Learning Webinars & Community Meetups

Here you can find all the upcoming learning webinars and upcoming meetups for Regional Bluenotes Chapters and Community Interest Groups, as well as all past learning webinars.

Learning webinars for Bluenotes community members are one example of how you can globally connect and share experiences with improvement in mind. Created and presented by experts from Blue® powered institutions and experts from Explorance, these sessions will give you an opportunity to learn best practices from real Blue users.

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Learning Webinars

Blue 9.2 Release Q&A Webinar

calendarWednesday, July 10th 2024, 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Eastern Timezone

In this release webinar, we will share key enhancements in Blue 9.2 which include the enhancements in Response Rate Monitor and report logs. The Explorance product team has also carefully refined Blue 9 experiences based on the valuable feedback from our customers since the initial release. Join this release webinar to see how Blue 9.2 can elevate your productivity and streamline your workflow. 

If you have any specific questions on Blue 9.2  that you would like us to consider while preparing for this webinar, please feel free to let us know on your registration form or via this community’s webinar discussion forum post.

This learning webinar will also be delivered in French. To register for the French session, please see the separate registration form below.

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Time: Three sessions are scheduled for Bluenotes Community members in different time zones worldwide. Select a session that best fits your schedule.

  • July 9, 9pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the APAC regions
  • July 10, 8am Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the Europe/Africa/Middle East regions
  • July 10, 2pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in Americas regions

Presenters: Nitin Sharma, Explorance



Learning Webinars

Webinaire de Q&R sur la sortie de Blue 9.2

calendarWednesday, July 10th 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Timezone

Dans ce webinaire, nous partagerons les améliorations clés de Blue 9.2 qui comprennent les améliorations dans le moniteur de taux de réponse et les journaux de rapports. L'équipe de produit d'Explorance a aussi soigneusement raffiné les expériences de Blue 9 en se basant sur les précieux feedbacks de nos clients depuis le lancement initial. Joignez-vous à ce webinaire de lancement pour voir comment Blue 9.2 peut élever votre productivité et rationaliser votre flux de travail.

Si vous avez des questions spécifiques sur Blue 9.2 que vous aimeriez voir abordées dans ce webinaire d'apprentissage, n'hésitez pas à nous en faire part sur votre formulaire d'inscription ou via le forum de discussion de ce webinaire de la communauté.

Date: Mercredi 10 juillet 2024

Heure: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Heure de l'Est

Présentateurs: Nitin Sharma, Explorance



Learning Webinars

MLY 2.0 Release Q&A Webinar

calendarWednesday, July 17th 2024, 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Eastern Timezone2 days remaining

Join this release webinar to learn about the new features and functionalities in MLY 2.0. This release provides enhanced widgets functionality, including new Recommendations and Alerts widgets, options to view the most representative comments in widgets, and the ability to breakdown widgets in a top/bottom analysis using two key insights from a dataset, facilitating deeper dives into your qualitative data. We will also share how MLY 2.0 brings intelligent filtering, allowing users to streamline their datasets for analysis.

If you have any MLY 2.0 related questions, please feel free to submit them on the registration form and continue asking questions and discussing this topic in this community discussion forum post.

This learning webinar is scheduled to be delivered three times for our community members in different time zones worldwide. Register in a time zone that best fits your schedule.

This learning webinar will also be delivered in French. To register for the French session, please see the separate registration form below.

Date: Wednesday, July 17 , 2024

Time: Three sessions are scheduled for Bluenotes Community members in different time zones worldwide. Select a session that best fits your schedule.

    • July 16, 9pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the APAC regions
    • July 17, 8am Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the Europe/Africa/Middle East regions
    • July 17, 2pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in Americas regions

Presented by: Erika Cost, Explorance



Learning Webinars

Webinaire MLY 2.0 - Q&R

calendarWednesday, July 17th 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Timezone3 days remaining

Participez à ce webinaire pour découvrir les nouvelles caractéristiques et fonctionnalités de MLY 2.0. Cette version offre des fonctionnalités de widgets améliorées, y compris de nouveaux widgets de recommandations et d'alertes, des options pour afficher les commentaires les plus représentatifs dans les widgets, et la possibilité de répartir les widgets dans une analyse haut/bas en utilisant deux informations clés d'un ensemble de données, facilitant des plongées plus profondes dans vos données qualitatives. Nous verrons également comment MLY 2.0 apporte un filtrage intelligent, permettant aux utilisateurs de rationaliser leurs ensembles de données pour l'analyse.

