Thursday, October 3, 2013

FCTL Sessions for October

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn how technology can help you transfer learning to your students? The Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning is offering the following sessions in October that may be of interest to you:


Need a Test Proctor?  You Have Options
Wednesday, October 9
2:00-3:00
Room:  FLITE 405
Andrew Peterson, Scott Randle and Jackie Hughes

Online testing can easily challenge academic integrity. How can faculty know the student taking the test is the person who is really enrolled in the course?  What can be done to prevent cheating?  Though these issues may seem daunting, there are easy solutions readily available through either Tegrity or Respondus!  This session will show you how to set up Tegrity and Respondus to for test proctoring within FerrisConnect.

Measuring Student Activity and Learning in FerrisConnect
Thursday, October 10
11:00-noon
Room:  FLITE 110
Mary Holmes

In this session, we will examine course reports, the Early Warning System, and the new Retention Center in Blackboard. We will also discuss what information is needed by the Registrar's Office when a student withdraws, as well as special reports you can request from the e-Learning team that come directly from the database.

MediaCore
Monday, October 14
11:00-noon
Room:  FLITE 405
Andrew Peterson and Scott Randle

MediaCore is a powerful way of managing and securely sharing your video content with students.  In this workshop we will show the basic functionality of MediaCore.  In this session, we will demonstrate the how to use MediaCore and allow attendees to record, upload and embed the content into FerrisConnect.

StudyMate
Thursday, October 31
9:00-10:00
Room:  FLITE 108
Jackie Hughes

StudyMate is a tool by Respondus that “helps students "master the basics" of course material through learning activities, self-assessments, and games.”StudyMate also has flash cards, crosswords and quizzes. Come to this session to see how you can integrate these interactive exercises such as flash cards, crosswords and quizzes into your FerrisConnect courses.

Please RSVP to fctl@ferris.edu or call 231-591-3826.