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FDC Webinar Recordings

Academic Technology Webinar: Google Add-Ons

Save time, focus, energy, and frustration with Google Add-Ons. These are plug-ins that can be added to your Chrome browser or Google Suite applications that can help you keep track of time, make pages easier to read, suggest edits, manage bibliographies, collect open tabs, and more! Visit the Google Slides deck for links to some of Anne's favorite Add-Ons: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Fr9LhqViJo68dYVxsrAtOkMgrUocaQlUOsr9qYm-miI
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Delivering Accessible Presentations webinar (31:50)

Are you delivering a presentation? Do you know how to ensure accessibility? This short webinar will provide you with some things to consider, strategies to make your session more inclusive, and tools to check for accessibility. View the Google Slides for this presentation.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Simplifying & Streamlining your Gmail Inbox (24:58)

Does email give you anxiety? Have you given up on keeping your inbox empty? Do you miss emails or have trouble finding them? Check out some easy tips for taming your inbox to make it a painless and seamless part of your daily routine. View the slideshow online for the links to the 10 Tips video and the Gmail training: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1BE5TY_O1Cwb3vQ5gr4OLjmyGT-Mhry0TNKVZ6kJiX7s/edit?usp=sharing
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Academic Technology Webinar: Google Sheets (23:35)

Do you have data to share? Multiple people working on the same spreadsheet can be a big challenge. That's where the collaborative features of Google Sheets can be a big help!
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Academic Technology Webinar: Free Multimedia from Creative Commons (23:02)

If it's easy to copy or download images and videos, it must be okay to do it, right? Learn about the basics of copyright law and Fair Use in relation to using multimedia in education, and come explore Creative Commons, the new licensing system that makes it clear up front which media is free to use.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Powerful Presentations with Google Slides (28:02)

Google Apps includes a slideshow presentation tool called Slides. Learn the basics of how to put together, share, and run a slideshow, and discover some of the unique features of Slides, like synchronous collaboration, interactive audience Q&A, and closed captions in real time.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Recording & Managing Videos with Kaltura (27:31)

In this webinar, you will see a brief introduction to Kaltura and how you can use it to add media, like videos and pictures, in Blackboard, or publish them on the web. There is also a demonstration of the new recording tool called Kaltura Personal Capture.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Web Conferencing with Zoom (23:47)

Robbie Burbank leads us on a tour through the Zoom interface, showing us how to participate in and host a Zoom meeting, how to make recordings and post in Blackboard, and how to schedule Zoom meetings.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Library OneSearch (27:17)

Senta Sellers, Reference and Instruction Librarian at Nottage Library on the UMA Bangor campus, joins us for a conversation about OneSearch and other helpful tools that the UMA Libraries have to help students and faculty with research.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Getting Started with Google Docs (27:07)

Your UMS account comes with all of the whole GSuite, including Google Docs. Learn the basics of this simple to use and powerful word processing cloud-based application.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Organizing & Sharing with Google Drive (25:27)

Your UMS account comes with Google Drive storage. Learn how to organize your files and share them with others.
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Academic Technology Webinar: Quizlet (22:39)

Learn about Quizlet, one of the most popular study tools used by students and teachers around the world. Create your own study sets or use any of the thousands of shared sets in the Quizlet library.
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Lunch & Learn: The Role of Memory in Learning (52:52)

One of the keys to learning is remembering. How does memory work, and what are some strategies for improving memory? How do you incorporate these strategies into your classes to make student learning deep and lasting? Join us as we discuss the role of memory in learning, and analyze the notions of the testing effect, spacing, interleaving, and desirable difficulties.
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Workshop: Blackboard Tests & Mind Mapping Apps (59:58)

Do you want to improve student learning and knowledge retention? Mind mapping applications will be explored for students to demonstrate their understanding of course concepts. Learn how to use the Blackbaord testing tool to create quizzes, knowledge checks, practice tests, and exams.
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Introduction to Kaltura (20:50)

This webinar provides an overview of Kaltura and the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder, including how to record videos and upload them to your Blackboard course.
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Weekly Feedback with the Grade Center (1:27:08)

Keep your students up to date with their progress in your course by providing comments and grades in the grade center. Learn how to set up points or percentages, sort grades into categories, calculate a final grade, leave comments for students, and see how your students can keep track of their progress on their own each week throughout the semester. Bring your laptop for some hands on practice!
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Kaltura Next Steps (1:21:52)

So, you've recorded videos and added them to your classes in Blackboard. What's the next step? Did you know that you can view analytics for your videos to see which of your students are watching and for how long? You can also add questions to your videos to make them more interactive, and even add these scores to the grade center in Blackboard. Learn how to collaborate with your colleagues by sharing videos editing and publishing rights. Bring your laptop to explore these new skills!
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