Learning Technology Webinars and Workshops

The Learning Technology Solutions team offers free professional development through online webinars and in-person workshops to help faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants with teaching with technology. For more details and to register, please click on the date of the workshop or webinar that you are interested in. If you have any questions, please email us at LTS@uic.edu.

To learn more about Learning Technology Solutions visit accc.uic.edu/LTS.  Visit Get Help Quick Guides to get started immediately.

To access past webinars, visit go.uic.edu/past-lts-webinars.
 


 

March 20th - Diving Deeper into Webex (Desktop version)

​Looking for a streamlined web conferencing tool to host meetings from anywhere? Cisco Webex is a multi-functional, on-demand collaboration, online meeting, web conferencing and videoconferencing application. The Webex system combines web-based meetings with integrated collaboration tools such as whiteboard, chat, and screen share. This session covers the Desktop version (installation required).
In this webinar, you will learn to:

  • Login to your Webex account
  • ​Schedule a meeting
  • ​Navigate the meeting room
  • ​Share Content

March 29th - Instructional Designer Office Hours

Have questions or comments about Learning Technology Solutions at UIC? We’ve got your back! Join us on Blackboard Collaborate for Instructional Designer Office Hours (11:00am to 1:00pm) here: go.uic.edu/bbwebinar 

April 3rd - Intro to the New Blackboard

In May 2019, UIC will be upgrading its version of Blackboard. In this webinar, we will:

  • Review the new homepage
  • Discuss the major changes
  • Preview the new Blackboard

April 10th - Using Panopto for Assignments

Panopto's online video editor makes it easy to accomplish the most common video editing tasks, right from your browser. We will review two different types of Panopto assignments: 1) grading quiz questions embedded inside a Panopto video, and 2) students uploading videos to a designated Panopto assignment folder. In this webinar, we will:

  • Create quiz questions
  • Create a Panopto assignment
  • Create assignment folder for student recordings
  • Create and preview student assignments in Blackboard
     

April 17th - Diving Deeper into Webex (Desktop version)

Looking for a streamlined web conferencing tool to host meetings from anywhere? UIC recently acquired Cisco WebEx - a multi-functional, on-demand collaboration, online meeting, web conferencing and videoconferencing application. The WebEx system combines web-based meetings with integrated collaboration tools such as whiteboard, chat, and screen share. This session covers the Desktop version (installation required). In this workshop, you will learn to:

  • Log in to your Webex account
  • Schedule a meeting
  • Navigate the meeting room
  • Share Content
     

April 26th - Instructional Designer Office Hours

Have questions or comments about Learning Technology Solutions at UIC? We’ve got your back! Join us on Blackboard Collaborate for Instructional Designer Office Hours (11:00am to 1:00pm) here: go.uic.edu/bbwebinar 

 


Professional Development Webinars
(Hosted on Blackboard Collaborate)

For one-on-one or departmental training and development, we welcome appointments year-round on the topic of your choice. Simply email ACCC-LTS at LTS@uic.edu to submit your request. 
 


LEARN ON DEMAND

Watch On Demand: Basics of Blackboard (Webinar)
- This took place on Thursday, August 25, 2016 on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Click the link to watch the recording.

Watch On Demand: Using Voicethread (Webinar)
- This took place on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Click the link to watch the recording.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 

Screencast Fundamentals using Adobe Captivate
Watch this Lynda tutorial for an introduction on how to use the screencast feature.
Remember to login using your UIC netID to access Lynda. 

Adobe Captivate Interactive Elements  
This Lynda tutorial will show you how to author eLearning content using a wide range of impressive features.
Remember to login using your UIC netID to access Lynda.   

BLACKBOARD VIDEO TUTORIALS ON YOUTUBE 

Do you prefer independent study or don't have time for any of our scheduled sessions? Find Blackboard video tutorials to help you manage your courses on YouTube.
Some of the topics covered include:  

- How to make your course available to students
- How to create discussion board forums
- How to add a tool link to your course
- How to grade using a rubric

Click here to access all Blackboard Video Tutorials for instructors


 

Keep checking back for future live webinars and in-person workshops offered by LTS. Have a suggestion for a workshop? Send it to LTS@uic.edu.

 

Last updated: 

March 18, 2019