While the Mac and PC versions of TurningPoint Cloud are very similar, there are a few little quirks you need to know if you will be creating your presentation on Mac and then presenting it on a PC.
The deadline of February 15th is fast approaching for Faculty to apply for OER awards of $3,000 (for adopting open educational resources) and $7,500 (for creating open educational resources). Up to 10 awards are available. Open Educational Resources (OER) promote the use of textbooks and other materials for free or at a minimal charge.
Are you unable to access the scroll bar to view the entire grade center on Blackboard on your Mac? This is a common issue with the default settings on your Mac and can be remedied quickly by going to your computer’s System Preferences.
With Blackboard Collaborate, users on campus or anywhere in the world can access virtual collaborative spaces to participate in online course sessions, office hours or committee meetings.
Join a scheduled Blackboard Collaborate session in Blackboard.
Blackboard Collaborate moderators hosting sessions outside of Blackboard can distribute the direct session links to guests, including non-UARK users, via email.
Did you know that Office 365 is now available to students at the University of Arkansas at no cost? Learn a little more about the programs available in videos from Lynda.com!
Engaged students become more active learners. Help set learners up for success by teaching in a more interactive and immersive way. In this course, professor and instructional designer Karl Kapp explores teaching strategies that engage learners and make learning stick—whether you’re teaching face-to-face or in an online classroom setting. Explore different lesson formats and activities that increase cognitive engagement, knowledge retention, and collaboration. Dr. Kapp explores both time-tested and cutting-edge tools, including index cards and charts and digital tools such as wikis and blogs.
Lynda.com training can be used for a wide variety of subjects in coursework. Class time can be freed up by teaching some skills outside of class with Lynda.com courses which allows for more in-class objectives to be achieved.
Lynda.com courses are now available to all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Arkansas. Lynda.com offers a wide variety of courses. There’s everything from Office 365 tutorials to courses on Time Management and other business skills.