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Backward Design Step 2: Developing Course Assessments
Class Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
In this workshop, we will discuss the concept of using the Backward Design Curriculum Planning Framework to develop assessments that measure student mastery of course objectives. This discussion will include the different types of learning goals, assessments, and the benefits of aligning course obje

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Student Performance and Retention Center (Online Webinar)
Class Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
This is a Virtual Webinar that will be conducted live online. A link to the Webinar will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the training date.

Knowing how your students are performing helps you understand what your students are ready for and capable

The Ripple Effect of Workplace Stress: Taking Care of Yourself
Class Is Full.
Class Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B

Most workplaces are inherently stressful. As an employee you cannot always control the situations and people that at times seem to be carriers of stress. But you can control how you respond to those stressors and min


Kids Today: A Conversation about Supporting the Competing Needs and Strengths of Students in 2017
Class Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B


The claim that college students today are less prepared than ever before is a platitude that reaches beyond the Ivory Tower into the popular imagination. It is true that many student


Office 365 Mobile Apps
Class Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Start Time: 1:00:00 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.

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Student Performance and Retention Center
Class Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Knowing how your students are performing helps you understand what your students are ready for and capable of. As you monitor student performance in your course, you can ensure all have an opportunity for success. 

By the end of this workshop, participants w

Authentic Assessment
Class Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
What are authentic assessments and how can they help students to develop real world skills? In this workshop, we will discuss the characteristics and benefits of authentic assessments, explore exam

Office 365 Drop-In
Class Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This lab is an open forum devoted to answering questions and solving problems that you may have w

High-Impact Practice Reading Group
Class Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B

Come have coffee, light breakfast and scholarly conversation about the importance of high-impact practices. 

For questions, contact John Draeger at draegejd@buffalostate.edu


Breakout 1: Using Technology in Content Area Instruction
Class Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 210

This session will highlight a typical day in a secondary classroom where technology is used at ev


Breakout 1: Increasing Student Engagement in the Classroom through Technology
Class Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 210

This session will focus on technology use and trends used to facilitate active student engagement


Breakout 2: Enhance your Instruction with SMART Boards:
Class Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Start Time: 1:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 210
This session will cover the basic operation of the SMART interactive whiteboard and the basics of the SMART Notebook and SMART Ink software.  Learn how to annotate over web pages and Microsoft Office documents, create your own interactive presentations and activities, enhance your current

Breakout 2: Preparing Teachers to use Preventative Classroom and Behavior Management Techniques
Class Date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Start Time: 1:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 210
This session will disseminate best practices for classroom and behavior management to be proactive in preventing challenging behaviors in general and special education classrooms. 

Presenter:
Tim Zgliczynski
4th Grade Classroom Teacher

Backward Design Step 3: Developing the Learning Plan
Class Date: Monday, April 03, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
Once you have developed course objectives and created the course assessments, it’s time to consider how you will prepare students to meet your goals. In this workshop we will discuss the development of the learning plan and strategies for ensuring that students are able to successfully master

What's New in Mail and Calendar? Office 365
Class Date: Monday, April 03, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This session will provide an overview of the new features in Mail, Calendar, and People in Office 365.  Emphasis will be put on the differences between desktop, online, and mobile versions.

Understanding Scholarly Impact
Class Date: Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Wherever you are in your academic career, understanding scholarly impact can help you decide where to publish; helps you see the impact of your publications; and helps you explain the importance of scholarship to your students. This session will provide a solid overview of scholarly impact to give y

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Achievement Badges (Online Webinar)
Class Date: Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
This is a Virtual Webinar that will be conducted live online. A link to the Webinar will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the training date. 

Motivate and engage students by incorporating digital badges into your course. Badges allow students to earn

Communicating Effectively in Workplace Groups and Teams
Class Date: Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B

This workshop explores the importance of communicating effectively in groups and teams, specifically focusing on the workplace environment. Participants will view, analyze, and discuss segments of the Hollywood movie


Microsoft Office in the Cloud
Class Date: Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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.

