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News and Announcements:

  •  Click HERE to view new Blackboard Learn SP13 features we will be upgrading to in May!
  • Thank you for your patience while we update our website!  It could be possible that some of your course links to our web page tutorials might become broken during this period. We will be completed by Thursday, May 1st. 

Training Sessions:

  • Register for Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS):  Blackboard offers free weekly training opportunities for educators and instructional designers.  BITS is a training initiative to help augment (not replace) your internal training efforts.  With tracks including collaboration, assessing learners and getting started.  BITS brings educators together to learn from each other and to share best practices. 
    • Tools for Creating Audio Lectures
      • Thursday, May 1 at 1pm EDT - Register HERE
    • An Online Store that Redefines the Educational Experience
      • Wednesday, May 14 at 1pm EDT - Register HERE
    • Put a Badge on it! Using Open Badges in Bb
      • Thursday, May 15 at 1pm EDT - Register HERE
  • Register for upcoming LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor Webinars.  
    • Prevent Cheating During Exams - This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or respondus Monitor with online exams. 
      • Thursday, April 24th at 2pm EDT - Register HERE
      • Tuesday, May 13th at 2pm EDT - Register HERE
      • Wednesday, May 28th at 3pm EDT - Register HERE
    • Introduction to LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor - This introductory webinar provides an overview of the two applications in learning how to protect the integrity of online tests in both proctored and non-proctored settings.
      • Wednesday, May 7th at 3pm EDT - Register HERE

 

Tips of the Week: Grade Center

  • Exploring the GRADE CENTER
    • Learn valuable Grade Center information in Blackboard Learn by following these instructions.
  • How to WORK WITH GRADES
    • Learn about working with grades in Blackboard Learn Grade Center by following these instructions.
  • How to WORK WITH COLUMNS
    • Learn about Grade Center columns in Blackboard Learn by following these instructions.
  • How to CREATE RUBRICS
    • Learn about creating rubrics in Blackboard Learn by following these instructions.
  • How to UPLOAD SCANTRON GRADES
    • Learn about uploading Scantron Grades in Blackboard Learn by following these instructions.

Important Info:

We are upgrading
from Wimba to
Blackboard Collaborate.

Wimba will NOT BE AVAILABLE after August 17th


Please click
HERE to learn more.

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We will be upgrading to Blackboard Learn SP13 in May.  Click HERE to view new features.

 

Scheduled Maintenance Window for Blackboard

Please note that Blackboard scheduled maintenance windows are
Sunday's 5:00am - 7:00am
Blackboard system may be down during that time for regular maintenance. 
Please plan your class activities accordingly.
We will also post announcements in Blackboard in advance, as well.