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Upcoming Workshops

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A series of one-hour “how-to” workshops to get you started with some basic online activities.  This series covers everything from giving live or recorded lectures, using various discussion board tools, giving an online test, and providing a platform for asynchronous student presentations.

Feel free to register for the ones that are most relevant to your teaching needs. Register for each topic using the links below. 





Gain knowledge about Gradescope to reduce your grading time by more than 50% while increasing consistency, accuracy, flexibility at the same time. Understand how to apply the power of Gradescope for quizzes, homework assignments, and exams. Evaluate your assessments to see if they are a good fit for the Gradescope platform.

Dates: October 28, 12noon-1pm



Learn more about Perusall

Perusall is a social annotation tool. Learn different use cases for Perusall in your course. See examples of ways Perusall can be used to engage students around your content. Learn more about how connect Perusall to Blackboard.

Dates: November 4, 12noon-1pm



Learn more about Padlet

Padlet is an electronic bulletin board. Learn about different use cases for Padlet in your course. See examples of different ways Padlet can be used to engage students and support collaboration. Learn how to get a UR Account and connect Padlet to Blackboard so that students have accounts associated with their contributions.

Dates: November 11, 12noon-1pm




The Blackboard Grade Center

Learn how to use the Blackboard Grade Center to grade submitted work. Learn how to set up new columns, categories, and smart views.

Dates:November 18, 12noon-1pm




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