User Support Services Professional Development

User Support Services Professional Development

User Support Services Professional Development Topics
Adobe Creative Cloud Available to Faculty/Staff

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How to Use the Equipment in the Renovated Gaige Rooms

  • October 31st 12:30PM - 1:30PM in Gaige 204
  • November 7th 12:30PM - 1:30PM in Gaige 204
  • November 7th 12:30PM - 1:30PM in Gaige 204

All e-classrooms and e-lab in the newly renovated Gaige Hall have the ultra-short-throw BrightLink 695Wi projector which is a touch-enabled interactive projector, Extron touch panel, document camera and more. Do you want to learn more about how to use the finger touch interactivity to engage and collaborate with your students? Are you looking be proficient in using the equipment in the Gaige rooms? Then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • How to select different sources, such as the PC and document camera, from the Extron panel?
  • How to change the in-room lighting?
  • How to project an image or object from the document camera to the projector?
  • How to use the Epson PC Free Annotation (Epson pen/finger touch interactivity)?
  • How to switch from the display source to the Epson interactive whiteboard?

If you are interested in attending this workshop, please email ittraining@ric.edu.

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Accessing and Organizing Your Files in Your Blackboard Course

  • November 29th 11:00 PM - 12:00PM in Horace Mann 140

User Support Services is offering a workshop on how access and manage your files within your Blackboard course. This hands-on workshop will show you how to upload a new file to your Blackboard course's content collection and attach the file to an item. You will also learn how to overwrite files and create folders to organize the files in the Content Collection. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please email ittraining@ric.edu.

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Getting Start with Blackboard Collaborate

If you need assistance in learning how to use Blackboard Collaborate, please contact the Help Desk at 456-8766 or helpdesk@ric.edu and request a one-on-one.

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Blackboard Help

If you need assistance with your Blackboard course, please contact the Help Desk at 456-8766 or helpdesk@ric.edu and request a one-on-one.

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Adobe Creative Cloud Available to Faculty/Staff

In addition to using Adobe Creative Suite on college-owned equipment, Rhode Island College Faculty and Staff are eligible to lease Adobe Creative Cloud for $9.75 per year (requires a free Adobe ID). In order to take advantage of this discount, first create an account at the RIC OnTheHub web store, then create an Adobe ID. This significant software discount is available to any Rhode Island College Faculty or Staff member.