Fall classes have started but it is not too late to get
During the month of September, the following new and revised
faculty training opportunities are available from the Office of Distance
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. or 2:00-3:30 p.m.
register before 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 11)
Getting Familiar with My Blackboard Course (1.5 hours)
Topics covered in this workshop include system requirements, logging into
Blackboard, My Institution tab, accessing a course, basic content addition,
instructor/course announcements and staff/faculty information.
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 from 9:15-10:45 a.m. or 2:30-4:00 p.m.
register before 12:00 p.m., Monday, September 17)
Adding Content and Assignments (1.5-2 hours)
Topics covered in this workshop include course design, functionality and
creation of learning units, glossary, assignment creation/submission tool,
course links, course copy procedures and settings. This workshop is geared towards faculty
who have completed the “Getting Familiar with My Blackboard Course” or the
Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 9:15-10:45 a.m. or 2:30-4:00 p.m.
register before 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 26)
Communication Tools (2 hours)
Topics covered in this workshop include Blackboard email functions,
discussion board, virtual classroom, chat, user groups and student homepages. This
workshop is geared towards faculty who have completed “Adding Content and
Assignments” or the equivalent.
To register for these training opportunities, please send an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to indicate the name, date and time of the training session
as well as your name and department. All training sessions are held in Room 174,
If you are unable to attend training on the scheduled dates/times
or if you prefer individual assistance, please contact Misty Cobb (782-8172 or email@example.com) to schedule a one-on-one
training opportunity. Additionally, you
may request specific training in areas other than those listed above.