Technology Workshops and Labs

Getting Started With Blackboard Collaborate Ultra
(No registration required)

If you use Blackboard, you already have Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, a full-featured video conferencing app, as one of your tools. Connect with students, peers or outside experts, across town or across the globe. Share video and audio, use a whiteboard, chat, share files and applications, and more. And you can record and share your webinars, too. During these sessions, you’ll be able to log into a Collaborate Ultra session and try it out yourself.

Tuesday, May 30th
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
C-249

Wednesday, May 31st
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
C-249

Hands On With Office 365 and Google G-Suite
(No registration required)

Western faculty, staff and students can access two powerful, business-class, online office suites — Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite. Both have web-based apps for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, and more. The apps allow real-time, online collaboration with multiple people at the same time. And Microsoft’s OneDrive and Google Drive are cloud-based file storage options accessible anywhere via the Internet. Learn how to access both office suites and try out some of the tools in these hands-on sessions.

Wednesday, May 31st
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
C-249

Thursday, June 1st
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
C-249