Academic Technologies

Our mission:
We partner with the Cornell community to develop, deliver, and integrate high quality innovative technologies for teaching and learning in support of the University’s mission.

The Academic Technologies group provides services and support for teaching with technology. We can be reached at (607) 255-9760 or acadtech@cornell.edu.

 Our services include:
All of our services are available at no charge to faculty and academic staff in support of a course, including TAs.

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Workshops for Classroom Technologies 

LabArchives
Getting Started with Blackboard: for New Blackboard Users
Blackboard: Assessments and Grade Center
iClicker: Classroom Polling
Turnitin
Lecture Capture with Panopto
Electronic Portfolios 

 Academic Technologies Offers Technology Training for Instructors: Fall 2017 

 To request online or in-person training for your department, TA or instruction group, contact us at acadtech@cornell.edu – or walk-in to 123 CCC to schedule an appointment.  

 For more information or to register for fall workshops, visit: http://it.cornell.edu/atregister 

 LabArchives
In this workshop we will explore LabArchives, the web-based electronic lab notebook software that allows faculty, researchers, TAs, and students to store, organize, share, and publish laboratory data.  By the end of this session, you will be able to create and share notebooks, add and organize content, and set up LabArchives in a lab environment.  

  • Friday, August 25, 10:00am – 11:00am 

 Getting Started with Blackboard: for New Blackboard Users
In this workshop we will explore Blackboard, the online tool that lets you deliver course materials, collect assignments, administer online quizzes, and so much more.  By the end of the session you will be able to navigate around Blackboard, upload and organize course content, communicate with students through various Blackboard features, and customize the course environment. 

  • Wednesday, August 9, 10:00am – 10:45am 
  • Tuesday, August 15, 11:00am – 11:45am 
  • Online Webinar: Tuesday, August 22, 10:00am – 10:45am     

 Blackboard: Assessments and Grade Center
In this workshop we will explore some of Blackboard’s more advanced features including quizzes and grading.  By the end of the session you will be able to create quizzes and assessments in Blackboard, set up the Grade Center and track student progress, and grade student work through the Grade Center and offline. Note: Participants who wish to use class time to build (or add to) their actual Fall 2017 course(s) should complete the following task prior to class: Navigate to the Course Site Creation page and follow the directions to create at least one Blackboard course site using the Faculty Center. 

  • Thursday, August 10, 10:00am – 11:30am 
  • Online Webinar: Wednesday, August 16, 2:00pm – 3:00pm    

 iClicker: Classroom Polling
In this workshop, we will explore Classroom Polling and how it allows instructors to quickly ask a question and instantly receive responses from each student during class.  By the end of the session you will be able to set up and connect the iClicker program to your Blackboard course for student roster access, use the instructor kit during class, and view the iClicker Gradebook. Located in B08 Computing and Communications Center (CCC). 

  • Thursday, August 10, 1:30pm – 3:00pm 
  • Thursday, August 17, 10:00am – 11:30am 
  • Wednesday, August 23, 3:30pm – 5:00pm 

 Turnitin
In this workshop we will explore Turnitin, the plagiarism detection software that scans student work for matched text by comparing the work to a large database of student work, publications, and materials on the Internet.  By the end of the session you will be able to create a Turnitin assignment, view student work and originality reports, and grade a Turnitin assignment.  

  • Wednesday, August 16, 9:00am – 10:00am 
  • Online Webinar: Thursday, August 24, 10:00am – 11:00am            

 Lecture Capture with Panopto
In this workshop we will explore Panopto, the lecture capture software that allows you to record, post, and reuse your class lectures, and allows students to review core concepts outside of class or come to class prepared for discussion and activities.  By the end of the session you will be able to record class lectures with Panopto, post lectures in your Blackboard course(s), and take away ideas for implementing recorded lectures in the classroom.   

  • Thursday, August 17, 10:00am – 10:45am 

 Electronic Portfolios
In this workshop, we will explore a campus-wide system for building digital portfolios – Digication – and its use in and out of the classroom.  By the end of the session you will be able to design an eportfolio assignment and use an eportfolio in your course or program.  

  • Tuesday, August 8, 2:00pm – 2:45pm 

To request online or in-person training for your department, TA or instruction group, contact us at acadtech@cornell.edu – or walk-in to 123 CCC to schedule an appointment.  

 

 

 

 

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