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Third Annual WebCT Conference

  • Terry Morrow

    University of Florida

  • Sherry Clark

    University of Georgia

  • Karen Kral

    University of Delaware

Learning technology consortium

Learning Technology Consortium

The mission of the Learning Technology Consortium is to support university teaching and learning through collaboration focused on the effective use of instructional technologies.

Ltc goals
LTC Goals

  • Disseminate best systems & interesting practices relating to instructional technologies.

  • Review tools, strategies, and research relating to instructional technology.

  • Share instructional materials via digital libraries.

Ltc institutions

Indiana U

Virginia Tech

U of Delaware

U of Florida

U of Georgia

U of North Carolina

U of Notre Dame

U of Pittsburgh

Wake Forest U

LTC Institutions

Materials under development for sharing
Materials Under Development for Sharing

  • Instruction Manuals

  • On-Line Courses

  • Video Clips for Individual Tools

  • Links to Additional Resources

  • Streaming Delivery of Classes

  • Videoconferencing Schedules

Ltc www site a work in progress

LTC WWW Site (A Work in Progress)

Webct training

WebCT Training

University of Florida

Webct training uf
WebCT Training - UF

  • Hands-On Classes

  • On-Line Training Manual

  • Walk-In/Telephone Consulting

    • WebCT Administrator

    • Help Desk

  • Swift Introduction to WebCT

Hands on classes uf
Hands-On Classes - UF

  • Each class lasts two hours

  • No charge for faculty

  • Offered 10-12 times per year

  • Extensive documentation provided

Introduction to webct
Introduction to WebCT

One 2-hour lesson which provides an overview of WebCT, its capabilities, different ways it is used at UF, and how it is supported on campus. Topics include: the Bulletin Board, Private Mail, Chat and the Quiz function. No previous experience creating web pages is assumed, but experience with a mouse, and the World Wide Web is expected.

Learning to use webct nuts bolts
Learning to Use WebCT: Nuts & Bolts

One 2-hour lesson. Assumes completion of "Introduction to WebCT." Topics include: customizing a WebCT home page, creating a welcome page, uploading and managing files in WebCT, backing up class materials, creating links, adding WebCT tools, and creating student accounts.

Learning to use webct advanced features
Learning to Use WebCT: Advanced Features

One 2-hour lesson. Assumes completion of "Learning to Use WebCT: Nuts & Bolts."

This workshop focuses on the advanced features of WebCT. Participants will learn to use the course management tools, present content via the Path Editor and create quizzes with the Quiz Editor.

Future plans uf
Future Plans - UF

  • Video Delivery

    • Campus Video Network

    • Videotape for Later Replay

  • Stream Classes to Multiple Sites

    • H.320 and H.323 Protocols

  • Local Training

    • Using 30 Laptop Computers & Wireless Network

Classes under development
Classes Under Development

  • Quiz Development

    • Including Respondus

  • Dealing with Large Classes

    • Automated Registration/Grade Submission

  • Using Streaming Media in WebCT

  • Using PowerPoint with WebCT

Url s for university of florida
URL’s for University of Florida

  • CITT

  • WebCT at UF

  • Hands-On Training

Webct training1

WebCT Training

University of Georgia

Hands on workshops
Hands-On Workshops

  • Seven workshops in the series

  • Two hours each

  • Offered as needed, usually 5-6 per year

  • None required

Workshops https webct uga edu hostsys training

  • WebCT Overview

  • Fundamentals for Course Designers

  • Student Management

  • Content Management

  • Quiz Management

  • Advanced Tools

  • Creating & Editing Web Pages

Additional options
Additional Options

  • Custom Workshops

    • Departmental

    • Faculty Development Groups

    • Teaching Assistants

  • Consultation

  • Online Helplets

Url s for uga
URL’s for UGA

  • WebCT at UGA Home Page

  • OISD

  • UCNS

Webct training2

WebCT Training

University of Delaware

University of delaware
University of Delaware

  • 20,000 students / 1,000 faculty

  • Course Management System created at UD available since 1998

    • good for novices

    • faculty wanted more flexibility, more features

    • planning for portal integration


  • 1/6/00 – search for new CMS

    • committee of administrators, faculty and technical staff

    • presentations by vendors and colleges

  • 6/1/00 – chose WebCT

  • 7/9/00 – WebCT 3.0 released

  • 7/26/00 – first hands-on session


End of Spring 2001 semester:

  • 210 faculty trained

  • 201 courses

  • 6164 unique students

    (7568 seats)



WebCT Introduction


Student Activities Grading & Student Mgmt. Content Modules


Communication ToolsStudent Presentations


Training – Modular Approach


  • WebCT as tool to extend the classroom

  • Incremental integration into course

  • Pedagogy: teaching and learning

    • point to as resource

    • hired Instructional Designer

Continued Support


    Practical Resources for Educators Seeking Effective New Technologies

  • WebCT Café

    faculty as students

  • Designer Survey

    feedback for improvement