn about additional features? In this session we will review the break out rooms for group work as well as polling options. This session will meet virtually in the WebEx environment. Instructions will be sent prior to session.

These sessions were held on February 10th & 11th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Sharestream

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Do you need an easy to use solution for streaming video and audio content as well as manage multimedia content in your Blackboard courses? ShareStream is a course tool that is used for just that. Instructions will be sent prior to session. This is a face-to face hands-on training in Hoggard 133A

These sessions were held on January 20th & 21st, February 10th & 11th, and March 17th & 18th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Incorporating Videos: Tools and Techniques

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Personalize and enhance your course through video integration. Get an overview of the various tools available such as Sharestream, YouTube, Jing, video everywhere (within blackboard), etc. and common techniques used for both faculty and students. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

These sessions were held on April 9th & 10th. Check back next semester for more classes!

Faculty Showcase

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Often the only course design you see is your own. Here is a chance to view other faculty’s course designs. You can attend either online via WebEx or face-to-face in Hoggard 133A.

The showcase was held on April 23rd. Check back next semester for more classes!


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