online book club
by Gloria Groom
Want to join our CHES online book club for the 2013-2014 academic year? Starting in mid-October access the Blackboard Collaborate live classroom at 6pm central to participate in book discussions lead by faculty. Please mark these dates and come to the meeting with a couple of book ideas:
- October 22 – CHES Online Book Club orientation and book selection
- November 26 – reading She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb, session lead by Shannon McMahon
- January 28 – reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
- February 25 – reading Gone Girl
- March 18
- April 22
- If you will be using a microphone for audio communications, please plug it into your computer before joining the session.
- Direct your web browser to https://ualearn.blackboard.com/webapps/bb-collaborate-BBLEARN/external.guest.session.launch.event?uid=aff73c7f-29d9-4636-a407-df00267ce3d2. You will be asked to enter your name; please enter your first and last name.
- Click Allow or Run on any security prompts you receive.
- Once you are in the session, run the Audio set up wizard (found under the Tools menu) to ensure your microphone and speakers are configured correctly.
- Be sure to join the session 5-10 minutes prior to start.
- Remember that running other applications on your computer can slow your connection to the session.