Welcome to the Workshop Registration System

This system allows faculty, staff, and students to register for workshops and classes offered at Buffalo State College. You can log in to the system using the links in the upper right hand corner of your screen and your Buffalo State username and password.

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Microsoft Forms for Easy Surveys
Class Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices. Results are automatically compiled in an Excel spreadsheet in your OneDrive.
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Key Components for Workplace Creativity: Strategies for Innovating Your Work
Class Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Presented by Pamela Szalay, Consultant and Coach at Imagine&

According to recent reports by the World Economic Forum, creativity is a top skill necessary for success. But what exactly is creativity, and how can it be leveraged? In this workshop, you will learn about the science of creativit
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Slate CRM Graduate Faculty Drop In Session
Class Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Slate is Designed and developed exclusively for higher education, Slate is the only solution that can handle the breadth and depth of modern admissions and advancement. Encompassing CRM, outreach, travel management, online applications, and online reading, Slate is trusted by more than 1,000 college
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Beyond Editing: Strategies for More Meaningful Peer Review
Class Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 314
You’ve set aside class time for your students to peer review one another’s work; however, you notice that your students don’t have much feedback for each other or are only making minor proofreading corrections. If this scenario sounds familiar, come to this workshop to learn about
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Microsoft Office in the Cloud (OneDrive, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Class Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This session will outline the features in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel online, as well as OneDrive in Office 365. New features will be emphasized, as well as where users can look for more information and support.
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Office 365 Mobile Apps
Class Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Take full advantage of Office 365 on or off campus by learning about the free mobile apps available for you to use! Come and see Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, OneDrive, Groups, Office Lens and more in action.
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An Introduction to the Institutional Review Board at Buffalo State
Class Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Before the review process, researchers must be sure that their project is, in fact, research with human participants as defined by the federal government. To qualify as research with human participants, the following must be true: (1) The participants must be living. Thus, oral history projects fall
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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
Class Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the campus supported real-time web conferencing tool. Learn how Collaborate Ultra lets you share files, applications and even your desktop, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact with participants. Communicate during the Collaborate sessions with a chat window, you
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. The college’s content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level to have a web presence. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site.
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Leading Authentically to Inspire, Ignite, and Transform
Class Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Leading authentically requires a keen sense of self-awareness, courage, openness, and trust. Developing these approaches to leading can be a tool for creating common ground while valuing the different perspectives of your team when managing change. This interactive workshop will use the power of sto
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Breakfast Reading Group: Becoming a student-ready campus
Class Date: Friday, November 01, 2019
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: CAUD 233
Join us for a scholarly conversation about how to become a student-ready campus. We will be reading *Becoming a student-ready campus* by McNair, Bensimon, Cooper, McDonald, and Major (2016). The book can be retrieved from the library collection (https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/buffalostate/det
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Learning & Lunching OER Webinar: Using OER for Student Success
Class Date: Monday, November 04, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 120
Using Open Educational Resources (OER) offers several immediate benefits to you and your students including, breaking free of the restrictions of commercially published textbooks and learning materials, the reduction or elimination of the textbook costs, and meaningful assignments permitted by open
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Ensemble Anthem - Screen, Webcam, and Audio Recordings from your Desk!
Class Date: Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Are you interested in a simple solution for creating videos from your own computer? Ensemble Anthem is a powerful Mac and Windows screen-capture solution supporting your lecture capture, screen capture and flipped learning needs. Ensemble Anthem enables users to easily record your screen movements w
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Using Influence Strategies and Approaches to Attain Your Work Goals
Class Date: Thursday, November 07, 2019
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
At work, to complete your tasks you must depend upon many people whom you do not have direct authority over to supply you with information needed to complete your work on time, on budget, and to ensure a quality product or outcome. As you work to complete a project, goal, and/or task, you sometimes
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Ensemble Video Advanced
Class Date: Thursday, November 07, 2019
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
For previous users of Ensemble Video, learn about recent updates that can make your experience even better including accessibility upgrades, video quizzes, easier sharing, Blackboard interaction enhancements, and more.
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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Thursday, November 07, 2019
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Turnitin is a web-based service instructors may use to deter and detect plagiarism. Instructors can use Turnitin within their Blackboard courses.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create assignments, navigate the Feedback Studio Interface, interpret originality reports, and provide g
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The Art of Diversity: How to Look at Images with Diverse Backgrounds
Class Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BPAC Lobby
Sharpen your observation skills while experiencing how a multitude of interpretations can be read from the same image. Participants will engage in conversations while observing works of art on exhibition. The Art of Diversity is an interactive professional development training at the Burchfield Pe
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Microsoft Forms for Easy Surveys
Class Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they come in. When you create a quiz or form, you can invite others to respond to it using any web browser, even on mobile devices. Results are automatically compiled in an Excel spreadsheet in your OneDrive.
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Thinking Spring 2020: Reusing, Revising, Remixing OER
Class Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 120
Open Educational Resources (OER) can deliver immediate benefits to you and your students in terms of cost-savings, immediate access, and innovative pedagogy. If you are using and/or test-driving OER courses, this could be a great time to dig deeper into:

