Set Up The Grade Center (Log in to LinkedIn Learning with your FIT user name and password)
Course Management (Blackboard)
Copy And Move Content Within and Between Courses (Log in to LinkedIn Learning with your FIT user name and password)
Create an Assignment - [unlinked, content moved]
Using Course Reports to View Student Activity*
*Use with caution. Course reports provide one data point about student activity in Blackboard, but are not necessarily representative of how much time the student is spending on course work.
Workshop Video Sessions
All workshop sessions are recorded and can be viewed here.
Presentation by Jeffrey Riman on Blackboard Pedagogy
This workshop looks at strategies and tools for success as you prepare to teach remotely.
Presentation with live links (.pdf) in support of the onlne workshop.
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.
VoiceThread is an asynchronous discussion tool that allows faculty and students to interact using video, audio and over 50 different types of media.
- Join a VoiceThread Tour led by Jeffrey Riman.
- Detailed instructions for Teachers using VoiceThread in Blackboard
- Instructions for students who need to create and share their VoiceThreads with the class.
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.
- Introduction to the Flipped Classroom, led by Jeffrey Riman (CET) and Jose Diaz (Office of Online Learning)
- Flipped Classroom Activities, led by Jose Diaz
Video Maker Series, led by Jose Diaz and featuring Professor Michael Cokkinos, AMC:
Online Collaboration, led by Jose Diaz
Digital Storytelling, with Martin Felix, Nancy Eder, and Mario Valero
Blackboard Basics (presentation)
Set up Your Blackboard Grade Center (presentation)
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.