August BITS Webinars – Best Practices to Start Fall Semester

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) webinars are FREE 60-minute professional development webinars lead by educators from around the world to train fellow educators on teaching strategies that increase instructional efficiency and effectiveness with Blackboard. See the BITS schedule and register for August 2019 sessions here to view on your own. Each webinar is provided […]

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Gamification and Game-Based Learning – BITS Webinar

Gamification in education refers to using elements of game-play, such as challenge quests, leaderboards, checklists, simulations, and contextual feedback, to engage and motivate students. Game-based learning can be designed to give students immersive low-stakes opportunities to practice knowledge or skill and can involve cooperation or competition. To learn more about gamification, see the following Blackboard Innovative […]

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Summer 2019 Blackboard Training Courses Available – Enroll Today!

Faculty who are looking for training in the use of Blackboard to support their teaching practice are encouraged to enroll in our 1 credit, free professional development courses this summer at the Milwaukee Campus. View the Summer Schedule and register for these classes online at INFOnline.  Please see our quick-guide “How to Register for Classes Online” or watch our […]

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Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series Webinars

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series webinars are free one-hour professional development webinars lead by educators from around the world to train fellow educators on teaching strategies that increase instructional efficiency and effectiveness with Blackboard. See their schedule and register for sessions here: https://community.blackboard.com/groups/higheredbits. The theme for the March 2019 BITS webinars is assessment. Aligning Goals & […]

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Blackboard Training Courses Have Begun – Are You Registered?

Faculty who are looking for training in the use of Blackboard to support teaching and learning are encouraged to enroll in our 1 credit, free professional development courses this spring. All courses will be offered at the Milwaukee campus. Attendance is required for all class meeting dates to earn credit. You may register for these classes […]

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