Faculty Resources - Workshops

The Department of Instructional Technology offers a number of faculty development training workshops.  All courses are provided as needed and on demand in groups not to exceed 12.  Most all faculty development sessions will be delivered in Evans Hall, room 104.  Some sessions are one-on-one and delivered in the faculty member’s office.  Other sessions may be available upon request.

To inquire about a faculty development workshop, please contact Mr. Jacob Mills at millsj@hsu.edu or at 870.230.5846

Faculty development session schedule

Learn 101: Using Bb Learn at Henderson State University
Are you new to Henderson or online teaching? This session will cover everything that you need to know when starting to use Bb Learn at Henderson. This includes logging in, basic navigation and course creation/management.
Length of Session: 2 Hours
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Learn 201: Bb Learn Assessments
For those wanting to give quizzes or tests in Learn, this session is for you. Assessment creation and editing will be covered, and best practices will be discussed throughout the session.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Learn 101

Learn 202: Bb Learn Gradebook and Retention
Anyone wanting to use more advanced features in their gradebook or to further utilize the retention center will want to attend this session. The retention center allows for professors to easily verify that students are regularly logging on and doing activities.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Learn 101

Learn 203: Bb Learn Instructional Design Assistance
Using the correct tools is an important part of creating anything. Online teaching is no different. This will discuss many best practices and ways to tailor your course to meet your desired goals.
Length of Session: Varies
Prerequisite Sessions: Learn 101

Collab 101: Bb Collaborate
If you can’t meet in a regular classroom for a session, have you thought about using a virtual classroom? Bb Collaborate lets you talk with students and present material in an environment similar to a Skype or Google Hangouts setting, but it is designed for teaching.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Learn 101

Collab 201: Advanced Bb Collaborate
Collaborate offers more than just a single classroom experience. For example, professors can divide students into different rooms for small group work or utilize integrated polling features. This session will discuss sending handouts, creating breakout rooms, customizing feedback for in-class quizzes and more.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Learn 101 and Collab 101

iPad 101: Using an iPad cart
Some locations on campus have access to iPad carts. This session will discuss what an iPad cart can offer, how to properly access and store the iPads, and some interesting apps that can be used.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Relay 101: Techsmith Relay
It is possible to record your screen in your office or a classroom lecture that can be shared through a web link. This session will cover how to access the program, make the recordings, and access the recordings.
Length of Session: 45 Minutes
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Relay 201: Mobile recording through Fuse
Relay can also be used through an Android or Apple mobile device. It uses the camera feature to record, and then it can be uploaded just like a normal Relay recording.
Length of Session: 45 minutes
Prerequisite Sessions: Relay 101

Studio 101: The essentials of Studio
Studio takes Techsmith Relay a step further. Although many on campus find that Relay has everything that they need, Studio can spice up your videos through video editing.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Relay 101

Smart 101: Using a Smartboard
Smartboards can be found in certain rooms around campus. For those that have access to them or want to learn more, this is the perfect session. We will discuss the various Smartboard types, how a Smartboard can be used, and discuss basic Smart notebook features.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: None

Smart 201: Diving into Smart Notebook
Smart Notebook is the program specifically designed to work with a Smartboard. We will dive into more advanced features such as creating interactive activities and importing PowerPoints.
Length of Session: 1 Hour
Prerequisite Sessions: Smart 101

General inquiries may be sent to instructionaltech@hsu.edu

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