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 Learning Management System (LMS) and the policies and procedures for its use. Basic content creation and functionality are discussed.
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 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
Wednesday, September 30 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

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. 
Wednesday, October 14 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Thursday, October 22  2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Friday, October 30  11:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Panopto Video, VoiceThread, and Blackboard Collaborate 
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.
Monday, October 11 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday, October 28 10:30 AM to 12:00 AM