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Summer Software Day: Friday, July 26, 2019 at Highland Campus

Summer Software Day


Summer Software Day is an annual event that offers workshops for faculty and staff. The event provides employees an opportunity to keep up to date with their tech skills and learn new ones to implement in their classrooms and day-to-day tasks.


Summer Software Day 2019 hosted 330 ACC Employees

Over three hundred ACC employees attended this annual event on July 26, 2019 to keep up to date with their tech skills. All workshops gave employees a chance to explore technologies available to them at ACC for teaching and completing day-to-day tasks.

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2019 Workshop Tracks

  • Adobe Creative Cloud – Topics included how to use Adobe Creative Cloud platforms in the classroom to help students take control of their narrative. Austin Community College is FIRST community college in the nation designated an Adobe Creative Campus. Learn more.
  • Blackboard – Topics included interactive tools (journals, wikis, discussion board), retention center, grade center, Ally, Respondus or other tools within Blackboard with equity in mind.
  • Best practices for equitable learning environments – Topics included creating accessible documents, videos, and websites, or innovative technologies and tools used in the classroom to increase student engagement, access and success.


Attendee stats:

37% trained in Adobe Creative Cloud

22% gained Blackboard skills

41% attended workshops about equitable learning environments


Review the 2019 Summer Software Day program.


Save the date for Summer Software Day 2020!

Friday, July 24, 2020