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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Making Accessible Content - Word & PDF
Class Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Introduction
Class Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Start Time: 9:30:00 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 content. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to navigate the LMS
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Ensemble- Campus Video Solution - Introduction and Demo
Class Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Start Time: 11:00:00 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. As
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Bengal Success Portal (Starfish) - Getting Started
Class Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
The Bengal Success Portal, powered by Starfish, allows for efficient communication among students, faculty, advisers, support staff, and administrators to support student success and retention.


This hands-on session will get you started using the Bengal Success Portal. In this session, you will
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Bengal Success Portal (Starfish) - Calendar, Appointments, and Attendance
Class Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This hands-on session will help you:


Sync the Bengal Success Portal with your Outlook calendar
Set up office hours or advising hours
Schedule appointments with students
Take attendance for your course(s)


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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
Class Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Start Time: 11:30:00 AM
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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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
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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Bengal Success Portal (Starfish) - Flags, Kudos, and Referrals
Class Date: Friday, August 24, 2018
Start Time: 11:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This hands-on session will introduce the tracking items used in the Bengal Success Portal: flags, kudos, and referrals.


Flags can be used to communicate specific concerns with students. Referrals are used to refer students to support services on campus. Kudos are used to acknowledge student eff
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What is Office 365?
Class Date: Friday, August 24, 2018
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This session will provide an introduction to the basic features and benefits of Office 365, Buffalo State''s new email and calendar solution for faculty and staff.  Frequently asked questions will be addressed, as well as training opportunities and resources. Time will be allotted for questions
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Embedding Questions in Your Online Videos with Edpuzzle
Class Date: Friday, August 24, 2018
Start Time: 2:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Learn how to embed interactive questions within online video using Edpuzzle.

EdPuzzle is a free assessment tool that allows instructors and students to create interactive online videos by embedding either open-ended or multiple-choice questions, audio notes, audio tracks, or comments into a video
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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Monday, August 27, 2018
Start Time: 2:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
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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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BACO 123
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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Bengal Success Portal (Starfish) - Flags, Kudos, and Referrals
Class Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Start Time: 1:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
This hands-on session will introduce the tracking items used in the Bengal Success Portal: flags, kudos, and referrals.


Flags can be used to communicate specific concerns with students. Referrals are used to refer students to support services on campus. Kudos are used to acknowledge student eff
Full Class Details...
Blackboard Learn 9.1: Introduction
Class Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Start Time: 3:00:00 PM
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 content. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to navigate the LMS
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Bengal Success Portal (Starfish) - Calendar, Appointments, and Attendance
Class Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Start Time: 10:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This hands-on session will help you:


Sync the Bengal Success Portal with your Outlook calendar
Set up office hours or advising hours
Schedule appointments with students
Take attendance for your course(s)


Full Class Details...
Ensemble Anthem - Screen, Webcam, and Audio Recordings from your Desk!
Class Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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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Bengal Success Portal (Starfish) - Flags, Kudos, and Referrals
Class Date: Thursday, September 06, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
This hands-on session will introduce the tracking items used in the Bengal Success Portal: flags, kudos, and referrals.


Flags can be used to communicate specific concerns with students. Referrals are used to refer students to support services on campus. Kudos are used to acknowledge student eff
Full Class Details...
Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, September 06, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BACO 123
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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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Friday, September 07, 2018
Start Time: 10:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
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
Full Class Details...
Blackboard Learn 9.1: Introduction
Class Date: Friday, September 07, 2018
Start Time: 1:00:00 PM
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 content. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to navigate the LMS
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Strengthening Leadership through Emotional and Social Intelligence
Class Date: Monday, September 10, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Emotional and social intelligence is the capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves, and for managing emotions effectively in ourselves and in others. Leaders with high emotional and social intelligence are typically the top performers at their institutio
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Assessments
Class Date: Monday, September 10, 2018
Start Time: 2:30:00 PM
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 assignments to collect student submissions to manage grades and feedback. The use of assignm
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Electronic Course Evaluations – EvaluationKIT
Class Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
EvaluationKIT offers a fully-hosted online course evaluation and survey system designed to streamline the entire student feedback process for our campus. Learn more about EvaluationKIT and participate in a question and answer session.
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Making Accessible Content - Word & PDF
Class Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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
Full Class Details...
Blackboard Learn 9.1: Communication and Collaboration Tools
Class Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 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, journals
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Microsoft Forms for Easy Surveys
Class Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Start Time: 2:00:00 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 complied in an Excel spreadsheet in your OneDrive.
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Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
Class Date: Monday, September 17, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
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
Full Class Details...
Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Monday, September 17, 2018
Start Time: 2:00:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that focuses on making digital course content more accessible.

