The Center for Teaching and Learning in collaboration with the
University Libraries and the Technology Learning Center invites you
to learn about SIX useful types of software. These short
sessions will just whet your appetite; we’ll run longer, hands-on
workshops during the semester when you can learn how to use these
tools. This program is an opportunity to find out IF you want
to use them.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Location: Library room 110
Plans to Upgrade
Blackboard — learn about the new functionalities provided by
the significant changes planned for the summer and
10:30 a.m. IGoogle — this is
a free, personal portal that allows you to open your computer to a
page with weather, news, and other features you choose.
Zotero — online bibliographic software that’s free and
provides a great way to save references (including PDFs of
articles) and to bookmark websites.
11:30 a.m. Wikis — if you
have considered using wikis in your teaching, here’s a chance
to find out how they can encourage student engagement.
Academia.edu — this is free social networking software,
essentially Facebook for academics. If enough STJ faculty
join, we will have a way to learn about each other’s teaching and
CampusGuides — free software provided by the University
Libraries that can be used to create faculty and class
To register: Please
contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at CTL@stjohns.edu or ext. 1859.