TAC’s “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) Sessions

TAC’s “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) Sessions

The Technology Applications Center is proud to introduce Tablet Tuesday, where you can learn more about Google Hangouts and Evernote apps on an iOS or Android device. Google Hangouts Tuesday, February 11 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fairfax 4, 3922 Pender Drive, Room 149 Presenter: Sandra Chadwell, TAC Trainer Google’s Synchronous Chat Tools are available on your iOS or Android device. Practice using text, audio … Continue reading TAC’s “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) Sessions

TAC Training Is Available

TAC Training Is Available

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) is your central spot for technology information at NOVA. TAC offers a wide variety of tutorials and resources to integrate technology in the classroom, online and for work processes.   Registration is now available for TAC training.  Atomic Learning Atomic Learning creates flexible training opportunities and instant access to answers on common “how to” questions through step-by-step training workshops and projects. Atomic … Continue reading TAC Training Is Available

TAC Training Is Available

Upcoming TAC’s ‘Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag’ Session

      Tablet Tuesday (New) Introducing Tablet Tuesday, where you can learn more about Blackboard Mobile Learn, Panopto and Blackboard Collaborate apps on an iOS and Android device. Panopto (iOS) and Blackboard Collaborate (iOS and Android) Barbara Helmick, TAC Trainer Nikkia Anderson, Instructional Technologist for Hybrid Instruction Tuesday, December 3 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fairfax 4, 3922 Pender Drive, Room 149 This Tablet … Continue reading Upcoming TAC’s ‘Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag’ Session

TAC Training Is Available

Upcoming TAC’s ‘Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag’ Sessions

    Curious about NOVA’s Island in Second Life? “Off on an Adventure: Exploring the Education Potentials on NOVA’s Island in Second Life” Dr. Greg Perrier, Associate Professor, Biology, Manassas Campus November 22 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fairfax 4, 3922 Pender Drive, Room 149 Since 2007, NOVA has had a campus in the virtual world called Second Life. NOVA routinely has more than 300 … Continue reading Upcoming TAC’s ‘Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag’ Sessions

TAC Training Is Available

TAC Brings LUNCH and LEARN to You

Title:                VoiceThreads: How to Enhance Online Communication in the Cloud Presenter:       Alicia Tucker (MA), history program head and faculty Date & Time:  Thursday, September 19, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location:        Fairfax 4, 3922 Pender Drive in Room 121 (see below for directions) This session will examine the online tool and mobile app VoiceThreads. VoiceThreads is a … Continue reading TAC Brings LUNCH and LEARN to You

TAC Training Is Available

Many TAC Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) is the central spot for technology information at NOVA. TAC offers a wide variety of tutorials and resources to integrate technology in the classroom, online and for work processes.  Whether you are looking to become Blackboard Competent, Hybrid Certified, learn more about student records or just learn a new technology, TAC is here to assist. TAC has some new training … Continue reading Many TAC Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

TAC Training Is Available

Use the Summer to Increase Your Technology Skills

Why not use the summer to learn a new technology? The Technology Applications Center (TAC) has technology training opportunities in: • Blackboard Collaborate • Blackboard Competency • Hybrid Certification • Panopto • Respondus • SafeAssign • Web 2.0 Applications on the iPad • WordPress • New this summer: SharePoint What Is SharePoint? Microsoft SharePoint is a Web-based system that facilitates collaboration through shared files and … Continue reading Use the Summer to Increase Your Technology Skills

VCCS to Upgrade Blackboard

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) will upgrade our current version of Blackboard to Service Pack 11 (SP11), which provides users with contemporary design, improved accessibility features and some long-awaited functionality. The upgrade is scheduled to occur May 17 to May 19. During this time Blackboard will be down and unavailable. The new features and enhancements to SP11 include: •      Discussion Board Update •       Inline Assignment Grading •       My Blackboard … Continue reading VCCS to Upgrade Blackboard

VCCS to Upgrade Blackboard

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) will upgrade our current version of Blackboard to Service Pack 11 (SP11), which provides users with contemporary design, improved accessibility features and some long-awaited functionality. The upgrade is scheduled to occur May 17 to May 19. During this time Blackboard will be down and unavailable. The new features and enhancements to SP11 include: •      Discussion Board Update •       Inline … Continue reading VCCS to Upgrade Blackboard

Important TAC Training Available

Several opportunities are available for training by the Technology Applications Center (TAC). “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) session Into The Cloud – Discovering the Power of Google Docs Presenter: Phil Tirpak Wednesday, February 13 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Annandale, CT 355 In this session, you will discover how you can use Google Docs to create, manage, collaborate and take your first steps … Continue reading Important TAC Training Available

Spring 2013 Faculty Workshop Series

NOVA’s Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment (OIR) is offering a series of four faculty workshops in spring 2013 on designing and assessing course objectives and student learning outcomes (SLOs). Each workshop is 90 minutes and will provide information, examples, and hands-on practice useful for enhancing student learning and teaching effectiveness. The schedule of faculty workshops is as follows: Friday, 1/18/2013 – Writing and Mapping … Continue reading Spring 2013 Faculty Workshop Series

Blackboard 9.1 Updates

On December 20, the theme and course structure option will be available for NOVA’s Blackboard. As a result, the look and feel of NOVA’s Blackboard will change to a more streamlined look. This does not change the content, only the look of Blackboard. The course structure option provides faculty with more customizable options within their Blackboard course. NOVA’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) will offer virtual … Continue reading Blackboard 9.1 Updates

