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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Just-In-Time for Reading: Helping Students Come to Class Prepared
Class Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Just-In-Time teaching strategies offer instructors techniques to help students come to class prepared, especially coming to class having done the reading. Join a conversation around how Just-In-Time teaching can help create learning environments that enhance the classroom experiences of everyone.
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Short-Term Study Abroad as Applied Learning
Class Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Have you ever considered short-term study abroad as a part of your course? Have you been engaged in this for some time? Join this session to explore how short-term study abroad opportunities can be integrated into coursework by incorporating strategies for planning, structured reflection and feedbac
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Using the OSCQR Rubric for Online Course Development
Class Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Start Time: 1:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
The Open SUNY Course Quality Review (OSCQR) rubric is used across SUNY campuses to guide the development of online courses and to review and refresh existing online courses.

OSCQR is not designed to be an evaluative tool - its purpose is to guide faculty in their understanding of course design an
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Ensemble Video (Campus Media Server) - Introduction and Demo
Class Date: Monday, February 25, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Ensemble is the media server solution that allows the Buffalo State community to manage and publish their audio and video files into an LMS such as Blackboard and on other websites. If you would like to learn more about Ensemble, join us for an Ensemble Media Server Solution information session. Buf
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Catch Up on Sleep and Reduce Stress
Class Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Facilitated by: Jessica Fitzpatrick, Assistant Professor, Social Work

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation that has the power to transform, heal and rejuvenate you at core levels- 30 minutes is equivalent to 3 hours of sleep! Through the use of body sensing, breath awareness, guided im
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Diversity and Inclusive Excellence WS: Inclusive Communication
Class Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: BACO 117
Facilitated by: Dr. Keith Jenkins, Vice President and Associate Provost of Diversity and Inclusion at Rochester Institute of Technology

Researchers Samovar, Porter, McDaniel and Roy argue, “Global interest in the study of intercultural communication has never been more prevalent and necess
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Metacognition for Writing: How Learning about Learning can Promote Better Writing
Class Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
This session explores some ways metacognition can improve student writing. Metacognition requires that faculty become explicitly aware of student learning needs and engage in an ongoing process of intentionally planning, monitoring, and evaluating whether those needs are being met. We will consider
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. 
The college’s new content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site. 
This
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Assessment and Reporting Seminar -- Co-Curricular/Functional Areas
Class Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: CLAS A108
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is offering a series of Assessment and Reporting Seminars open to all faculty and staff. Our intent is to assist academic programs/units, co-curricular programs and functional areas with “all things assessment and reporting,” such as designing a
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Ensemble Anthem - Screen, Webcam, and Audio Recordings from your Desk!
Class Date: Friday, March 01, 2019
Start Time: 2:00:00 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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Introduction to Microsoft Teams
Class Date: Monday, March 04, 2019
Start Time: 9:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This session will focus on helping you better understand Microsoft Teams - "the hub for teamwork in Office 365." Learn about how teams and channels, tabs, conversations, chats, meetings, and more can help you and your team communicate more effectively.
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Making Accessible Content - Word & PDF
Class Date: Monday, March 04, 2019
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Buffalo State is engaging in an effort to promote accessibility of materials on the web and within our courses. This hands-on session will focus on how to use Microsoft Office Word effectively to create accessible Word files that can be converted to accessible PDFs along with converting scanned imag
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Aromatherapy for Stress
Class Date: Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Gloria White is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC), and owns a small Medical (psychiatry) Practice in Niagara Falls. She has worked in Psychiatry since getting her second MSN in 2007. She has an holistic approach and includes essential oils in her practice. She has about 30 y
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Civic Engagement Webinar: Exploring the Connection: Community engagement and college completion
Class Date: Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Start Time: 3:00:00 PM
Location: SOUT 137
Colleges and universities face the significant challenge to help students from all backgrounds enter and complete college in a timely manner. This webinar will highlight the potential that community engagement offers to increase college completion rates, using specific research studies that have con
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Electronic Course Evaluations – EvaluationKIT
Class Date: Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
EvaluationKIT is the official campus electronic course evaluation system which provide greater efficiency for the deployment, collection, and analysis of course evaluations across the institution.

EvaluationKIT offers a fully hosted online course evaluation and survey system designed to streamlin
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How Do I Reach My Greatest Potential: A Strengths Approach to Achieving Personal Success.
Class Date: Thursday, March 07, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Facilitated by: Kirk Young is Vice President of Enrollment Management and Institutional Advancement at Jamestown Community College, a position he has held since 2014.

