News and Events
Fall Workshop Schedule Now Available
Planning your fall semester a little early? Check out our Fall Calendar for all of our upcoming offerings! From lunchtime sessions to in-depth BlackBoard workshops to special technology showcases, we have something coming up for everyone.
Sign-up for workshops is generally not required; however, if you have questions, please don’t hesitate to drop us a line at email@example.com.
Summer 2015 Workshop Series: Enhancing Course Quality
Thanks to everyone who joined in during our Summer 2015 workshop series! We had a lot of great conversations and learned a great deal from one another. Check out our Summer 2015 Workshops page for all handout materials and recordings of each session that you can watch on-demand at any time!
Want to get more help in designing or redesigning a hybrid, face-to-face, or online course? Or, would you like to help others learn how to develop quality courses using technology? Become a Faculty Developer or a Guide in our 2015-2016 Technology Mentorship Program cohort! There are many wonderful things you will learn, and you’ll get a chance to connect with great people. Learn more at our Technology Mentorship Program page, and inquire or sign up by contacting Staci Trekles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the OLT
Welcome! We are enthusiastic about our mission to assist faculty as they incorporate new technologies into their teaching. As technology becomes more prevalent in the education environment, it is more important than ever that pedagogically effective uses remain the focus. We aim to:
- Provide ACCESS and SUPPORT for Technology Teaching Tools
- Provide CONSULTING for Instructional Design/ Redesign
- IMPROVE the QUALITY of Online and Hybrid Courses
Our office can help you accomplish your goals when it comes to designing face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning materials, using instructional design theory and optimum technology integration. We can also provide training on the Web, in person, and in workshops and online seminars for a range of needs and tools, including:
- BlackBoard Learn
- Online and hybrid course development
- Adobe Connect
- Course Evaluation procedures
- Respondus test importing tool for BlackBoard
- Respondus Lockdown Browser
- Microsoft Office
- Camtasia and SnagIt
- Adobe Captivate custom presentations, assessments, and tutorials
- Bamboo Tablets
- Video editing and transfer from VHS to DVD (within copyright limitations – ask us for help!)
- A host of Web 2.0 tools
- and much more!
Our office also sponsors the BlackBoard Online Teaching Academy and other terrific opportunities for you to develop a online courses with the support of our staff and other faculty. The BlackBoard Academy is a 10-week online course open to any faculty member, including part-time faculty. Learn more about the Academy and our other opportunities here!
Learn more about us and the many tools available to you here on this site by using the menus at the top and right. Or, contact us on our Facebook or Twitter pages, send us an email, call, or stop by. We look forward to working with you!
Office: TECH 206 (office) and TECH 298 (lab)