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

Mastering Student Communication

Thursday, Oct. 19 from 2-3 p.m. in Olmsted TMR 132

Want to learn some great tricks for communicating with students? This session will cover Blackboard, Office365, Remind101, and other technology tools to help make communicating with students easy and effective. 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 and Clayton Mitchell.

Eventbrite - EdTech Workshop: Mastering Student Communication


Student Technology Use in the Classroom

Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 3-4 p.m. in Olmsted TMR 132

Our conversation will be framed around student use of personal technology in the classroom. We'll talk about how different spaces function across campus and how you can integrate classroom technology into your instruction. 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 and Clayton Mitchell.

Eventbrite - EdTech Workshop: Student Technology Use in the Classroom


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


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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