Faculty Workshops

Workshops are available in person and 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 emailed to registrants prior to the workshop.

Upcoming Workshops

Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 9 2019 11:00 A - Dec 9 2019 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.


Creating Online Lectures

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 10 2019 11:00 A - Dec 10 2019 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.


Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 10 2019 2:00 P - Dec 10 2019 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.


Blackboard: Discussion Boards

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 11 2019 11:00 A - Dec 11 2019 12:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice creating Forums, Forum Settings, and grading Forums.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes (webinar)

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 11 2019 2:00 P - Dec 11 2019 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.


Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 12 2019 11:00 A - Dec 12 2019 12:00 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.


Creating Online Lectures

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 13 2019 11:00 A - Dec 13 2019 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 VoiceThread

Instructor ITL
Time Dec 13 2019 2:00 P - Dec 13 2019 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: Discussion Boards

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 16 2019 11:00 A - Dec 16 2019 12:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice creating Forums, Forum Settings, and grading Forums.


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (Webinar)

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 16 2019 2:00 P - Dec 16 2019 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.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 17 2019 1:00 P - Dec 17 2019 2:00 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 Dec 18 2019 11:00 A - Dec 18 2019 12:00 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.


Getting Started With VoiceThread

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 18 2019 2:00 P - Dec 18 2019 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.


Creating Online Lectures

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Dec 19 2019 1:00 P - Dec 19 2019 2:00 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.