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Workshops & Events


Instructional Technologies Support (ITS) offers workshops to help faculty and staff utilize technology for teaching and learning. Some workshops are conducted in a classroom setting in one of our training labs; others are conducted online.

The following list shows the next upcoming sessions. Additional days, times or locations may be available at our Signup reservation system. Select a workshop for additional details and access to the online reservation system.


Faculty Showcase - Fall 2014

Research in education shows that the use of game-based techniques can be effective in engaging and motivating students. In this faculty showcase event on Nov. 14, 2014, you will hear from a faculty member who is using these methods and researching their effectiveness at the same time. Sign up now for the opportunity to hear about the rewards and challenges of "gamification". Faculty Showcase - Using Game-Based Elements to Hook Big Results


Instructional Design Workshops

The ITS Instructional Design group offers a variety of workshops throughout the year. Find a list of instructional design workshop here.

Multi-week workshops require proposals solicited via email from the VPIT office. You can sign up for 1 to 2-hour workshops using the Signup reservation system; those currently scheduled are listed below.


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Upcoming Sessions for Instructional Technologies Support

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/1-instructional-technologies-support

Online Collaboration: Supporting Student Teamwork

Friday, September 19, 2014, 1:00PM - 2:30PM ( 4 / 16 registered ) — Online

Using Online Discussions Effectively

Friday, September 26, 2014, 1:00PM - 2:00PM ( 7 registered ) — Online

Manage an Online Course and Still Have a Life

Friday, October 17, 2014, 1:00PM - 2:00PM ( 6 registered ) — Online

Faculty Showcase - Using Game-Based Elements to Hook Big Results

Friday, November 14, 2014, Noon - 1:00PM ( 4 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Upcoming Sessions for Educational Technology Center Support

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/4-educational-technology-center-support

ePortfolio training for Student Teaching Supervisors

Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 1:00PM - 2:30PM ( 0 / 40 registered ) — Round Rock

US1100, PACE, and ePortfolio

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 1:30PM - 2:30PM ( 8 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Gato I Training

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 2:00PM - 4:00PM ( 24 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Gato II Training

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 2:00PM - 4:00PM ( 9 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Adobe Connect Training

Friday, September 5, 2014, 1:00PM - 2:00PM ( 1 registered ) — Online

TRACS: Basic TRACS

Monday, September 8, 2014, 10:00AM - Noon ( 8 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

TRACS: Grades and Assignments

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 2:00PM - 3:30PM ( 8 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Gato III Additional Features

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:30PM - 4:00PM ( 9 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

WP Personal Websites Faculty Training

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 10:00AM - Noon ( 2 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Camtasia Relay Faculty Training

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:00AM - Noon ( 0 / 18 registered ) — San Marcos

TRACS: Gradebook

Friday, September 12, 2014, 2:00PM - 3:30PM ( 2 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

TRACS: Lessons

Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:00AM - Noon ( 2 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

Writing for the Web

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 11:00AM - Noon ( 4 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

TRACS: Forums

Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:00AM - 10:00AM ( 1 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

University Events Calendar Training

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 11:00AM - Noon ( 0 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

TRACS: Communicate and Disseminate

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 2:00PM - 3:30PM ( 2 / 18 registered ) — San Marcos

Signup Workshop

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 3:00PM - 4:00PM ( 1 / 24 registered ) — San Marcos

A list of all topics offered by Instructional Technologies Support and the Educational Technology Center can be found at our Signup departmental listings:

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/1-instructional-technologies-support-its

http://signup.txstate.edu/departments/4-educational-technology-center-support-etc