Workshops are normally held in Love Library, Student Computing Center, Room LL260. You can register for these workshops at the following web site: http://its.doattend.com/
Blackboard 8 - Blackboard 9.1 Workshop
Blackboard 8 to Blackboard 9.1 transition tips workshop to be held Friday, Dec. 2 (10-11 am in LL-260) and Thursday, Dec. 8 (1-2 pm in LL-260). This workshop will help experienced Blackboard 8 users understand and work with the new Blackboard 9 system. Topics will include how to edit and structure your course, how to add different content types, and other mission critical tips for getting up and running quickly in Blackboard 9.1.
Blackboard 9.1: Blogs, Wikis, and Journals, Oh My!
New to Blackboard 9.1 are collaborative tools: Blogs, Wikis, and Journals. This hands-on workshop will be held Wednesday, Dec 7 (9-10 am in LL-260) and Friday, Dec 9 (10-11 am in LL-260). These sessions will give instructors a detailed look at the setup and potential use of some of the new communication tools available in Blackboard.
After participating in this session you should be able to:
- Employ a blog in a Blackboard course
- Explain the difference between a blog and journal
- Setup and use a Wiki
- Grade student contributions to either a Wiki, Blog, or Journal
- Understand the best use and limitations of blogs, journals, and wikis
Prerequisites: Attended previous Blackboard training or already using Blackboard 8, confident use of Internet browsers, ability to manage and move Windows / MAC files and folders.
Examples of Upcoming Workshops
The Blackboard Grade Center
This workshop will include posting grades for assignments and exams,
choosing options for displaying grades, accessing the different
gradebook views, adjusting or weighting gradebook items, exporting
the gradebook to Excel, and viewing gradebook item statistics.
Prerequisite: Intro to Blackboard or Equivalent Knowledge
Blackboard Assessments (Blackboard Quizzes and Surveys)
Learn how to do online quizzes and surveys to check student learning, give students practice with learning endevors, and receive anonymous feedback.
How do I register?
Please fill out the form and submit the ITS Do Attend Registration Form. (Make sure to select one "ticket.")0000000000
What should I bring?
Just yourself (unless otherwise specified). Sample course materials
will be used during all workshops, but there may be time available
at the end of the workshops to answer specific questions, so if
you would like to bring some of your own documents, please do so. Seating is limited but we can schedule sessions and individual consultations in the FIT Center. Please contact Linda Woods at the Blackboard Help Desk: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.