Customizing your open courses and taking b
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Facilitating Conflict Resolution- For Department Chairs
Class Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Understanding how to respond to conflict is essential for a Department Chair, especially when the tension involves others in the department or on a committee. How a Department Chair responds can lead to mutual problem-solving and workplace improvement or to continued antagonism and disruption. Ign
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Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Ally is embedded within Blackboard Learn to assist content creators in making files such as Word, PPT, images and PDFs more accessible and help your students work with your digital course content.
- Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content
- Improve content accessibility with Ally s
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Facilitating Conflict Resolution
Class Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Understanding how to respond to conflict is essential for leadership, especially when the tension involves others in the department or on a committee. How leadership responds can lead to mutual problem-solving and workplace improvement or to continued antagonism and disruption. Ignoring the tensio
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. The college’s content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level to have a web presence. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site.
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Meeting Students Where They Are: Foundations for Understanding Student Development Theory
Class Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Presented by Dr. Thomas C. Priester, Lecturer, Higher Education Administration Program at Buffalo State College and Associate Vice President for Student Success/Director, Educational Opportunity Program at SUNY Genesee Community College

The primary objective of this workshop is to introduce parti
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Lightening the Paper Load: Responding to Student Writing Effectively and Efficiently
Class Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 314
It’s nearly midnight; you have 15 more papers to read, and your red pen is running out of ink. Don’t despair! Come to this workshop to learn strategies to manage your paper load more efficiently—while at the same time giving your students focused, meaningful feedback that they can
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Ensemble Video Quizzes
Class Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
With Ensemble Version 5.0, you now have the ability to easily create quizzes on top of your videos and then publish them in Blackboard Learn. Come and see how to utilize this new feature and take your assessments to the next level!
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Facilitating Conflict Resolution – For Managers
Class Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Understanding how to respond to conflict is essential for a Manager, especially when the tension involves others in the department or on a committee. How a Manager responds can lead to mutual problem-solving and workplace improvement or to continued antagonism and disruption. Ignoring the tension,
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Meeting Students Where They Are: Creating Inclusive Learning Environments for Students
Class Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Environments Matter: Students are constantly navigating the physical and socio-cultural environments of a college campus. To better understand the transactional relationship between students and the campus environment this session will explore the human and physical aggregates of campus environmen
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Microsoft Office in the Cloud (OneDrive, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Class Date: Friday, November 22, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This session will outline the features in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel online, as well as OneDrive in Office 365. New features will be emphasized, as well as where users can look for more information and support.
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Office 365 Mobile Apps
Class Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Take full advantage of Office 365 on or off campus by learning about the free mobile apps available for you to use! Come and see Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, OneDrive, Groups, Office Lens and more in action.
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, December 05, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. The college’s content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level to have a web presence. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site.
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, December 19, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. The college’s content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level to have a web presence. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site.
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