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February 2018

Introduction to using Video in Blackboard with Kaltura

February 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The University of Maine has rolled out a powerful new video service: Kaltura. This service will greatly expand our ability to use video in teaching and learning environments. This training will offer an overview of the Kaltura service, discuss ways to use video in teaching, and provide step by step instructions on using Kaltura in your Blackboard course. If possible, please bring a laptop computer to this training session.   Tuesday February 6th 2:00-3:30pm 102 Fernald Hall Register Here

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Collaborative Learning in Blackboard: Discussion Boards & Groups

February 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this training session, we will take an in-depth look at Discussion Boards, Groups, Blogs, Journals and others means of collaborative learning in Blackboard. It is strongly recommended the participants have attended an Introduction to Blackboard training, or are current users of Blackboard. These sessions typically run 1-1.5hrs.  If possible, please bring a laptop computer to the training session.   Thursday February 8th 2:00-3:30pm 102 Fernald Hall Register Here

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Collaborative Learning in Blackboard: Discussion Boards & Groups

February 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this training session, we will take an in-depth look at Discussion Boards, Groups, Blogs, Journals and others means of collaborative learning in Blackboard. It is strongly recommended the participants have attended an Introduction to Blackboard training, or are current users of Blackboard. These sessions typically run 1-1.5hrs.  If possible, please bring a laptop computer to the training session.   Thursday February 8th 2:00-3:30pm 102 Fernald Hall Register Here

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Using Zoom in your Classroom

February 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Zoom is a video and web conferencing software that shares many of the features of Adobe Connect, allows you to record your sessions, and even transfer these recording directly to our new video streaming platform Kaltura. Faculty can use Zoom to manage the synchronous components of their online courses, hold virtual office hours, and promote virtual student collaboration.   This workshop will support faculty teaching with Zoom. We will explore how to set up your Zoom account, schedule meetings, share…

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Assessment Tools in Blackboard: Quizzes, tests, and SafeAssign

February 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this training, we will take an in-depth look at quizzes, tests, and SafeAssign in Blackboard. You will learn how to make and grade assignments, create and edit online exams, and work with SafeAssign to check for plagiarism in your student’s written work. It is strongly recommended the participants have attended an Intro to Blackboard training, or are current users of Blackboard. These sessions typically run 1-1.5hrs. If possible, please bring a laptop computer to the training session.   Monday…

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Using Zoom in your Classroom

February 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Zoom is a video and web conferencing software that shares many of the features of Adobe Connect, allows you to record your sessions, and even transfer these recording directly to our new video streaming platform Kaltura. Faculty can use Zoom to manage the synchronous components of their online courses, hold virtual office hours, and promote virtual student collaboration.   This workshop will support faculty teaching with Zoom. We will explore how to set up your Zoom account, schedule meetings, share…

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Introduction to using Video in Blackboard with Kaltura

February 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The University of Maine has rolled out a powerful new video service: Kaltura. This service will greatly expand our ability to use video in teaching and learning environments. This training will offer an overview of the Kaltura service, discuss ways to use video in teaching, and provide step by step instructions on using Kaltura in your Blackboard course. If possible, please bring a laptop computer to this training session.   Wednesday February 21st 10:00-11:30am 102 Fernald Hall Register Here

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March 2018

Introduction to Kaltura in Blackboard

March 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The University of Maine has a powerful new video service: Kaltura. This service greatly expands our ability to use video in teaching and learning environments. This training will offer an overview of the Kaltura service, discuss ways to use video in teaching, and provide step by step instructions on using Kaltura in your Blackboard course. If possible, please bring a laptop computer to this training session. Register Here

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Using Zoom in Your Classroom

March 13, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Zoom is a video and web conferencing software that shares many of the features of Adobe Connect, allows you to record your sessions, and even transfer these recording directly to our new video streaming platform Kaltura. Faculty can use Zoom to manage the synchronous components of their online courses, hold virtual office hours, and promote virtual student collaboration. This workshop will support faculty teaching with Zoom. We will explore how to set up your Zoom account, schedule meetings, share content,…

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Introduction to Kaltura in Blackboard

March 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The University of Maine has a powerful new video service: Kaltura. This service greatly expands our ability to use video in teaching and learning environments. This training will offer an overview of the Kaltura service, discuss ways to use video in teaching, and provide step by step instructions on using Kaltura in your Blackboard course. If possible, please bring a laptop computer to this training session. Register Here

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December 2018

Blackboard Grade Center

December 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

As we near the end of the semester, come learn about how you can make the most of your Grade Center to help you finalize your course grades. In this workshop Blackboard users will take an in-depth look at the many features of the Grade Center. By the end of this training you will be able to:   -Organize columns, categories, and views -Manage calculations, manual grading, student attempts -Use statistics, reports and item discrimination to inform your teaching  …

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Blackboard Grade Center

December 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

As we near the end of the semester, come learn about how you can make the most of your Grade Center to help you finalize your course grades. In this workshop Blackboard users will take an in-depth look at the many features of the Grade Center. By the end of this training you will be able to:   -Organize columns, categories, and views -Manage calculations, manual grading, student attempts -Use statistics, reports and item discrimination to inform your teaching  …

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Using Zoom in your Classroom

December 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Zoom is a video and web conferencing software available to the University of Maine community starting Fall 2018.  Zoom shares many of the features of Adobe Connect, allows you to record your sessions, and can even transfer these recording directly to our new video streaming platform Kaltura.   Faculty can use Zoom to manage the synchronous components of their online courses, hold virtual office hours, and promote virtual student collaboration. This workshop will support faculty interested in using Zoom in…

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An Introduction to Kaltura and Using Video in Teaching

December 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This training will offer an overview of the features of UMaine’s video storage and streaming platform: Kaltura. We will discuss creative ways to use video in your teaching and share ideas about using video to improve student learning, such as using video feedback for students, working with video content, making and using video quizzes and using the built-in desktop recorder: CaptureSpace. If possible, please bring a laptop computer this training session. To gain the most from this training, we will…

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August 2018

CMJ Teaching Orientation Session: An Instructor’s Role in the Classroom

August 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dunn Hall, Room 401, 5724 Dunn Hall, Room 401
Orono, ME 04469-5724 United States
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A session from the Communication and Journalism Teaching Orientation, designed for all Teaching Assistants. Contact Liliana Herakova (liliana.herakova@maine.edu) to register and for more information. Capacity is limited to the first 10 registrants.

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