Getting Started with Blackboard

Monday, August 17, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

 

To attend this webinar, log-in as a guest at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/66530af7be704a608a7d917b850c8957This is a Blackboard Collaborate session.

 
The webinar starts at 9:30 a.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 9:35 a.m.


Details

This workshop is a thorough overview of Blackboard's capabilities. Learn how to log-in, add course content, create announcements and send email. Explore online course design, the discussion board, see how to set up groups and use the Grade Center.


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** Registration Procedures Update **

In order for attendees to personally track their current registrations and attendance at certificate of completion workshops and events, the Center for Teaching Excellence is now requiring that all registrants create an account in our registration system and login to register for all workshops.

 

If you have an existing training account with the Division of Human Resources, Office of Organizational and Professional Development, you do not need to create an account. You can login using your HR training username and password. By logging in to register for CTE events, your complete training record for both CTE and HR trainings will be available with a single account and login.


Facilitator


Mike Brown
Consultant
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.


Mitchell West
Director
eLearning Services


Originally from Washington, D.C. but now a tried and true Columbia native, Mitchell West is the director of eLearning Services in the Division of Information Technology. When he isn't managing his amazing team and providing Blackboard support to the awesome faculty here at UofSC, you might find him watching a Washington Nationals game or hanging out with his pets. One of West's favorite quotes is, "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend; inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." - Groucho Marx.