Introduction to Blackboard Learn

This session will focus on the basic tasks for setting up your Blackboard Learn course site. Participants can expect to get an overview of the system and to learn how upload documents, add students and manage their course menu. This is a hands-on workshop where participants will work directly in the environment.

This session will be taught by a certified Blackboard trainer.

Please note: This hands-on workshop is open to all faculty and academic staff from both campuses. Students are not permitted unless by the request of a faculty member.

Sections

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.
Friday, March 6, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.

What's New in Blackboard Learn?

Come hear what new tools and features are available in Blackboard. Participants will get a hands-on demonstration of new tools along with opportunities to brainstorm with colleagues on how to best use the features. Participants should have at least a basic knowledge of Blackboard.

Sections

Monday, January 12, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.
Friday, January 16, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.

NEW! Student Experience in Blackboard Learn

This workshop will focus on how your students view your Blackboard course and what you can do to engage them more. In this session, the participants will work in their Blackboard courses to learn how to use simple tools to modernize their courses.

Sections

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.
Friday, February 6, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.

Using Video in Blackboard Learn

This session will demonstate how video can be used in a Blackboard course and what file types work best. Participants can expect to work hands-on in their Blackboard courses alongside an educational technologist.

Sections

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.

Flipping your Course using Blackboard

Many faculty are doing it, but how? This workshop will walk you through a flipped classroom design and show you how you can flip your materials in Blackboard. Whether you want to flip a class session or flip an entire semester, this session will show you the tools you need to become a seasoned "flipper".

Sections

Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.

Grade Center in Blackboard Learn

This session will focus completely on the Grade Center functionality and is fully hands-on. In addition to the basics, participants can expect to learn how to weight their grades, create grading schemas and to export grades to Excel.

Sections

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.
Friday, April 24, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.

Blogs, Journals and Wikis in Blackboard Learn

Want to enhance student collaboration in the classroom? Then come learn how to incorporate blogs, journals and wikis into your Blackboard Learn course. Participants can expect to learn how they can use these tools in their course, how students submit their entries and how you can grades them on what they post.

This session will be taught by a certified Blackboard trainer.

Please note: This hands-on workshop is open to all faculty and acedmic staff from both campuses. Students are not permitted unless by the request of a faculty member.

Sections

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Webinar with Adobe Connect room , online webinar.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Charles River Campus
111 Cummington St room B27, 111 Cummington St.

Assignments, Rubrics and Grade Center in Blackboard Learn

Make grading even easier with Blackboard Learn's new Rubrics tool. This session will demonstrate how you can utilize the assignments tool in your course and attach a rubric to make your grading more transparent to your students. We will also cover the basics of Grade Center.

This session will be taught by a certified Blackboard trainer

Please note: This hands-on workshop will be open to all faculty and academic staff from both campuses. Students are not permitted unless by the request of a faculty member.

Sections

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