Faculty Workshops

Fri September 04

Enhancing Collaboration among Students using Blackboard Learn Email, Discussions, Blogs and Wikis

Office of Digital Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.   |  MS 1.03.14   |  FIT Lab   |  Main Campus

In this session faculty will learn how to communicate more effectively with their students by using the Blackboard Learn Discussion Board, Wiki, Blog, and Journals.

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Wed September 09

Consumers and Creators: Introducing Threshold Information Literacy Concepts

UTSA Libraries - Faculty Services

Tara Schmidt

Librarian

Tara partners with faculty in the Academic Inquiry, Writing Program, and English Department to provide students with an introduction to information literacy and research skills. She is an enthusiastic instructor and consistently looks for new ways to get students excited about their role in the world of information.

Emily Cox

Librarian

Emily partners with faculty in the Department of Philosophy and Classics and the Department of Music to provide research and instructional support in the classroom. She also helps to support information literacy instruction in Academic Inquiry and the Writing Program.

10 - 11 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

Seeking ways to scaffold information literacy into your classes? The new Framework for Information Literacy is an exciting tool that allows students to see themselves as both consumers and creators of information. 

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Thu September 10

Get Started with Blackboard

Office of Digital Learning

Mayra Collins

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

4 - 5 p.m.   |  MS 1.03.14   |  FIT Lab   |  Main Campus

In this session participants will learn how to navigate the grade center, create columns, use calculated columns, edit and modify columns, enter grades, manage, and setup a column for the Blackboard Learn to ASAP transfer.

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Fri September 11

Respondus

Office of Digital Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

10 - 11:30 a.m.   |  SKYPE for Business   |  Main Campus

In this session Faculty will learn how to use Respondus to convert a Word document into a Blackboard electronic assessment. Faculty will also learn how to create tests within Respondus.

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Mon September 14

Respondus

Office of Digital Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

2 - 3 p.m.   |  MS 1.03.14   |  FIT Lab   |  Main Campus

In this session Faculty will learn how to use Respondus to convert a Word document into a Blackboard electronic assessment. Faculty will also learn how to create tests within Respondus.

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Tue September 15

Core Course Assessment Process

University College

Nancy Martin

Associate Vice Provost Core Curriculum & QEP

Nancy Martin joined the UTSA faculty in 1993, and has served as associate vice provost since 2009. She is a past president of the Southwest Educational Research Association and a past recipient of both the President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence and the COEHD Service Award.

2 - 3 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

This session will present an overview of the purpose and process for UTSA’s core course assessment.

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