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August 2021

Presented by Blackboard: Using Groups in Blackboard Learn (Ultra)

August 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Registration Required
Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.

Find out more »

September 2021

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 1, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this session the Blackboard support team will discuss what to expect as we move to Blackboard Ultra. They will take you through the migration plan, discuss the two methods of converting your course into Ultra, introduce the tools they’ve created to help you, and highlight the support you can expect as we migrate to Ultra.

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Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

In this session the Blackboard support team will discuss what to expect as we move to Blackboard Ultra. They will take you through the migration plan, discuss the two methods of converting your course into Ultra, introduce the tools they’ve created to help you, and highlight the support you can expect as we migrate to Ultra.

Find out more »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 7, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

In this session the Blackboard support team will discuss what to expect as we move to Blackboard Ultra. They will take you through the migration plan, discuss the two methods of converting your course into Ultra, introduce the tools they’ve created to help you, and highlight the support you can expect as we migrate to Ultra.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basics (Ultra)

September 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Registration Required
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to communicate, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Find out more »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this session the Blackboard support team will discuss what to expect as we move to Blackboard Ultra. They will take you through the migration plan, discuss the two methods of converting your course into Ultra, introduce the tools they’ve created to help you, and highlight the support you can expect as we migrate to Ultra.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

September 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this session, participants will learn about the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

September 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this session, participants will learn about the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this session the Blackboard support team will discuss what to expect as we move to Blackboard Ultra. They will take you through the migration plan, discuss the two methods of converting your course into Ultra, introduce the tools they've created to help you, and highlight the support you can expect as we migrate to Ultra.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

September 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this session, participants will learn about the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 22, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this session the Blackboard support team will discuss what to expect as we move to Blackboard Ultra. They will take you through the migration plan, discuss the two methods of converting your course into Ultra, introduce the tools they've created to help you, and highlight the support you can expect as we migrate to Ultra.

Find out more »

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra

September 22, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The new Blackboard ULTRA courses will give faculty and students a simpler, more modern, and accessible platform to communicate, collaborate, and learn together. In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Guide to Building Mobile Content (Ultra)

September 27, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Registration Required
Many students prefer to consume course content on their mobile phone. This webinar is designed to provide you with fundamentals for preparing online course content for mobile delivery. Additionally, we will review Blackboard mobile apps and provide you with a helpful worksheet on mobile content development.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

September 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this session, participants will learn about the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Using Groups in Blackboard Learn Ultra

September 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Registration Required
Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.

Find out more »

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra

September 30, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The new Blackboard ULTRA courses will give faculty and students a simpler, more modern, and accessible platform to communicate, collaborate, and learn together. In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

October 2021

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basics (Ultra)

October 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to communicate, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Find out more »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

October 11, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this session the Blackboard support team will discuss what to expect as we move to Blackboard Ultra. They will take you through the migration plan, discuss the two methods of converting your course into Ultra, introduce the tools they've created to help you, and highlight the support you can expect as we migrate to Ultra.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

October 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this session, participants will learn about the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra

October 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Registration Required
This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra.

Find out more »

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra

October 13, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The new Blackboard ULTRA courses will give faculty and students a simpler, more modern, and accessible platform to communicate, collaborate, and learn together. In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Improving Student Engagement (Ultra)

October 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Registration Required
Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra can encourage meaningful engagement among students and between your students and you! In this session, we’ll examine how to effectively use discussion boards, conversations, interactive lectures, and other Blackboard Learn Ultra tools to foster student engagement in your course. We will also explore different ways to promote communication and collaboration among your students to get them involved and to keep them engaged in remote and online classes.

Find out more »

Discussions, Journals and Assignments in Blackboard Ultra

October 18, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar is designed to guide instructors through the process of creating and managing assignments, discussions, and journals in Blackboard Ultra.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Using Groups in Blackboard Learn Ultra

October 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 pm

Registration Required
Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.

Find out more »

Tests and Question Banks in Blackboard ULTRA

October 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this Blackboard ULTRA workshop will learn how to build Tests and how to import Question Banks. We will also share tips on how to bring over tests from BB Original courses.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

October 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this session, participants will learn about the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

October 25, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

In this session, participants will learn about the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra

October 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The new Blackboard ULTRA courses will give faculty and students a simpler, more modern, and accessible platform to communicate, collaborate, and learn together. In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra

October 26, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The new Blackboard ULTRA courses will give faculty and students a simpler, more modern, and accessible platform to communicate, collaborate, and learn together. In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Discussions, Journals and Assignments in Blackboard Ultra

October 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This webinar is designed to guide instructors through the process of creating and managing assignments, discussions, and journals in Blackboard Ultra.

