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

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

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

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

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

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

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