the Lounge

What is the Lounge? The Lounge, located in the Center for Faculty Excellence, is a place for faculty to come and sit, grab a cup of coffee, meet with others, have conversation, or collaborate on projects.

Lessons from the Lounge - Spring 2018

Join us noon - 1:00 p.m. on the following days for these presentations:

  • Friday, February 2: Bb Gradebook
    Mastering the blackboard grade book. If you are interested in saving time and having Blackboard accurately keep your grade book, this is the workshop for you! We are going to look at a simple point system and set up a weighted grading system in Blackboard to your specifications. It doesn’t matter if you already have a few assignments in the grade book, but now is the time to set it up!! Bring your grading categories, percentages for each, and a laptop.
  • Friday, February 16: Google Tips and Tricks 
  • Friday, March 2: Beginning Twitter
    You've heard of people tweeting and hashtags but what is it? Twitter is a popular social network that allows its users to post tweets on just about anything. In this introduction workshop to Twitter you will learn the basic features to help you start using it for professional networking, see what's trending, and post your first tweet!
  • Friday, March 16: GE Information Meeting 
  • Friday, April 6: GE Information Meeting 
  • Friday, April 20: Google for Teaching
    Learn the various ways you can incorporate Google into your teaching. 
  • Friday, May 4: Bb Ally and How it Helps You 

Want to Present?

Short presentations will also be given throughout the semester on fun and interesting topics. Would you like to participate? Do you have a topic you would like to present? Fill out this form and someone from CFE will contact you.