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Upcoming Events

July 2017

Blackboard Learn: Communication & Collaboration

July 26 @ 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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Access: Fundamentals

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course is designed to introduce new Access users to the features and functions  that will get them started on using Access to process data. This entirely ‘hands on’ course will give attendees experience in producing database tables. 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 the Data Tab

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

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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August 2017

VoiceThread: Demo

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first hour will demo VoiceThread features. Participants will discover the options to create, share and comment using media content (lectures, images, documents, videos, spreadsheets, etc.) as the center of a virtual conversation. Optionally, stay after the demo if you would like to create a VoiceThread in a hands-on setting. Bring your own content!

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Access: Intermediate

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The course is designed to make basic users more efficient and effective when processing data with Access This ‘hands on’ course gives attendees further understanding of the design and use of queries to ask questions and gain knowledge from their 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

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 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

August 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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Access: Advanced

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course is designed to give intermediate users further information on how to get the most out of Access. This entirely ‘hands on’ course will give attendees further understanding on how to print their data with greater flexibility, clarity and logic. 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: What-If Analysis

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

In this workshop you will lean to use the decision-making tools of Excel in order to predict various possible outcomes. 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

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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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