The greatest worst movie ever made, Tommy Wiseau's "The Room" is one of the most unintentionally hilarious films of all time. The Film Appreciation Club will host a screening at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 in 111 KAB. Pizza, cookies and spoons will be provided.
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) gives you and your students access to online educational, expert-led course videos related to business, technology and creative skills. Explore how you can discover and leverage this resource with your classes. Register online for this Jan. 7 LinkedIn Learning workshop.
Blackboard offers several tools for assessing student learning. Register for Bb Learn workshops on discussions, assignments, testing and turnitin (integrated in Bb) offered the week of Jan. 6. See the faculty/staff workshop calendar for details.
Panopto can be used for keeping your courses going regardless of weather-related closures. Capture lectures, presentations and video, essentially anything you display on your computer. You can even create a student drop box for video assignments. Register online for this Jan. 6 Panopto workshop.
Do you incorporate attendance data in students' overall grades? Learn how to track attendance using the Blackboard Learn attendance tool. You choose whether to include overall attendance scores in final grade totals or simply to inform you and your students. Register online for this Jan. 7 workshop.
Campus buildings will be locked Monday-Friday effective at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 through Friday, Jan. 10. You can still access buildings with your brass key or UNI ID (with proper access). All buildings will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1. If a building needs to be unlocked after hours or on a weekend, please submit a building change form. For more information, call Facilities Management at 319-273-4400.
Faculty and staff can now access University Relations photography online at UNI Photo Shelter; internal users will be prompted for a CatID log-in to view the catalog. Photos are searchable and can be downloaded upon approved request. Please see the Resource Guide document on the site for further explanation. For any other questions, email Photo Shelter or call University Relations at 319-273-2761.
Before leaving for break, stop by the IT Service Desk in room 36 ITTC for technology help. The IT Service Desk can help with virus removal, connecting to UNI's WiFi network and more.
Register now for two accessibility workshops that will be held Tuesday, Jan. 7. "Improving Accessibility in Your Course with Blackboard Ally" explains how Ally analyzes and rates course documents for accessibility. "From Reactive Accommodations to Proactive Accessibility" provides strategies to improve those ratings.
The final "Spill the Tea" for the semester will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 in 103 EBAR. Several exchange students and the Study Abroad Center staff will highlight our programs in South Korea and Japan. Cookies and tea will be provided.