Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Workshops 

Finding Blackboard Workshops

1. Visit and search the database.

Step-by-step instructions: How to search the database

2. You may also logon to MDConnect and search for workshops, including advanced topics.

  1. Log on to (on campus or via VPN)
  2. Click the Learning Dashboard Tab
  3. Click Find Learning (left side of screen, under Quick Links)
  4. Type the word Blackboard in the Key Word field
  5. To enroll in any of the current workshops, click the Enroll button

Blackboard on computer

Last modified on 8/23/2018

Blackboard HELP

Getting help with Blackboard Learn is easy: 
  1. Attend an Intro, Essentials or Topic workshop
  2. Visit a CIOL Lab on any Campus or make an appointment with an Instructional Designer 
  3. See MDC Handouts as well as Resources below

CIOL provides a variety of face-to-face Orientation sessions, Workshops,  and one-on-one Consultations to support the faculty using Blackboard.  See links below for more information

Click to view CIOL Open Lab hours and locations.

Instructional Designers:

Victor Nwankwo - Wolfson/Medical -
Chris Cruz - North/West -
Bertha Sanchez - Kendall/Homestead -
Denise Eaton - InterAmerican/Hialeah- 

Blackboard Learn - Handouts, Links and Videos

Blackboard YouTube Playlists

Blackboard Help by Topic - Start Here - Videos, Screenshots and more

Recorded Bb Webinars for MDC


Blackboard Learn Ondemand Learning Center - This website is full of short videos and handouts for Blackboard Learn.     
Feature Showcase - Easy to read interactive display of top features
Mobile Features - Discussions, Email, Content and more. See features
Latest Features - New release 8/14
Innovative Teaching Series -The program consists of free weekly faculty training webinars that are taught by faculty and supported by Blackboard experts. Webinars are also recorded. Tracks include Getting Started, Collaboration and Assessing Learners
Faculty Success Center  Up-to-date information from Blackboard  including FAQs, and quick videos, training programs and more. 
Cohort Programs - Programs run from 4 to 6 weeks and consist of virtual synchronous and asynchronous collaboration. 

Resources from other Colleges and Universities

USC Bb Help - Good Resource for Faculty Using Blackboard


Parker Badges - example (Chrome or Firefox required) 



Technical Links 

Voice Authoring