A person’s talents, those thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that come naturally, are the source of his or her true potentia
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Ensemble Video Advanced
Class Date: Monday, March 11, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
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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Diversity and Inclusive Excellence WS: What are Micro-Aggressions?
Class Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal and environmental slights, snubs or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership. In many cases these hidden messag
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Strategic Plan for Life
Class Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
In this interactive introductory workshop on happiness and well-being, Dr. Gupta integrates the latest findings from neuroscience (why we do what we do), decision-making (how we make important decisions), and habits (our life is nothing more than a mass of habits!) to help participants develop a me
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. 
The college’s new content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site. 
This
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Using Applied Learning to Develop Student Professional Behavior/Dispositions (Part 2 of a 2 Part Ser
Class Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
In this session, we will provide a brief overview of SUNY and Buffalo State’s Applied Learning initiatives. We will then discuss how Applied Learning can be used as a platform to promote professional behavior/dispositions. There will be an opportunity for participants to develop and share ide
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Dealing with the Difficult
Class Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Facilitated by: Lori E. Miller is owner of Developing Professionals, a company that provides training, consulting, and coaching services to organizations in Leadership and Professional Development. She has conducted hundreds of seminars and workshops both locally and nationally for corporations, non
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record student grades. It is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to collect student submissions, record data, calculate grades automatically, and monitor student progress. You can also drop the lowest grade, display percentages
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Assessment and Reporting Seminar -- Academic
Class Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: CLAS A108
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is offering a series of Assessment and Reporting Seminars open to all faculty and staff. Our intent is to assist academic programs/units, co-curricular programs and functional areas with “all things assessment and reporting,” such as designing a
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Electronic Course Evaluations – EvaluationKIT
Class Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 120
EvaluationKIT is the official campus electronic course evaluation system which provide greater efficiency for the deployment, collection, and analysis of course evaluations across the institution.

EvaluationKIT offers a fully hosted online course evaluation and survey system designed to streamlin
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Ensemble Video Quizzes
Class Date: Friday, March 15, 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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Using the OSCQR Rubric for Online Course Development
Class Date: Friday, March 15, 2019
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
The Open SUNY Course Quality Review (OSCQR) rubric is used across SUNY campuses to guide the development of online courses and to review and refresh existing online courses.

OSCQR is not designed to be an evaluative tool - its purpose is to guide faculty in their understanding of course design an
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Facilitating and Structuring Productive Committees, Meetings, and Workgroups
Class Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Presented by: Jonathan Hulbert, Director of Leadership and Organizational Development and Todd Benzin, Educational Technology Specialist

Committees, meetings, and workgroups can sometimes feel unproductive, inefficient, boring, and unorganized. However, those responsible for chairing, facilitat
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Designing a Research Project
Class Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Facilitated by: Reva Fish, Associate Professor, Social and Psychological Foundations and Laura Klenk, Associate Professor, Elementary Education, Literacy and Educational Leadership

Are you planning a research study? Join us for a workshop about designing research. We will discuss identifying a re
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to update and manage your Buffalo State website. 
The college’s new content management system, Drupal, makes it easy for any user level. Through this brief training, you will learn the fundamentals of how to create, edit, and maintain your department or office site. 
This
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Assessment and Reporting Seminar -- Co-Curricular/Functional Areas
Class Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: CLAS A108
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is offering a series of Assessment and Reporting Seminars open to all faculty and staff. Our intent is to assist academic programs/units, co-curricular programs and functional areas with “all things assessment and reporting,” such as designing a
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Microsoft Forms for Easy Surveys
Class Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Start Time: 10:00:00 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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Managing an EvaluationKIT Project
Class Date: Monday, April 01, 2019
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This session will focus on the utilization of the EvaluationKIT Admin interface for the following:
- Review project settings for deployment
- Verify the correct courses have been imported into the project
- How to remove nonessential courses from the project
- How to verify or remove listed
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Nourishing Your Personal and Professional Selves in a Changing Workplace
Class Date: Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Facilitated by: Margaret W. Sallee, Associate Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University at Buffalo (UB).

The ever-changing workplace often places significant demands on its employees, which may impact both their work and home lives.
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Introducing the Fundamentals of Approved Applied Learning
Class Date: Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
What is all the buzz on campus and throughout SUNY about Applied Learning (AL) and Approved Applied Learning (AAL)? This workshop will introduce participants to the fundamentals of both, including the various forms of AL and the benefits for students and instructors. We will also discuss the SUNY
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Life After #MeToo: The Impact of Trauma on Adult Learning
Class Date: Monday, April 08, 2019
Start Time: 12:00:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
This session will explore the impact of trauma on adult learning, with specific attention paid to sexual abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence. Best practices for identifying and responding to trauma in adult learning settings will be shared.
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Stress and Emotional Eating
Class Date: Tuesday, April 09, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Presented by: Lana Shapiro, holistic health coach, Shapiro Holistic Health

