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Upcoming Workshops

Student Response System: Getting Started with TurningPoint Clickers

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Gelman B05
Time: Feb 2 2023 2:00 P - Feb 2 2023 3:00 P

The TurningPoint Audience Response System can engage students and give you real-time feedback on comprehension during class. This workshop will cover the basic features of TurningPoint, including creating questions, conducting polling, and saving results, and exporting grades to Blackboard.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 6 2023 2:00 P - Feb 6 2023 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, Participants will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Getting Started With VoiceThread

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 7 2023 2:00 P - Feb 7 2023 3:00 P

VoiceThread is a web-based application that allows users to share and have conversations around media. Users can comment on the material using text, audio or video creating an interactive discussion around the content. Participants will learn how to integrate VoiceThread into their Blackboard course and how to create, comment and share content on VoiceThread.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 9 2023 11:00 A - Feb 9 2023 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: Assignments

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 13 2023 11:00 A - Feb 13 2023 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: Using Groups

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 15 2023 11:00 A - Feb 15 2023 12:00 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: Blogs, Wikis, and Journals

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 22 2023 2:00 P - Feb 22 2023 3:00 P

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


Blackboard: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 24 2023 11:00 A - Feb 24 2023 12:00 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.


Discussion Board

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Feb 28 2023 2:00 P - Feb 28 2023 3:00 P

With online discussions, course members can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom. During this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating and managing Forums and Threads, Forum Settings, and grading students' discussion posts.


Blackboard Ally: Accessibility Improvement Tool

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 2 2023 2:00 P - Mar 2 2023 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: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 6 2023 2:00 P - Mar 6 2023 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, Participants 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 8 2023 11:00 A - Mar 8 2023 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: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 9 2023 11:00 A - Mar 9 2023 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.


Getting Started With VoiceThread

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 22 2023 2:00 P - Mar 22 2023 3:00 P

VoiceThread is a web-based application that allows users to share and have conversations around media. Users can comment on the material using text, audio or video creating an interactive discussion around the content. Participants will learn how to integrate VoiceThread into their Blackboard course and how to create, comment and share content on VoiceThread.


Blackboard: Using Groups

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 27 2023 2:00 P - Mar 27 2023 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: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Mar 29 2023 11:00 A - Mar 29 2023 12:00 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.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Apr 4 2023 11:00 A - Apr 4 2023 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: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Apr 6 2023 11:00 A - Apr 6 2023 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, Participants 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: Apr 10 2023 11:00 A - Apr 10 2023 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: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Apr 12 2023 11:00 A - Apr 12 2023 12:00 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.


Blackboard: Grade Center

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Apr 20 2023 2:00 P - Apr 20 2023 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.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Apr 26 2023 2:00 P - Apr 26 2023 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, Participants will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: May 10 2023 11:00 A - May 10 2023 11:45 A

This workshop covers the basic of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.