Si vous avez des questions spécifiques sur MLY que vous aimeriez voir abordées dans ce webinaire d'apprentissage, n'hésitez pas à nous en faire part sur votre formulaire d'inscription ou via le forum de discussion de ce webinaire de la communauté.

Date: Mercredi 17 juillet 2024

Heure: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Heure de l'Est

Présentateur: Krimo Bouaou, Explorance



Learning Webinars

Project and Report Set-ups in Blue for Various Approaches to Handling Multi-Section and Team-Taught Course Evaluations

calendarWednesday, August 7th 2024, 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Eastern Timezone23 days remaining

Pairing definition? Multi-secondary definition? Project and report setups for multi-section and team-taught courses in Blue, as well as using DIG to split/merge courses, are commonly discussed topics. In this learning webinar, Explorance solution experts will share with you the different approaches you can take for multi-section and team-taught courses, and the implications of each approach that you can expect to see, particularly with respect to reporting needs for instructors, course coordinators, deans, and other stakeholders. At the end of this webinar, you will be able to decide on the best approach to use in Blue to meet your reporting needs for multi-section and team-taught courses.

If you have any specific questions on this topic that you would like us to consider while preparing for this webinar, please feel free to let us know on your registration form or via this community’s webinar discussion forum post.

This learning webinar will also be delivered in French. To register for the French session, please see the separate registration form below.

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2024

Time: Three sessions are scheduled for Bluenotes Community members in different time zones worldwide. Select a session that best fits your schedule.

  • August 6, 9pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the APAC regions
  • August 7, 8am Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the Europe/Africa/Middle East regions
  • August 7, 2pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in Americas regions

Presenters: Explorance's Solutions Architecture Team



Learning Webinars

Configurations de projets et de rapports dans Blue pour diverses approches de gestion des évaluations de cours multi-sections et en équipe

calendarWednesday, August 7th 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Timezone24 days remaining

Définition d'appariement ? Définition du multi-secondaire ? Les configurations de projets et de rapports pour les cours multi-sections et en équipe dans Blue, ainsi que l'utilisation de DIG pour diviser/fusionner les cours, sont des sujets couramment discutés. Dans ce webinaire d'apprentissage, les experts en solutions d'Explorance partageront avec vous les différentes approches que vous pouvez prendre pour les cours multi-sections et en équipe, et les implications de chaque approche que vous pouvez vous attendre à voir, particulièrement en ce qui concerne les besoins de rapports pour les instructeurs, les coordonnateurs de cours, les doyens et les autres parties prenantes. À la fin de ce webinaire, vous serez en mesure de décider de la meilleure approche à utiliser dans Blue pour répondre à vos besoins en matière de rapports pour les cours multi-sections et les cours enseignés en équipe.

Si vous avez des questions que vous aimeriez voir abordées dans ce webinaire d'apprentissage, n'hésitez pas à nous en faire part sur votre formulaire d'inscription ou via le forum de discussion de ce webinaire de la communauté.

Date: Mercredi 7 août 2024

Heure: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Heure de l'Est

Présentateurs: L'équipe d'architecture des solutions d'Explorance



Community-Led

Bluenotes Atlantic Hurricanes CoP Meetup: August 14

calendarWednesday, August 14th 2024, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Timezone31 days remaining

Members in the Bluenotes Atlantic Hurricanes Community of Practice are meeting on Wednesday, August 14, 2024 @ 1pm ET to connect together and continue discussions and share learnings from Explorance World 2024. Feel free to continue discussions and asking questions on the Bluenotes Atlantic Hurricanes community discussion forum and specify the topics you want to discuss together as a community as you register!

