New faculty are encouraged to join DEIT in their monthly Distance Education Welcome Chat online workshop on 9/3/2015 from 7:00 – 7:30 PM to meet other new faculty, and learn more about the support and services that the DEIT and Library staff provide.

New to Blackboard or looking to refresh your knowledge of the basics? Faculty can join DEIT on To learn more about Blackboard on the online Blackboard Fundamentals workshop on 9/14/15 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. An additional in person Blackboard Fundamentals workshop will also be held on 9/26/2015 in Dooling 40-2 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM.

Starting with all Fall 2015 courses (including Traditional Day, ACCESS, and Graduate sessions), all course shells in Blackboard have the new “WEEKLY UNITS” template applied to their course. The New Course Template Overview for Instructors half hour online workshops will be held on 9/8/2015 and 9/22/2015 from 7:00 – 7:30 PM. These sessions will review the new look for courses and the best practices for using the new template. The new template will not affect the functionality of Blackboard, but does have a new, improved layout for the left navigation menu.

DEIT is also offering faculty workshops on Panopto and Blackboard Collaborate. The in person Panopto workshop will be held on 9/12/2015 in Dooling 40-2 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM. The online Blackboard Collaborate workshops will be held on 9/16/2015 and 9/30/2015 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM.

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