This page is for faculty who teach face-to-face and blended courses and are responsible for designing their course in Blackboard Learn (not a course through OCDE, not an Accelerated Learning course).

On-Demand Tutorials and Videos

If you design your own course in Blackboard: Click here for Blackboard Learn tutorials and videos.

If you teach AL courses, click here to find related Blackboard Learn resources.

If you teach MBA courses or are Graduate Faculty who teach at the Centers, click here to find Blackboard Learn resources.

Training Sessions 

For Faculty who design their own courses (not OCDE courses, not AL courses). Face-to-face option is on the Mequon campus. Times listed are Central Time. 

Blackboard Basics (Webinar and Face-to-Face )
Thursday February 15, 12:00-1:00 in LU006 (Media Viewing Room)
Susan Gallanis

Log in and basic navigation, add course content, set up grade center, grade assignments, open course to students.

Registration link

Blackboard Setting Up Groups and Group Tools (Webinar and Face-to-Face)
Friday February 23, 12:00-1:00 in LU006
Susan Gallanis

Learn how to set up groups in Blackboard. From there you can create group assignments and use a variety of group tools such as group discussion boards, journals and sharing files.

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Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Face-to-Face only)
Monday February 26, 12:00-1:00 in LU006 (Media Viewing Room)
Susan Gallanis

Learn how to navigate and set up Blackboard Collaborate, a web conferencing tool you can use to meet virtually and synchronously with your students, such as for online office hours. You’ll also see how to set up sessions for groups of students to meet without the instructor being present.

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Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Webinar only)
Monday March 5, 1:00-2:00 in R006
Justin Frisque

Learn how to navigate and set up Blackboard Collaborate, a web conferencing tool you can use to meet virtually and synchronously with your students, such as for online office hours. You’ll also see how to set up sessions for groups of students to meet without the instructor being present.

Registration link

Blackboard More Tools (Face-to-Face and Webinar)
Friday March 9, 10:00-11:00 in R006
Justin Frisque

Learn how to embed YouTube videos, discussion forums, email/course messages, add the Panopto tool.

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Blackboard Assessments and Rubrics (Face-to-Face and Webinar)
Thursday March 22, 12:00-1:00 in LU006 (Media Viewing Room)
Justin Frisque

Create an assessment with 5 question types, create a question pool, create a rubric and grade using a rubric.

Registration link

Blackboard Assessments and Rubrics (Face-to-Face and Webinar)
Tuesday April 10, 2:30-3:30 in R006
Justin Frisque

Create an assessment with 5 question types, create a question pool, create a rubric and grade using a rubric.

Registration link

Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Face-to-Face only)
Wednesday April 11, 1:00-2:00 in LU006 (Media Viewing Room)
Justin Frisque

Learn how to navigate and set up Blackboard Collaborate, a web conferencing tool you can use to meet virtually and synchronously with your students, such as for online office hours. You’ll also see how to set up sessions for groups of students to meet without the instructor being present.

Registration link

More Info and Help

For further information about Blackboard Learn, check the Faculty tab of the portal (my.cuw.edu) for the “Blackboard for Faculty” channel.

For help with Blackboard Learn for a face-to-face course, contact the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) at celtsupport@cuw.edu or call 262-243-2358 or 1-888-377-7447 (select option 2).  

For help with Blackboard Learn for fully online and dual credit courses contact the Office of Continuing and Distance Education (OCDE) at blackboardsupport@cuw.edu  or call 262-243-4327 or 1-888-377-7447 (select option 1).