Exclusive To: Members in the Bluenotes Atlantic Hurricanes CoP

Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Time: 1pm Eastern Time

Chapter Co-Chairs: Heather Thompson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Adam Flanders, University of Maryland Global Campus



Community-Led

Bluenotes Lone Star Chapter Meetup: August 21

calendarWednesday, August 21st 2024, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Eastern Timezone38 days remaining

Members in the Bluenotes Lone Star Community of Practice are meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2024 @ 2pm CT (3pm ET) to connect together and continue discussions and share learnings from Explorance World 2024. Please specify any topic(s) you wish to discuss together as a community as you register!

Exclusive To: Blue-using institutions in Texas

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Time: 2pm Central Time

Facilitated by Chapter Co-Chairs: Steven Szeszko, Alamo Colleges District and Stephen Rektenwald, Abilene Christian University



Community-Led

Bluenotes Midterm Surveys CoP Meetup: August 22

calendarThursday, August 22nd 2024, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Timezone39 days remaining

Members in the Bluenotes Midterm Surveys Community of Practice are meeting on Thursday, August 22 @ 1pm ET to connect together and continue discussions and share learnings from Explorance World 2024. Please specify any topic(s) you wish to discuss together as a community as you register!

We will also continue to discuss topics being shared on the Bluenotes Midterm Surveys Discussion forum.

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2024 

Time: 1pm Eastern Time

Facilitated by CoP Co-Chairs: Lisa Votodian, University of Pittsburgh and Larry Williams, OHSU



Community-Led

Bluenotes U15 Community of Practice Meetup: September 12

calendarThursday, September 12th 2024, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Timezone60 days remaining

Members in the Bluenotes U15 Community of Practice (community members that are a part of the U15 Consortium - a group of Canadian Research Universities) are meeting on Thursday, September 12, 2024 @ 1pm ET to connect together and continue discussions and share learnings from Explorance World 2024. Please specify any topic(s) you wish to discuss together as a community as you register!

Exclusive To: Members in the Bluenotes U15 Community of Practice

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2024

Time: 1pm Eastern Time

Facilitated by CoP Co-Chair: David Greaves, University of Saskatchewan


Learning Webinars

How to Make Sense of Response Rates in Multi-Section and Team-Taught Course Evaluations

calendarWednesday, September 18th 2024, 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Eastern Timezone65 days remaining

In the previous “Project and Report Set-ups in Blue for Various Approaches to Handling Multi-Section and Team-Taught Course Evaluations” webinar, we talked about project and report set-ups in Blue for multi-section and team-taught course evaluations, as well as splitting and merging courses using DIG. The response rates can be found/monitored in three places in Blue (in the response table in cross-category report block, via the Response Rate Monitor, and through Subject Management, etc.). In this learning webinar, we will look at the various Blue features and functionalities you can use to share response rates in the effort to engage stakeholders and improve rates overall. Join this learning webinar as we continue the discussion reviewing the ways we can monitor response rates while understanding what we’re reporting on. We will also take a look at the enhanced features of the Response Rate Monitor released in Blue 9.2. 

If you have any specific questions on this topic that you would like us to consider while preparing for this webinar, please feel free to let us know on your registration form or via this community’s webinar discussion forum post.

This learning webinar will also be delivered in French. To register for the French session, please see the separate registration form below.

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2024

Time: Three sessions are scheduled for Bluenotes Community members in different time zones worldwide. Select a session that best fits your schedule.

