Center for Teaching and Learning

Center for Teaching and Learning

Our office is located in Room 208 of The Shake Learning Resource Center. 
Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fall 2015 Workshops
Seating is limited, contact dstanczak@vinu.edu to reserve a seat

*Please check back frequently for additional workshops.

Topic

Date/Time/Location

Description

Tips on How to Display and Move Content in Blackboard Thursday August 27, 2015
11:00-12:00
Room 210 LRC
Skill:Essential
This session will show the instructor how to upload, display and move content in their course. Learn good instructional design tips for online display and learn how to save time moving content within the course and to another site.

*Tips on How to Display and Move Content in Blackboard

*Indicates a live session delivered online to your desktop

Thursday August 27, 2015
3:00-4:00 PM ET
Web Session
Skill:Essential
This session will show the instructor how to upload, display, and move content in their course. Learn good instructional design tips for online display, and learn how to save time moving content within the course and to another site.
Blackboard Grade Center Thursday September 3, 2015
11:00-12:00
Room 210 LRC
Skill: Essential
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is a dynamic and interactive tool allowing you to record data, calculate grades, and monitor student progress. The Grade Center allows you to manage your students' grades for assignments, tests, discussion posts, journals, blogs, wikis, and for ungraded items, such as surveys or self-tests. You can also create grade columns for any activities.

*Blackboard Grade Center

*Indicates a live session delivered online to your desktop

Thursday September 3, 2015
3:00-4:00 PM ET
Web Session
Skill: Essential
The Grade Center in Blackboard Learn is a dynamic and interactive tool allowing you to record data, calculate grades, and monitor student progress. The Grade Center allows you to manage your students' grades for assignments, tests, discussion posts, journals, blogs, wikis, and for ungraded items, such as surveys or self-tests. You can also create grade columns for any activities.
Creating Tests in Blackboard Thursday September 17, 2015
11:00-12:00
Room 210 LRC
Skill: Intermediate

In this session you will learn how to create and deploy a test in Blackboard using multiple choice, true/false, essay, matching, and hot spot types of questions.

Adding Multimedia to Your Blackboard Site Tuesday September 29, 2015
11:00-12:00
Room 210 LRC
Skill: Intermediate
One of the major benefits for educators using today's technology is the ability to easily add multimedia rich instruction. The digital media is endless and is a great way to make the content interesting. In this session, you will learn to add graphics, web links, and videos to your Blackboard site.

*Adding Multimedia to Your Blackboard Site

*Indicates a live session delivered online to your desktop

Tuesday September 29, 2015
3:00-4:00 PM ET
Web Session
Skill: Intermediate
One of the major benefits for educators using today's technology is the ability to easily add multimedia rich instruction. The digital media is endless and is a great way to make the content interesting. In this session you will learn to add graphics, web links, and videos to your Blackboard site.
Creating Rubrics in Blackboard Tuesday October 27, 2015
11:00-12:00
Room 210 LRC
Skill: Intermediate

A rubric is an assessment tool listing evaluation criteria for an assignment, and provides a way to convey to students your expectations for the quality of completed assignments. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment, and you can use them to explain evaluations to students. In this workshop you will learn how to create a rubric and how to grade your students work right from the rubric in the gradebook.

Overview of Reports Available to Instructors in Blackboard Tuesday November 17, 2015
11:00-12:00
Room 210 LRC
Skill: Intermediate

This session will present the various reports instructors can generate from Blackboard and will show how Bb can be used for departmental assessment.

*Overview of Reports Available to Instructors in Blackboard

*Indicates a live session delivered online to your desktop

Tuesday November 17, 2015
3:00-4:00 PM ET
Web Session
Skill: Intermediate

This session will present the various reports instructors can generate from Blackboard and will show how Bb can be used for departmental assessment.

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