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Achievement Badges
Class Date: Thursday, April 06, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Motivate and engage students by incorporating digital badges into your course. Badges allow students to earn recognition for their achievements. Badges can be awarded for completing a project, mastery of a skill, or accomplishing any other learning milestone. You define the criteria. Students c

Locating and Using Electronic Resources In Your Course
Class Date: Thursday, April 06, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
This workshop will provide guidance for locating electronic resources and learning materials – such as library materials, open educational resources, and multimedia – for your

Leveraging Student Development Theories to Improve your Teaching Practice
Class Date: Friday, April 07, 2017
Start Time: 3:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Join us for a panel presentation and discussion about student development theories that can be used to better understand your students and improve your teaching practice. Panelists will explore theories from the disciplines of higher education and student affairs administration, adult education, and

Designing and Organizing your Course in Blackboard
Class Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
Deciding how to organize your course resources and activities in Blackboard can be challenging. What is the best way to present your content so that students will have a successful experience? In this workshop, attendees will preview course template options and discuss designing strategies that can

Peer-Assisted Strategies: Increasing Student Engagement and Academic Performance
Class Date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Facilitated by Dr. Larry Maheady

The relationship between active student engagement (e.g., asking and answering questions, writing, discussing and debating) in class and learning is one of the most robust and consistent empirical findings in educational research over the pa

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Introduction
Class Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This workshop is designed for instructors new to Blackboard Learn 9.1 or anyone who would like a refresher course. We will address the basics of navigation, course tools, and procedures necessary to create new course

Facilitating and Structuring Effective Meetings
Class Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B

Meetings can sometimes feel unproductive, inefficient, boring, and unorganized. However, meeting leaders can use effective facilitation skills, an actionable agenda, role clarity, and structured content to make meeti


Delving Deeper into Office 365
Class Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This session will take a closer look at some of the applications in Office 365 you may not be familiar with. OneNote (a digital notebook), Delve (a sort of search engine within Office 365 for people, documents, and more), and Yammer (an "enterprise social networking service" for Buffalo St

Using Citation Managers in Your Research
Class Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Citation managers make your research easier by organizing and managing your citations and articles. Keep track of your own research, or help students organize and cite their research for their own projects. This session will be taught by Butler Library faculty. 

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Introduction (Online Webinar)
Class Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
This is a Virtual Webinar that will be conducted live online. A link to the Webinar will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the training date. 

This workshop is designed for instructors new to Blackboard Learn 9.1 or anyone who would like a ref

Universal Design for Learning
Class Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
Universal Design for Learning, or UDL, is a framework that can help instructors proactively create inclusive learning environments that meet the diverse needs of all learners. This workshop will discuss why designing with UDL can improve learning for all students, as well as guidelines and strategie

Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


High-Impact Practice Reading Group
Class Date: Friday, April 14, 2017
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B

Come have coffee, light breakfast and scholarly conversation about the importance of high-impact practices. 

For questions, contact John Draeger at draegejd@buffalostate.edu


Interaction – Communication and Collaboration
Class Date: Monday, April 17, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
Effective communication, collaboration, and negotiation are critical workplace skills. In this workshop, we will discuss the various types of online interactions that can be used to support student development of these skills. We will also discuss the importance of interaction and its impact on stud

Self-Regulatory Strategies: Increasing Student Engagement and Academic Achievement
Class Date: Monday, April 17, 2017
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
The relationship between active student engagement (e.g., asking and answering questions, writing, discussion and debating) in class and learning is one of the most robust and consistent empirical findings in educational research over the past four decades (Heward & Wood, 2015). Yet, it is not e

Microsoft Office in the Cloud
Class Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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.

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Assessments
Class Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This workshop focuses on the available assessment tools in the latest version of Blackboard Learn. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to create, configure, and deploy individual and group assignmen

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Assessments (Online Webinar)
Class Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
This is a Virtual Webinar that will be conducted live online. A link to the Webinar will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the training date. 

This workshop focuses on the available assessment tools in the latest version of Blackboard Learn. By the end o

What's New in Mail and Calendar? Office 365
Class Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This session will provide an overview of the new features in Mail, Calendar, and People in Office 365.  Emphasis will be put on the differences between desktop, online, and mobile versions.

