Webinar - How to Use Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing Synchronous Tool to Engage Students

Status:This workshop has already occurred
Date: May 16, 2013
Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

With the transition to the new learning management system in Fall 2013, online educators at UNLV will have access to an exciting new tool for synchronous Web conferencing:  Blackboard Collaborate Web Conference tool.  Instructors teaching fully online or hybrid courses will have the ability to interact with students in real time for discussions, presentations, demonstrations, and more.  This online Webinar provides the basics of how to use this new feature as well as identifies some of the best practices for engaging students.

Webinar Learning objectives:

By participating in this Webinar, instructors will be able to:
  * Create a  Web conference session within an online course
  * Demonstrate use of the whiteboard to present information
  * Upload files (such as Powerpoint presentations) into a session
  * Interact with students via chat, audio, and/or video
  * Build a basic online poll
  * Share desktop applications with students
  * Lead a Web tour
  * Locate and identify additional self-help tutorials