BlackBoard Learn

REMINDER:  Summer 2014-3 will be the last Semester to use ANGEL
SPRING and SUMMER Blackboard  WORKSHOPS listed below
CTD provides a variety of Workshops, Lab Support Sessions and one-on-one consultations to support the migration to Blackboard.  See links below to Workshops for ANGEL users, Workshops for new users, and Blackboard Support Sessions.
Open Lab - Blackboard Learn Q&A Sessions:
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Blackboard Learn Workshops for Current ANGEL Users:

CTD0335b - Blackboard Learn Essentials for ANGEL Users  *

This 3-hour workshop will provide experienced ANGEL users with a first look at Blackboard Learn features and tools.   Participants will view selected tutorials, participate in discussions, and use a Sandbox course to experiment with Blackboard Learn Instructor tools.   
Scheduled Workshops
Summer - 2014-3

Additional sections of CTD0335b: Bb Essentials for ANGEL users will be scheduled as needed.          

Blackboard Learn Workshops for faculty new to using a Learning Management System 

CTD0335 - Blackboard Learn: Introduction for Instructors.  *

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 Sessions

Summer - 2014-3

CTD0335c - Blackboard Learn: Migrating your ANGEL Course *

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.
Open Lab - Blackboard Learn Q&A Sessions:
Blackboard Learn  Intermediate/Advanced Topic Workshops for faculty who have attended CTD0335b or CTD0335  *

Blackboard  Learn Topic workshops

  • Blackboard Gradebook -   Medical       01/29  859549
  • Blackboard Gradebook -   Wolfson       02/04  859557  
  • Blackboard Gradebook -   West            02/12  859551  
  • Blackboard Gradebook -   Kendall        02/19  858977    
  • Blackboard Gradebook -   Homestead  03/18  859553    
  • - others will be scheduled - check back

  • Advanced Assessment Tools and Techniques
  • Design and Engagement Tools and Techniques
  • Reporting and Monitoring Tools and Techniques
  • Webinar demonstrations

Campus Contacts

For more Intormation contact:
Rhonda Berger
Eddy Martinez - Kendall/Homestead -
Chris Cruz - North/West -
Victor Nwankwo - Wolfson/Medical
Gloria Kitchen - Hialeah/InterAmerica -
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Blackboard Learn - Handouts, Links and Videos

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 sychronous and asychronus collaboration. 
Resources from other Colleges and Universities

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Techical Links
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