Category: Professional Development

Jan 25

Free Webinar – Rockin’ the Virtual Classroom!

January 26, 2016 10:00 am – 11:15 am AK time Begin Registration… Virtual classroom technology (ILinc, Adobe Connect, WebEx, Elluminate, etc.) provides a wonderful live, real-time bridge between the traditional classroom and the learner. But it isn’t “just like” the traditional classroom, and in the wrong hands can be deadly dull. In this session we’ll …

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Aug 26

Lending Library Moving to Egan Library!

Lending Library

Over the past 5 years of this Title III grant we’ve acquired an excellent library on topics including Understanding by Design, Peer Review, Assessment, Teaching Online, well, you get the picture, we’ve collected a broad array of books. Many of these books Mary and I used when teaching ED593 so faculty who took that course have already …

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Aug 24

Monday Morning Mentor is Back!

Title III is once again providing interested faculty a chance to start their weeks off with dynamic, professional development – in only 20 minutes! The Monday Morning Mentor is a program from Magna Publications. How does this practical and convenient program work? Each program is available online starting at 9 am CST – yes, that’s …

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Jul 21

Tech Tuesday — Let’s UNPLUG!!!!

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Your Title III team reminds you that every year we’ve accumulated books for iTeach and our own UAS Sitka lending library. These books cover a wide range of topics including: Understanding by Design Peer Review Flip Books for writing learning objectives Assessment Assessing Your Impact on Students Teaching Online Facilitating Groups Web Tools Hybrid Teaching …

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Jul 16

Blackboard World Live: FREE ADMISSION

Bb World Live

BbWorld is a huge educational conference that brings together educators, administrators and technologists from around the world. Keynote speakers with Industry insights, and visionary thoughtfulness are the norm for BbWorld. This year, BbWorld is offering FREE registration for BbWorld Live 2015 Online. Click the image to register and attend some exciting sessions from July 20-23rd. …

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Jun 19

Fried Friday: TED ED Lessons Worth Sharing

TED ED Tour

Sit back and let TED Ed help you to create engaging customized lessons for your students. TED-Ed is free and allows you to build any lesson around any YouTube video that you’ve found on the web. Each lesson includes a title, a Play button, a Dig Deeper sections for resoures, and a Discussion area for …

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May 21

Free Training Opportunity for LIMITED Time Only: Don’t Miss Out!!

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WordPress Essential Training at lynda.com will be free for viewing until June 18th with a 10-day free trial. This course has had over 100,000 views since inception and explains why WordPress is not only an excellent blog/web site tool, but also how it can be used for courses. Author Morten Rand-Hendriksen states that WordPress actually …

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Apr 30

Free Respondus Webinars

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Apr 21

Tech Tuesday: Overview of Presentation Authoring Tools

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We talk a lot about creating engaging presentations for our online students. Many faculty start with Microsoft’s PowerPoint as a creation tool. UAS supports two tools that easily convert or re-purpose PowerPoint content into slick presentations that can be viewed online and/or from within your Blackboard course. These tools are Adobe’s Presenter and TechSmith’s Camtasia. Here’s …

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Apr 20

Peer Review Rubric 1.1 Course Navigation and Overview

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Have you examined the UAS Peer Review Rubric, Standard I Design of the Course recently? Here’s a snippet from the rubric: Overview: The overall design of the course including navigational, course information, and course content, is made transparent to the student from the beginning of the course and presented in a coherent learning context. Principle: …

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