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Tuesday, January 7 @9:10 am
Blackboard Learn: Grade Center
WSU Pullman - Spark

In this training, we will explain different grade center set up options, show how to grade and comment on student work, and demonstrate how to use the electronic rubric.

Tuesday, January 7 @4:10 pm
Blackboard Learn: Basics
WSU Pullman - Spark

All WSU courses are associated with a Blackboard course space for instructors to use as needed. For each of these trainings, we suggest you bring your own device to follow along. You can attend any session in Spark 102 (Pullman campus) or virtually via zoom. 

Wednesday, January 8 @3:10 pm
Zoom Basics: How to get started
WSU Pullman - Spark

Zoom allows users to communicate through web cam, chat, and screen share.

Thursday, January 9 @9:10 am
Blackboard Learn: Rubric & Assignments
WSU Pullman - Spark

Electronic rubrics reduce grading fatigue and ensure more consistent judging criteria. In this session we will cover rubrics, assignments, and SafeAssign.

Thursday, January 9 @11:10 am
Blackboard Learn: Tests & Quizzes
WSU Pullman - Spark

This training will provide a review of Blackboards full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Friday, January 10 @9:10 am
Teaching via Video Conference: Tips and Strategies
WSU Pullman - Spark

Video conferencing is a synchronous distance learning technology that allows students throughout the state —and beyond—to take part in the WSU educational experience.

Friday, January 10 @1:10 pm
Perusall: Ensure your students are reading
WSU Pullman - Spark

In this training, you will learn to use this tool to proactively engage students in reading and provide a focus of conversation with automatically graded annotations.

Friday, January 10 @2:10 pm
Zoom Basics: How to get started
WSU Pullman - Spark

Zoom allows users to communicate through web cam, chat, and screen share. Learn about how this tool can be used to conduct real time classroom sessions, meetings, office hours, host remote presenters and so much more!

Tuesday, January 14 @10:10 am
Zoom Basics: How to get started
WSU Pullman - Spark

Zoom allows users to communicate through web cam, chat, and screen share. Learn about how this tool can be used to conduct real time classroom sessions, meetings, office hours, host remote presenters and so much more!

Wednesday, January 15 @11:10 am
Blackboard Learn: Grade Center
WSU Pullman - Spark

In this training, we will explain different grade center set up options, show how to grade and comment on student work, and demonstrate how to use the electronic rubric.

Wednesday, January 15 @2:10 pm
Blackboard Learn: Basics
WSU Pullman - Spark

New to Blackboard? This is the training for you! We will show you how to create, upload and edit content, including a review of the feature-rich content editor. We’ll suggest valuable ideas, short cuts, and tips designed to save you time and energy managing your online class.

Thursday, January 16 @10:10 am
Teaching via Video Conference: Tips and Strategies
WSU Pullman - Spark

Video conferencing is a synchronous distance learning technology that allows students throughout the state – and beyond -to take part in the WSU educational experience.

Thursday, January 16 @11 am
MME Seminar: The World of Cryogenics Design and Installations (Hydrogen Lean)
WSU Pullman - Engineering Teaching Research Laboratory

Cryogenic liquids manufactured in the Industrial Gas industry consist mainly of Liquid Nitrogen, Argon and Oxygen from air, Hydrogen from methane cracking (CH4), and Helium from natural gas. In most cases, these elements are liquefied for reduced transportation costs.

Thursday, January 16 @4:10 pm
Zoom Basics: How to get started
WSU Pullman - Spark

Zoom allows users to communicate through web cam, chat, and screen share.

Thursday, January 16 @4:10 pm
Colloquium: Physics & Astronomy – Dr. Sarah Kaiser
WSU Pullman - Webster Physical Science Building

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites all to a colloquium featuring Dr. Sarah Kaiser, Pensar Development. Dr. Kaiser will present her talk, “The science isn’t magic, but we are.”

Friday, January 17 @10:10 am
Blackboard Learn: Rubrics & Assignments
WSU Pullman - Spark

Electronic rubrics reduce grading fatigue and ensure more consistent judging criteria. In this session we will cover rubrics, assignments, and SafeAssign.

Friday, January 17 @1:10 pm
Blackboard Learn: Tests & Quizzes
WSU Pullman - Spark

This training will provide a review of Blackboards full array of powerful question formats and setting options that allow you to precisely control and manage delivery of online assessments.

Tuesday, January 21 @9 am
Implicit Bias Workshop: Student Edition
WSU Pullman - Compton Union Building

Implicit bias refers to the attitudes and/or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.

Tuesday, January 21 @5 pm
Anti-Racism: Becoming a better ally
WSU Pullman - Compton Union Building

This workshop introduces the concepts of diversity, cultural competence, anti-racism, intersectionality, and white fragility.

Wednesday, January 22 @1 pm
Implicit Bias Workshop: Faculty/Staff Edition
WSU Pullman - Compton Union Building

Implicit bias refers to the attitudes and/or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.

Thursday, January 23 @4 pm
AOI LIFT Panel
WSU Pullman - Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE)

The LIFT Fellows program focuses on the implementation of pedagogical and behavioral innovations and implementations across the undergraduate curriculum with goals to support students’ academic success, increase their life skills and resilience, and transform their experience at WSU.

Monday, January 27 @4:10 pm
CHE 598 Seminar
WSU Pullman - Spark

Kristin Bryant earned her Bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering from Washington State University in 2015.

Tuesday, January 28 @3:10 pm
Perusall: Ensure your students are reading
WSU Pullman - Spark

In this training, you will learn to use this tool to proactively engage students in reading and provide a focus of conversation with automatically graded annotations.