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. 

Blackboard Basics with Gradebook with Susan Gallanis

Wednesday January 22, 1:00 – 2:30 in Rincker 006

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This program is ideal for new faculty or any faculty who want to improve their understanding of the Blackboard Grade Center. In addition to the Grade Center, participants will learn how to add the three most common content types, create an assignment/drop box, and open the course for students. Participants are encouraged to bring their syllabus and laptop.

Blackboard Tests and Respondus with Justin Frisque

Wednesday January 22, 3:00 – 4:00 in Rincker 006

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Faculty will learn how to set up a Blackboard test, including 5 question types. The second part of the program will cover how to use Respondus LockDown Browser, a tool that enhances test integrity and discourages cheating. Bring your laptop.

Blackboard Basics with Susan Gallanis

Tuesday February 11, 8:00 – 9:00 am in R006 or via Zoom.

Registration Link

This program is ideal for new faculty or any faculty wishing to improve their understanding of the Blackboard Grade Center. In addition to the Grade Center, participants will learn how to add the three most common content types, create an assignment/drop box, and open the course for students.

This session is available face-to-face, as well as via webinar streamed from the Mequon campus. You can join the webinar from your own computer using Zoom.

Blackboard Tests and Rubrics with Justin Frisque

Wednesday February 19, 10:00 – 11:00 am in R006 or via Zoom

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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.

This session is available face-to-face, as well as via webinar streamed from the Mequon campus. You can join the webinar from your own computer using Zoom.

Blackboard Portfolios with Susan Gallanis

Monday March 9, 2:00 – 3:00 pm in R006 or via Zoom

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Faculty will learn how to set up a digital portfolio using Blackboard including how to create a template, add course and personal artifacts, share a portfolio, and set up a Portfolio assignment in your course.

This session is available face-to-face, as well as via webinar streamed from the Mequon campus. You can join the webinar from your own computer using Zoom.

Respondus LockDown Browser with Susan Gallanis

Tuesday March 31, 8:00 – 9:00 am in R006 or via Zoom

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This program is for faculty. Learn how to use Respondus LockDown Browser, a deterrent to cheating, for a test in Blackboard when the instructor is in the room during the test. When using LockDown Browser, students cannot print, make screen captures, access other web pages, or access other applications while taking the exam.

This session is available face-to-face, as well as via webinar streamed from the Mequon campus. You can join the webinar from your own computer using Zoom

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).