Current Workshops

Fall 2018

Qualtrics: Online Surveys and Assessments - September 17 -11:00 am
Qualtrics is a sophisticated online survey software that the university community can use for surveys, assessments, and some computer-based experiments. Participants in this training session will develop a survey, experiment with logic and modules, insert scoring, distribute the survey, and analyze results. Register at

Live Interactive Video Conferencing - September 17 - 2:00 pm
Learn the basics of the University's web conferencing platform (Adobe Connect) and see how it can be used not only in Distance Learning and Online courses, but in other settings as well. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop, phone, or tablet device to participate in the demo portion of this workshop. Register at

Learn About the Cloud with UM Box, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive - September 18 at 9:30 am and September 21 at 11:00 am
Which cloud storage option is right for you? In this session, you will see a quick overview of the three cloud storage services that you have access to at UM. Register at

Class Engagement through Clickers - September 18 - 1:00 pm
Have you ever asked a question in class and one person in the front row raised their hand? Have you ever wondered if students answer honestly or tell you what you want to hear? Have you ever stood staring at a sea of faces wondering if the students could contribute to the course content? If any of the above apply to you, then this session is for you. As an attendee, you will learn about multiple ways one can effectively use clickers in the class. You will experience first-hand how clickers work by answering various questions, via alphanumeric clickers, throughout the session. Presented by Dr. Tamar Goulet. Register at

Technology Enhancement Week - September 17-21, 2018
The Faculty Technology Development Center will host its annual Technology Enhancement Week, September 17-21, 2018. Many workshops on a variety of technology topics will be offered this week. These events are open to all faculty, staff, and graduate instructors on a first come, first served basis. The complete workshop schedule is available at

IT Quarterly Training Opportunities
Each quarter, IT and FTDC host workshops on a variety of topics. Workshop schedules, when available, are posted at