Many faculty consider live, personal interaction to be the most valuable element of quality teaching and learning experiences. Web conferencing tools promote online collaboration, allowing faculty to conduct live class sessions with students online. During this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about one specific tool, Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, and how web conferencing can be used to facilitate communication/instruction between faculty and students.
By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
- Identify a web conferencing tool to conduct synchronous online sessions
- List at least three logistical benefits of conducting online sessions
- Demonstrate how to use the web conferencing tools to facilitate communication
- List best practices for effectively incorporating this technology into teaching