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  • IIT Online’s John Lauricella Has Passed Away

    IIT Online’s John Lauricella Has Passed Away

    It is with sadness that we announce that IIT Online employee John Lauricella passed away on Saturday, August 3.

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  • Faculty Brown Bag on Teaching and Pedagogy: “Threshold Concepts and Authentic Assessment”

    Faculty Brown Bag on Teaching and Pedagogy: “Threshold Concepts and Authentic Assessment”

    IIT Online is organizing an ongoing series of brown bags for faculty about teaching practice. Please join us on Wednesday, April 24 from 12:45–1:45 pm in Stuart 204 for a conversation with Karl Stolley, associate professor of Digital Writing and Rhetoric and co-director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Humanities, who will be discussing "Threshold Concepts and Authentic Assessment."

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    Faculty Brown Bag on Teaching and Pedagogy: “Using Blackboard Assignments and Exams for Assessment”

    IIT Online is organizing an ongoing series of brown bags for faculty about teaching practice. Join us on Wednesday, April 3 from 12:45–1:45 pm in Stuart 204 for a conversation with Ray Trygstad of IIT School of Applied Technology, who will be discussing "Using Blackboard Assignments and Exams for Assessment."

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  • Faculty Brown Bag on Teaching and Pedagogy

    Faculty Brown Bag on Teaching and Pedagogy

    IIT Online is organizing an ongoing series of brown bags for faculty about teaching practice. Please join us on Wednesday, February 27 from noon–1:00 pm in Stuart Building 204 for our first conversation, with Mattox Beckman of the Department of Computer Science.

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  • Bb Open Q&A Sessions for Faculty/TAs

    Bb Open Q&A Sessions for Faculty/TAs

    IIT Online will be holding two sessions to answer faculty and TA questions about Blackboard.

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    More Blackboard Faculty Workshops This Week

    With just days until the start of the spring 2013 semester, are you ready for the new Blackboard? If not, IIT Online has resources available! Find how-to videos and .pdfs atthe Blackboard at IIT site. Faculty workshops will also take place every afternoon for the rest of this week. See the training section or calendar for additional details or to sign up.

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    Blackboard Workshops Coming Soon

    Beginning in December, IIT Online will offer three new faculty workshops in addition to the general orientation session for Blackboard. These are hands-on workshops to introduce and support faculty in building courses.

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    Spring Courses Will Be Loaded to Blackboard Next Week

    Only five days and counting! Thanks to the OTS Blackboard team, spring 2013 courses will be loaded into the new version of Blackboard and made available to faculty on Monday, November 5, instead of later in November.

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    Blackboard 9.1 Update

    There are only 98 days before Blackboard 9.1 is the live system for students and the Digital Dropbox disappears! Where did it go? File submission is now incorporated into the creation of specific assignments.

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    Blackboard 9.1 for Faculty

    Just a reminder - Blackboard 9.1 will be the live university course management system in January 2013. About 80 faculty have already logged in to see Blackboard 9.1 for themselves – have you?

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