Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/rss.php en-us This week's events for eLearning at UT Dallas Intro to Blackboard Collaborate http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428043?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428043?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Tuesday, Sep 27
(9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) Location: This is a virtual session. Classroom details would be emailed upon registration..

Target Audience: 

Faculty and Staff new to eLearning/ Blackboard interface who need a quick hands-on training on eLearning basics. 

*Please note:  This training is not for students.

What will be covered:

This highly interactive 2 hour workshop introduces users to the web conferencing tool Blackboard Collaborate. Topics include communicating within the software (voice chat, text chat), using the whiteboard, screen sharing, moderator privileges, and various other features. This workshop is conducted in a virtual classroom within eLearning, not at a physical location. Upon signing up, you will receive further instructions. (Prerequisites: Getting Started with eLearning or equivalent)

Registration is required:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZbvW7XJrpP0NdX

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Intro to Turnitin Assignments http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428079?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428079?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Wednesday, Sep 28
(9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Target Audience: 

Faculty and Staff only.

What will be covered:

This 2 hour hands-on workshop covers the use of the plagiarism-detection software Turnitin. Participants will learn how to create Turnitin assignments, how to submit assignments from the students' perspective, and how to review and analyze the Originality Report generated by Turnitin. We will also cover the use of Peer Mark , which enables instructors to have students peer review other students' work. (Prerequisites: Getting Started with eLearning or equivalent)

Registration is required:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZbvW7XJrpP0NdX

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eLearning - Groups & Wikis http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428021?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428021?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Wednesday, Sep 28
(3 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

Target Audience: 

Faculty and Staff only.

What will be covered:

This 2 hour hands-on workshop covers 2 tools for group-based activities - Groups Tool and the Wiki Tool. The Groups tool allows students to collaborate in small groups, and present work. The Wiki tool allows students to contribute and modify one or more pages of course related materials, providing a means of sharing and collaboration. (Prerequisites: Getting Started with eLearning or equivalent)

Registration is required:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZbvW7XJrpP0NdX

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Intro to Webex http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428066?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428066?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Thursday, Sep 29
(9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) Location: This is a virtual session. Classroom details would be emailed upon registration..

Target Audience: 

Faculty and Staff only.

What will be covered:

This 2 hour workshop introduces the web conferencing tool Webex. Topics include setting up session, integrating with Outlook, communicating within the software (voice chat, text chat), using the whiteboard, screen sharing, moderator privileges, and various other features.

Registration is required:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZbvW7XJrpP0NdX

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Turning Point Cloud - Demo http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428167?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428167?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Thursday, Sep 29
(3 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

Target Audience: 

Faculty who have signed up to use Turning Point Polling in their classes.

What will be covered:

This 1 hour workshop demonstrates the use of Turning Point Polling, offered by Turning Technologies. This software is used to conduct classroom polls and generate real-time results. During the workshop, participants will learn how to create question lists, conduct polls, and view results.

Registration is required:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZbvW7XJrpP0NdX

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Intro to Qualtrics http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428097?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220428097?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Friday, Sep 30
(2 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Target Audience: 

Faculty and Staff only.

What will be covered:

This 2 hour workshop demonstrates the use of Qualtrics, a third party survey software to collect feedback from large audience groups, which the University has made available to all users. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create, edit and distribute surveys and view results.

Registration is required:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZbvW7XJrpP0NdX

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Getting Started with eLearning http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220427989?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS http://www.utdallas.edu/calendar/event.php?id=1220427989?WT.mc_id=CalendarRSS Monday, Oct 3
(2 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Target Audience: 

Faculty and Staff only.

What will be covered:

This 2 hour hands-on workshop covers the basic overview of eLearning. This includes system interface and navigation, control panel overview, adding and organizing content, student communication tools, and a first look at the Grade Center.

Registration is required:  https://utdallas.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZbvW7XJrpP0NdX

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