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Instructional Technology Center

Background

The Instructional Technology Center is a collaborative effort of Academic Affairs and Information Technology & Innovation.  Now faculty have a designated area (Haas 416) to get assistance with integrating technology into their curriculum. Information Technology & Innovation, Media Services, and the Library have partnered to create time, technology, and expert assistance. 

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Current Workshops

Please keep in mind that Faculty must attend at least one of the Blackboard Learn Overview training sessions (approx. 2 hours) before any Blackboard Learn course shells are created. Therefore, if you have not already attended an Overview session, or need a review, please register for one. Be sure to check WestConnduit frequently as workshops schedules may be updated due to enrollment.

The following Blackboard Learn V9.1 workshops are currently being offered:
  • Tuesday, January 21 - Overview of  Blackboard Learn 9 (1:00pm-3:00pm)
  • Thursday, January 23 - Overview of  Blackboard Learn 9 (10:00am-Noon)
  • Friday, January 24 - Q & A Blackboard Learn 9: Come with your questions (2:00pm-3:30pm)
  • Monday, January 27 - Overview of  Blackboard Learn 9 (10:00am-Noon)

Please note this schedule may change and additional sessions may be offered due to demand.
To register, email training@wcsu.edu, or call the IT Help Desk at 203.837.8467

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Services

University Computing, Media Services, and the Library are available to assist faculty with creating context and ensuring that technologies work.  Help can be in the form of:

  • arranging for scanning of images or documents,
  • digitizing audio and video files,
  • creating web pages,
  • creating classroom presentation materials,
  • developing online activities, quizzes, image databases or
  • teaching a class online.

Workshops

The following is a list of some of the workshops that are offered:

  • Introduction to Blackboard Learn, along with other Tool Specific Topics
  • Examples of How to Use technology in the Curriculum
  • Digitizing Media Materials
  • Introduction to Classroom Presentation Materials
  • Introduction to Classroom Clickers, NetSupport School, etc.
  • Microsoft Office 2010 – Overview, and Individual Applications
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 – Overview, and Specific topics
  • How to Audio Record and Edit Lectures
  • How to Create, Edit, and Incorporate Video into your Curriculum
  • Overview of Personal Computer
  • Pedagogical and Design Principles for Lectures/Presentations
  • Customized Workshops
  • Implementing Library Resources into Courseware
  • Faculty Peer to Peer Workshops on Specific Software Applications (e.g. SPSS)
  • Open Sessions for Demonstrations, Technical Questions, and Brainstorming

How to register

Please email training@wcsu.edu, or call (203) 837-8467 to schedule a time to work on your specific technology needs.

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