Executive Vice President and Provost
UNI Dept of Art Professor Emeritus Richard Colburn presents a selection of his own work spanning three decades. In addition, he will curate an exhibition of photographs from the UNI Permanent Art Collection that includes works by Linda Connor, Irving Herman, Andrea Modica, and Joel Sternfeld among others. An Artist’s Gallery Talk scheduled for Aug. 29 at 7:00 p.m. will be followed by an opening reception.
The Department of Theatre will hold auditions for fall productions of Lysistrata and November. Returning students are encouraged to attend on Sunday, Aug. 19. New students and non-theatre majors are encouraged to attend on Monday, Aug. 20. Actors who are called back may have evening commitments on Aug. 21 and Aug. 22. Those with special circus skills should plan to attend on Thursday, Aug. 23.
Drop in for all or just a portion of this time to get assistance with your technology teaching and learning tools. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
Bb Learn 9 offers a number of assessment tools including an online assignment tool for students to submit assignments electronically and a tool for online delivery of tests and surveys. Additionally, UNI has licensed the Turnitin Building Block which gives Blackboard users convenient access to Turnitin’s suite of learning tools, including Originality Check (plagiarism prevention) and GradeMark™, from within the Bb Learn 9 environment. This session will address each of these tools as well as resources to assist you in using them. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
Guest speaker for the annual UNI Fall Faculty Workshop will be Dr. Todd Zakrasjek, visiting associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Zakrasjek will lead a day-long workshop on “How Students Learn: Strategies for Teaching from the Psychology of Learning.” For more information please contact Alisa Weeks.
Registration is now open for the workshop "Let's Get Real! Real Colors and Real Leadership." The registration deadline is Thursday, August 9. Discounted price for UNI employees is $224. To register, contact the Executive Development Center. Call 319-273-5851 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
During this class you will be uploading your own content into one of your courses and learning strategies to organize your content in an online environment. Other topics include discussions, the grade center and assignments. Please bring your syllabus, and any other content that you may want to upload. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
UNI has recently purchased a site wide license to Lynda.com’s vast library of training. Come to explore what is available and to see how you can leverage Lynda.com in your classes. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
With Panopto, anyone with a computer can capture expert knowledge - presentations, meetings, brainstorming sessions, product demonstrations, lectures, or visual communication too rich for email – in real time, as it’s delivered. Simple enough to learn in seconds, Panopto’s powerful capture and broadcast tools let you use anything from consumer webcams and built-in microphones to professional-grade cameras to produce content that’s published online, chaptered, searchable, and delivered to your audience seconds after you stop recording. Combined with Panopto Unison, an easy, flexible, and scalable system for uploading, managing, and publishing multimedia from any source using only your web browser, Panopto gives your audience a single destination for rich information. The days of the limited and expensive capture studio and the slow, tedious production process are over – Panopto delivers knowledge from experts to audience with one simple platform, leaving the pain and cost of yesterday’s technologies behind. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
This full day workshop is facilitated by faculty and staff who have been certified by NCBI.org and are members of the UNI Campus Coalition Builders, an initiative launched in 2010. Students, faculty and staff interested in learning more about participating in this initiative are invited to attend. No prior workshops are required, but participants must attend the entire workshop. For more information, contact the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. Refreshments and lunch provided. Registration required: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/KX93PPD