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Brightspace and Teaching Focused Workshops for the Fall

Sep. 2, 2020—We have several Brightspace and online teaching focused workshops lined up for September. Offerings include: Grades and Feedback in Brightspace Participants in this workshop will learn how to organize their gradebook and about the range of tools available in Brightspace to make grading and feedback more efficient and effective. September 2, 12:00-1:30pm. REGISTER Assignments in...

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Turnitin Workshop on Wednesday August 12

Aug. 10, 2020—Join our partners from Turnitin on Wednesday, August 12th at 2pm for a workshop catered toward online teaching. In this session, we’ll be reviewing the many ways Turnitin can help facilitate learning and assessment in online spaces. This workshop is open to all Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and teaching assistants and will be held through Zoom....

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Brush up on Some Essential Brightspace skills

Aug. 4, 2020—Brush up on some essential Brightspace skills before teaching in an online or hybrid format this fall. Join Stacey, the CFT’s Assistant Director for Educational Technology, on Zoom for workshops about Brightspace tools including Discussions and Grades/Feedback. You can register and learn more about the available workshops on the Brightspace workshops page. If you will be...

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August Workshops from the Center for Teaching

Aug. 3, 2020—For faculty and other instructors looking for a lot of ideas for teaching this fall in a short amount of time, the Center for Teaching is offering a variety of online workshops in August. Some workshops are focused on teaching with Brightspace, Vanderbilt’s course management system, while others focus on other aspects of adaptive teaching in...

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Brush up on some essential Brightspace skills before teaching in an online or hybrid format this fall!

Jul. 23, 2020—Join Stacey, the CFT’s Assistant Director for Educational Technology, on Zoom for workshops about Brightspace tools including Discussions and Grades/Feedback. You can register and learn more about the available workshops on the Brightspace workshops page. If you will be using Brightspace for the first time and want to get to know the content and navigation...

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Did you know that Brightspace Support at the CFT can assist with online teaching questions beyond technical difficulties?

Jul. 22, 2020—The Brightspace team has expertise in a variety of tools found in the Brightspace platform. We’d love to help with understanding how to use Brightspace tools to maximize student learning, choosing appropriate tools for your course goals, structuring your gradebook, and much more! We encourage you to reach out to the Brightspace Team at brightspace@vanderbilt.edu as...

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Suggestions for online teaching at Vanderbilt

Jul. 16, 2020—By Dr. Adriane Seiffert and Dr. Ashleigh Maxcey, Vanderbilt University Department of Psychology The following are thoughts, reflections, and suggestions on teaching online based on our experiences teaching courses over Maymester and Summer 2020. We hope they help you plan your online course as we can all strive to deliver top-notch courses this fall. Discuss...

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Sign up for the Brightspace Course Template Workshop

Jul. 8, 2020—The CFT has developed an online course template for online courses in Brightspace. If you are interested in learning more about the template to see if it might work for you, you can sign up for a one-hour workshop with Brightspace Instructional Technologist, Erica Brandon. Erica will walk you through the elements of the template...

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Did you know that Brightspace Support at the CFT can assist with online teaching questions beyond technical difficulties?

Jun. 8, 2020—The Brightspace team has expertise in a variety of tools found in the Brightspace platform. We’d love to help with understanding how to use Brightspace tools to maximize student learning, choosing appropriate tools for your course goals, structuring your gradebook, and much more! We encourage you to reach out to the Brightspace Team at brightspace@vanderbilt.edu as...

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Brightspace Support add Zoom Drop-in Hours

May. 6, 2020—Brightspace support continues to be available to help instructors make the most of their Brightspace courses. Click here for more information about our regular phone and email support Sundays through Fridays. During the month of May, the Brightspace Support team and the Digital Media team at the CFT will be teaming up to offer drop-in...

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