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 for Fall 2016

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.

Introduction to Blackboard

August 25 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

August 30 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

September 1 1:30 AM to 3:00 PM

September  6 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

September 10  10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

September 23  1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

September 30  11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

October 4 9:30AM to 11:00 AM

October 21 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

November 3  10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

November 21 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

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.

September 8 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

October 7 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

November 30 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackboard Assessment Tools

Participants will be introduced to Blackboard Assignments, SaveAssign, Turnitin Direct Assignment,Test tool, Surveys and Pools, importing a test bank into Blackboard courses. Participants will learn how to use blogs, wikis, journals, and portfolios.

Please contact Distance Learning at distancelearning@farmingdale.edu to schedule a workshop.

 

Panopto Video, VoiceThread and Google Drive

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. Get access to files
anywhere through cloud storage and file backup for your photos,
videos, spreadsheets,
and presentations with Google Drive.

Please contact Distance Learning at distancelearning@farmingdale.edu to schedule a workshop.