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Blackboard Workshops for Faculty

Faculty Blackboard Workshop Schedule

All sessions are hands-on and conducted online in CTLET Bb Organization using Bb Collaborate. No registration is required. Pick the topic and date/time listed below, come to the session via CTLET Bb organization.

CTLET Bb organization

Setting up a course in Bb (1 hour)

This workshop is for those who will use Blackboard for the first time.

Date/Time: Tuesday, 8/16 @3 pm; Thursday, 8/25 @11 am; Thursday, 9/1 @1 pm

After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Check and update their email, if necessary, in Bb
  • Upload an avatar in Bb
  • Find and organize courses
  • Post course documents including syllabus
  • Create a discussion forum
  • Create a quiz
  • Customize course menu
  • Preview their course from student's perspectives
  • Post links to web resources
  • Post an announcement
  • Create an assignment

Setting up Grade Center (30+ min)

Date/Time: Tuesday, 8/23 @3 pm; Wednesday, 8/24 @11 am

After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Simplify the grade center
  • Show and hide a grade column
  • Re-order grade columns
  • Create a column and a calculated column
  • Set up weighted total column to reflect your course grade breakdown based on grading categories

Working with Turnitin LTI 1.3 (30 min)

Date/Time: Monday, 8/15 @10:30 am; Friday, 8/19 @3 pm; Wednesday, 8/24 @10 am; Tuesday, 8/30 @1 pm

After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Create a Turnitin assignment with the new user interface
  • Edit the settings of a Turnitin assignment
  • Grade submitted Turnitin assignments

Optional:

  • Create a PeerMark assignment
  • Grade a PeerMark assignment