Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm Dobbs Ferry
The heart of an online course is the discussion area. This is a place where the students can interact with each other and with the instructor. There are many exciting exercises that can be done within this area. After this session you will be able to best manage the discussion area and be aware of various ways to use discussions in creative and imaginative ways.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm Dobbs Ferry
Found within your Blackboard course is a test and survey tool that you can use to administer a test fully online. It is also possible to create a survey for your students that is anonymous and can be used to gauge what they think about any subject or the course itself. After this session you will be able to create your own personalized tests or surveys.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm Dobbs Ferry
Learn how to use Blackboard Collaborate, a "live" web-conferencing tool built into all online courses. It is used to provide live interaction such as: - Audio - Live webcam - Interactive whiteboard - Shared viewing of applications - Recorded tutorials
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm Dobbs Ferry
This training session will prepare you to teach a fully online course for the first time at Mercy College. We will demonstrate how to use the Mercy College template and how to use the Blackboard 9.1 Learning Management System. In this training, you will learn about the basic functions and tools to build and manage your online course.