CETLA Event Registration


CMS Web Author Training, August 11, 2014, 2pm -3:30pm, E321
This hands on session will introduce participants to the CMS web authoring software used by faculty and staff at IVCC to maintain web pages. 


Blackboard Service Pack 13 Update, August 12, 2014, 2pm -3pm, E321
The Blackboard update in May 2014 has made some major changes to the options available for testing.  This sixty minute hands on session will provide an overview of all of the changes and demonstrate how the new features may be used.


Blackboard Boot Camp - Session One, Blackboard Essentials, August 15, 2014, 1pm -2pm, E321

This sixty minute session will introduce participants to IVCC's recommended best practices for Blackboard users, managing course properties, and Bb user names and password conventions.

Blackboard Boot Camp - Session Two, Blackboard Grading, August 15, 2014, 2pm -3:30pm, E321
 Participants will learn how to create and grade a variety of assignment options using the new Blackboard feature for achievement options and badges.

Blackboard Boot Camp - Session Three, Blackboard -Creating Content, August 18, 2pm -3:30pm, E321
This ninety minute hands on session will introduce participants to the many options available for providing course content.  Participants will learn to post content, create learning modules, apply sequential learning restrictions, copy /move content from course to course and run reports to determine which students are viewing course content and when.

Blackboard Boot Camp - Session Four, Blackboard Testing, August 20, 2pm -3:30 pm, E321
Session particpants will learn how to take advantage of the many new options available for testing in Blackboard, including exception options for timing and due dates.  Converting word document format texts into Blackboard format using Respondus 4e will also be covered. 

Update Your Web Page Open House, August 22, 12pm - 3:00pm, E321
Stop by CETLA for help with updating your faculty web page with either Microsoft Expressions, Front Page or the CMS web authoring tools. 

Blackboard Gradebook Options for Differential Learning / EDC 1202 - Session One, August 25, 1pm -2:30pm, E321
Participants in this ninety minute hands on session will learn to create a variety of assignment options for differential learning experiences and award credit and badges to students for completing assignments. If you are interested in taking advantage of the new badge options but not interested in completing the whole series of workshops required for EDC 1202 please consider attending this session.

Update Your Web Page Open House, August 28, 12pm - 3pm, E321
Consider stopping by CETLA for our update your web page open house.  Whether you website is maintained using Expressions Web or the CMS tool, staff will be available in CETLA to assist your web page updating efforts. 

Blackboard Rubrics,  September 4, 1pm - 2pm, E321
Learn how to use the Blackboard rubric tool to create custom interactive rubrics which will provide students with detailed feedback and calculate grades automatically. Participants will learn how to edit and share by exporting and importing rubric files between Blackboard courses.

Developing Badges for Use in Blackboard / EDC 1202 - Session Two, September 8, 1pm -2:30pm, E321
Participants will learn to create custom badges to issue to students for completion of course requirements in Blackboard.  This is the second in a series or five courses required for EDC 1202.  Participants my attend all five workshops or attend only those that are of interest to them.  EDC 1202 participants must attend all five to receive compensation for the activity.

Noon Brown Bag Discussion - Using Outlook to Send Text Messages to Groups of Students, September 10, 12:00 - 1:00pm, E321
 If you have ever considered using text messaging to send reminders to students, you will want to attend this session.  Participants will learn how to create text message groups in Outlook and send text messages using their IVCC Outlook email accounts.

Blackboard Assessments / EDC 1202 - Session Three, September 15, 1pm -2:30pm, E321
Participants in this ninety minute hands on session will learn to use all of the options available for testing in Blackboard including Respondus.  The Respondus 4e instructor tools for managing test banks and converting tests in text format into Blackboard format will be demonstrated. If you are interested in learning more about Blackboard assessments, but not interested in completing the whole series of workshops required for EDC 1202 please feel free to attend this session.

Screen - Cast - O - Matic, September 18, 1pm -2:00pm, E321
This sixty minute session will introduce participants to the free web 2.0 tool Screen-Cast-O-Matic and demonstrate how it may be used to quickly create and post screen capture video tutorials.

Blackboard Discussion / EDC 1202 - Session Four, September 22, 1pm -2:30pm, E321
Participants  will learn to create engaging discussion assignments and rubrics for simplify the grading process.. If you are interested in learning more about Blackboard discussion and the rubric tool, but not interested in completing the whole series of workshops required for EDC 1202 please feel free to attend this session.

Noon Brown Bag Discussion - Webinar Using Technology to Create Custom Automatic Feedback,September 24, 12:00 - 1:00pm, E321
In this Magna Publications webinar, Jean Mandernach, Ph.D. explains how she created a bank of feedback options which allow her to quickly grade and provide useful feedback to her online students.

Blackboard Wikis, Blogs and Journals - Oh My! / EDC 1202 - Session Five, September 29, 1pm -2:30pm, E321
Participants  will learn to use the Blackboard tools, journals, wikis and blogs to create a variety of assignments for their students. If you are interested in learning more about these Blackboard tools, but not interested in completing the whole series of workshops required for EDC 1202 please feel free to attend this session