Technology Training – February 2019
ITCS provides technology training in both seated and virtual formats for students, staff and faculty. Unless otherwise noted, registration for workshops is through the Cornerstone OnDemand training management portal.
Accessible Content for Instruction
Online through Webex. Based on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, this session teaches you how to create documents using Microsoft Office products and Adobe Acrobat that are accessible using assistive technologies. The session will cover document structure and mark up, including labels. Learn about other accessibility training at itcs.ecu.edu/services/it-accessibility/it-accessibility-training/.
Tuesday, February 12 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Online
REDCap Basic User Training
Face-to-face sessions. REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, HIPAA- and FERPA-compliant, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases. This training provides new users with the basics. A REDCap account is required. Also, please review the ECU REDCap prerequisites at itcs.ecu.edu/services/research-computing/redcap-online-research-surveys/.
Thursday, February 14 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Laupus Library Rm 2502G
Thursday, February 28 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Laupus Library Rm 2502G
TurningPoint Audience Response System Workshop
Face-to-face session. Traditionally known as “clickers,” TurningPoint software allows students to submit a response to interactive questions during a presentation or lecture. Instructors then collect the response data to use as part of their assessment process. Learn more about TurningPoint at itcs.ecu.edu/services/educational-technologies/clickers/.
Wednesday, February 20 | 2:00 – 3:30 | Joyner East 204
VoiceThread for Interactive Discussions and Student Presentations
Online & face-to-face. The VoiceThread learning tool increases student engagement and online presence through images, videos, audio files and documents. Like a text-based discussion board, participants can reply to a current thread or begin a new conversation. This participatory session covers set up, student participation and public/private presentations. Learn more at itcs.ecu.edu/services/educational-technologies/voicethread/.
Thursday, February 14 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. | Online
Wednesday, February 27 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. | Joyner East 204
Webex for Instruction Virtual Classroom
Online & face-to-face sessions. WebEx is ECU’s web conferencing virtual meeting environment and provides both live and recorded sessions that replicate all the capabilities of a traditional classroom. Webex is integrated into Blackboard Learn so you can schedule and record meetings, then make them available to students through a Bb course. Learn more about Webex for instruction at itcs.ecu.edu/services/educational-technologies/webex-faculty-students/.
Tuesday, February 19 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Online
Monday, February 25 | 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Joyner East 204
WordPress Official Website Training
Offered monthly in a face-to-face session. This hands-on training is required for faculty, staff and students who will maintain a department’s official WordPress website. Learn more at wordpress.ecu.edu/.
Tuesday, February 12 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Austin 309
Wednesday, February 27 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Austin 309