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Foundations of Blackboard

Contributed by: Linda Putman
Published: Thursday, 24 April 2014 9:30 AM
Foundations of Blackboard Workshops
iLearn Training Stadium, Ball Communications(BC220)
Whether you are new to Blackboard, have limited experience with it, or have not
looked at it in awhile, this course will talk about the things you will
need to know to master Blackboard’s basic functions and start doing
more.

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Tuesday, May 6         1:00PM - 2:00PM
Wednesday, May 7     10:00AM - 11:00AM
Wednesday, May 14    2:00PM - 3:00PM

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Blackboard Tutorials for Students
Faculty Tutorials

iLearn: Serving the technology learning needs of the Ball State University faculty.




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Blackboard: Submitting Grades Drop-in Sessions

Contributed by: Linda Putman
Published: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 9:30 AM
Blackboard: Submitting Grades Drop-in Sessions
iLearn Training Stadium, Ball Communications(BC220)

Drop-in at your convenience to learn how to submit your final grades to the Registrar.

11:00 AM- 1:00 PM     Tuesday, April 29,   Wednesday, April 30,   Thursday, May 1,   Friday, May 2
 or
10:00AM -11:30 AM     Monday, May 5

Faculty Tutorials
iLearn: Serving the technology learning needs of the Ball State University faculty.
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Blackboard BUZZ

Contributed by: Linda Putman
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 2:00 PM
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iLearn Training Stadium - Ball Communications(BC) 220

Blackboard Buzz - Smart Views Friday, April 18th 4:00 PM-4:30 PM
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After your course's Grade Center is full of data it can be difficult to navigate and find particular columns when entering grades. Smart Views filter columns and rows in your Grade Center to only show information you have selected to see. Examples include only tests or assignments, only students from one section in a combined course, and only items that need to be graded.

Blackboard Buzz - Ask Anything Friday, April 25th 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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To wrap up our first semester of Blackboard Buzz, our last session will be a time to come and ask any questions you have regarding Blackboard. Please note we are moving the start time up one hour to 3pm.
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iLearn Conference

Contributed by: Linda Putman
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 9:00 AM
Learning Technologies for Innovation Conference: Expanding Horizons
Friday August 8, 2014


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Join your colleagues at the Ball State University Student Center for conference sessions focused on a variety of learning innovations and concepts. Concurrent session tracks include: Student Focused Learning, Everything Bb and Social Learning & Collaboration.

Registration check-in begins at 8:30 AM and the conference concludes at 1:00 PM following the luncheon.

Please indicate on the registration if you will be joining us for lunch and if you have any dietary restrictions.
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Learning Technologies Workshops

Contributed by: Linda Putman
Published: Monday, 14 April 2014 9:00 AM
Managing Media with My Mediasite

Location: Bracken Library (BL) Lower Level Room 008

This training session is necessary to familiarize yourself with the new changes to the Mediasite service. Access to a new personal video storage space, a web-based editor, and desktop recorder will be gained after attending this session. Learn to record, manage, upload and link to Blackboard the 3 types of presentations that can easily be created with Mediasite. Best practices and avoiding copyright infringement will also be included in this session.

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Monday     May 5    3:00PM - 4:30PM
Tuesday    May 6    10:00AM - 11:30AM
Wednesday    June 4    1:00PM-2:30PM
Thursday      June 5     11:00AM-12:30PM



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Faculty Technology Studio Series & Bb BUZZ

Contributed by: Linda Putman
Published: Monday, 07 April 2014 1:00 PM
       All sessions will be held in the iLearn Training Stadium Ball Communications(BC) 220.                           
                                             Faculty Technology Studio Series

Using Twitter For Teaching           REGISTER or Walk-in
 Tuesday April 8 2:00PM-3:00PM
Promote student communication, engagement, and discovery both in the classroom and beyond! Stop into this session to hear about how you can use Twitter in your course. Feel free to bring a computer and try out the tool during the session! The second half of the hour will be hands-on time. Presenter: Ms. Sarah Aldridge

The Achievements Tool for Certificates and Badges     REGISTER or Walk-in for a session
Wednesday   April 9 2:00PM - 3:00 PM or Tuesday April 15 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This session will present an overview of using the new Achievement Tool in Blackboard to incorporate Digital Badges as a method fo support competency-based learning and promote student engagement. methods on how students can dREGISTER isplay Badges they have earned in Mozilla Open Backpack as well as use Badges to track their progress in a Blackboard course will be reviewed. Presenter: Mr. Dan jones

Monitoring Student Progress using Blackboard Retention Center           REGISTER or Walk-in

Wednesday April 16 2:00PM- 3:00PM
As instructors, we all take interest in student progress, but with so many students, sometimes it is difficult to keep track. Let the Blackboard retention Center be your assistant and provide customized notifications. Feel free to bring a computer and try out the tools during the session! The second half of the hour will be hands-on time. Presenter: Ms. Sarah Aldridge

                                                   Bb BUZZ

Retention Center and Performance Dashboard          REGISTER or Walk-IN
Friday April 11 4:00PM - 4:30 PM
The Retention Center and Performance Dashboard are two tools within your course that allow you to track student performance throughout the semester. We will look at the different information that is available to you and custom rules you can create to notify you of which students are at risk as well as which students are excelling. Presenter: Mr. Ben Ranfeld

Smart Views                          REGISTER or Walk-in
Friday April 18 4:00PM - 4:30PM
After your course's Grade Center is full of data it can be difficult to navigate and find particular columns when entering grades. Smart Views filter columns and rows in your Grade Center to only show information you have selected to see. Examples include only tests or assignments, only students from one section in a combined course, and only items that need to be graded. Presenter: Mr. Ben Ranfeld




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