Training Webinar Opportunities

13 02 2014

UAS maintains a number of site licenses for software that allows faculty to create presentations and interactive learning activities. Respondus, StudyMate and Softchalk are some of these.

Respondus is a Windows program which lets you create and manage tests. With Respondus, you can:

  • Create tests in Word (you can even insert pictures in the questions!).
  • Easily uploaded your tests to Blackboard.
  • Print your tests.
  • Use Respondus to export tests and reports.

Studymate is a Windows program which makes a variety of learning activities: quizzes, flashcards, games, etc. Studymate can be used to review facts, vocabulary and basic concepts.

Softchalk is a program that lets you build lessons in the form of HTML pages that include navigation and interactive learning activities (popup text, quizzes, interactive images, timelines, and many more). Lessons can be packaged and uploaded to Blackboard. Softchalk runs on both Mac’s and Windows.

Need the software? UAS faculty can access the information here: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/idc/software/index.html. (Downloads require UAS log in.)

WEBINAR SCHEDULE

Webinar Dates and Registration
Respondus 4.0: Create & Manage Exam Content Wednesday, February 19, 1pm EST – Register
StudyMate: Creating Learning Activities & Self-Assessments Wednesday, February 26, 2pm EST – Register
Softchalk Webinars Multiple dates – View website for dates and topics and to register

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New Webinar Opportunity

19 03 2013

respondus

Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and importing exams into your Blackboard courses. Two, free forty-five minute sessions are offered to introduce you to Respondus 4.0. These sessions are also great for those of you who are familiar with the software but would like a refresher.

Wednesday, March 27th at 2 p.m. ET – Register

Thursday, March 28th at 4 p.m. ET – Register

Seats are limited, so be sure to sign up soon if you are interested. The sessions will cover the following:

  • Overview of Respondus 4.0
  • Using the Import Wizard to bring in questions from other sources, including formatting tips for Word files
  • Copying items from other Respondus files from the Edit Tab
  • Accessing publisher test banks through the Respondus Test Bank Network
  • Using the Retrieval Tab to reuse and/or edit assessments already in your LMS
  • A chance to ask questions

UAS has a site license for Respondus and you can download the program, using your UA username and password, at http://www.uas.alaska.edu/idc/respondus/index.html.








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