In 1996, the British funk band Jamiroquai released a song called “Virtual Insanity.” Does that feel like what we’re living in now? Are you feeling slightly overwhelmed by the immediate need to get online and continue your classroom instruction via a completely different avenue? If your head is spinning with terms like platforms, LMS, D2L, Blackboard, Join Me, Collaborate, webinars, TEAMS, blogs, Google Classroom, Hangouts, Meet, Zoom, and more, then you’ve found the right place!
Let’s focus on a few of the easiest to use and most popular systems that can help you collect, curate, and connect resources with teachers, administrators, and students. This session will be an overview and comparison of products like Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom, Google Classroom, Google Sites, and Blogger. Do you need all of them? What if you had to select just one? What are the benefits of using each one, and what cost (if any) exists? Let’s explore all of this! The perfect fit for your organization is out there, and the good news is that it’s not a one-size-fits-all option.
Presenter: Kimberly Gates, Consortium Coordinator and eLearning Facilitator for FATDEC
Date: April 13, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm