Webinar Opportunity – Effective Strategies to Prevent Cheating in Distance Learning Courses


Instructors who are concerned about preventing cheating in online courses are encouraged to attend a free 30-minute webinar provided through the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series.  You may register to view the webinar on your own computer through the link provided below.

Register Here:  http://bbbb.blackboard.com/bits-strategies-to-prevent-cheating


Webinar Opportunity – Literacy Tools through the Read&Write Google Extension

Faculty who are interested in supporting literacy learning are invited to attend a free 1 hour webinar introducing a Google Chrome extension called Read&Write. With this extension installed, students may use powerful tools to:

  • Hear text from PDF and Google Docs documents read aloud with on-screen highlighting
  • Access translations and definitions of text
  • Create and listen to notes directly in Google Docs
  • Receive predictive suggestions for word choice as they type

Webinar Details  

“Looking for Great Literacy Tools for ALL Students? Milwaukee Public Schools Share Their Story With Read&Write for Google”

Tues. January 31st
3 PM to 4 PM (Central)
Click here to register and view on your own computer.

Deterring Cheating in Proctored Exams with Respondus Lockdown Browser

This December, faculty may view a one hour training session on how to use Respondus Lockdown Browser to deter cheating on tests delivered through Blackboard. Please note that Respondus Lockdown Browser is a software program that is meant to be used in proctored classroom environments only.

Instructor Training for LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Prevent Cheating During Online Exams

Thurs. December 15th
12 PM – 1 PM
Click here to register and view on your own computer.
Wed. January 11th
1 PM – 2 PM
Click here to register and view on your own computer.
Thurs. January 19th
2 PM – 3 PM
Click here to register and view on your own computer.

To help faculty identify more robust, effective strategies to deter cheating in online tests, we strongly recommend that faculty review these resources:

Make Your Students FLIP for Learning Using Video – Free Webinar

elearning-laptopIn this FREE 1 hour webinar, librarian and technology integrationist Shannon McClintock Miller will share with you how to integrate video into instruction using digital tools, creative projects, and global connections. Technologies covered include:

  • eBookTalks
  • Augmented Reality
  • QR Codes
  • Mobile technology
  • Two-way live video meetings

Event Time & Location

  • Day: Wednesday June 4th
  • Time: 3:00-4:00 PM CST
  • Viewing Location: Milwaukee Campus – Main Building, Faculty Innovation Center – Room M201A  OR on your own PC!

To RSVP or request the registration form for viewing the webinar on your own, complete the Webinar Request Form.

Google Sites for Educators – Recorded Webinar

Google Sites is basic website creation app that you and your students have available to you through MATC’s Google Apps for Education. Google Sites is designed for anyone who wants to create their own website or collaborative wiki, quickly and easily. No prior knowledge of HTML coding is required. Watch the embedded webinar recording to learn more about using this great tool. Additional information and tutorials are available at the Google Apps Learning Center.