Category: Collaborate (formerly Elluminate)

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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Oct 29

Blackboard Tech: Collaborate Mobile

Blackboard Collaborate Mobile

With the new version of Collaborate (WebMeeting) participants can attend meetings from mobile devices such as Apple iOS (iPhones, iPads) and Google Android devices.  Both Apple and Google have free Blackboard Collaborate Mobile apps in their respective app stores. The interface for mobile is limited and does not have all the functionality of the conventional …

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Sep 10

UAS Blackboard Collaborate Fall 2015

UAS faculty have the option to adopt the new Blackboard Collaborate version this fall (all classes will be using it this Spring). The new version requires a one time installation of a “Launcher” program by both faculty and students – most people will be able to install it even without administrative privileges – a few …

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Feb 12

Please Join Us! “Thru the Lens” Session 1 Is THIS Friday!

This Friday, at 9 AM please join us for a one-hour mini-peer review of 4 different courses. The session will take place using Blackboard Collaborate. We’ll be using the UAS Peer Review Rubric Standard 1 and applying it to (1) ED 593: Design and Teach an Online Course, (2) Econ 202: Principles of Microeconomics, (3) …

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Nov 27

Happy Thanksgiving!

http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/classes/instructors/etech-fair.cfm

I’m certain that for the next few days you will have plenty on your plate (I’m looking forward to filling mine), but if you find yourself with a little spare time to relax and reflect, and you missed some of the sessions from UAA’s eTech Fair, you are in luck, they were recorded and you …

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Oct 29

eTech Fair: Distance Education Week | Nov. 11-15th 2013

Online Training

UAA invites you to attend the eTech Fair: Distance Education Week. Drop-ins are welcome and no pre-registration is required. The agenda is attached below, note that only UAA faculty are eligible for the door prizes. This is an ONLINE training, attend from your desk or home computer, via Collaborate! Offerings include, Interactive Rubrics, VoiceThread, Making …

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Feb 13

Apply For Travel Funds

One of Title III’s most important goals is to contribute to the professional development of our distance faculty in a variety of ways. You have had opportunities to: Attend iTeach Take an online course (Designing and Developing an Online Course) Work with our instructional designers (Kathi Baldwin and Lori Cheezem) Participate in webinars (Softchalk and …

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