Google Apps for Online Teaching Course


Faculty who are looking for training in the use of Google Apps to support teaching and learning are encouraged to enroll in our free 1 credit course,  Google Apps for Online Teaching (COMPSW-184) this spring.  Attendance is required for all class meeting dates to earn 1 credit.

Course Time & Location Instructor
COMPSW-184-201 Fri. April 8, April 15, April 22, April 29
9AM – 12PM; Milwaukee Campus – M458
with additional online requirements
Mernathan Sykes

This course involves techniques and strategies to develop a collaborative online environment for sharing course materials and for communicating online through interactivity and encouraging student engagement. Google Apps includes Gmail (webmail services), Google Calendar (shared calendaring), Google Docs (online document, spreadsheet, presentation, and interactive sharing), Google Video (secure and private video sharing),Google Sites (online website creation with videos, images, gadgets and documents integration) and Google Hangouts (for student groupwork and faculty interaction).

Register today in INFOnline to reserve your seat!


COSMO/INFOnline Maintenance Coming Sunday March 20th

Per the IT department, COSMO/INFOnline will be temporarily unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Sunday March 20th, 2016 from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM CDT.

Please Note! – During this time, the course links module found in the MATC Portal may be unavailable. This is because the course links module is created through INFOnline/COSMO processes. Blackboard itself will be available for access.

  • Faculty and students are advised to log into directly to access courses during the outage.
  • If you have trouble logging in directly, please use the online password manager to resolve the login issue.under-construction

Upcoming Blackboard Workshops for March


All faculty are invited to attend any of the following workshops to learn how to use Blackboard tools to make instruction more efficient and student learning experiences more effective. Please use our workshop reservation form to save your seat.

Setting Up Blackboard Grade Center

At the end of this one hour session, participants will be able to: access a course Grade Center, create columns for assignments, created weighted grades, and learn how the Grade Center can help you and your students keep tabs on their learning progress.

Date & Time Location Leader
Weds. March 9th, 11AM-12PM Milwaukee Campus, Room M201A Pablo Muirhead

Google Apps Workshop

During this one-hour session, participants will review using Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Docs to enhance their productivity and teaching practice.

Date & Time Location Leader
Tues. March 22nd, 11AM-12PM Milwaukee Campus, Room M201A Mernathan Sykes