Workshops

Web Conferencing Tool – WebEx

WebEx provides on-demand collaborative web meetings and conferencing. Starting this semester, Purdue faculty and staff can use WebEx to hold class online, present webinars, and provide online office hours.

WebEx allows you to:

  • Share your desktop, PowerPoint presentations, images, videos, and other content.
  • Stream your voice live, and share your webcam video
  • Collaborate using chat and whiteboards
  • Record your sessions, and share those recordings in Blackboard, in Mediaspace, via email, or on the public web.

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 11, 1pm-2pm
Location: Powers 204
Register at: Register for WebEx Workshop – November

Managing Grade Center

During this hands-on workshop, we will take an in-depth look at the Blackboard Grade Center. You will learn how to create and manage columns, how to grade assignments and discussions, how to monitor student progress, how to use the Weighted Total feature, and how to use a Grading Schema to calculate final letter grades. Questions will be answered about specific grading systems.

Date/Time: Monday, November 17, 11am-12pm
Location: Powers 204
Register at: Register for Managing Grade Center

Managing Tests/Quizzes

In this workshop, you’ll learn some tips of how to prevent cheating, how to set up a test, how to provide feedback to students, how to provide more time to accommodate students who have special needs, how to allow students another attempt after the test is closed, and how to run an item analysis on a test.

Date/Time: Monday, September 15, 11am-12pm
Location: Powers 204
Register at: Register for Managing Tests/Quizzes Workshop

Managing/Grading Discussions and Assignments

In this workshop, you’ll learn best practices of facilitating online discussion. You’ll also learn how to use rubrics and inline grading tool to help grade discussions and assignments efficiently.

Date/Time: Thursday, September 25, 1pm-2pm
Location: Powers 204
Register at: Register for Managing /Grading Discussions and Assignments Workshop