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Webinar Wednesdays

Webinar Wednesdays offer an in-depth look at technologies related to teaching and learning at Pace. Webinars focus on a specific technology and offer best practices, tips, tutorials, and suggestions.

Upcoming Schedule

The full Spring 2016 Webinar schedule will be posted here once finalized. Upcoming topics will include Blackboard Collaborate, NBC Learn, ExamSoft, Creating Assessments in Blackboard, and more.

Wednesday February 10th 12:10pm - 1:10pm Blackboard Collaborate
Presenter: Lucio Forti, Academic Technologist
Join this webinar for an introduction to Blackboard Collaborate and get to know the features in this web conferencing tool for courses. Learn how to create a session in your course, invite a guest speaker, display PPT or PDF files to participants, record your session, and more!


Instructions to Join

  1. Register: Click the link for your desired Webinar and submit your email address.
  2. Setup: All Webinar Wednesday sessions are held through Blackboard Collaborate. If this is your first time using Blackboard Collaborate, click here to download the installer. Please follow the prompts which will setup Collborate on your computer. You can call the Blackboard Collaborate 24 hour number (888-788-5264) for technical issues should you have any trouble installing Blackboard Collaborate on your computer.
  3. Join: Links to join the session will also be included in an RSVP confirmation email.


For questions or comments, please reach out to John Blackwell at

Previous Webinars

Wednesday January 27th 12:10pm - 1:10pm Open Mic Session
Presenter: The Academic Technologies Team
Are your Spring Semester courses prepared? Our whole team will be available to answer questions related to any of our academic tools including: Blackboard, ePortfolio, Kaltura, Turnitin, and more!

Wednesday December 9th 12:10pm - 1:10pm Blackboard Grade Center
Presenter: John Blackwell – Senior Academic Technologist
Ensure that you are ready to submit your course grades by managing grade center columns and calculating exactly what you desire and stated in your syllabus.
Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation

Thank you to all the participants who joined the discussion! Click on the video below to view the entire webinar.


Wednesday December 2nd 2:30pm - 3:30pm Kaltura
Presenter: Brian Gregory – Pace Academic Technologist
Kaltura is Pace’s new video tool that is fully integrated with Blackboard. Learn how to create, share and embed videos directly to your Blackboard course.

View the Kaltura webinar below.


Wednesday November 11th 12:10pm - 1:10pm Lab Archives
Presenter: Marie Linville – Lab Archives Director, Product Experience
Lab Archives is a new, electronic notebook tool at Pace. Faculty create a notebook and link it to their courses. Students interact directly with the notebook via computer.

You can view a video with the PowerPoint presentation and overview of Lab Archives below.


Wednesday October 28th 12:10pm - 1:10pm ePortfolio
Presenter: Heather Askildsen - Pace Academic Technologist
Topics included copying a page (e.g., UNV-101, EWP), uploading content to pages, sharing pages and crafting a page for maximum employability and personal branding.

Click here to download the PowerPoint presentation.

Thank you to everyone that attended! Click on the video below to view the entire webinar.


Mobile Technologies User Group

The Mobile Technologies User Group meets to discuss new instructional technologies at Pace and exciting ways that mobile devices can be used in the classroom. Please see the schedule below. All meetings take place in the main VC rooms (Miller 16 in PLV and  E 319 in NYC). All are welcome!

  • Wed. February 17th, 2016 (M16 / E319)
  • Wed. March 14th, 2016 (M16 / E319)
  • Wed. April 20th, 2016 (M16 / E319)
  • Wed. May 4th, 2016 (M16 / E319)

To catch up on previous meetings visit the Mobile Technology User Group blog.