Faculty & Staff

Blackboard Training

Designed for both full-time and adjunct faculty, as well as both novice and experienced users, various Blackboard training opportunities are offered throughout the year to help increase faculty use and proficiency with our Learning Management System.   

An overview of upcoming training opportunities will be posted below as they arise – email the TLC to register.


Blackboard Training Series (12 hours)

Eight blackboard topics are covered in four three-hour sessions.  Each topic is presented in 75-90 minutes, including opportunity for hands-on application.  Be sure to bring materials/ideas to work on current courses.

Spring 2020 Schedule:

  • Evenings (5:30pm-830pm): January 6, 9, 13, 16 (TLC, 240A)
  • Afternoons (1:30pm-4:30pm): January 8, 9, 15, 16 (TLC, 240A)
  • Saturdays (8:15am-3:15pm): January 11, 18 (Hickory 127)
  • Saturdays (8:15am-3:15pm): February 15, 22 (Hickory 127)
  • Evenings (5:30pm-8:30pm): April 29, 30; May 6, 7 (TLC, 240A)
  • Mornings (9:00am-12:00pm): May 19, 20, 21, 22 (TLC, 240A)

Blackboard Jumpstart (2 hours)

Attend a two-hour Blackboard Jumpstart session to learn about Blackboard for the first time, review/refresh basic Blackboard skills, better navigate the Blackboard system, enhance your class setup and structure, and get answers to basic Blackboard questions.

Blackboard At-A-Glance

The Teaching & Learning Center will offer a series of seven weekly workshops focused on specific Blackboard topics: course setup, grade center, reports, collaboration, assignments, tests & surveys, web content.  Each session will be offered twice weekly.

Spring 2020 Schedule (January 27-March 10):

  • Mondays, 4:00-5:15pm  (Hickory 127)
  • Tuesdays, 12:30-1:45pm  (TLC, 240A)

Grade Center Checkups

Sign up for a half-hour appointment during two weeks each semester to ensure your Blackboard Grade Center is property setup and correctly calculating grades in order to avoid grade issues later in the semester.

Spring 2020 Schedule:

  • Tuesday, February 18 – Thursday, February 20
  • Tuesday, April 21 – Thursday, April 23