Workshops

Workshops

Academic Technology Faculty Workshops


June/July 2021

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The Office of Academic Technology is offering several open labs for May 2021. For more information about our open labs, please see below.

Academic Technology Workshops – June/July 2021

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Creating Instructional Video and Audio for Your Courses with TechSmith Knowmia
Knowmia is a lecture capture tool that lets instructors digitally record their lectures and make those recordings available to students. 

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Assessing Performance in Blackboard: Creating Assignments in Blackboard
This session will cover how to create and setup an assignment in a Bb course. 

  • Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Thursday, June 17, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Assessing Performance in Blackboard: Creating Tests in Blackboard
This session will cover how to create and setup a test in a Bb course. 

  • Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Thursday, June 24, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Managing the Blackboard Grade Center
This session will cover navigation and management of the Bb Grade Center. 

  • Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Thursday, July 1, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Using Video Conferencing Tools in your Courses
Zoom and Bb Collaborate are useful for conducting real-time, online class lectures and office hours. Come learn how to use these tools in your courses.

  • Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 10:00 am - 10:45 am (Zoom)
  • Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 11:00 am - 11:45 am (Bb Collaborate)
  • Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm (Zoom)
  • Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm (Bb Collaborate)

Improving Writing and Preventing Plagiarism with Turnitin
Turnitin is a tool which cross-checks student work with other work contained within its database. This session will cover how to create and setup a Turnitin assignment in a Bb course.

  • Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Thursday, July 8, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Creating Accessible Course Content
Creating digital course materials that are usable to a wide range of learners can improve the student experience. This session will cover the available tools, such as Bb Ally, for creating accessible materials in your course. 

  • Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Blackboard Faculty Support Services

Support for Blackboard is available Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Need Help 

  1. Submitting a Help Desk ticket here:
    • Login with your campus username and password.
    • Navigate to Faculty Support > Blackboard > Blackboard Question.
    • Request training information.
  2. Call us (310) 243-2500, option #2, or direct (310) 243-3176 (After hours calls reroute to the Blackboard call center)

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