Lunch and Learn Series: Using an iPad and Apple TV to Address Student Inquiry

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) will present a “Lunch and Learn Series – Brown Bag” (BYOL) session: Friday, November 2 Presenter: Ian Taylor, Economics Faculty, Semmler Technology Grant Recipient 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Annandale – CT 335 Attend the session to learn about using an iPad and Apple TV to address student inquiry. You do not want to miss this event. The presentation provides … Continue reading Lunch and Learn Series: Using an iPad and Apple TV to Address Student Inquiry

Technology Applications Center Workshops

Mobile Apps that Support Learning – How and Why Faculty Should Use Them: Presenters: Nikkia Anderson, Instructional Technologist for Hybrid Instruction and Susanna Ferrara, English Faculty. TAC Presents “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) session: Tuesday, September 18 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Annandale – CT 335. This presentation will educate faculty about how to take advantage of mobile learning apps to increase student … Continue reading Technology Applications Center Workshops

Technology Applications Center Training for Faculty and Staff

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) has a variety of technology training offerings available for faculty and staff.  Faculty and staff can register to take advantage of the following training opportunities: Basic AIS Basic eVA Basic P-CARD Blackboard Competency and Blackboard Certification Dreamweaver Excel – Advanced Excel – Basics Excel – Intermediate Getting to Know Prezi Hybrid Certification – for new faculty who need to be … Continue reading Technology Applications Center Training for Faculty and Staff

Technology Applications Center Training for Faculty and Staff

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) has a variety of technology training offerings available for faculty and staff.  Faculty and staff can register to take advantage of the following training opportunities: Basic AIS Basic eVA Basic P-CARD Blackboard Competency and Blackboard Certification Dreamweaver Excel – Advanced Excel – Basics Excel – Intermediate Getting to Know Prezi Hybrid Certification – for new faculty who need to be … Continue reading Technology Applications Center Training for Faculty and Staff

TAC Updates Coming Soon!

GRAPHIC Blackboard 9.1 The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) will upgrade our current Blackboard to Blackboard 9.1. Upgrading to Blackboard Learn 9.1 provides instructors with new features focused on fostering student engagement, supporting teaching efficacy, and delivering open and extensible learning. The upgrade is scheduled to occur May 12. NOVA’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) will offer a variety of day, evening and virtual “What’s New … Continue reading TAC Updates Coming Soon!

Technology Applications Center Updates

  The Technology Applications Center (TAC) has some important reminders. The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) will upgrade our current Blackboard to Blackboard 9.1. Upgrading to Blackboard Learn 9.1 provides instructors with new features focused on fostering student engagement, supporting teaching efficacy, and delivering open and extensible learning. The upgrade is scheduled to occur on May 12. NOVA’s TAC will offer a variety of day, … Continue reading Technology Applications Center Updates

CETL Professional Development

Save the dates! The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) has a range of professional development opportunities. Make sure to catch them all. Two-Part Faculty Focus Workshop: Providing Significant Learning Experiences to Our Students April 12 and April 26 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CG 218, Annandale Campus Facilitator: Barbara Crain (LO), Assistant Professor of Geography and Director for Geography This workshop will … Continue reading CETL Professional Development

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Technology Applications Center Update

Upgrade to NOVAConnect (SIS) – PeopleSoft 9.0 The go live date for the NOVAConnect (SIS) upgrade is March 26. Students, faculty and staff will see a slightly different look as they navigate the system, but it is not a dramatic change. The Technology Applications Center (TAC) has scheduled “What’s New in NOVAConnect/PeopleSoft (SIS) 9.0” training sessions for faculty and staff to begin March 12.  A complete … Continue reading Technology Applications Center Update

Adobe Creative Suite Available

Faculty and staff are now able to check out Adobe Creative Suite DVDs for home use. The Adobe Creative Suite is available for faculty or staff home use on one Windows or MAC system. DVDs are located on each campus. You may contact Technology Applications Center Director Pamela Wimbush at fpwimbush@nvcc.edu or 703-323-3765 to check out DVDs and obtain installation instructions. Adobe Product training, conducted … Continue reading Adobe Creative Suite Available

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Technology Applications Center Training

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) is offering a variety of technology training for faculty and staff. Faculty and staff can see all available training and register online. The following training opportunities are available: Hybrid Overview – for former and current hybrid faculty Hybrid Certification – for new faculty who need to be certified to teach a hybrid course Blackboard Certification Basic eVA Basic AIS Basic … Continue reading Technology Applications Center Training

Need Help with Blackboard? Contact a TAC Mentor!

Are you a faculty member who needs assistance with Blackboard or have other technology related questions? Technology Application Center (TAC) mentors are located at each campus to assist with your instructional technology needs. AL Scott Buswell AA252 sbuswell@nvcc.edu 703-845-6534 AN Beverly Pittman CM310 bdpittman@nvcc.edu 703-323-3321 LO Robert Dusek LR 221 rdusek@nvcc.edu 703-450-2539 MA Alicia Tucker MC 234 atucker@nvcc.edu 703-257-6696 MEC Donna Freeman HE 239I dfreeman@nvcc.edu 703-822-2093 Continue reading Need Help with Blackboard? Contact a TAC Mentor!