Distance Learning Workshops

Below is a list of the upcoming workshops for Blackboard Learn. You must register in order to take a workshop; time is needed to set up accounts for attendees. 
IMPORTANT NOTE: These workshops are not training to teach online courses; that training is requested through a process that needs approval from your chairperson and dean.


Introduction to Blackboard - REGISTER

This workshop is an introduction to the Blackboard Learn Learning Management System (LMS) and the policies and procedures for its use. Basic content creation and functionality are discussed.

January 19  9:00 to 10:30 AM
January 21 2:00 to 3:30 PM

January 25 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM(CANCELLED)

January 26  11:00 to 12:30 PM

January 27  1:00 to 3:00 PM

January 28 11:00 to 12:30 PM

January 29 9:30 to 11:00 AM

February 2  11:00 to 12:30 PM

February 11   10:00 to 11:30

March 8 9:30 to 11:00 AM

April 7  1:00 to 2:30 PM

Blackboard Learn Assessment Tools -  REGISTER

In this workshop, participants will gain experience in creating Tests, Assignments, Turnitin Direct Assignments, Discussions, Groups, Blogs, Journals, Wikis, Groups, Portfolios, Rubrics, and Grade Center. 

January 27 10:00-12:00

February 9   11:00-1:00

February 22  2:00-4:00

March 11  12:00-2:00

Blackboard Grade Center REGISTER 

Participants will learn to set up and customize the Grade Center, create categories, add grades, calculate extra credits, edit columns, create filters and smart views

February 16 11:00 to 12:30 PM

February 25 9:30 to 11:00 AM

March 25  11:0 to 12:30 PM

Panopto Video and VoiceThread REGISTER

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create and edit high quality videos and screen captures.  Participants will learn how to upload, share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos using VoiceThread.

January 25  1:00-2:30

February 4  11:00-12:30

February 17  12:00-2:00

March 22  12:00-1:30