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Blackboard Essentials Training @ Olive-Harvey

Blackboard Essentials Training @ Olive-Harvey

8/19/2014 11:00 AM
8/19/2014 12:00 PM

11:00AM - 12:00PM
Are you new to Blackboard? Or are you interested in learning new ways to present content and utilize Blackboard effectively? The Blackboard Basics workshop is a hands-on session intended to introduce you to Blackboard, provide you with the essential skills to fulfill the Blackboard requirements, review the most common tools, and to identify best practices.    

Objectives: At the end of this training you will be able to log into Blackboard, personalize your homepage, manage your courses, upload your syllabus, make your course available, add various content items (including announcements, text, files, links, media), understand the various options when posting content, and be able to identify the most commonly used tools.    

Intended Audience: New faculty and staff, Faculty and staff new to Blackboard, or those who would like a refresher on the required Blackboard uses (uploading your syllabus and making your course available).   

Prerequisite: none.   
This is an introductory training applicable to all instructor levels.    

  • Tips and Reminders 
  • Navigating and customizing the homepage (demonstration of new tools) 
  • Understanding the course layout and the Control Panel 
  • Course availability 
  • Build Content: Syllabus, Announcements, Items, Links, Files, Media, etc 
  • Communication Tools: Announcements, Calendar, Email 

If you have any questions, please contact me:    

Helen West 
Manager, Instructional Design  

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Helen West
OHC Rm. 3307
10001 S. Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
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