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.

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. 

Fall schedule of sessions coming soon.

Monday August 20, 10:00 – 10:30 am (Central Time) in LU006
Qwickly Tools (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty. Learn about Qwickly tools and how to use them in Blackboard. Qwickly tools allow instructors to perform several functions more efficiently. Register here.

 

Tuesday August 21, 11:00 am – Noon (Central Time) in LU006
Blackboard Basics (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty and includes recent Blackboard updates. Learn how to log in and find your courses, add a folder, upload a document, create an Assignment (“drop box”), set up the grade center, open course for students, copy a course. Register here.

 

Thursday August 23, 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Central Time) in LU006
Blackboard More Tools (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty and includes recent Blackboard updates. Learn how to add more content such as web links, items, YouTube videos, Jot Assignments, and discussion forums. Learn how to directly submit papers to SafeAssign, edit notifications, send email, course messages, and announcements. Add the Panopto tool, color code the grade center, change course theme colors and add a banner. Register here.

 

Wednesday August 29, 10:00 – 11:0 am (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard Assessments & Rubrics (Webinar and Face to Face)

This session is for faculty. Learn how to create online tests using a variety of test questions. Learn how to create electronic rubrics you can attach to drop boxes and other assignments. Register here.

 

Wednesday September 5, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Face-to-Face only)

This session is for faculty. 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. Register here.

 

Thursday September 13, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard Basics (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty and includes recent Blackboard updates. Learn how to log in and find your courses, add a folder, upload a document, create an Assignment (“drop box”), set up the grade center, open course for students, copy a course. Register here.

 

Monday September 17, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard More Tools (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty and includes recent Blackboard updates. Learn how to add more content such as web links, items, YouTube videos, Jot Assignments, and discussion forums. Learn how to directly submit papers to SafeAssign, edit notifications, send email, course messages, and announcements. Add the Panopto tool, color code the grade center, change course theme colors and add a banner. Register here.

 

Tuesday September 25, 5:00 – 6:00 pm (Central Time)
Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Webinar only)

This session is for faculty. 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. Register here.

 

Friday September 28, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard Assessments & Rubrics (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty. Learn how to create online tests using a variety of test questions. Learn how to create electronic rubrics you can attach to drop boxes and other assignments. Register here.

 

Monday October 8, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard Basics (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty and includes recent Blackboard updates. Learn how to log in and find your courses, add a folder, upload a document, create an Assignment (“drop box”), set up the grade center, open course for students, copy a course. Register here.

 

Monday October 22, 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard Assessments & Rubrics (webinar and face to face)

This session is for faculty. Learn how to create online tests using a variety of test questions. Learn how to create electronic rubrics you can attach to drop boxes and other assignments. Register here.

 

Wednesday October 24, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (face-to-face only)

This session is for faculty. 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. Register here.

 

Monday November 5, 3:00 – 4:00 pm (Central Time)
Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate (Webinar only)

This session is for faculty. 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. Register here.

 

Friday November 9, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard More Tools (Webinar and Face to Face)

This session is for faculty and includes recent Blackboard updates. Learn how to add more content such as web links, items, YouTube videos, Jot Assignments, and discussion forums. Learn how to directly submit papers to SafeAssign, edit notifications, send email, course messages, and announcements. Add the Panopto tool, color code the grade center, change course theme colors and add a banner. Register here.

 

Monday November 12, 10:00 – 11:00 am (Central Time) in R006
Blackboard Assessments & Rubrics (Webinar and Face to Face)

This session is for faculty. Learn how to create online tests using a variety of test questions. Learn how to create electronic rubrics you can attach to drop boxes and other assignments. Register here.

 

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).