EdTech Workshops from Drake ITS

ITS is launching EdTech workshops to support Drake University in the innovative use of educational technology in teaching and learning. 

EdTech workshops promote exceptional learning environments improving opportunities for student success via collaborative learning communities. ITS is proud to offer these workshops and invite you to join the conversation.

Upcoming Workshops

Getting Started with Blackboard

Monday, Jan. 22 from 10-11 a.m. in Olmsted TMR 132

We will be providing some basic tips and tricks for working with Blackboard. We will focus on course menus, navigation, grade center setup, and more. Note: Please bring your own laptop or other internet capable device. If you don't have a laptop or internet capable device, consider borrowing a laptop from the kiosk located in the lobby of Meredith Hall. Course is taught by Karly Good.

Eventbrite - EdTech Workshop: Getting Started with Blackboard


Using Office365 for Educational Information and Collaboration

Monday, February 5 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Olmsted TMR 132

What is Office365? What tools are included in the suite? How can you use them for student access and collaboration? How can you leverage these tools and bring mobile technologies into your classroom? Note: Please bring your own laptop or other internet capable device. If you don't have a laptop or internet capable device, consider borrowing a laptop from the kiosk located in the lobby of Meredith Hall. Course is taught by Clayton Mitchell.

Eventbrite - Using Office365 for Educational Information and Collaboration


From Face-to-face, Web-enhanced, Blended, to Online Learning

Monday, March 5 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Olmsted TMR 132

The continuum of teaching and learning modalities goes anywhere from face-to-face, web enhanced, blended to fully online. We will discuss the differences and the adjustments made in teaching methods for each modality. Note: Please bring your own laptop or other internet capable device. If you don't have a laptop or internet capable device, consider borrowing a laptop from the kiosk located in the lobby of Meredith Hall. Course is taught by Karly Good.

Eventbrite - EdTech Workshop: From Face-to-face, Web-enhanced, Blended, to Online Learning


Video in Courses

Monday, March 26 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Olmsted TMR 132

Learn how to use videos in your coursework for delivery, student recordings, and for videos available to outside audiences. You will be mesmerized with options and get answers to all your lingering questions.  Note: Please bring your own laptop or other internet capable device. If you don't have a laptop or internet capable device, consider borrowing a laptop from the kiosk located in the lobby of Meredith Hall. Course is taught by James McNab.

Eventbrite - EdTech Workshop: Video in Courses


Unable to attend one of our workshops? Need help sooner? Visit the IT Service Portal and request a Blackboard Consultation or a Technology Adoption Consultation or search for answers in the Teaching and Learning section of the Knowledge Base.

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