Learn the most common symptoms and signs of stress. Learn the impact stress can have on your physical and emotional health. Learn what emotional eating is and how increased stress contributes to increased cravings for unhe
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Managing an EvaluationKIT Project
Class Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Start Time: 10:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This session will focus on the utilization of the EvaluationKIT Admin interface for the following:
- Review project settings for deployment
- Verify the correct courses have been imported into the project
- How to remove nonessential courses from the project
- How to verify or remove listed
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Structured Reflection: Case Studies from the Field
Class Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Facilitated by: Alexandra Eagen, Lecturer, Fashion and Textile Technology; Margaret Keef, Lecturer, Fashion and Textile Technology; Susan Maguire, Associate Professor, Anthropology, and Bhakti Sharma, Associate Professor, Art and Design.

This workshop will present models of Structured Reflection
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Assessment and Reporting Seminar -- Academic
Class Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: CLAS A108
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is offering a series of Assessment and Reporting Seminars open to all faculty and staff. Our intent is to assist academic programs/units, co-curricular programs and functional areas with “all things assessment and reporting,” such as designing a
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Civic Engagement Webinar: Census 2020 and Higher Education
Class Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Start Time: 4:00:00 PM
Location: SOUT 137
Through this webinar, we will discuss the vital role that colleges and universities can play in ensuring a fair and complete count in the 2020 Census. A complete count is essential to ensuring that states maintain their federal funding levels and their representation in federal government. By workin
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Diversity and Inclusive Excellence WS: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
Class Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CAUD 127
Facilitated by: Andrea Harden, President of Harden Training Partners

This interactive session will explore the biases in each of us. Sometimes we know that we have them. However, many times we don’t and often they are the little mannerisms, actions or comments that will undermine someone e
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Fostering Institutional Collaboration: Mastering the Skills You Need to Successfully Collaborate
Class Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Presented by: Jonathan Hulbert, Director of Leadership and Organizational Development and Todd Benzin, Educational Technology Specialist

Within institutions of higher education invisible (and sometimes visible) boundaries between units and people based on rank, class, seniority, authority, powe
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An Introduction to the Institutional Review Board at Buffalo State
Class Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Facilitated by: Jill Norvilitis, Professor, Psychology Department and Gina Game, Administrative Staff Assistant II, Sponsored Programs Office.

Do you or your students conduct research with human subjects? If so, join us to learn more about the Institutional Review Board process at Buffalo State
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Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019
Start Time: 1:30:00 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 right within your course.
- Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content
- Improve content accessibility with Ally''s step-by-step instructions
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Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Friday, April 19, 2019
Start Time: 11:00:00 AM
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 right within your course.
- Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content
- Improve content accessibility with Ally''s step-by-step instructions
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Microsoft Flow for Automating your Workflows
Class Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
With Microsoft Flow, available to faculty and staff in Office 365, you can "create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to get notifications, synchronize files, collect data, and more." This workshop will introduce you to Flow and the possibility of using existing templates or
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Managing Up and Across the College: Cultivating Productive Partnerships with Your Supervisor/Peers
Class Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
In a dynamic and complex bureaucratic institution, how we manage the expectations, relationship, and projects with our supervisor and peers will determine how successful we are in attaining performance goals. This session is for any staff, faculty, or administrator who wants to further improve how t
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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Start Time: 11:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
Turnitin is a web-based service instructors may use to deter and detect plagiarism. Instructors can use Turnitin within their Blackboard courses or at Turnitin.com.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create assignments, navigate the Feedback Studio Interface, interpret originality rep
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Assessment and Reporting Seminar -- Co-Curricular/Functional Areas
Class Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: CLAS A108
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is offering a series of Assessment and Reporting Seminars open to all faculty and staff. Our intent is to assist academic programs/units, co-curricular programs and functional areas with “all things assessment and reporting,” such as designing a
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Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Friday, April 26, 2019
Start Time: 9:30:00 AM
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 right within your course.
- Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content
- Improve content accessibility with Ally''s step-by-step instructions
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Diversity and Inclusive Excellence WS: Understanding the Intersectionality of Identity
Class Is Full. Class Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CLEV 418
Presented by: Dr. Holly Quicksey, Director of Educational Pipeline Initiatives and Dr. Carlos Jones, Associate Dean for the School of Arts and Humanities at Buffalo State College.

As the final workshop in the Inclusivity and Diversity series, this session will provide an opportunity to discuss i
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Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Start Time: 2:00:00 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 right within your course.
- Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content
- Improve content accessibility with Ally''s step-by-step instructions
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record student grades. It is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to collect student submissions, record data, calculate grades automatically, and monitor student progress. You can also drop the lowest grade, display percentages
Full Class Details...