TLC sessions are now in Datatel and require myACCESS registration process.
To register for any TLC session, you must log in to myACCESS.
Once you are logged in, follow the steps out lined in this job aide.
If you are having difficulty, please contact the TLC by email at email@example.com, by phone at ext. 3805, or by stopping by the TLC Lab (SRC 1105) weekdays from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The TLC staff are happy to assist you as we transition to this new registration system.Thank you.
Blackboard Training Sessions
Not all topics are offered each term, please check the TLC calendar for upcoming dates and times for the Blackboard training workshops listed below.
When enrolling in a Blackboard session, keep in mind that you must do so at least 2 work days prior to the session you wish to attend or you will not be enrolled in the course.
Blackboard v9.1: Getting Started
This workshop will guide participants through the basic tasks and decisions required
to set up a course. First, they will view the course from a student's perspective
as they navigate through tools and content. The focus will then turn to the instructor's
perspective. Participants will walk through the process of planning, creating, and
organizing the Course Menu. Participants will gain hands-on experience creating a
Course Menu suitable for their own courses. They will also develop a Getting Started
Content Area designed to provide students with the information they need to be successful
learners. Participants will also learn to customize their courses to add visual interest
and address pedagogical requirements.
Common start up tasks such as creating announcements, adding calendar entries, building a syllabus, setting up discussion forums, and adding textbook information will also be introduced.
Blackboard v9.1: Mastering the Grade Center
This workshop provides a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to the Grade Center
tool. Participants will become familiar with how grades will appear to students. You
will learn how to navigate the Grade Center and customize it to suit your needs. Next,
you will create columns to manage and calculate grades. Finally, you will enter and
manage grades, including grading test and assignment submissions.
Blackboard v9.1: Working with Assignments
This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to using the Assignments and Rubrics
tools. Participants will first use the tools as a student, as they upload an assignment.
From the instructor perspective, they will create, review, and upgrade assignments.
Participants will learn to create Rubrics and add them to Grade Center columns.
Blackboard v9.1: Monitoring Student Performance
(3 week online workshop)
Prerequisite:Getting Started / previous Blackboard experience
Participants will be expected to know how to login and navigate in Blackboard. In this three week workshop, you will gain in-depth knowledge of the tools and features that help monitor and evaluate student performance in Blackboard. Topics include Grade Center, Early Warning System, Performance Dashboard, Review Status, Student Statistic, and Grade Center reports.
To successfully complete this workshop, you must take an active part. You will participate in discussions, submit assignments, take quizzes and share journal, blog, and wiki entries. You will experience Blackboard as a student and as an instructor.
You will need to have reliable access to a computer, the internet and speakers. All content is available from within the course, no additional text or materials are needed.
Blackboard v9.1: Enhancing Communication
(3 week online workshop)
In this course you will learn to effectively use select Blackboard Learn communication tools to increase student engagement within your course. After exploring strategies for building community among your students, you will experiment with the tools to help you decide which are best for your course.
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