FaCT Teaching & Technology Workshop
January 19, 2001
(Snow date January 22, 2001)

Date: 01/19/2001
Snow Date: 01/22/2001

Time: 08:00 A.M.- 12:30P.M.
Lecture Hall V in
ECS bldg.
Registration and Breakfast in the Atrium

Contact person:
Barb Schulz

Email: bschulz@umbc.ed

Join your colleagues for the 2nd FaCT Workshop.

Professor Joan McMahon from Towson University will share strategies for rethinking teaching in the new millenium. Other presentations include a panel of faculty to share their experiences, and smaller groups for hands-on labs.

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8:00 Sign In /Digital Pictures/ Breakfast, etc.
8:30 Welcome
8:45 Keynote Address - “The Learning Curve in Restructuring Courses for the Millenium” by Professor Joan McMahon
9:15 Faculty Users Panel

Andy Miller

Managing large classes

Mary Davis

Using online publisher packages

Karin Readel

Connecting hands-on labs and projects with technology

Habtu Braha from Coppin

Using Microsoft Excel in Economics

10:30 Break
10:45 Hands-on Labs

1. Blackboard Basics - Getting started, uploading a syllabus - bring a disk with your syllabus.
2.Library Research - Finding resources for your discipline.
3. WebCT - Overview of version 3.0.
4. Advanced Blackboard – Using the chat feature, creating quizzes using the Pool Manager, the Electric Blackboard, exploring Blackboard Resources by discipline.
5. Microsoft Office Using Excel more efficiently for grades, experiments, and classroom management.


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