2015 eLearning Conference

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Second Annual WNYBUG eLearning Day

September 18th 2015 - Hilbert College

 

Want to begin your semester on a positive note? Come join us at the Western New York Blackboard User Group (WNYBUG) eLearning Day.

Take advantage of this free opportunity to learn from your peers, interact and collaborate with one another, gain new ideas and perspectives AND enjoy a free (delicious) lunch.

This event will feature the following presentations:

  • Utilizing The Starfish Retention Tool to Maximize Student Success
  • Is Your Blackboard Grade Center Too Large to Handle?
  • The All New Blackboard Collaborate
  • Usability in Online Course Design: Does it really matter?
  • Student Reflections: Guide students to deeper thought in Blackboard Learn
  • Using Blackboard to Provide Online Faculty Training
  • The Use of ePortfolios to Support First Year Student's Metacognitive Thinking
  • Utilizing Rubrics in Your Blackboard Course
  • The Student Perspective: Student Panel Discussion
  • How to Set Up and Use Alignments in Blackboard
  • Using Social-media Tools of Engagement Together with Your Learning Management System

This is a free day of professional development that includes complimentary parking and lunch.

Register for this event. View the complete schedule!

WNY BUG Event - eLearning Day at Hilbert College September 18th, 2015.

 

 

Schedule and Session Descriptions

 

2015 Fall Event - eLearning Day - Agenda/Session Materials

WNY BUG Event - eLearning Day at Hilbert College September 18, 2015

 

 

Agenda:

 

8:00-9:00 AM - Registration and Breakfast

9:00-10:00 AM - Welcome and Blackboard Keynote - Claudia Myrick, Solution Engineer

10:00 - 10:15 AM - Break

10:15-11:00 AM  Sessions

- Student Reflections: Guide students to Deeper Thought in Blackboard Learn - Greg Flowers
- Utilizing Rubrics in Your Blackboard Course - Michael DiFonzo and Kathleen O’Brien
- The Use of ePortfolios to Support First Year Student's Metacognitive Thinking - Katie Sabourin
- Training Faculty in Blackboard - Jennifer Ruhland

11:00 - 11:15AM - Break

11:15-12:00 PM -  Vendor Sponsor Sessions

- Kaltura
- Cengage Learning
- Software Secure
- Ensemble Video
- Fishtree

12:00-1:10 - Lunch and Vendor Showcase

1:15-2:00 PM - Sessions

- The Student Perspective: Student Panel Discussion - Maureen Porter (Instructor) Jeff Dugan, Esther Ekong, & Shelanise Daniels (students)
- Is Your Blackboard Grade Center Too Large to Handle? - Donna Simiele
- Using Social-media Tools of Engagement Together with Your Learning Management System - Robin Sullivan
-https://sites.google.com/site/wnybug/events/goog_478436954Usability in Online Course Design: Does it really matter? - Jeanne Myers, PhD.

2:00 - 2:15 - Break

2:15-3:00 PM - Sessions

 

- Utilizing The Starfish Retention Tool to Maximize Student Success - Ryan McCabe

-https://sites.google.com/site/wnybug/events/goog_478436958How to Set Up and Use Alignments in Blackboard Harold Strassner and Judith Littlejohn

- The New Blackboard Collaborate - Todd Benzin

- Un-session: An informal time to share interesting initiatives happening on your campus - Michele Messenger

 

3:05-3:30 PM - Closing Remarks & Vendor Drawing

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