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Information Technology Events

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:50am to 12:05pm

Instructors and TA's only: This session will provide an overview of the Blackboard Learn system for instructors and teaching assistants. It covers interface basics as well as general recommendations for best practices.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:15am to 10:30am

This workshop describes what Microsoft Powerpoint is, how to use the basic presentation features and discuss some presentation strategies. We will also compare Powerpoint with Google Slides for giving presentations.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

This workshop explores the Google Doc word processing environment, how to use the basic word processing features, and discusses the advantages of cloud based document creation and collaboration.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 3:45pm to 5:00pm

This workshop covers the features of the Blackboard Learn Grade Center. The Grade Center allows faculty to record grades, calculate grades and monitor student progress. Using the Grade Center, faculty can provide and manage students' grades for a variety of assessments, including assignments, tests, discussion board posts and journals. Faculty can also create grade columns for any activities or requirements that require grading but do not require submission through Blackboard, such as special projects, participation or attendance. **FOR INSTRUCTORS ONLY**

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Interested in creating your own online surveys? This session will cover everything you need to know to start making surveys in Qualtrics. We'll cover common question types, required questions, content validation and display logic. At the end of the session, you'll be able to create a simple survey with an informed consent statement in Qualtrics.

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 3:45pm to 5:00pm

In this session, we'll demonstrate practical applications in Qualtrics, such as requiring Kent State login to access a form, distributing surveys to contact lists and customizing the survey's look and messages.

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 9:15am to 10:30am

Week 7 of this seven week Photoshop workshop covers painting with Photoshop and exporting files for the web.

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm

Week 7 of this seven week Indesign workshop covers creating and publishing an eBook.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 2:15pm to 4:30pm

Learn to use the Cisco telephones and coordinated communications tools utilized at the university. Staff, faculty, and student employees are encouraged to attend. This is a 2-hour class.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 10:50am to 12:05pm

This workshop is designed to help attendees learn the benefits and general navigation of the DocuSign application, as well as the types of DocuSign forms and their uses. The class will focus on the DocuSign Workflow, and will continue with an additional workshop on creating DocuSign Templates.