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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Tech Tactics are one-hour presentations, discussions, or workshops designed to focus on one specific topic or skill in a detailed way.  They can be customized for departments or you can individually attend one that is scheduled. 

These engaging one-hour sessions will talk about a variety of topics from current technology to new innovations to teaching methods. These sessions are presented by Academic Technology Services in conjunction with CETL. Go to Academic Technology Training Calendar for the most up-to-date schedule. You can wait until after August 1 to register or let us know you will be coming and we can register you. Your registrations helps us know that you will be coming. Sessions with no registrations may be canceled.

Please REGISTER for Tech Tactics, so that we know you are coming.

2015 Fall Semester Schedule, TelePresence Mankato ML 94B and Edina FR 349. In general all Tech Tactics will take place at 2:00-3:00 p.m. on a rotating schedule of Wednesdays and Thursdays. There are some exceptions, with those with an asterick following the date.

FYI: D2L has a name change. We will refer to D2L in connection with Brightspace, so expect to see D2L Brightspace.

  • 8/18/15* - D2L Brightspace Bootcamp, 10:00 a.m. to Noon - Please note that this training opportunity is on Tuesday, prior to classes beginning.
  • 8/19/15* - D2L Brightspace Bootcamp, 2:00-4:00 p.m. - Please note that this training opportunity is on Wednesday, prior to classes beginning.
  • 8/20/15* - D2L Brightspace Bootcamp, 1:00-3:00 p.m. - Please note that this training opportunity is on Thursday, prior to classes beginning.
  • 8/26/15 - D2L Brightspace Series: Introduction to D2L Brightspace
  • 9/3/15 - D2L Brightspace Series: Communication Tools
  • 9/9/15 - D2L Brightspace Series: Using the Quiz Tool
  • 9/17/15 - D2L Brightspace Series: Dropbox and Grades
  • 9/23/15 - D2L Brightspace Series: Building Rubrics
  • 10/1/15 - D2L Brightspace Series: Embedding Content and Using Intelligent Agents
  • 10/7/15 - Enterprise Tool Series: Camtasia Relay, iSPRING
  • 10/15/15 - CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS: Enterprise Tool Series: HD Recording Studio
  • 10/21/15 - Enterprise Tool Series: Softchalk Cloud
  • 10/29/15 - Enterprise Tool Series: ChimeIn
  • 11/4/15 - Enterprise Tool Series: SMARTBoards
  • 11/12/15 - Enterprise Tool Series: TelePresence
  • 11/18/15 - Enterprise Tool Series: Adobe Connect Pro
  • 11/23/15* - Enterprise Tool Series: Qualtrics - Please note that this training has moved to Monday because of the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • 12/2/15 - Enterprise Tool Series: OneDrive and Office 365

There are other training opportunities through Acacemic Technology Services staff. See Faculty Develoment and Training Calendar through Academic Technology Services.