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Upcoming Technology Training Opportunities – October & November 2021

Training and Webinars

Blackboard Training Courses

Need to Meet Level 2 of the 21st Century Classroom? Our free 1-credit Blackboard Training Classes can help! Faculty may enroll in these courses to learn how to use Blackboard tools for teaching and learning online. Register for classes online in Self-ServiceSee this video for more information. Additional information is available in our schedule.

  • ZERD-197-500 Introduction to Blackboard – Virtual: Mon. & Weds. 10/04 -10/13, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM 
  • ZERD-198-450 Intermediate Blackboard  Virtual: Thurs. 10/14 – 10/28, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • ZERD-198-800 Intermediate Blackboard  Online: Sun10/10 -10/24 (Flexible online course – 3 Weeks!)
  • ZERD-199-800 Advanced Blackboard – Online: Sun. 10/ 31 – 11/14 (Flexible online course – 3 Weeks!)

Webinars – Just in Time Training & Tips!

Ask a friendly expert and learn best practices in using new technologies to support learning when attending our special-topic 1 hour webinars. Recordings of select topics are available. 

Session TopicDayTime (CST)Leader/sWebinar Link  – Click to Register or Join
YuJa Video Platform Overview October 7th12:00 PME. Dischlerhttps://meet.google.com/evi-yzxk-xai?hs=224
Open Q&A: Solving Start of Semester Blackboard issuesOctober 14th12:00 PME. Dischlerhttps://us.bbcollab.com/guest/51f158fb4db341a69bb36b9efe72e163

Faculty may also attend a series of free Teaching with Blackboard from Basics to Advanced Webinars provided by the Blackboard company throughout fall term. Register through the provided link to learn how to design assessments, manage the grade center, improve student engagement, and more. 

Blackboard Digital Teaching Symposium

Blackboard will host a free online Digital Teaching Symposium on Friday November 5th where faculty can learn best practices and strategies for learning with educational technology. Register here to reserve your seat.