Wednesday Workshops

This list of sessions is tentative as of January 8, 2014.

Workshops take place in CLT 345 (CETL Lab) from 3-4 pm.

Day

Topic

Description

WED
2/12

Student Support & Outreach with iCAN & the Bb Retention Center

Discover which students in your course are at risk. Track students, get early insight into student performance, and check the overall academic health of your class. Apply best practices for communication, outreach and retention.

WED
2/19

Creating & Managing Online Content in Bb Learn

Create folders, attach instructional content and upload files to your course shell and content management system.

WED
2/26

Grading & the Gradebook

Set up your gradebook in this hands-on workshop. Create categories, weigh assignments and track student progress.

WED
3/5

Student Support & Outreach with iCAN & the Bb Retention Center

Discover which students in your course are at risk. Track students, get early insight into student performance, and check the overall academic health of your class. Apply best practices for communication, outreach and retention.

WED
3/12

Assignments, Assessments & Rubrics in Blackboard

Create, collect and grade assignments with electronic drop boxes and feedback tools. Learn how to create and use rubrics to simplify the grading process while also ensuring consistency. Ensure students have feedback, due dates, and grade progress to keep them on track throughout the semester.

WED
3/19

Using Blackboard for online communication

Maintain communication with your students using Bb Learn tools for email-style messages, discussion boards, announcements, and virtual office hours.

WED
4/2

Student Support & Outreach with iCAN & the Bb Retention Center

Discover which students in your course are at risk. Track students, get early insight into student performance, and check the overall academic health of your class. Apply best practices for communication, outreach and retention.

WED
4/9

Detecting Plagiarism with TurnItIn and SafeAssign

Learn how to use TurnItIn and SafeAssign to detect plagiarism in student work.

WED
4/16

Managing the Live Classroom in Bb Collaborate

Supplement or replace the traditional teaching experience with a virtual classroom in Bb Collaborate. Participants will learn how to create and archive a session as well as interact with the basic tools.

WED
4/23

Grading & the Gradebook

Set up your gradebook in this hands-on workshop. Create categories, weigh assignments and track student progress.

WED
4/30

BYOT: Bring Your Own Topic

Have you wanted to ask a question about how to do something in Blackboard but couldn't find a workshop topic about it? Now you can come to this two-hour open session to ask your question and to get help with your task(s). REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED.

Workshops take place in CLT 345 (CETL Lab)

Walk-in Support Hours:


Ms. Hawken is available most week days between 10 am and 2 pm, especially Fridays. Appointments are recommended. Virtual support is also available through Bb Collaborate if instructors and course developers are unable to come to campus.