Faculty Workshops

Thu September 08

So Many Collaboration Tools: What’s the Difference? Which to Use? Which Tool is Appropriate?

Office of Online Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer

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

In this training session, you will explore a variety of collaboration tools in Blackboard - Blog, Discussion Board, Journal and Wiki – and analyze their differences and appropriateness.

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Tue September 13

Managing Attendance in Blackboard Learn

Office of Online Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer

1 - 2 p.m.   |  MS 1.03.14   |  FIT Lab   |  Main Campus

This training session will present several ways to keep attendance in Blackboard Learn.

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Wed September 14

Creating Quality Core Course Proposals

Office of the Associate Vice Provost, Core Curriculum & QEP

Nancy Martin

Associate Vice Provost, Core Curriculum & QEP

Dr. Martin has been at UTSA since 1993. She earned tenure and promotion in 1997, served as Associate Dean in the College of Education and Human Development (2000-2009), and is a previous recipient of the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence. A Professor of Educational Psychology, her areas of expertise and scholarly interest include program assessment, undergraduate student success, classroom assessment, and K-12 teachers’ attitudes and beliefs regarding classroom control.

10 - 11 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12E   |  Faculty Center Small Meeting Room   |  Main Campus

The purpose of this workshop is to share information regarding how to create a strong proposal for inclusion in UTSA’s Core Curriculum.

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Wed September 14

Rubrics and Feedback (via Audio and Inline Grading) for Assignments

Office of Online Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer

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

In this session you will explore the Assignment tool in Blackboard and how to provide written and audio feedback to students.

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Thu September 15

Creating Quality Core Course Proposals

Office of the Associate Vice Provost, Core Curriculum & QEP

Nancy Martin

Associate Vice Provost, Core Curriculum & QEP

Dr. Martin has been at UTSA since 1993. She earned tenure and promotion in 1997, served as Associate Dean in the College of Education and Human Development (2000-2009), and is a previous recipient of the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence. A Professor of Educational Psychology, her areas of expertise and scholarly interest include program assessment, undergraduate student success, classroom assessment, and K-12 teachers’ attitudes and beliefs regarding classroom control.

2 - 3 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12E   |  Faculty Center Small Meeting Room   |  Main Campus

The purpose of this workshop is to share information regarding how to create a strong proposal for inclusion in UTSA’s Core Curriculum.

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Fri September 16

Assessing Students with Online Assignments and Tests

Office of Online Learning

Sailaja Athyala

Instructional Designer

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

This session is intended to help faculty utilize the Assignment, Safe Assignment and Testing tools within Blackboard Learn to assess their students.

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