  • September 17, 9pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the APAC regions
  • September 18, 8am Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the Europe/Africa/Middle East regions
  • September 18, 2pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in Americas regions

Presenters: Explorance's Solutions Architecture Team



Learning Webinars

Comment interpréter les taux de réponse dans les évaluations de cours multi-sections et en équipe

calendarWednesday, September 18th 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Timezone66 days remaining

Dans le webinaire précédent " Configuration de projets et de rapports dans Blue pour diverses approches de gestion des évaluations de cours multi-sections et en équipe ", nous avons parlé de la configuration de projets et de rapports dans Blue pour les évaluations de cours multi-sections et en équipe, ainsi que de la division et de la fusion de cours à l'aide de DIG. Les taux de réponse peuvent être trouvés/surveillés à trois endroits dans Blue (dans le tableau des réponses dans le bloc de rapport inter-catégories, via le moniteur de taux de réponse, et par le biais de la gestion des sujets, etc.) Dans ce webinaire d'apprentissage, nous examinerons les diverses caractéristiques et fonctionnalités de Blue que vous pouvez utiliser pour partager les taux de réponse dans l'effort d'engager les parties prenantes et d'améliorer les taux en général. Joignez-vous à ce webinaire d'apprentissage alors que nous poursuivons la discussion en examinant les façons dont nous pouvons surveiller les taux de réponse tout en comprenant ce que nous rapportons. Nous jetterons également un coup d'œil sur les fonctionnalités améliorées du moniteur de taux de réponse publié dans Blue 9.2.

Si vous avez des questions que vous aimeriez voir abordées dans ce webinaire d'apprentissage, n'hésitez pas à nous en faire part sur votre formulaire d'inscription ou via le forum de discussion de ce webinaire de la communauté.

Date: Mercredi 18 septembre 2024

Heure: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Heure de l'Est

Présentateurs: L'équipe d'architecture des solutions d'Explorance



Learning Webinars

Ask an Expert! About Response Rates and Project/Report Set-ups in Blue

calendarWednesday, September 25th 2024, 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Eastern Timezone72 days remaining

As a follow up to the “Project and Report Set-ups in Blue for Various Approaches to Handling Multi-Section and Team-Taught Course Evaluations” learning webinar on August 7, and the “How to Make Sense of Response Rates in Multi-Section and Team-Taught Course Evaluations” on September 18, Explorance solution experts will answer pre-submitted questions** from you on the topics of response rates and project/report set-ups in Blue (the recordings of the August 7 and September 18 learning webinars will be available within 3-5 days after the learning webinars, in case you weren’t able to join or you’d like to revisit the content). Please submit your questions on the registration form below and continue asking questions and discussing this topic in the community discussion forum post.

This learning webinar will also be delivered in French. To register for the French session, please see the separate registration form below.

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2024

Time: Three sessions are scheduled for Bluenotes Community members in different time zones worldwide. Select a session that best fits your schedule.

  • September 24, 9pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the APAC regions
  • September 25, 8am Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in the Europe/Africa/Middle East regions
  • September 25, 2pm Eastern time zone, mainly for customers in Americas regions

Presenters: Explorance's Solutions Architecture Team



Learning Webinars

Demandez à un expert ! À propos des taux de réponse et des configurations de projets/rapports dans Blue

calendarWednesday, September 25th 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Timezone73 days remaining

Pour faire suite au webinaire d'apprentissage " Configurations de projets et de rapports dans Blue pour diverses approches de gestion des évaluations de cours multi-sections et en équipe " du 7 août, et au webinaire " Comment comprendre les taux de réponse dans les évaluations de cours multi-sections et en équipe " du 18 septembre, les experts en solutions d'Explorance répondront aux questions des participants, Les experts en solutions d'Explorance répondront aux questions que vous aurez soumises au préalable sur les taux de réponse et les configurations de projets/rapports en Blue (les enregistrements des webinaires d'apprentissage du 7 août et du 18 septembre seront disponibles dans les 3 à 5 jours suivant les webinaires d'apprentissage, au cas où vous n'auriez pas pu vous joindre à eux ou que vous aimeriez revisiter le contenu). 

Si vous avez des questions que vous aimeriez voir abordées dans ce webinaire d'apprentissage, n'hésitez pas à nous en faire part sur votre formulaire d'inscription ou via le forum de discussion de ce webinaire de la communauté.

Date: Mercredi 25 septembre 2024

Heure: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Heure de l'Est

Présentateurs: L'équipe d'architecture des solutions d'Explorance