Using inclusivity, sustainability, and automation as its key pillars, Blackboard Ally helps you understand and tackle accessibility in a way that benefits all students.
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Facilitating and Structuring Productive Meetings and Committees
Class Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CHAS 109
Meetings and committees can sometimes feel unproductive, inefficient, boring, and unorganized. However, meeting conveners can use effective facilitation skills, an actionable agenda, role clarity, and structured content to make meetings fun, productive, and meaningful. As a result of this session, f
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Start Time: 9:30:00 AM
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
Full Class Details...
Electronic Course Evaluations – EvaluationKIT
Class Date: Friday, September 28, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 120
EvaluationKIT offers a fully-hosted online course evaluation and survey system designed to streamline the entire student feedback process for our campus. Learn more about EvaluationKIT and participate in a question and answer session.
Full Class Details...
Microsoft Forms for Easy Surveys
Class Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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 complied in an Excel spreadsheet in your OneDrive.
Full Class Details...
Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Start Time: 10:15:00 PM
Location: BACO 123
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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Crucial Confrontations: Developing the Skills to Effectively Manage Conflict
Class Date: Friday, October 12, 2018
Start Time: 8:30:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Please join us for a Crucial Confrontations workshop and breakfast!
In this workshop we will cover:
? The definition of a crucial confrontation and how it differs from a crucial conversation
? How you decide whether to have a crucial confrontation
? Diagnosing the issue – is it context, pa
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Ensemble- Campus Video Solution - Introduction and Demo
Class Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
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. As
Full Class Details...
Ensemble Anthem - Screen, Webcam, and Audio Recordings from your Desk!
Class Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 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
Full Class Details...
Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that focuses on making digital course content more accessible.

Using inclusivity, sustainability, and automation as its key pillars, Blackboard Ally helps you understand and tackle accessibility in a way that benefits all students.
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Rethinking Productivity Using Campus Technology: Methods for Managing Time and Tasks
Class Date: Monday, October 22, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Professional Development Department
Do you ever feel like you could be working more efficiently and wonder why tasks are taking longer than you expected? Learning how to use campus technologies to control distractions, organize information to complete tasks, and create a workflow process that en
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The Art of Storytelling
Class Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Ever wonder what makes a “good” story? Through examples, techniques, and exercises, storyteller and Buffalo State faculty member, Aaron Daniel Annas, will lead this workshop on the art of storytelling. Learn how to shape and tell a good story. Gain a better understanding of how storie
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OneDrive to Help Organize Your Department
Class Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Harness the power of Buffalo State cloud storage to help organize your department''s files and collaborate more efficiently.
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BACO 123
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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Managing Up and Across the College: Cultivating Productive Partnerships with Your Supervisor and Pee
Class Date: Thursday, November 01, 2018
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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Ensemble Video Quizzes
Class Date: Friday, November 02, 2018
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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Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Start Time: 10:30:00 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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Fostering Institutional Collaboration: Mastering the Skills You Need to Successfully Collaborate wit
Class Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Within institutions of higher education invisible (and sometimes visible) boundaries between units and people based on rank, class, seniority, authority, power, expertise, and function are organically created. To protect our job duties and the responsibilities of our units from outside influences an
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Friday, November 16, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: CLAS C104
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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OneNote for Meeting Notes
Class Date: Monday, November 26, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
See how to use Microsoft OneNote to keep better track of meeting notes, coordinate with your Outlook calendar, and share agendas and minutes more easily with your colleagues.
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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Start Time: 1:30:00 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
Full Class Details...
Blackboard Ally
Class Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that focuses on making digital course content more accessible.

Using inclusivity, sustainability, and automation as its key pillars, Blackboard Ally helps you understand and tackle accessibility in a way that benefits all students.
Full Class Details...
Turnitin - Plagiarism Software
Class Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Start Time: 2:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
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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Blackboard Learn 9.1: Grade Center
Class Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2018
Start Time: 2:30:00 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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Using Wufoo, Microsoft Excel, and Scheduling Tools to Manage Event Organization and Planning
Class Date: Thursday, December 06, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: CHAS 109
Will you be planning an event, function, or social gathering where RSVP’s will be collected for attendance? Wufoo is an online system offered at Buffalo State to support the easy creation of forms that can be used to track registration for an event, create surveys or polls for post-event feedb
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Drupal Website Training
Class Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BACO 123
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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Ensemble Video Advanced
Class Date: Friday, December 14, 2018
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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