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.
October 18 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Online Webinar)
October 30 10:30 PM to 12:00 PM
November 5  10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
November 30 9:30 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. 
October 30  12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
November 2  2:00 PM to 4:00 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
October 13 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
November 10 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
November 30 930 AM to 11:00 AM

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.
October 19 12:00 PM to 1:30 AM
October 28 10:30 AM to 12:00 AM