Faculty: Blackboard training sessions available

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The Centre for Academic Excellence is running two upcoming Blackboard training opportunities for faculty.

A Blackboard Boot Camp, as well as Blackboard Help Sessions will be available at the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake Campuses.

Blackboard Boot Camp

Faculty, are you interested in a broad‐based and interactive introduction to Blackboard? If so, the CAE is offering comprehensive Blackboard training sessions for faculty who want to learn how to access, set up, and use Blackboard course sites. During this workshop, you will:

• Explore key features of a Blackboard course site;

• Assemble a sample Blackboard course using content, communication, collaboration, and assessment tools; and

• Discuss how Blackboard can be used in your courses to support teaching and learning.

We’ll go over the basics of Blackboard and then look at ways to use the platform to engage in effective assessment, communication, and collaboration.

NOTL Campus: August 29, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., North N302
Welland Campus: September 1, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., M110

To register for a session, contact Sharon Everett at severett@niagaracollege.ca. For more information, contact Jenn Martin at jemartin@niagaracollege.ca.

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Blackboard Help Sessions

Faculty, are you struggling with a particular feature of Blackboard, want a quick recap, or just need to discuss the structure of your Blackboard course site? Are you interested in assessing online and using Grade Centre more effectively? If yes, book a time to come to a one-on-one Blackboard Help Session – talk to the specialists and get assistance with our Blackboard Learning Management System.

NOTL Campus

Sept. 1, noon to 3 p.m., Library Study Room

Sept. 6, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., W115B

Sept. 14, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., W115B

Sept. 20, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., W115B

Sept. 29, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., W115B

Welland Campus

Aug. 29, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., SA202

Sept. 8, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., SA202

Sept. 12, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., SA202

Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., SA202

Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., SA202

Help sessions can be booked in half hour blocks during the times listed above. To book a time slot, contact Sharon Everett at severett@niagaracollege.ca. For more information, contact Jenn Martin at jemartin@niagaracollege.ca

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