The TLT Center is please to present several 60-minute workshops
focusing on tools and best practices for online and hybrid course
design. If you are teaching, developing or thinking of designing a
hybrid or online course, these workshops are for you! Workshops are held
in the Computer Training Classroom, Walsh Library and are an hour in
To register for any of these sessions, click here TLT Center’s Workshops and Special Events page.
Echo 360 Personal Capture
This session will provide faculty members with an overview of the
Echo360 Personal Capture System at Seton Hall University. Participants
will have an opportunity to view a personal capture being created,
edited, and published.
Tuesday, 3/18 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, 3/26 at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, 4/1 at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, 4/9 at 2 p.m.
Engaging Students Through Blackboard Collaborate Voice Tools
In this hands-on workshop, we'll look at tools within Blackboard
that current instructors use to engage students outside of the
classroom. We'll demonstrate how to use a Voice Presentation, a Voice
Discussion Board, Podcasts and Voice e-mail, explore possible uses and
discuss best practices.
Monday, 3/17 at 1 p.m.
Thursday, 3/27 at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, 4/9 at 10 a.m.
Friday, 4/25 at 1 p.m.
Mastering the Art of Effective Blackboard Discussions
This session will provide tips and tricks to establishing and
running an effective discussion board in your online course. Topics
addressed will include setting up a forum in Blackboard, netiquette,
facilitation tips, assessment strategies, creating effective discussion
questions, time management, creative uses, best practices and more.
Tuesday, 3/25 at 12 noon
Monday, 4/14 at 10 a.m.
Thursday, 4/24 at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, 5/7 at 10 a.m.
Assessment Tools and Strategies for Online/Hybrid Courses
This workshop will involve a discussion of some of the available
strategies and tools for assessing student activities in online/hybrid
courses. Authentic assessment strategies and low stakes quizzes will be
discussed, as well as best practices for implementing assessments. The
new inline feedback for Blackboard assignments will be demonstrated, as
well as Blackboard exams, rubrics, and SafeAssign. In addition,
participants will be encouraged to share their assessment ideas with
each other and to receive feedback.
Wednesday, 4/2 at 10 a.m.
Monday, 4/7 at 1 p.m.
Monday, 4/14 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, 4/23 at 9:30 a.m.
Increasing Collaboration through Groups
Do your students work on group projects? Blackboard’s Group tool
will permit them to collaborate anywhere and anytime, while enabling you
to monitor not only the group’s progress, but the contribution of each
member. This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to the Group
Monday, 3/24 at 11 a.m.
Friday, 4/4 at 11 a.m.
Tuesday, 4/15 at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, 4/23 at 3 p.m.
Making Online Course Content Accessible
The online environment has the potential to be a powerful learning
space for all students but when the technology is “inaccessible”, it can
also be a barrier for students with special needs. Including
accessibility into your course planning is easy and essential. This
workshop will identify strategies for creating accessible course
content, including Word, PowerPoint, multimedia and Blackboard content.
Tuesday, 3/25 at 2 p.m.
Monday, 4/7 at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, 4/15 at 1 p.m.
Monday, 4/21 at 2 p.m.
Utilizing Open Educational Resources to Enhance Course Content
Open Educational Resources (OER) reside in the public domain and are
free to use for teaching and learning. Within these repositories are a
variety of multimedia, learning objects, tutorials etc. that offer quick
way to enhance any topic. Websites such as National Geographic, Merlot,
and Kahn Academy provide tutorials, multimedia, simulations and even
assignments that can be easily added to any hybrid course, creating a
richer learning experience.
Thursday, 3/20 at 10 a.m.
Thursday, 4/3 at 10 a.m.
Monday, 4/14 at 12 noon
Monday, 4/21 at 10 a.m.
The Blackboard Grade Center
This session will focus on using the Blackboard grade center and all
of the features which assist faculty with course grading. Using the
Blackboard grade center is a valuable tool enabling faculty to enter
grades, let the system calculate a final grade automatically and allows
students to keep track of their course grade during the semester.
Thursday, 3/20 at 3 p.m.
Friday, 3/28 at 1 p.m.
Thursday, 4/3 at 12 noon
Monday, 4/7 at 3 p.m.
New to Blackboard? This course is for you. Come learn about the
useful features of Blackboard such as uploading of different types of
documents, using a discussion board, using assignments or safe
assignments. Additional topics include using the course tools to send
e-mail, obtain a class roster or a photo roster and embedding video or
Monday, 3/17 at 3 p.m.
Thursday, 3/20 at 12 noon
Wednesday, 3/26 at 3 p.m.
Friday, 4/4 at 9:30 a.m.
Online/Hybrid Course Development 101
Interested in developing an online or hybrid version of your course?
This workshop provides participants with the foundation for developing
quality online and hybrid courses. Topics include Quality Matters,
chunking course content and steps on how to design a module/week or unit
of a hybrid/online course. This session is 1hour, 30 minutes.
Friday, 4/4 at 1 p.m.
Friday, 5/2 at 10 a.m.
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