Workshops and Webinars

Upcoming Workshops and Registration Form Webinars Individual & Departmental Workshops and Registration Form Recommended Webinar Links

Upcoming Workshops

All workshops and webinars take place in CELTIC unless otherwise noted. To register for a workshop, fill out the form below the workshop schedule.

Setting Up Blackboard Gradebook (Grade Center):
Categories & Weighted Columns
April 29 - 11:00 am May 6 - 11:00 am
April 29 - Noon May 6 - Noon
April 29 - 1:00 pm May 6 - 1:00 pm
April 30 - 11:00 am May 7 - 11:00 am
April 30 - Noon May 7 - Noon
April 30 - 1:00 pm May 7 - 1:00 pm
May 1 - 11:00 am May 8 - 11:00 am
May 1 - Noon May 8 - Noon
May 1 - 1:00 pm May 8 - 1:00 pm

Upcoming Workshops Registration Form

Upcoming Webinar

New To Online – Sloan-C Workshop Series for Fundamental Online Teaching Skills
Are you in the beginning stages of online teaching - perhaps developing your first online or blended course? Or maybe you'd like to improve the quality of your online course design. This webinar will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective online educator.

Fill out the form below to view the webinar at CELTIC. To watch the webinar from home, click here to view registration information.

April 30, 2:00 pm
The Blackboard Store: An Online Store that Redefines the Educational Experience
Blackboard is launching a new resource that further simplifies the teaching and learning experience: the Blackboard Store. Learn how this single resource makes education more personal, provides both learning and financial value, and how it creates more time for both educators and learners to engage with educational content.

Fill out the form below to view the webinar at CELTIC. To watch the webinar from home, click here to view registration information.

May 14, 1:00 pm

Webinar Registration Form

Schedule an Individual or Departmental Workshop

In an effort to accommodate faculty schedules, CELTIC normally plans multiple workshop sessions around each topic. We are also happy to arrange special workshop scheduling for a department or other faculty group. In addition, we are always ready to arrange individual training or consultation on any matter related to faculty use of technology or library information sources. Please contact CELTIC to discuss how we can best address your training needs or the needs of your department or program. To register for a workshop, fill out the form below and choose the workshop subject from the drop-down list on the form.

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Workshop Registration Form

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Workshop Descriptions

Bring/email your questions so we can personalize the lesson.
Faculty Orientation:
Overview of CELTIC support, Netpass, Peoplesoft, Blackboard, Email
Blackboard - Basics:
Orientation of Blackboard, the online content management system used at Iona College.
Blackboard - Assessments and Grade Center:
Lesson focused on assessment tools (Tests/Pools, Assignments, Surveys) and the grade center.
Blackboard - Collaborate:
Teaching a distance-learning or hybrid course? Want to use a virtual classroom to expand and enrich learning beyond the classroom? With Blackboard Collaborate, Blackboard’s online collaboration platform, you can engage students and interact with them successfully in a live virtual setting. 
Blackboard - iTunes University:
Integrate multimedia resources into Blackboard using iTunes U.
Blackboard - Personalized:
Schedule an appointment to come and learn about a specific function of Blackboard
Orientation of Peoplesoft, the Iona College management system. Class Roster, Grade Roster, Attendance, Class Search and other topics are covered.
Library Resources:
This worshop will introduce faculty to the resources - both physical and electronic - available through the Iona Libraries, and the various ways to access them.
Library Resources - E-Books:
As an introduction to e-book technologies, this seminar will cover the various technologies and applications available for e-reading, as well as the concerns of rights management and distribution which restrict access.
This seminar will attempt to aid members of the Iona community in making decisions about how to legally use and distribute copyrighted materials of various mediums - i.e. articles, videos, books, sound recordings, etc - for academic use.
Video Editing - Basics:
Basic video editing using Windows Movie Maker or iMovie (Mac)
Video Editing - Advanced:
Video editing using Final Cut Pro
Photo Design & Editing - Basics:
Learn how to work with Photoshop, Illustrator, or Fireworks to design and edit your photography
Classroom Technology:
  • Computer/Podium
  • Projector
  • DVD player
  • Ladibug (if applicable)
  • SMART Board (if applicable)

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