Training Schedule

Academic Computing offers several modes of training and support for faculty and course developers:


Scheduled throughout the semester, these sessions focus on specific topics such as the Blackboard gradebook, creating discussion forums, using rubrics, and managing content.

Fall 2014 Schedule:

  • September 4 - December 18, 2014 
    [no training during Thanksgiving week]
  • Thursdays, 2 pm - 4 pm
    — (Dr. Chacon) in CELT 345 Lab

Registration is required; please click the following page to access the form.

- Workshop Enrollment Form

Please contact Academic Computing staff for individualized or department training during the summer.

Walk-in Clinics

On specific days of the semester, faculty are invited to walk-in at any time to seek help for their online/hybrid course development, course redesign, using Blackboard Learn, Bb Collaborate and other teaching & learning applications, or related instructional technology questions.

Fall 2014 Availability:

  • Tuesdays, 1:30 - 4:30 pm in LIB 254 (Dr. Chacon)

No registration required, but appointments recommended through or calling to 301-860-3933. Typically a support session may take 30 to 60 minutes depending on the issue.


BRLRN100-Teaching Online with Bb Learn 9.1 (Online Self-Administered Course)

BBLRN100 is intended for anyone who is currently teaching or will teach online or hybrid courses through BSU Online. It is a self-paced course; therefore each participant is her or his own master in the selection of course modules and schedule of learning. It covers basic to intermediate aspects of content creation, course communications, collaboration teams, assessment, grade center and performance dashboard. Materials from the Blackboard Training Center have been organized in instructional sequences with instructions for hands-on-activities. It accessed via Blackboard, please communicate with Academic Computing if you need an account.