Instructor using a whiteboard to teach a class.

Faculty Events

Throughout the year we offer professional development opportunities to faculty for technology training.
Enjoy highlights of faculty using technology in teaching/learning and research.
Faculty Learn at Lunch is a 90 minute in-depth focus on our newer academic technologies.
Offer concise, practical, relevant technical instruction in an institute setting to improve the quality of online pedagogy and current courses at USD.


IT High Tea

IT High Tea is our way of inviting faculty to join us in our offices for a informal forum about technology in teaching at USD. We will provide coffee, tea and light refreshments.


Blackboard and Bagels

Join us for an informal gathering to discuss your Blackboard experiences and to learn about new features, upcoming service packs, and the future roadmap.
A two day event to explore all of USD's supported products.

Application Training

We routinely offer other classes in software training. Get introduced to a new application, or master your skills with the following courses.
Get the Blackboard training you need to create an online space for your classes.
Bring your mobile phone or tablet to the training session.


Microsoft Office

Learn how to use spreadsheets, documents, databases, and presentations.
Learn how to edit photos, illustrate conceptual ideas, layout a newsletter or run a webinar.
Discover how faculty are using online materials to improve their classrooms.
Conduct small group, team, or committee meetings or offer remote office hours and training.


Productivity Applications

Use Cloud-based technologies to collaborate or access content outside of USD systems.
Academic integrity support using Blackboard tools that identify citation issues.
Make lectures more interactive by introducing mobile technologies for recording attendance, asking questions, starting discussions, and launching demos.