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It is the mission of the Educational Technology Team to provide faculty and staff with effective professional development by offering training, resources, and support. The skills you acquire will be an asset to Wilmington University and the student body. We hope that you will find these services helpful.
We conduct workshops and training to meet College, Program, and Individual faculty and staff needs on topics ranging from classroom presentation software to Blackboard to Microsoft Office applications.
View the schedule and register for an upcoming technology training session.
Become certified to teach an online course.
Group training sessions may be set up for a department or college.
Just-in-time training sessions are available for a variety of technology topics, including Blackboard, SafeAssign, and Grade Center.
Access online training tutorials from Lynda.com for over 150 software applications.
The Educational Technology Team is proud to offer select workshops in video format.
SafeAssign is a service offered by Blackboard which helps educators prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers.
Grade Center is one of the most useful tools in an instructors arsenal. Both online and face-to-face instructors can benefit from using the Blackboard-based grade book and powerful grade calculation tools.
The Rubric tool in Blackboard is entirely interactive (meaning you can grade right inside the rubric.) Once created and attached to a graded activity, the score and feedback entered in the rubric will automatically be recorded in the Grade Center. Rubrics can be attached to Assignments, Discussion Board, Essay, Short Answer and File Response Test Questions, Wiki entries, Journal entries, Blog entries and Grade Center Grade Columns.
Contact a member of the Online Learning and Educational Technology team.
Blackboard Resources site for faculty and students.
Resources for learning and troubleshooting Microsoft applications.
Multimedia services involve technical support, creation of media-rich content, high-tech equipment, and special software.
Online videos are a great way to reach a wide-audience and a high-touch approach to increasing understanding and awareness of a service or message.
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