Back-to-School Blackboard Seminar Series

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Educational Technology will be hosting a series of Blackboard training sessions in August to help instructors get prepared in using Blackboard for Fall semester. All instructors are welcome to attend.

All sessions will be held in Centennial Hall 105 (Technology Classroom) from 9 – 11 a.m. on the dates indicated below:

Date: Monday, August 10
Session: Introduction to Blackboard
Topics: Logging in to Blackboard
            Uploading Content
            Creating Assignments
            Organizing Content
            Customizing Blackboard
            Combining Courses
            Basic Features (groups, discussion boards, email, etc.)

Date: Tuesday, August 11
Session: Grade Center
Topics: Adding Grade Columns
            Entering/Changing Grades
            Organizing Grade Center
            Manage Categories
            Provide Feedback
            Sharing Grades with Students
            Troubleshooting

Date: Friday, August 14
Session: Advanced Blackboard Features
Topics: Learning Objects (Blogs and Wikis)
            Wimba Live Classrooms
            Wimba Voice Tools
            Adaptive Release

If you have questions or comments, or would like to suggest additional topics, please contact Educational Technology via email (edtech.mst.edu). We look forward to helping you be successful with Blackboard in Fall Semester 2009.

More resources and information about Blackboard can be found at:

http://edtech.mst.edu/servicesupport/blackboard/