Workshops

Faculty Workshops


August and September 2019

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Blackboard Basic Training (Hands-On)

This session will provide a basic overview of Blackboard. We will cover basic navigation in the Blackboard interface as well as how to add, organize, and modify course content.

  • Tuesday, August 20
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Welch Hall A142
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Welch Hall A142
  • Thursday, August 22
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Welch Hall A142
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Welch Hall A142

Blackboard Advanced Training

This advanced Blackboard session will provide information on the features of Blackboard such as creating online Assessment and Discussion Forums that can make course management easier.

  • Friday, August 30
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)
  • Thursday, September 5
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Lecture Capture (TechSmith Relay and YouTube)

Lecture capture technology lets instructors digitally record their lectures and make those recordings available to students.

  • Tuesday, September 3
    • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)
  • Wednesday, September 4
    • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Turnitin

Turnitin is an online plagiarism checker that you will be submitting your assignments to. When you submit your assignment, it will be compared and cross checked with those contained in Turnitin's database.

  • Wednesday, September 4
    • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)
  • Tuesday, September 10
    • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

Web Conferencing Tools (Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Zoom)

This session is useful for recording lectures and having live sessions (class sessions and office hours) for your classes. Come learn how to use this useful tool.

  • Wednesday, September 11
    • 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)
  • Thursday, September 12
    • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Faculty Training Lab (LIB 2524)

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 #3, or direct (310) 243-2387

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