Preparing Your Blackboard Course for a New Semester

Monday, April 15, 2019
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Center for Teaching Excellence
Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511


As you prepare for a new semester, don’t let Blackboard get the best of you! Let us show you some tips and tricks to help you get off on the right foot. We will also cover best practices for using Blackboard as a teaching tool, who to contact for help, and how to access our Knowledge Base. Workshop participants are welcome to bring a computer or tablet to gain first-hand experience during this workshop.



Katie Vaughan
eLearning Services

Originally from Michigan, Katie Vaughn completed her BA in English at UofSC in 2009 and has worked with the Division of Information Technology ever since. With a background in customer service, she enjoys working with instructors and students as they navigate Blackboard and other e-Learning technologies.


Mike Brown
eLearning Services

Mike Brown has almost thirty years of experience in working with educational technology. From the private sector to K-12 schools, to higher education, he has developed and conducted training for end-users and instructors in a variety of operating platforms, equipment, and software systems. At the University of South Carolina he has provided assistance to faculty and students as an end-user support specialist, instructional designer, educational technology administrator, and trainer. Brown is currently with the Department of IT’s eLearning Services.