Introduction to Blackboard (3 Hrs)

Hands-On Workshop: This workshop provides an overview and introduction to the major tools within Blackboard Learning Management System. During the workshop you will build your own course, and gain hands-on experience working within the Blackboard environment. We will cover topics such as creating a contact page, adding announcements, and how to open the course to students. Other topics will include: creating content areas, creating course links, uploading content, and using the Discussion Board. Also covered will be how to create assignments. Participants will gain an understanding of the Grade Center and other features in Blackboard that allow instructors to track student progress. There will be ample opportunity for you to ask questions.