Video Library

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Workshop Video Sessions

All workshop sessions are recorded and can be viewed here.

Teach Live Classes with Blackboard Collaborate by Jose Diaz
You can also record and share your classes for students unable to attend live, as well as offer live office hours.

Working with Groups in Blackboard Collaborate
While using Collaborate, you can break into sub-groups for discussion.

Streaming with 2 Cameras Using Blackboard Collaborate and Screencast-o-matic (Advanced)

Record Your Screen with Screencast-O-Matic

How to Embed a PowerPoint Presentation into Blackboard

VoiceThread is an asynchronous discussion tool that allows faculty and students to interact using video, audio and over 50 different types of media.

Are you interested in exploring Flipped Classroom pedagogy for your classes? Watch an in-depth overview of the Flipped Classroom model to learn more about the benefits of this instructional strategy, then move on to the video production and online collaboration workshops to build your expertise in the video and collaboration tools we recommend.

Flipped Classroom:

Video Maker Series, led by Jose Diaz and featuring Professor Michael Cokkinos, AMC:

Online Collaboration, led by Jose Diaz

Introduction to Active Learning, Co-hosted by Online Learning Director Tamara Cupples

Teaching with Interactive Slides

Gamify my Course

Digital Storytelling, with Martin Felix, Nancy Eder, and Mario Valero

Blackboard Tutorials [discontinued LMS]


Assessment (Blackboard)

Create a Test

Set Up The Grade Center  (Log in to LinkedIn Learning with your FIT user name and password)

Grading, Commenting, and Annotating Assignments

Create a Rubric for Grading

Download and Upload Grades From the Grade Center

Course Management (Blackboard)

How to Make Your Courses Available or Unavailable to Students

Back Up Your Course (.pdf)

Copy a Course From One Section or Semester to Another

Copy And Move Content Within and Between Courses  (Log in to LinkedIn Learning with your FIT user name and password)

Copy an Exam from One Course to Another

Building Groups

Working With Groups in Blackboard by Jeffrey Riman - In this session, we explore the benefits and challenges of group collaboration. A live demo includes how to create groups and link them to your assignments and discussion forums, and how students can hold group meetings using Blackboard Collaborate. Here's the presentation that accompanies the workshop.