All workshops will be conducted as webinars. Attendees will receive an email with a link to join the webinar the day before it is scheduled.

Upcoming Workshops

Discussion Board

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Jan 26 2021 11:00 A - Jan 26 2021 12:00 P

With online discussions, course members can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice creating Forums, Forum Settings, and grading Forums.


Creating Online Lectures

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Jan 26 2021 2:00 P - Jan 26 2021 3:00 P

Enhance your online lectures with rich media. This workshop will cover the basics of online lecture creation using Powerpoint narration and Echo360 Capture. Participants will also learn how to make such lectures available to students on Blackboard.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Jan 27 2021 11:00 A - Jan 27 2021 12:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Jan 27 2021 2:00 P - Jan 27 2021 3:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


Online Proctoring: Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Jan 28 2021 11:00 A - Jan 28 2021 12:00 P

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor is an online proctoring tool that can be used in conjunction with a Blackboard test to lock down the testing environment. This webinar will cover configuring Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor for an existing Blackboard test and reviewing the proctoring results. Participants will need to be familiar with setting up a Blackboard test prior to using Lockdown Browser.


Blackboard: Using Groups

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Jan 28 2021 2:00 P - Jan 28 2021 3:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about setting up and using groups in Blackboard. Participants will learn how to enable and manage group tools as well as viewing and grading group activities such as assignments.


echo360: Advanced Features

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Jan 29 2021 11:00 A - Jan 29 2021 12:00 P

This webinar focuses on the advanced features of echo360. Participants will learn how to edit echo recordings, conduct polling, review Q&A, transcripts and analytics. Participants will need to be familiar with creating content on echo360 prior to using these advanced features.


Blackboard: Assignments

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 2 2021 11:00 A - Feb 2 2021 12:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them. Participants will also learn about deployment options such as group assignment, Safeassign and availability.


echo360: Advanced Features

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 3 2021 2:00 P - Feb 3 2021 3:00 P

This webinar focuses on the advanced features of echo360. Participants will learn how to edit echo recordings, conduct polling, review Q&A, transcripts and analytics. Participants will need to be familiar with creating content on echo360 prior to using these advanced features.


Blackboard Ally: Accessibility Improvement Tool

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 4 2021 2:00 P - Feb 4 2021 3:00 P

Blackboard Ally gauges the accessibility of your course content; provides guidance and tips for lasting improvements to your content accessibility. Participants will learn how to use Ally to improve the accessibility of their Blackboard course content.


Discussion Board

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 8 2021 11:00 A - Feb 8 2021 12:00 P

With online discussions, course members can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice creating Forums, Forum Settings, and grading Forums.


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Live Virtual Classroom

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 8 2021 2:00 P - Feb 8 2021 3:00 P

Join in to discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with an overview of breakout groups. Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.


Using Zoom in Blackboard

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 10 2021 11:00 A - Feb 10 2021 12:00 P

Instructors can use Zoom to conduct online meetings and virtual classes with students right from their Blackboard course. This webinar will cover setting up zoom in a Blackboard course and the various features to conduct a virtual class in zoom.


Blackboard: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 10 2021 2:00 P - Feb 10 2021 3:00 P

Have you ever had students wondering why they got a certain grade on their assignment, or what their grade was made of? Consider using Blackboard rubrics. A Blackboard rubric lists evaluation criteria for a graded activity. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment. Instructors can use rubrics to assess the students consistently against a set of criteria, and to explain their evaluations to students. This workshop will cover the basics of Blackboard rubrics. Participants will learn how to create a rubric, associate it to a graded activity and effortlessly grade using an interactive rubric.


Online Proctoring: Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 11 2021 11:00 A - Feb 11 2021 12:00 P

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor is an online proctoring tool that can be used in conjunction with a Blackboard test to lock down the testing environment. This webinar will cover configuring Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor for an existing Blackboard test and reviewing the proctoring results. Participants will need to be familiar with setting up a Blackboard test prior to using Lockdown Browser.


Blackboard: Using Groups

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 11 2021 2:00 P - Feb 11 2021 3:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about setting up and using groups in Blackboard. Participants will learn how to enable and manage group tools as well as viewing and grading group activities such as assignments.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 12 2021 11:00 A - Feb 12 2021 12:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


(Webinar) Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 12 2021 2:00 P - Feb 12 2021 3:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


echo360: Advanced Features

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 16 2021 2:00 P - Feb 16 2021 3:00 P

This webinar focuses on the advanced features of echo360. Participants will learn how to edit echo recordings, conduct polling, review Q&A, transcripts and analytics. Participants will need to be familiar with creating content on echo360 prior to using these advanced features.


