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Summer Software Day

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. This year, for the first time ever, Summer Software Day will be delivered entirely online. For questions, please email the Office of Faculty Development at

Post Event Summary

TLED’s Faculty Development team hosted ACC’s FIRST virtual conference on Friday, July 24, 2020. The year’s Summer Software Day boasted 1,350 registrations and attendees engaged with the online conference through Blackboard Collaborate and a Padlet “Social Wall.”

Featured speakers included Keynote Dr. Katherine A. Troyer, the Assistant Director of the Collaborative for Learning and Teaching at Trinity University, representatives from ACC’s Adobe partnership, and many fellow ACC faculty and staff who shared their expertise with colleagues.

  • 50.3% of attendees participated in Creativity, Productivity, and Wellness workshops
  • 21.1% of attendees participated in Active & Engaged Learning workshops
  • 15.6% of attendees participated in Assessment Technique workshops
  • 13.1% of attendees participated in Equitable Learning Outcome workshops

Over 30 sessions were offered synchronously and nearly 20 more continue to be available “on-demand” on the SSD20 website. Additionally, presentations were recorded and all presenter materials can be found here.

SSD 2020 Workshop Materials & Recordings

Padlet Social Wall!

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On Demand Training


For questions, please email the Office of Faculty Development at

Summer Software Day Archive