TILT Brown Bag Series - Fall 2014 lunch bag

Brown Bag Sessions are intended to provide short one-hour sessions that focus on technology and the needs of faculty. Sessions are held in Studio 2 on the Second Floor of the Library from noon until 1:00. Registration is not required.


Turnitin, It’s  Back! - Wednesday, September 17
Turnitin is once again available through Blackboard at Fresno State. Attend this one-hour brown bag session and quickly learn how this powerful tool can help students improve writing while deterring plagiarism. In addition to the Originality Check, both Grade Mark and Peer Mark will be introduced. You will also see how instructors are able to sync assignments to their iPads for offline grading.

Five Great Ways Google Forms Can Help You Save Time - Wednesday, October 15
GoogleForms, are a powerful app included in GoogleDrive, which is available to all users at Fresno State. Easy to use, they are a great way to quickly collect and share information as all results feed directly into a spreadsheet. In one-hour you will not only learn how to create forms but also learn creative and innovative ways to save time using GoogleForms. Prior to attending this session make sure that your Google Apps at Fresno State account is created.

Get Your Students Talking When You Want Them To - Wednesday, November 12
Student engagement - it’s what every educator strives for. Come see how you can use free and easy tools to engage students during class using backchannels.  The benefits are many, including drawing all students  into class discussion, providing opportunities for more thoughtful feedback, and inspiring higher-order thinking skills.