Monday, June 24th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, UC230
Accessibility is the new buzzword in today’s society, but nothing can strike fear into the heart of the educator faster than wondering if their online course is accessible and compliant. In this workshop you will learn some simple steps you can take to ensure that you design a course that considers the needs of all students and meets compliance standards for accessibility, long before it’s an issue.Register for this workshop
Monday, April 29th, 10:00 am to 11:00 am OR 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, UC324
This one-hour workshop will introduce you to the navigational features and outline the wide range of tools available to faculty and students in Blackboard 9.1. All faculty members new to Blackboard 9.1 should attend this course. You will get a brief overview of the course menu and control panel and learn the basics for adding, deleting, and hiding menu tools and customizing the appearance of your course.
Monday, May 6th, 10:00 am to 11:00 am OR 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, UC324
This one-hour workshop will provide instruction on incorporating content into Blackboard, including plain text, HTML, Microsoft Word text and documents, PDFs, video, audio, and more. You will learn how to add basic content to your course, such as PowerPoint presentations, documents, and a syllabus. Also, you will learn how to embed video files from YouTube without ever seeing HTML code. Additionally, you will get tips on organization and timed release of content.
Monday, May 20th, 10:00 am to 11:00 am OR 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, UC324
This one-hour workshop will demonstrate how to use assessment tools such as assignments, tests, and quizzes in Blackboard. You will also be introduced to Respondus, a third-party software application that simplifies test creation, and SafeAssign, a plagiarism prevention tool available to you.
Monday, June 3rd, 10:00 am to 11:00 am OR 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, UC324
In this one-hour workshop you will learn how to set up and use Blackboard Grade Center. Topics include how to enter/delete grades and comments, clear attempts, exempt grades, add extra credit grades, change display options, set up Total/Weighted Total columns, customize the letter grade schema, work with column organization, and download/upload the Grade Center. This session will be more helpful if you have prior experience with Blackboard or have taken other Blackboard workshops such as the introduction and assessment sessions.
Monday, February 25th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, UC324
In this one-hour workshop you will learn how to format and import a test or pool using Microsoft Word into Respondus, use the Test Bank Network to locate and download publisher test banks, create tests and pools from scratch using Respondus, set up a test in Respondus, publishing a test or pool to Blackboard, and download tests or pools from Blackboard.
Monday, April 22nd, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, UC324
In this training you will learn more about this fabulous new resource that is available which provides access to thousands of current and archived educational videos from NBC. You’ll discover how to leverage this content in your online or traditional classroom, how to access the videos, and how to easily integrate the content into Blackboard.Register for this workshop
Monday, January 28th through Friday, April 12th, Blackboard
This ten-week online workshop will introduce you to tools and techniques designed to engage students to promote student learning outcomes. You will look at the needs and characteristics of online learners, examine some online best practices, and get an overview of some free tools to help engage your online students.
You can earn 5 CEUs for successful completion of this course!
We are opening this workshop to Texarkana College faculty as well. We are accepting a limited number of faculty members so DON'T DELAY! Register to reserve your spot TODAY!