Center for Teaching & Learning Fall 2016 Workshops

Debbie Stanczak/ dstanczak@vinu.edu/ 812 888-5611
Registration is not necessary, webshop links will be sent to all instructors the day before session

Topic

Date/Time/Location

Description

Introduction to Blackboard Basics

Wednesday
Aug 24,2016
11:00-12:00 ET
Room 210 LRC

This session will provide an overview of the tools offered in Blackboard, how to load content, setup announcements.

Introduction to Blackboard Basics
*This is a live session delivered online to your desktop

Wednesday
Aug 24,2016
3:30-4:30 ET

Web Session

This session will provide an overview of the tools offered in Blackboard, how to load content, setup announcements.

 

Creating Assignments and Aligning Outcomes

Wednesday
Sept 7, 2016
11:00-12:00 ET
Room 210 LRC

This session will show how to setup an assignment link in Blackboard and how to align a program outcome to it.

Creating Assignments and Aligning Outcomes
*This is a live session delivered online to your desktop

Wednesday
Sept 7,2016
3:30-4:30 ET

Web Session

This session will show how to setup an assignment link in Blackboard and how to align a program outcome to it

Creating Tests in Blackboard

Tuesday
Sept 13, 2016
11:00-12:00 ET
Room 210 LRC

In this session you will learn how to create and deploy a test in Blackboard using multiple choice, true/false, essay, matching and hot spot type of questions. We will also discuss strategies to help avoid cheating

Creating Tests in Blackboard
*This is a live session delivered online to your desktop

Tuesday
Sept 13,2016
3:30-4:30 ET

Web Session

In this session you will learn how to create and deploy a test in Blackboard using multiple choice, true/false, essay, matching and hot spot type of questions. We will also discuss strategies to help avoid cheating

Blackboard Grade Center

Wednesday
Sept 28, 2016
11:00-12:00 ET
Room 210 LRC

The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to record data, calculate grades, and monitor student progress. The Grade Center allows you to manage your students' grades for assignments, tests, discussion posts, journals, blogs, and wikis, and for ungraded items, such as surveys or self-tests. You can also create grade columns for any activities.

Blackboard Grade Center
*This is a live session delivered online to your desktop

Wednesday
Sept 28,2016
3:30-4:30 ET

Web Session
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is a dynamic and interactive tool, allowing you to record data, calculate grades, and monitor student progress. The Grade Center allows you to manage your students' grades for assignments, tests, discussion posts, journals, blogs, and wikis, and for ungraded items, such as surveys or self-tests. You can also create grade columns for any activities.

Creating Rubrics in Blackboard

Tuesday
Oct 11, 2016
11:00-12:00 ET
Room 210 LRC

Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an   assignment, and you can use them to explain evaluations to students. In this workshop you will learn how to create a rubric and how to grade your students work right from the rubric in the gradebook

Creating Rubrics in Blackboard Tuesday
Oct 11, 2016
3:30-4:30 ET

Web Session
Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an   assignment, and you can use them to explain evaluations to students. In this workshop you will learn how to create a rubric and how to grade your students work right from the rubric in the gradebook

Adding Multimedia to Your Blackboard Site

Wednesday
Nov 2, 2016
11:00-12:00 ET
Room 210 LRC

One of the major benefits for educators using today's technology is the ability to easily add multimedia rich instruction.  The digital media is endless and is a great way to make the content interesting. In this session you will learn to add graphics, web links, and videos to your Blackboard site

Adding Multimedia to Your Blackboard Site TBA
Web Session

One of the major benefits for educators using today's technology is the ability to easily add multimedia rich instruction.  The digital media is endless and is a great way to make the content interesting. In this session you will learn to add graphics, web links, and videos to your Blackboard site

Overview of Reports Available in Blackboard

Wednesday
Nov 9, 2016
11:00-12:00 ET
Room 210 LRC

This session will present the various reports instructors can generate from Blackboard and will show how Bb can be used for departmental assessment

Overview of Reports Available in Blackboard

Wednesday
Nov 9, 2016
3:30-4:30 ET

Web Session

This session will present the various reports instructors can generate from Blackboard and will show how Bb can be used for departmental assessment

The New Ultra Collaborate

TBA

Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. Collaborate with the Ultra experience opens right in your browser, so you don't have to install any software to join a session

The New Ultra Collaborate

TBA Blackboard Collaborate is a real-time video conferencing tool that lets you add files, share applications, and use a virtual whiteboard to interact. Collaborate with the Ultra experience opens right in your browser, so you don't have to install any software to join a session