12 March 2007
Blackboard Basic Content and Navigation
On Monday, March 26, 2007 at 1:00 p.m., the Office of Distance Education
will be offering the Blackboard Basic Content and Navigation Training Workshop. This is the second time this semester the workshop will be available for faculty, staff, and
The goal of this workshop is to familiarize users with the Blackboard e-learning software platform. The
Blackboard course management system provides a powerful, user-friendly environment for online teaching and learning, as well
as a supplement for videoconference and traditional classroom teaching and learning.
Goals of this workshop include:
This workshop is free of charge, and it is open to faculty, staff, and administrators who may be interested in using the
Blackboard platform, who need a refresher with any of the topics described above, or who would like to learn about the
many valuable features available in Blackboard.
- Provide an overview of online learning policies such as copyright and instructional design, as well as online student characteristics.
- Familiarization with the navigation structure and basic course design in Blackboard.
- Practice adding course documents, such as PowerPoint and Word files, to your course through multiple methods.
- Configuration of basic course settings in the Blackboard system.
The workshop will be held on Monday, March 26, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Further information about this workshop will be provided upon
registration. To register for this workshop, please send an email to Misty Cobb (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with "Enroll in Assessment Workshop" in the subject line. Please be sure to include your first and last name in the body of the email.
Please submit your request by no later than Friday, March 16, 2007 at noon. You will receive a confirmation email that you have
been enrolled into the workshop with additional information upon registration.
If you have any questions or need further information on workshops provided, please refer to the
Blackboard Workshops for Instructors
webpage or you may contact Misty Cobb directly.
Thank you for your interest in Distance Education!
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