Faculty Workshops

Workshops are available in person or online and are designed for GW instructors, teaching assistants, and staff supporting instruction. 
 
Face-to-face workshops are offered in the Instructional Technology Lab in Gelman Library, Room B05, and online workshops are held through Blackboard Collaborate. A link to the Blackboard Collaborate session will be provided to registrants.

Upcoming Workshops

Creating Online Lectures

Instructor ITL Staff
Time May 10 2017 11:00 A - May 10 2017 12:00 P

Enhance your online lectures with rich media. This workshop will cover the basics of online lecture creation using Powerpoint narration, Echo Personal Capture, iSpring, as tools to bring audio, video and screen captures to lectures. Participants will also learn how to make such lectures available to students on Blackboard.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes (webinar)

Instructor Trish Arnold
Time May 10 2017 2:00 P - May 10 2017 2:45 P

This workshop covers the basic of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

Instructor Nicole DeMuro
Time May 15 2017 11:00 A - May 15 2017 12:00 P

This workshop covers the basics of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.


Blackboard: Assignments and Tests

Instructor Nicole DeMuro
Time May 16 2017 11:00 A - May 16 2017 12:00 P

Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students. This 60 minute workshop will primarily cover how to create Assignments and develop tests that make the best of both your time and your students efforts. Participants will also discuss test settings and how they impact the student experience of taking a test online.


Getting Started With VoiceThread

Instructor ITL Staff
Time May 16 2017 2:00 P - May 16 2017 3:00 P

VoiceThread is a web-based application that allows users to share and have conversations around media. Users can comment on the material using text, audio or video creating an interactive discussion around the content. Participants will learn how to integrate VoiceThread into their Blackboard course and how to create, comment and share content on VoiceThread.


Blackboard: Blogs, Wikis, and Journals

Instructor Trish Arnold
Time May 17 2017 11:00 A - May 17 2017 12:00 P

Participants will explore the creation and management of student blogs and private journals as well as group wikis in Blackboard. Advanced features, such as wiki history and blogs grading will be briefly covered.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

Instructor Nicole DeMuro
Time May 17 2017 2:00 P - May 17 2017 3:00 P

This workshop covers the basics of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.


Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Instructor ITL Staff
Time May 18 2017 2:00 P - May 18 2017 3:00 P

Come discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the new version of the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with a practice session. Participants will leave the workshop with hands-on experience in features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.