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.

March 8 9:30 - 11:00 AM

April 7  1:00 - 2:30 PM

Blackboard 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.

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 - 12:30 PM

February 25 9:30 - 11:00 AM

March 25  11:0 - 12:30 PM

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

February 17  12:00-2:00

March 22  12:00-1:30