CTD 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
Short URL for this page: http://bit.ly/ctdbblearn
Blackboard Orientation Sessions
These one-hour demonstration sessions will be held each day at different campuses and will include an overview of Instructor options in Blackboard Learn including creating lesson material, discussions, assessments and a first look at the Gradebook. Sessions are designed to:
· Provide a brief overview for any instructor interested in future use of the LMS
· Support the Blackboard Introduction or the Blackboard Essentials workshops
· Provide a refresher for anyone currently using Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Workshops for Current LMS Users:
The online Blackboard Essentials workshop is designed for faculty with experience using a Learning Management System. It will cover the basics of using Blackboard as an instructor and is a pre-requisite for other workshops such as Blended Strategies and Virtual College Certification. It wil be open entry/open exit and will be available for the full semester. Although the workshop is self-paced, there will be a Question and Answer Discussion board that will be monitored for anyone needed assistance. Attendance in one of the face-to-face overview sessions is highly
Blackboard Learn Workshops for faculty new to using a Learning Management System
This 15-hour workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction to BlackBoard Learn. Modules include: Navigation; Building Content; Communication and Collaboration; Assessment and Gradebook. This course will be required for use of Blackboard for instructors new to using a Learning Management System. It will also be available as an option for current ANGEL users.
Scheduled SessionsOr Search Catalog - http://bit.ly/ctdschedule
Conversion: Two choices for Assistance: CTD0335c Workshop or Open Lab Support Sessions
This 3-hour hands-on session will provide conversion steps and best practices for migrating Web-enhanced or Blended courses Differences between the two platforms will be discussed. Most of the workshop will be a working session designed to provide hands-on individualized assistance for the migration of one ANGEL course.
Pre-requisite - CTD0335b -
This workshop will be scheduled at rotating campuses throughout the term.
Blackboard Learn Intermediate/Advanced Topic Workshops for faculty who have attended CTD0335b or CTD0335 *
For more Intormation contact:
Rhonda Berger email@example.com
Eddy Martinez - Kendall/Homestead - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Cruz - North/West - email@example.com
Victor Nwankwo - Wolfson/Medical firstname.lastname@example.org
Gloria Kitchen - Hialeah/InterAmerica - email@example.com
This page is maintained by firstname.lastname@example.org. It was last updated 9/28/15
Blackboard Help by Topic - Start Here - Videos, Screenshots and more
See MDC Handout Page
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
New Features in April 2014 Release - recorded Webinar
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 sychronous and asychronus collaboration.
Resources from other Colleges and Universities
USC Bb Help - Good Resource for Faculty Using Blackboard -
Parker Badges - example (Chrome or Firefox required)