Webinars & Training

Upcoming Live Workshops


SUPPORTING Student Mental Health Remotely

Find out how faculty and staff can support students' mental health needs during online instruction. You will learn the value of asking, listening, acknowledging, supporting, challenging, and connecting. We will discuss your role and scope of care as an educator and learn about additional resources to you and your students. Webinar delivered by Dr. Ann Jaronski, Director of YSU Student Counseling Services.

  • Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 3-4pm; RSVP.

 

ACT Training Webinars

 

If you plan on using blackboard for your courses, please view:

  1. Blackboard Ultra Basics - Blackboard Ultra is an online learning management system that allows you to facilitate your course online.  This workshop will provide instruction on how to access your courses, learn how to create and upload content and files, use discussion boards and other communication tools, and how to input grades in the gradebook.
    • Watch. The password to view is Penguin2020 (passwords are case sensitive).
  2. Blackboard Collaborate - Blackboard Collaborate is a conferencing and collaborative tool that you can use to meet synchronously with your students.  You will learn how to schedule a session, hold virtual office hours, facilitate an interactive web conference, share files, use breakout groups and share recordings with your students. 
    • Watch. No password required.
  3. Instructional Media (optional) - Instructional Media tools enable you to connect and engage with students in various ways.  We will be assisting you in how to create quick using Webex or Screencast-o-matic and easy videos, upload them to Microsoft Stream, use OneDrive for distributing material and how you can provide feedback to students.  Tips on how to best use your Office 365 online tools and calendars.
    • Watch. The password to view is Penguin2020 (passwords are case sensitive).

If you plan on not using blackboard for your courses, please  view:

  1. WebEx Meetings/Teams - Webex Meetings is a video conferencing tool that allows you to meet synchronously online with your students. During the meeting, you can share content, create a poll, and annotate your screen.  Meetings will record the session, create a transcript of the session and the recordings can be linked, downloaded, and shared with your students. You can also use Webex Meetings as a lecture capture tool to record your lecture and share it with students. Webex Teams is a shared collaborative teams space where you can create spaces for group projects, message students, upload files, schedule office hours, start meetings and whiteboard.
    • Watch. The password to view is Penguin2020 (passwords are case sensitive).
  2. Instructional Media - Instructional Media tools enable you to connect and engage with students in various ways.  We will be assisting you in how to create quick using Webex or Screencast-o-matic and easy videos, upload them to Microsoft Stream, use OneDrive for distributing material and how you can provide feedback to students.  Tips on how to best use your Office 365 online tools and calendars.
    • Watch. The password to view is Penguin2020 (passwords are case sensitive)


Supplemental Training Videos