Blackboard Spring Training Schedule

SPRING BLACKBOARD PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Boot Camp - Using Blackboard to Support Your Classes: Basic

Date: Tuesday, January 13th, 9am-3pm in Henry Barnard School 212

User Support Services (USS) and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) will offer a "Basic Blackboard Boot Camp" - an all-day workshop (9am-3pm). This workshop is designed to help faculty use Blackboard to support their classes. This workshop covers the following topics: Blackboard Basics, Organizing and Building Your Course, Managing Course Files and Communicating with Students. You will be given time to start to develop your own Blackboard course and apply what you learned; Participants will learn the how and why to use specific Blackboard tools and best practices on how to organize your Course Menu and Content.

If you are interested in attending this workshop, please register by Friday, January 9th, 4pm. Email ittraining@ric.edu.

Prior to this workshop:

Request that Blackboard be activated for your course. Allow at least two days for Information Services to process your request. Instructions can be found here:

http://faculty2.ric.edu/sbadger/bb9_course_material/how_to_request_a_course_for_blackboard.p

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Boot Camp - Using Blackboard to Support F2F Classes: Advanced

Date: Thursday, January 15th, 9am-3pm in Henry Barnard School 212

This workshop will cover the following topics listed below.  If you are interested in attending this workshop, you can register for all day or for specific topics by emailing ittraining@ric.edu.

Advanced BB Boot Camp Agenda

Note: It is recommended that you have some experience with Blackboard or that you have taken some introductory Blackboard courses.

Please bring: A paper and electronic copy of your syllabus.

Blackboard Help Sessions

Dates: January 14th 4pm-6pm in Horace Mann 140 and January 16th 9am-3pm in Horace Mann 140

Do you need some individual help with developing your Blackboard courses or migrating a Blackboard course? If so, then you should plan on coming to the Blackboard Clinic. We will be providing this support by appointment. Above are the dates and times this clinic is being offered. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please email ittraining@ric.edu to let us know what day and time you will be attending the clinic and specifically what you need help with.

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