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2014 Workshops Schedule

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(202) 885-3926
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Hurst Hall, Room 204

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4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

Workshop Days



Wednesday, August 19th

Thursday, August 20th

Tuesday, August 25th

Wednesday, August 26th


Descriptions for the 2015 workshops are available here.

 

Wednesday, August 19th



Time  
Title  
Location  
Presenter(s)

   

   

   

9:30 - 10:30am   1A: Introduction to Blackboard   Anderson B-12   Library Staff
             
    1 B: Introduction to WordPress   Anderson B-14   Karen Mitchell (CTRL)
             
             
       
11:00am -12:00pm   2A: Blackboard Collaborate   Anderson B-12   Library Staff
             
    2B: Prezi: Presentations beyond PowerPoint   Anderson B-14   Lindsay Murphy (CTRL)
             
             
       
1:00 - 2:00pm   3A: Introduction to Recording with Kaltura CaptureSpace   Anderson B-12   Katie Kassof (Library)
             
    3B: Piazza: An Alternative to Blackboard's Discussion Board   Anderson B-14    Brienne Thomson (CTRL) 
             
             
       
2:30 - 3:30pm 4A: Advanced Blackboard 1: Tests, Quizzes, Surveys and the Grade Center Anderson B-12   Library Staff
             
  4B: Visualizing What You Teach: Tools to Graphically Depict Data and Concepts in Class
Anderson B-14   Bill Harder (CTRL)
             
             
       
4:00 - 5:00pm

5A: Advanced Blackboard 2: Rubrics, Adaptive Release and Alignments
Anderson B-12
Library Staff
             
  5B: Ask Questions, Get Answers - Polling and Survey Tools for your Classes   Anderson B-14
  Erica Dixon (CTRL) & Brienne Thomson (CTRL)
             
             
       
1:00 - 4:00pm
Overview of CTRL's RSG Research and Teaching Support Activities and Software
Hurst 202/CTRL Lab
Assen Assenov (CTRL), Angel Bogushev (CTRL), Eric Charles (CTRL) & Jim Lee (CTRL)








Fine-Tuning Your Syllabus for the Fall Semester
MGC 200

Marilyn Goldhammer (CTRL & SETH) & Anna Olsson (CTRL)








Thursday, August 20th

 

Time   Title  
Location  
Presenter(s)
             
9:00 - 10:00am
 
Coffee and Breakfast
MGC 200


 
             
9:30 - 10:00am
 
Classroom Audio Visual Demo
 

Library 115
 

AV Staff
             
10:15 - 11:45am
101: Incorporating Active Learning with your Lectures 
MGC 200

Betsy Cohn (SIS)








102: High-Impact Research: Create A Website or Blog to Highlight Your Professional Work
MGC 203/205

Colette Abichaker (CTRL), Laura March (CTRL) & Sara Simmons (CTRL)








103: Introduction to Recording with Kaltura CaptureSpace
Anderson B-14

Katie Kassof (Library) 
 






104: Introduction to Blackboard
Library 306

Library Staff

  105: Survey Research Tools: Qualtrics for Research and Teaching  Hurst 202/CTRL Lab  Eric Charles (CTRL) & Rubie Peters (CTRL) 
       
       
12:00 - 1:15pm
CTRL Faculty Awardee Presentation Luncheon
MGC 4&5

John Bracht (CAS-BIO), Maria De Jesus (SIS) & Sonya Grier (KSB-MKTG)







       
1:30 - 3pm
501: How They Learn, How We Teach: Research Based Strategies

MGC 200

Marilyn Goldhammer 







1:30 - 3pm
502: Advanced Recording with Panopto

Anderson B-14

Katie Kassof








1:30 - 3pm
503: High Performance Computing: Understanding and Using AU's HPC
Anderson B-12

Assen Assenov, Angel Bogushev 







1:30 - 3pm
504: Introduction to Collaborate

Library 306

Anton Shimkevitch 







3:15 - 4:45pm
601: Cultural, Linguistic, and National Diversity in the Classroom

MGC 200

Senem Bakar, Jawee Perla, Fanta Aw, Gorky Cruz, Pallavi Kumar, Jessica Waters







3:15 - 4:45pm
602: Measuring Research Impact and Managing your Research Identity
 

MGC 203/205

Rachel Borchardt, Stefan Kramer 







3:15 - 4:45pm
603: Prezi: Presentations beyond PowerPoint
Anderson B-12

Kate Burns, Cat Panganiban 
             
3:15 - 4:45pm
  604: Introduction to Blackboard
  Library 306
  Anton Shimkevitch 







             
             

Wednesday August 20th

 
             
 
 
 
 
9:00 - 10:00am
  Coffee and Breakfast
  MGC 200
   
             
9:30 - 10:00am
  Classroom Audio Visual Demo
  Library 115
  AV Staff
             
10:15 - 11:45am
  701: Increasing Student Productivity with Experiential Teamwork
  MGC 200
  Rhonda Zaharna
             
10:15 - 11:45am
  702: Presentation Design and Delivery
  MGC 203/205
  Lucas Regner
             
10:15 - 11:45am
  703: Overview of CTRL's Research Support and Software Training
  Anderson B-12
  Assen Assenov, Eric Charles 
             
10:15 - 11:45am
  704: Introduction to Collaborate
  Library 306
  Anton Shimkevitch 
             
12:00 - 1:15pm
  Lunch: Teaching with Research Award and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award
  MGC 4&5
  W. Joseph Campbell, Teresa Larkin, Edmund Stazyk
             
1:30 - 3:00pm
  801: Encouraging Discussion, Participation, and Enthusiasm in Class
  MGC 200
  Chris Palmer
             
1:30 - 3:00pm
  802: Everything You Wanted to Know About Online Learning but Were Afraid to Ask
  MGC 203/205
  Jim Lee, Laura March
             
1:30 - 3:00pm
  803: Piazza: An Alternative to Blackboard's Discussion Board
  Anderson B-12
  Kate Burns, Erica Dixon 
             
1:30 - 3:00pm
  804: Introduction to Blackboard
  Library 306
  Anton Shimkevitch 
             
3:15 - 4:45pm
  901: Creating an Effective Syllabus
  MGC 200
  Marilyn Goldhammer  
             
3:15 - 4:45pm
  902: Setting Up a Grading System
  MGC 203/205
  Kyle Brannon, Pallavi Kumar, Christine Lawrence 
             
3:15 - 4:45pm
  903: Survey Research Tools: Qualtrics for Research and Teaching
  Anderson B-12
  Eric Charles, Rubie Peters 
             
3:15 - 4:45pm
  904: Advanced Blackboard
  Library 306
  Anton Shimkevitch