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Blackboard Training Courses & Webinars – Fall 2022

Training and Webinars

Training Courses

Need to Meet Level 2 of the 21st Century Classroom Assessment? Register for our free 1 credit professional development classes online in Self-Service. See this video for more information. Additional information is available in our Fall 2022 schedule. To be successful in these courses, you must be competent in basic computer and internet skills!

Title & DescriptionCourse SectionMode Date & Time
Introduction to Blackboard
Learn the basics of adding content and activities to a course.
FA2023-ZERD-197-451
VIRTUAL

Saturdays
9AM – 1PM
9/10 – 9/17
Intermediate Blackboard
Level up with enhanced communication, assessment, and grading features.
FA2023-ZERD-198-451
ONLINE

Sundays
10/9 -10/23
Introduction to Blackboard
Learn the basics of adding content and activities to a course.
FA2023-ZERD-197-452
VIRTUAL

Mondays
5:30PM – 8PM
11/21 – 12/5

Special Topic Webinars to Help You Get Started this Fall

Recorded special topic webinars hosted by Blackboard are available for on-demand viewing. If you are a new instructor or would like a refresher on using Blackboard, we strongly recommend the following titles.

  • Blackboard Learn Basics Original
  • Creating Assignments in Blackboard Learn Original
  • Creating Tests in Blackboard Learn Original
  • Setting up the Gradebook Learn Original
  • Grading in Blackboard Learn
  • Improving Student Engagement

Additional special topic live webinars hosted by MATC’s faculty support liaisons are coming soon! Topics will include: Ask the Trainer, Meeting the Minimum Blackboard Requirements, YuJa Video Platform, and SmarterProctoring.

Learn about Blackboard Ultra Courses!

Faculty are welcome to join Blackboard’s Instructor Webinar Series to learn more about using Ultra Courses, Blackboard’s modern, streamlined, and intuitive course experience. Register to attend a live session or be sent a recording to your email address. If you are interested in trying an Ultra Course, join our Ultra Course Pilot.

Workshop Title and DescriptionUpcoming Session Dates/Time
Blackboard Learn Ultra Basics
Review easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage in, and provide an overview of the types of online assessments available in Learn Ultra Course View.
August 18th, September 20th, and October 25th at 10:00 AM CDT
Register in Your Choice of Session Here
Ultra-Advantage – Converting Original Course to Learn Ultra
Review how to prepare content in your Learn Original course for conversion to a Learn Ultra course. This session is designed to provide tips to the process.
September 7th, October 11th, and November 16th at 10:00 AM CDT
Register in Your Choice of Session Here