***Please contact the HELP DESK before class and request a development course if you do not have a course with which to add content.***
The U of S Course Tools uses Blackboard Learn , a web-based tool that provides the instructor the freedom to focus on teaching and learning techniques.This productivity tool can be used in all courses, from supplementing existing face-to-face classes to delivering completely on-line distance classes. It is easy for novice instructors to learn and use, yet powerful enough to handle the most advanced teaching needs.
With Blackboard Learn, instructors can quickly and easily:
This seminar will lead you through the U of S Course Tools, showing you where to find items like announcements, adding files, creating links, emailing students, posting images and creating of hand-in folders.
Additional help is available online using the complete Instructor Guide
Materials specific to U of S Course Tools are available at Course Tools.
This session provides instructors and/ or course developers with the basic information required to start building a course within Blackboard Learn. If you have used older versions of BB Learn, this session will introduce you to the latest version used at the UofS.
Facultly, Instructor and Designer - Blackboard On Demand - website
Learner Support Documents for Download:
In this seminar, the following will be demonstrated:
NOTE: If you have a group of instructors that would like a custom/private session, please contact Training Services
****PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE A COURSE THAT YOU ARE TEACHING OR A DEVELOPMENT COURSE AVAILABLE IN Blackboard BEFORE ATTENDING THIS SESSION. Contact the Help Desk to set up the development course. ****
There is no required software for this course.
There are no additional resources for this course.
NOTE: Classes may have limited registration. If an offering is designated as 'Full', please email Training Services in order that we may accommodate your training needs. Due to last minute withdrawls, this class is subject to cancellation on short notice. A customized training solution may be offered in its place.