Open SUNY COTE Quality Review (OSCQR) Rubric
Class Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
Whether you are designing a new online course or refreshing an existing online course, the Open SUNY COTE Quality Review (OSCQR) Rubric can guide your process. This rubric can be used a guide if you are developing a course, or as a tool for reviewing existing courses to create an action plan for rev

Office 365 Drop-In
Class Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This lab is an open forum devoted to answering questions and solving problems that you may have w

Office 365 Mobile Apps
Class Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 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.

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record students'' 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 per

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center (Online Webinar)
Class Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
This is a Virtual Webinar that will be conducted live online. A link to the Webinar will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the training date. 

The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is more than just a way to record students'''''''' grades. It i

Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


High-Impact Practice Reading Group
Class Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B

Come have coffee, light breakfast and scholarly conversation about the importance of high-impact practices. 

For questions, contact John Draeger at draegejd@buffalostate.edu


Blackboard Learn 9.1: Collaboration Tools
Class Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
To build a successful community, students need the tools to interact and have conversations. Blackboard Learn offers five communication tools for self-reflection, collaboration, and communication. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to utilize the discussion board, blogs, jou

Blackboard Learn 9.1: Collaboration Tools (Online Webinar)
Class Date: Thursday, May 04, 2017
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: Webinar
This is a Virtual Webinar that will be conducted live online. A link to the Webinar will be provided to all registered attendees prior to the training date. 

To build a successful community, students need the tools to interact and have conversations. Blackbo

Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Creating Interactive Content for Your Course
Class Date: Monday, June 12, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
This workshop will provide several approaches for developing online content for your course. We will discuss a variety of tools that can be used to create engaging, interactive content in the online environment.

This workshop is part of the Advanced Online Course Developmen

Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Authentic Assessment
Class Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
What are authentic assessments and how can they help students to develop real world skills? In this workshop, we will discuss the characteristics and benefits of authentic assessments, explore exam

Locating and Using Electronic Resources In Your Course
Class Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
This workshop will provide guidance for locating electronic resources and learning materials – such as library materials, open educational resources, and multimedia – for your

Universal Design for Learning
Class Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Universal Design for Learning, or UDL, is a framework that can help instructors proactively create inclusive learning environments that meet the diverse needs of all learners. This workshop will discuss why designing with UDL can improve learning for all students, as well as guidelines and strategie

Open SUNY COTE Quality Review (OSCQR) Rubric
Class Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Whether you are designing a new online course or refreshing an existing online course, the Open SUNY COTE Quality Review (OSCQR) Rubric can guide your process. This rubric can be used a guide if you are developing a course, or as a tool for reviewing existing courses to create an action plan for rev

Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning
Class Date: Monday, July 10, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
In this workshop, we will discuss the benefits and challenges of online learning. We will also review research relating to the characteristics of successful and unsuccessful online students and discuss how this information informs and influences course design and facilitation. Lastly, we will discus

Backward Design Step 1: Developing Course Objectives and Priorities
Class Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
In this workshop, we will discuss the concept of using the Backward Design Curriculum Planning Framework to strategically develop course objectives, assessments, and a learning plan for your course. We will also discuss the benefits of aligning course objectives, assessments, activities, and resour

Backward Design Step 2: Developing Course Assessments
Class Date: Monday, July 17, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
In this workshop, we will discuss the concept of using the Backward Design Curriculum Planning Framework to develop assessments that measure student mastery of course objectives. This discussion will include the different types of learning goals, assessments, and the benefits of aligning course obje

Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Backward Design Step 3: Developing the Learning Plan
Class Date: Thursday, July 20, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Once you have developed course objectives and created the course assessments, it’s time to consider how you will prepare students to meet your goals. In this workshop we will discuss the development of the learning plan and strategies for ensuring that students are able to successfully master

Designing and Organizing your Course in Blackboard
Class Date: Monday, July 24, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Deciding how to organize your course resources and activities in Blackboard can be challenging. What is the best way to present your content so that students will have a successful experience? In this workshop, attendees will preview course template options and discuss designing strategies that can

Interaction – Communication and Collaboration
Class Date: Thursday, July 27, 2017
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: Webinar
Effective communication, collaboration, and negotiation are critical workplace skills. In this workshop, we will discuss the various types of online interactions that can be used to support student development of these skills. We will also discuss the importance of interaction and its impact on stud

Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, October 05, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, November 02, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta


Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BUTL 318

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 mainta





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