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Educational Technology Tools

We offer workshops and training sessions to get you started with Educational Technology tools including Blackboard Learn, Collaborate, Lecture Recording, and NearPod. The Timely Educational Technology Training series offers weekly opportunities for questions or hands-on assistance.

    Rubrics: Improve Your Grading Efficiency and Reliability
    Instructor: (TBD) CTL Staff
    Date: 9/11/2018
    Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
    Location: Scott Memorial Library, Room 307
    (Register for this workshop)
    For years, faculty have used rubrics to grade their written assignments. Now, Blackboard allows you to associate scoring rubrics for both your assignments and discussion boards. If you’re not convinced of the value of rubrics, come to this workshop to see how scoring rubrics can improve your grading efficiency and reliability.

    Topics include:
    • What is a scoring rubric and why should I use one?
    • How to create, copy and edit a rubric
    • How to associate a rubric with: assignments and discussions
    • How to import and export rubrics
    • How to grade with rubrics

    Blackboard Learn: Grade Center
    Instructor: Edward Everett
    Date: 11/15/2018
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Scott Memorial Library, Room 307
    (Register for this workshop)

    Do you write exactly 50 test questions so they can each be worth 2 points? Does the Blackboard Grade Center make you uncomfortable? Attend this workshop to improve your comfort level and learn a few new features that have the potential to save you lots of time.

    Topics include:
    • Overview of the Grade Center
    • Create calculated/weighted columns
    • How to exempt grades
    • How to automatically re-grade an exam
    • How to use Grade Schema to report letter grades


    Blackboard Learn: Grade Center
    Instructor: Edward Everett
    Date: 4/25/2019
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Scott Memorial Library, Room 307
    (Register for this workshop)

    Do you write exactly 50 test questions so they can each be worth 2 points? Does the Blackboard Grade Center make you uncomfortable? Attend this workshop to improve your comfort level and learn a few new features that have the potential to save you lots of time.

    Topics include:
    • Overview of the Grade Center
    • Create calculated/weighted columns
    • How to exempt grades
    • How to automatically re-grade an exam
    • How to use Grade Schema to report letter grades