Blackboard

Course Syllabus
June 18, 2012 at 10:00-12:00 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Creating Quizzes, Surveys, and Assessments in Blackboard, by Emily Miller-Bishop This training will introduce participants to creating three types of assessments and how the assessments Interact with the Grade book tool.

June 18, 2012 at 2:00-4:00(OIAB, 1st Floor) Creating Quizzes, Surveys, and Assessments in Blackboard, by Emily Miller-Bishop This training will introduce participants to creating three types of assessments and how the
assessments Interact with the Grade book tool.

June 21, 2012 at 10:00-11:00(Online) Mastering Blackboard’s Grade Center, by Emily Miller-Bishop Participants in this session will be introduced to the spreadsheet-style grade book which providesease for organizing and managing information. Instructors also have easy access to key statistics for each column in the Grade Book (including average, maximum, minimum, and weighted), which offers a quick snapshot of class performance on a particular item.

June 21, 2012 at 2:00-4:00(Online) Mastering Blackboard’s Grade Center, by Emily Miller-Bishop Participants in this session will be introduced to the spreadsheet-style grade book which provides ease for organizing and managing information. Instructors also have easy access to key statistics for each column in the Grade Book (including average, maximum, minimum, and weighted), which offers a quick snapshot of class performance on a particular item.

June 5, 2012 at 12:00-1:00 (Online) Web Conferencing by Tamika Moorehead Participants will learn how to conduct interactive meetings, training sessions, handle questions, debate, distribute course materials, and conduct tests through polling and questionnaires.

June 11, 2012 at 10:00-11:00 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Build an Online Newspaper, by Mable Williams Create an online newspaper using Paper.Li based on Tweets from a single Twitter user, your Twitter account and the people you follow, a Twitter list, a Twitter #tag, keywords on Twitter, keywords on Facebook, or an RSS feed.

June 12, 2012 at 2:30-4:30 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Designing and Creating Courses in Blackboard, by Tamika Moorehead This workshop focuses on the development, design, and pedagogical skills necessary to create engaging, successful courses in Blackboard. The workshop, designed for faculty and course developers, includes a variety of activities including individual assignments, hands-on activities, and collaborative discussions to help developers leverage the instructional power of Blackboard to its full potential. The focus of this workshop is not tool use; participants should be familiar with Blackboard prior to enrolling in the course.

June 14, 2012 at 2:30-4:30 (Online) Teaching with Blackboard, by Tamika Moorehead This workshop helps instructors develop the technical and pedagogical skills necessary to teach effectively and successfully in Blackboard. Participants will focus on the instructor role and will learn about course preparation, communication, managing the Grade Book, and more.

June 19, 2012 at 10:00-11:00 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Embedding Web 2.0 Tools in Blackboard, by Mable Williams Learn how to embed Web 2.0 tools in Blackboard that helps you build an online community in your course and promotes information sharing interaction and collaboration among all users.

June 25, 2012 at 2:00-3:00 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Build an Online Newspaper, by Mable Williams Create an online newspaper using Paper.  Li based on Tweets from a single Twitter user, your Twitter account and the people you follow, a Twitter list, a Twitter #tag, keywords on Twitter, keywords on Facebook, or an RSS feed.

June 26, 2012 at 10:00-12:00 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Designing and Creating Courses in Blackboard, by Tamika Moorehead This workshop focuses on the development, design, and pedagogical skills necessary to create engaging, successful courses in Blackboard. The workshop, designed for faculty and course developers, includes a variety of activities including individual assignments, hands-on activities, and collaborative discussions to help developers leverage the instructional power of Blackboard to its full potential. The focus of this workshop is not tool use; participants should be familiar with Blackboard prior to enrolling in the course.

June 26, 2012 at 2:00-3:00 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Embedding Web 2.0 Tools in Blacboardby Mable Williams Learn how to embed Web 2.0 tools in Blackboard that helps you build an online community in your course and promotes information sharing interaction and collaboration among all users.

June 28, 2012 at 10:00-12:00 (OIAB, 1st Floor) Teaching with Blackboard, by Tamika Moorehead This workshop helps instructors develop the technical and pedagogical skills necessary to teach effectively and successfully in Blackboard. Participants will focus on the instructor role and will learn about course preparation, communication, managing the Grade Book, and more.

June 8, 2012 at 10:00-11:00(Online) SafeAssign, by Emily Miller-Bishop SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard clients.  This service helps educators prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers.  In addition to acting as a plagiarism deterrent, it also has features designed to aid in educating students about plagiarism and importance of proper attribution of any borrowed content.  Prerequisite: Participants must have completed DL 501- Introduction to Blackboard training class.

June 25, 2012 at 2:00-4:00(Online) SafeAssign, by Emily Miller-Bishop SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard clients.  This service helps educators prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers.  In addition to acting as a plagiarism deterrent, it also has features designed to aid in educating students about plagiarism and importance of proper attribution of any borrowed content.  Prerequisite: Participants must have completed DL 501- Introduction to Blackboard training class.