Category: Webinar

Jan 07

SoftChalk Training Opportunities for January 2015

SoftChalk Short Courses are live, one-hour training webinars, conducted online by a SoftChalk instructor. The courses typically include a presentation and examples, as well as an opportunity for you to ask questions and receive assistance from the instructor. Upcoming Short Courses An Overview of SoftChalk Cloud An Overview of SoftChalk Create TextPoppers, Images and Hyperlinks …

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Dec 18

eTech Fair Recordings

If you are like me, you didn’t have time to attend all of the live UAA eTech Fair sessions you wanted during Distance Education week in November. I mentioned the 20 ways to use the Blackboard Collaborate Whiteboard for Student Engagement session to some of you and promised to share the link. For those of …

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Nov 24

Games vs Gamification in Higher Education

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Registration will close this morning (Monday) at 9 AM so be sure to follow the link here to send us your registration information so we can get you the webinar information in time. Please register soon to attend the webinar. And, please spread the word to your colleagues. We’re very excited to have Karl Kapp join us …

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Nov 19

Register NOW for Monday’s Webinar with Karl Kapp!!!

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We’re excited to announce that Karl Kapp, author of The Gamification of Learning and Instruction, will be helping us kick off two exciting weeks of challenges (a game!) by speaking with us on Monday, November 24, at 11 AM. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join Karl and discuss the difference between gaming and gamification …

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Oct 21

Tech Tuesday – Online Teaching Tips (in 20 minutes)

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Got 20 minutes? Then we’ve got a deal for you! The UAS Sitka Campus Title III program is offering UAS faculty the opportunity to start their week with dynamic, professional development delivered online in only 20 minutes! The program started in August but there are still 7 sessions remaining. If you contact Nicole this week …

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Aug 21

20 Minute Monday Morning Mentor

That’s a lot of M’s but not a lot of time! 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 …

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Aug 13

The Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know Were in Blackboard Learn

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When Kathi and I were at the Blackboard World conference 2014 we were amazed and excited by many Blackboard features that will be available to the University of Alaska once we upgrade to the latest version of Blackboard (without any additional costs!). Some features you may have access to right now and are unaware that …

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Apr 10

Plagiarism Education Week – Free Webcast Series

The 2nd annual Plagiarism Education Week virtual conference is April 21-25. Free, daily webcasts will share ideas and best practices to teach educators and students how to stop copying and start thinking critically. Monday, April 21 – Understanding Plagiarism with Help from Dr. Seuss Tuesday, April 22 – Tweets from the French Revolution? Using What Students Know to Promote Original …

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Feb 24

Reminder: Free Webinar Opportunities

UAS maintains a number of site licenses for software that allows faculty to create presentations and interactive learning activities. StudyMate and Softchalk are some of these. Studymate is a Windows program which makes a variety of learning activities: quizzes, flashcards, games, etc. Studymate can be used to review facts, vocabulary and basic concepts. Softchalk is …

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Feb 13

Training Webinar Opportunities

UAS maintains a number of site licenses for software that allows faculty to create presentations and interactive learning activities. Respondus, StudyMate and Softchalk are some of these. Respondus is a Windows program which lets you create and manage tests. With Respondus, you can: Create tests in Word (you can even insert pictures in the questions!). …

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