Upcoming Webinars - Fall 2020
|Vendor Webinars and Training|
|Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor|
Cleveland State University Center for eLearning Webinars
|Session Title||Date and time||Webinar Link|
|Monday, August 17th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm|
|Blackboard for Beginners||Tuesday, August 18th, 10:00am - 11:00am|
|Tuesday, August 18th, 11:30am - 12:30pm|
|Wednesday, August 19th, 11:30am - 12:30pm||Recording|
|Thursday, August 20th, 10:00am - 11:00am|
|Monday, August 24th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm|
|Monday, August 24th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm|
|Tuesday, August 25th, 10:00am - 11:00am|
|Tuesday, August 25th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm|
|Wednesday, August 26th, 11:00am - 12:00pm||Recording|
|Wednesday, August 26th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm|
|Thursday, August 27th, 11:30am - 12:30pm||Link|
|Friday, August 28th, 10:00am - 11:00am||Recording|
|Tuesday, September 1st, 11:30am - 12:30pm|
|Thursday, September 3rd, 11:30am - 12:30pm|
Monday, August 17th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Recording Link: us-lti.bbcollab.com/recording/51da24903d8543329cb31a3f84c68c6d
This webinar will cover how to use the CSU Online Course Template to get your course up and running quickly with a standard organizational structure. We will show you how to customize it and use it effectively.
Tuesday, August 18th, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn how to navigate Blackboard and how to use basic tools such as create content items, send announcements and emails and create course assignments.
Tuesday, August 18th, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Zoom is a videoconferencing tool that enables participants to "join anywhere, on any device" from mobile to desktop. It can be used for distance learning, virtual meetings and collaboration sessions by providing video, audio, real-time messaging and content sharing in one application. This webinar will explore various features found in Zoom Meetings including: scheduling, inviting others, host controls, and wrap things up with Q&A.
Wednesday, August 19th, 11:30am - 12:30pm
In this webinar, we will look at some steps to quickly make a personal connection with your online students. One of the most powerful ways to do this involves using simple online communication tools and several intentional strategies. We will look at several of these communication strategies, we’ll examine the core ingredients for establishing regular communication that students can come to expect, and some steps you can take to make sure you are doing all you can to connect with students.
Thursday, August 20th, 10:00am - 11:00am
This session takes participants “beyond the basics” and delves into Zoom’s more robust features. We’ll explore screen sharing, collaborative and interactive tools (breakout rooms, polling and chat), managing participants through the security menu, and recording your meeting. The session will conclude with Q&A.
Monday, August 24th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Panopto can be used to record lectures or presentations for your students. Panopto is a lecture capture software that allows the user to include video, audio, screen capture and slides into a recording. Panopto is integrated with Blackboard and available from all spring 2020 Blackboard course shells.
Monday, August 24th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
In this webinar, we will look at several helpful tips for facilitating online discussions from the author of Excellent Online Instruction, Aaron Johnson. These tips will look at common questions such as frequency of instructor posts to discussions, what are some effective ways to incite deeper thinking, when should instructors respond? We will also look at some of the strategies to save time and increase learning when grading discussions.
Tuesday, August 25th, 10:00am - 11:00am
Sometimes the only way to show students what you’re talking about is to write it out, and sometimes a keyboard doesn’t have the means to express complex concepts and processes such as equations, diagrams, annotations, etc. This webinar will showcase a range of hardware and software options available to instructors for recording handwritten content.
Tuesday, August 25th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
|Part 1: Intro to Collaborate Ultra|
|Part 2: Creating A Session|
|Part 3: Working with the Session Interface|
|Part 4: What’s New and Attendance Taking with Collaborate|
Use synchronous sessions to meet with your class or to meet with students individually. Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. Collaborate with the Ultra experience opens right in your browser, so you don't have to install any software to join a session.
Wednesday, August 26th, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to engage your students with VoiceThread. Create presentations, in VoiceThread, and work in groups on an assignment. This webinar will show how students can create content like PowerPoint and work together to create presentations as a class assignment—having students working in groups can create exciting dialogue and engage students with content in a variety of ways.
Wednesday, August 26th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
How to create a test, add questions, and make the test available to students in Blackboard.
Thursday, August 27th, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Session Link: us.bbcollab.com/guest/c203dd4a967543dcbd90832b95aab682
Blackboard Learn offers a fully-featured grade center. Our hope is that you can leave the webinar feeling confident in how to navigate the basic features of the grade center. We will demonstrate many functions such as needs needs grading, student grade information, filtering, weighted totals, categories, column organization and more.
Friday, August 28th, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us in this Blackboard Collaborate session for a demonstration of using breakout rooms and discussion about using them in your course.
Tuesday, September 1st, 11:30am - 12:30pm
In this webinar, we will look at collaborative learning in Blackboard. Blackboard Groups offer many benefits, enabling students to work as a team to solve problems more effectively, build camaraderie and experience a greater sense of accomplishment.
Within Blackboard, you can organize students into groups so tha they can interact with each other and demonstrate their knowledge while they learn to appreciate the perspective of others and work in real-world team-like environments.
Thursday, September 3rd, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Ally is an accessibility tool that is integrated with Blackboard Learn. It checks your course materials for accessibility and gives you guidance on how to improve the accessibility of your content. It also provides students with alternative formats for your content, such as audio files and electronic braille.
Join us for a demonstration of how to use Ally to improve the accessibility of your learning materials.