March workshops

TASC’s March workshops for instructors include Google Tools, Turning Point, Second Life, Video Conferencing and more. More information and registration information may be found at (click on Calendar in the column at right on the page).

Coming up this month (two dates indicate the same workshop offered twice):

  • Web 2.0 (Google Tools) – 2-3:30pm on March 5 and March 9, both in WTYL B108a. A hands-on opportunity to explore several Google tools, including blogs, wikis, Google Earth, and YouTube captioning. Take-aways for self-guided tutorials in other Web-based collaboration and communication tools. Space is limited; register by emailing and referencing the workshop name and date.
  • Blackboard Assignments – 2-4pm on March 5 in CON 6th floor computing lab. Learn to use the Assignments feature in Blackboard. Register by emailing your name, workshop title, and workshop date to
  • Turning Point Audience Response System – 3pm workshop and 4pm independent work session on March 8; 9am workshop and 9:30am workshop and 10:30am independent work session on March 9. TurningPoint Workshop – Learn to use an audience response system to gauge learner understanding, increase class participation, and more. Please RSVP with date of workshop to
  • Second Life – 2-3:30pm on March 11 (WTYL B-25). Learn more about Second Life and create your own avatar to begin exploring this virtual reality environment. Beginners are welcome. Limited seating. To register, email and reference the workshop name and date.
  • Connect Pro Desktop Video Conferencing – 9-10:30am on March 15 and March 25 in POT 1506. This is a hands-on introductory session on Adobe Connect Pro video conferencing. Contact Erskine Clinton at to inquire about registration (be sure to mention the date desired). Space is limited; this workshop may fill quickly.
  • Podcasting & Video – 2-3:30pm on March 23 and March 26, both in White Hall Classroom Building 319. A brief introduction to podcasting options (2-2:30pm) followed by a demonstration of video capture, editing and uploading (2:30-3:30pm). Limited seating; to register, email and reference the workshop name title and date.

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