ITR Workshops for November
indicated, all workshops will be held in the Center for Instructional
Technology (Founder’s Hall Room 113). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
to sign up.
Learn Microsoft Office Applications Using IT Academy
Learn more about Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access using
Cabrini's subscription to Microsoft's IT Academy and its online
interactive modules that cover everything from basic to advanced
topics. Pressed for time? No worries - stop by to get started, then
head back to your desk or home to continue using this flexible online
training at your own convenience.
- Tuesday, 10/29/2013, 11:00 am - noon
- Wednesday, 11/20/2013, 11:00 am - noon
Introduction to Cabrini Learn (Beginner)
Get started with Cabrini Learn with this hands-on workshop. Learn how to update your contact information, syllabus and and course documents, and get a peek at other Cabrini Learn course tools.
- Monday, 10/28/2013, 10:00 am - noon
- Monday, 11/1/2013, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cabrini Learn Course Tools (Intermediate)
Set up and grade written assignments, manage Grade Center columns, and monitor student progress in the course through the Learn Retention Center. This hands-on workshop covers the essential tools for using Cabrini Learn as your course assistant.
- Thursday, 10/24/2013, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
- Friday, 10/25/2013, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
- Monday, 11/11/2013, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
- Thursday, 11/14/2013, 10:30 am - noon
Your Online Gradebook
Students can check their grades at any time, and you can have your final grades automatically calculated. No more separate Excel sheets and no more calculators! This hands-on workshop covers creating columns of various types, including weighted columns, and what the "needs grading" feature can do for you.
- Friday, 10/18/2013, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
- Friday, 11/8/2013, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Originality Checking and More with Turnitin
Turnitin provides originality checking, online grading and commenting to prevent plagiarism and encourage students to engage in best practices when writing papers. Come see how you can use this valuable tool in your teaching.
- Monday, 11/18/2013, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Tests and Surveys in Cabrini Learn
Online quizzes, exams and self-assessments can be set up to automatically score and report results to students and instructors. In this hands-on workshop, learn how to set up exams and surveys in Learn, and how to create exams in Word or Respondus to upload to your courses.
- Thursday, 11/7/2013, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Should I Use Turnitin or Cabrini Learn Assignments?
Both tools are good, and recent improvements to the Blackboard Learn Assignments make it easier to use. This hands-on workshop will explore best practices for assigning, collecting and grading written work.
- Thursday, 11/21/2013, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Introduction to Online Teaching (Intermediate)
This workshop provides an overview of the competencies and tools required for teaching hybrid and fully online courses. At this level we are interested not only in facilitating and assessing learning but also in building online community.
- Thursday, 10/31/2013, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Nearly every classroom at Cabrini has a SMARTBoard. This session will help you gain confidence in using the SMARTBoard and inspire you to consider creative ways to incorporate its functionality into your teaching delivery.
- Friday, 11/15/2013, 10:00 am - 11:00 am