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.

Workshop Schedule

Introduction to Blackboard - REGISTER 
This workshop is an introduction to the Blackboard Learn Learing Managment System (LMS) and the policies and proceudure for its use. Basic content creation and functionality are discussed.

Friday, August 21 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Monday, August 24 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday, August 26 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Thursday, August 27 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Monday, August 31 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Tuesday, September 1 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday, September 2 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Friday, September 4 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday, September 9 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Monday, September 14 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Thursday, September 17 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday, September 23 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Tuesday, September 28 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Blackboard Learn Assessment Tools - REGISTER 
In this workshop, participants will gain experience in creating Tests, Assignments, Turnitin Direct Assignments, Discussions and Rubrics.
Tuesday, September 8 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Friday, September 25 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Blackboard Grading 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
Thursday, September 3 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Tuesday, September 15 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Thursday, September 30 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Advanced Blackboard Tools - REGISTER 
In this workshop, participants will be introduced to Blogs, Journals, Wikis, Groups, Portfolios, and Collaborate. 
Wednesday, September 16 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Panopto Video - REGISTER 
In this workshop, participants will learn how to create and edit high quality videos and screen captures.  
Wednesday, September 2 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Friday, September 11 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Monday, September 21 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM