Faculty Workshops

Mon February 22

Blackboard Learn to ASAP Grade Transfer

Office of Digital Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

10 - 11 a.m.   |  MS 1.03.14   |  FIT Lab   |  Main Campus

In this session you will learn how to set up the Blackboard Grade Center to communicate with ASAP to transfer Midterm and Final grades.

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Tue February 23

Blackboard Learn to ASAP Grade Transfer

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 you will learn how to set up the Blackboard Grade Center to communicate with ASAP to transfer Midterm and Final grades.

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Wed February 24

Blackboard Learn to ASAP Grade Transfer

Office of Digital Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.   |  VIA SKYPE FOR BUSINESS

In this session you will learn how to set up the Blackboard Grade Center to communicate with ASAP to transfer Midterm and Final grades.

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Wed February 24

Championing First-Generation Student Success in the Classroom

PIVOT for Academic Success, Title V Collaborative Grant

The three presenters are UTSA faculty members, first-gen graduates themselves, and authors of the PIVOT for Academic Success Title V Collaborative Grant.

Rhonda M. Gonzales

Associate Professor of History

Raquel R. Marquez

Professor of Sociology

Patricia Sánchez

Associate Professor of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

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

Nearly 50% of UTSA’s entering freshmen class is comprised of first-generation students. This interactive workshop imparts a number of techniques that all faculty can easily incorporate into curriculum culture to help champion first-gen success from arrival to graduation.

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Thu February 25

How do I change to Active Learning? Learning Techniques for Small and Large Classes

UTSA Libraries Teaching & Learning Services

Jose J. Vazquez

Director, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Academy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Vazquez is clinical professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he teaches one of the largest economics courses in the country (925 students). He is also the coordinator of e-Learning, as well as the Director of the Teaching Academy for the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. During his tenure at Illinois he has received several teaching awards, including the Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen Award. He is also the co-creator of FlipIt Economics, along with Eric Chiang of Florida Atlantic University. FlipIt Econ, published by Macmillan, is a multimedia solution that helps students prepared effectively for class.

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

In this workshop attendees will be exposed to several examples of easy-to-implement active learning techniques, with a focus on best practices. At the end of the workshop, faculty will be able to adapt many of these techniques to their own courses with minimal cost.

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Thu February 25

Scenarios in Grade Center

Office of Digital Learning

Mayra Collins

Instructional Designer for the Office of Digital Learning

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

Participants will learn how to setup their grade book by learning different ways to calculate grades through a case study scenario.

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