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June 2017

Blackboard Learn: Communication & Collaboration

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is a hands-on introduction to the real-time and any-time communication and collaboration tools available in Blackboard Learn™. The workshop emphasizes the importance of communication and interaction for student engagement and improved learning outcomes. Prerequisite: Blackboard Learn: Essentials for Instructors workshop or experience teaching with Blackboard Learn. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu

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Excel: Using the Data Tab

June 7 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am

In this workshop you will earn about the Excel data tab which enables you to import data from other programs, update your spreadsheet when changes are made to the external data sources, sort, filter, and organize your data. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Excel: Using Pivot Tables

June 7 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

Excel pivot table reports are a fast and powerful way to make sense out of your data. In this workshop, you will learn how to create pivot table to summarize, analyze, explore, and present summary data from a worksheet. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Blackboard Learn: Grade Center and Student Monitoring

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is for any faculty member who wants to learn how to use the Grade Center and student performance monitoring tools in Blackboard Learn. It encompasses basic navigation, organization and grade calculations in the Grade Center, including the handy Needs Grading feature. It also includes an overview of additional features for monitoring student performance. Prerequisite: Blackboard Learn™: Essentials for Instructors workshop or experience teaching with Blackboard Learn™. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty and…

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Word: Working with Large Documents

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

In this course you will learn several tools useful in working with large documents: make it easier to quickly restructure a document, to organize and maintain a long document by dividing it into smaller, more manageable sub-documents. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Blackboard Learn: Essentials for Instructors

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

New to Blackboard Learn? This workshop is a hands-on introduction to building and using a Blackboard Learn course. You will experience a Learn course first as a student and then build a course as an instructor. Emphasis is on navigating the learning management system, configuring the Course Menu, creating content areas, choosing and adding tools to your course, and working with the Control Panel for instructors. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty and staff can…

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Blackboard Learn: Essentials for Instructors

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

New to Blackboard Learn? This workshop is a hands-on introduction to building and using a Blackboard Learn course. You will experience a Learn course first as a student and then build a course as an instructor. Emphasis is on navigating the learning management system, configuring the Course Menu, creating content areas, choosing and adding tools to your course, and working with the Control Panel for instructors. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty and staff can…

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Word: Using the Collaboration Tools

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

In this course, users are shown how to use the Tracking, Reviewing, and Version features of Word. With these tools, you can edit, add comments, reformat Word documents; incorporate or reject any changes done to your document. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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PowerPoint: Intermediate

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will give the existing PowerPoint user additional information on how to create Professional presentations using some of the advanced features in PowerPoint. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Blackboard Learn: Building Course Content

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop, you will learn about methods and tools for the effective design of course content to increase student engagement. The workshop includes the integration of multimedia, adaptive release of content, and the use of Mashups, a tool that allows you to easily integrate rich media learning content from YouTube, SlideShare, Flickr, and NBC Learn™. Prerequisite: Blackboard Learn™: Essentials for Instructors workshop or experience teaching with Blackboard Learn™. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty…

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