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

Blackboard: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Oct 27 2021 2:00 P - Oct 27 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.


Blackboard: Assignments

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Nov 4 2021 11:00 A - Nov 4 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: Using Rubrics

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Nov 8 2021 2:00 P - Nov 8 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.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Nov 16 2021 11:00 A - Nov 16 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, Participants will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Dec 1 2021 2:00 P - Dec 1 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, Participants 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: Dec 7 2021 11:00 A - Dec 7 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.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

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Instructor: ITL Staff
Location: Webinar
Time: Dec 14 2021 11:00 A - Dec 14 2021 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.