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13 March 2007

Blackboard Advanced Content Training Workshop

On Wednesday, March 28, 2007 at 1:00 p.m., the Office of Distance Education will be offering the Blackboard Advanced Content Training Workshop. This is the second time this semester the workshop will be available for faculty, staff, and administrators. This workshop is intended to build on the introductory training session, Basic Content & Navigation. While completion of the introductory workshop prior to attending advanced content training is strongly recommended, it is not required.

Goals of this workshop include:
  • Mastering advanced content addition (Course Links, Learning Units, advanced Visual Text Editor tools, and Glossary)

  • Course Design including menu modification and availability (including adding new content areas specific to your course)

  • Student/instructor file exchange and tracking tools (Assignment Manager) and item and content/student access tracking functions

  • Review of tools available for electronic grading of studentsí assignments
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.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 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 ( with "Enroll in Bb Advanced Content 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 Tuesday, March 27, 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 at (256)782-8172.

Thank you for your interest in Distance Education!

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