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Apr 2, 2015: Faculty/Staff Professional Development: Creating and Grading Tests in Blackboard at Speight Building
This session will teach you how to create, import, and export tests and pools in your Blackboard courses. You will also learn how to deploy tests and the settings that work the best to get the tests completed with the least number of resets. We will also look into Respondus, as tool which will allow you to copy tests from one course to another or multiple courses without ever actually entering Blackboard. This session is designed as a hands-on class, so please bring a laptop, and a class to work in.
Join education professionals for a panel discussion and networking event.
This workshop will cover a few online tools to help faculty engage with their students outside of the classroom. It will look at Hootsuite, Tweetdeck and a few other programs that enable faculty to interact with students via social media and text.
Join counseling professionals for a panel discussion and networking event to learn about their career journey into the counseling field.
Candidates for instructional positions are invited to meet all Fourteen (14) Principals and learn about the benefits of teaching in this progressive district. On-Line applications can be completed on-site. Candidates should bring several copies of a current resume, transcript/s (unofficial copies are permitted for pre-screening), and other pertinent documents. Human Resources personnel will be available to answer questions about applications and licensure requirements. We are looking forward to meeting you and considering the possibilities of working together!
Apr 20, 2015: Faculty/Staff Professional Development: Categorizing and Weighting Grades in Blackboard at Speight Building
This session will narrow down and focus only on the creation of categories, applying the categories to your graded items, and then using those categories to create a weighted total in Blackboard, even if a category only has 1 item in it. If you are having trouble getting your grades to turn out correctly, this is the session you need to attend to “get down to business.” This session is designed as a hands-on class, so please bring a laptop, and a class to work in.
This workshop will show you how to use a SMART Board in conjunction with SMART Notebook software to design and organize dynamic presentations. Learn how to connect to your computer, manage objects, insert graphics, layer, link and lock objects and adding animations and reveals. Attendees who already have the SMART Notebook software installed on their laptop are encouraged to bring their computer.
This workshop is for those who are comfortable with using Chrome, Google Drive and its office software. It will look at expanding knowledge of the Office software. The workshop will explore Google Classroom and Hangouts.
The Spring Education Career Fair will be a great opportunity for you to network and present yourself as a possible candidate for job or internship opportunities. Meeting employers at these types of events is like having a pre-screening interview, so you want to prepare in advance. All ECU students and alumni are invited to attend any time between 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. The event is FREE!
The faculty and staff of the College of Education are pleased to present a special Graduate Recognition Ceremony (GRC) for our graduates. The ceremony will feature individual recognition of College of Education students receiving degrees.
Friends and families of the graduates are cordially invited to attend. It is not necessary for graduates or guests to RSVP for this event. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.
For University Commencement Ceremony details and information about the ECU Commencement Weekend, please visit http://www.ecu.edu/commencement.