Blackboard: Blogs, Wikis, and Journals

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 17 2021 11:00 A - Feb 17 2021 12:00 P

Participants will explore the creation and management of student blogs and private journals as well as group wikis in Blackboard. Advanced features, such as wiki history and blogs grading will be briefly covered.


Blackboard: Assignments

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 18 2021 11:00 A - Feb 18 2021 12:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them. Participants will also learn about deployment options such as group assignment, Safeassign and availability.


(Webinar) Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 22 2021 2:00 P - Feb 22 2021 3:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Blackboard: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 23 2021 2:00 P - Feb 23 2021 3:00 P

Have you ever had students wondering why they got a certain grade on their assignment, or what their grade was made of? Consider using Blackboard rubrics. A Blackboard rubric lists evaluation criteria for a graded activity. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment. Instructors can use rubrics to assess the students consistently against a set of criteria, and to explain their evaluations to students. This workshop will cover the basics of Blackboard rubrics. Participants will learn how to create a rubric, associate it to a graded activity and effortlessly grade using an interactive rubric.


Online Proctoring: Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 24 2021 11:00 A - Feb 24 2021 12:00 P

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor is an online proctoring tool that can be used in conjunction with a Blackboard test to lock down the testing environment. This webinar will cover configuring Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor for an existing Blackboard test and reviewing the proctoring results. Participants will need to be familiar with setting up a Blackboard test prior to using Lockdown Browser.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 25 2021 11:00 A - Feb 25 2021 12:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


Blackboard: Using Groups

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 3 2021 2:00 P - Mar 3 2021 3:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about setting up and using groups in Blackboard. Participants will learn how to enable and manage group tools as well as viewing and grading group activities such as assignments.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 8 2021 2:00 P - Mar 8 2021 3:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Online Proctoring: Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 9 2021 11:00 A - Mar 9 2021 12:00 P

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor is an online proctoring tool that can be used in conjunction with a Blackboard test to lock down the testing environment. This webinar will cover configuring Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor for an existing Blackboard test and reviewing the proctoring results. Participants will need to be familiar with setting up a Blackboard test prior to using Lockdown Browser.


Blackboard: Assignments

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 10 2021 11:00 A - Mar 10 2021 12:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them. Participants will also learn about deployment options such as group assignment, Safeassign and availability.


Blackboard Ally: Accessibility Improvement Tool

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 10 2021 2:00 P - Mar 10 2021 3:00 P

Blackboard Ally gauges the accessibility of your course content; provides guidance and tips for lasting improvements to your content accessibility. Participants will learn how to use Ally to improve the accessibility of their Blackboard course content.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 11 2021 11:00 A - Mar 11 2021 12:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


Blackboard: Blogs, Wikis, and Journals

Register | Details
Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 11 2021 2:00 P - Mar 11 2021 3:00 P

Participants will explore the creation and management of student blogs and private journals as well as group wikis in Blackboard. Advanced features, such as wiki history and blogs grading will be briefly covered.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 22 2021 2:00 P - Mar 22 2021 3:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


Online Proctoring: Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 24 2021 2:00 P - Mar 24 2021 3:00 P

Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor is an online proctoring tool that can be used in conjunction with a Blackboard test to lock down the testing environment. This webinar will cover configuring Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor for an existing Blackboard test and reviewing the proctoring results. Participants will need to be familiar with setting up a Blackboard test prior to using Lockdown Browser.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 25 2021 11:00 A - Mar 25 2021 12:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Blackboard: Assignments

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 29 2021 2:00 P - Mar 29 2021 3:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them. Participants will also learn about deployment options such as group assignment, Safeassign and availability.


Blackboard: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 30 2021 2:00 P - Mar 30 2021 3:00 P

Have you ever had students wondering why they got a certain grade on their assignment, or what their grade was made of? Consider using Blackboard rubrics. A Blackboard rubric lists evaluation criteria for a graded activity. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment. Instructors can use rubrics to assess the students consistently against a set of criteria, and to explain their evaluations to students. This workshop will cover the basics of Blackboard rubrics. Participants will learn how to create a rubric, associate it to a graded activity and effortlessly grade using an interactive rubric.