The Center for Instruction & Technology hosts workshops and presentations throughout the year to provide faculty development on instruction and learning technology topics. The goal of these sessions is to educate, inform, and inspire faculty on how today's learning environments can be enhanced through technology.
Register for our new online, self-guided resource to learn the basics of Blackboard, so you can get your course up and running with a solid foundation. The course will also be a handy tool to refer back to while working in your course(s). Topics include:
New to Blackboard and need to get your course up and running or are you in need of a Bb refresher? These “Intro to Bb” professional development workshops will be made up of demonstrations, lectures and hands-on time to begin building your course in Bb… topics that will be covered include:
Please bring a paper and electronic copy of your syllabus and 2-3 documents (in electronic
form) that you want to use in your course.
Learn how to use Assignments and Tests tools to efficiently create assignments and tests that assess students in a variety of meaningful ways and decide on the best way to present the assignments and tests you create. topics will include:
This workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to the grade center tool. Use this valuable tool to help understand student progress and make informed decisions on how to improve educational performance. This workshop assumes you are already familiar with Assignments, Tests, and other Blackboard tools. This workshop will cover the following Grade Center topics:
Learn how to make your Blackboard course accessible with Ally. See accessibility scores for uploaded files within your course and learn how to make your files more accessible with simple, step-by-step instructions from within your course. Also, learn about Ally's newest feature, Course Accessibility Reports... Ally checks the following file types:
See what's new in Medial V6 including a video statistics and analysis feature, new editing functionality in MediaLecture, and the option to launch MediaLecture from Blackboard. MediaLecture is CCRI's screen capturing app. Learn all the various options in which you can record your classroom lectures. The Workshop will also cover editing, adding titles to your video within MediaLecture as well as linking your videos to your Blackboard courses.
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a real-time video conferencing tool built for education. You have both a dedicated
course room and the ability to schedule as many new sessions as you want within each
of your Blackboard courses. Thanks to robust collaboration and conference tools, everyone
feels like they’re in the same room together, regardless of their location or device.
Learn how to copy last semester's course into your Fall 2019 course shell and save
yourself a lot of time and headaches. Copying course materials into an existing course
will add content to a course, but it won't remove existing content.
One-on-One instruction and technology consultations are available in the CIT on each campus by appointment.
These highly successful one-on-one, customized training sessions can be the answer to your faculty technology development and instructional support needs.
Please contact the IT Help Desk to schedule your one-on-one consultation appointment. Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.