Find out more »

Discussions, Journals and Assignments in Blackboard Ultra

October 27, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar is designed to guide instructors through the process of creating and managing assignments, discussions, and journals in Blackboard Ultra.

Find out more »

Tests and Question Banks in Blackboard ULTRA

October 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this Blackboard ULTRA workshop will learn how to build Tests and how to import Question Banks. We will also share tips on how to bring over tests from BB Original courses.

Find out more »

Tests and Question Banks in Blackboard ULTRA

October 28, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

In this Blackboard ULTRA workshop will learn how to build Tests and how to import Question Banks. We will also share tips on how to bring over tests from BB Original courses.

Find out more »

Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra

October 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra.

Find out more »

Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra

October 29, 2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra.

Find out more »

November 2021

Presented by Blackboard: Improving Student Engagement (Ultra)

November 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Registration Required
Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra can encourage meaningful engagement among students and between your students and you! In this session, we’ll examine how to effectively use discussion boards, conversations, interactive lectures, and other Blackboard Learn Ultra tools to foster student engagement in your course. We will also explore different ways to promote communication and collaboration among your students to get them involved and to keep them engaged in remote and online classes.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Using Groups in Blackboard Learn Ultra

November 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 pm

Registration Required
Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.

Find out more »

Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra

November 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The new Blackboard ULTRA courses will give faculty and students a simpler, more modern, and accessible platform to communicate, collaborate, and learn together. In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra

November 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Registration Required
This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up assessments, utilizing different types of assessments and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra.

Find out more »

Tests and Question Banks in Blackboard ULTRA

November 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this Blackboard ULTRA workshop will learn how to build Tests and how to import Question Banks. We will also share tips on how to bring over tests from BB Original courses.

Find out more »

Discussions, Journals and Assignments in Blackboard Ultra

November 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This webinar is designed to guide instructors through the process of creating and managing assignments, discussions, and journals in Blackboard Ultra.

Find out more »

December 2021

Starting Fresh – Working Session – Registration Required

December 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This is not a typical webinar or workshop. This 90-min session is focused on the Starting Fresh method of moving your course to Blackboard Ultra. Bring your course and bring your questions! We?ll have a group of Blackboard experts available to provide demos and answer questions about migrating your course using the Starting Fresh method.

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Ultra Course Preview Working Session – Registration Required

December 16, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This is not a typical workshop. This 90-min session is focused on the Ultra Course Preview method of moving your course to Blackboard Ultra. This is a space where you can bring your questions and our Blackboard experts will provide answers, demos, and even one-on-ones to help you migrate your course.

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January 2022

ED-Venture Days: Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

January 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Registration Required
This session focuses on the new Blackboard ULTRA dashboard and course navigation. Participants will learn how to apply the Humber template and create and send announcements and course messages in an ULTRA course. Also, we will look at the main content structures and tools available.

Find out more »

ED-Venture Days: Lunch Hour Reflection – Work and Wellness in Winter 2022

January 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


In this interactive session, we will explore some of the challenges facing us at this point in the pandemic. We will consider strategies for navigating work and cultivating wellness amid uncertainty and change.

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ED-Venture Days: Course Design and Delivery for Synchronous and Asynchronous Formats

January 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This session will focus on how to design and deliver courses for ever-evolving learning environments and teaching contexts. Faculty will discuss and learn about strategies, considerations and tools related to humanizing the remote learning environment, and best practices when adapting instruction from online to in-person learning contexts.

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ED-Venture Days: Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

January 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Let’s start using Microsoft Teams in the online classroom! In this session, we’ll learn how to set up a Teams session and use powerful and engaging tools like video conferencing, chat, content sharing, and the whiteboard. Finally, we’ll learn how to take advantage of some of Teams’ accessibility features, including subtitles and automatic transcription.

Find out more »

ED-Venture Days: Creating Content in Blackboard Ultra

January 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Blackboard Ultra’s modern design provides an opportunity to create more inclusive, flexible learning materials. In this session, we will explore various types of content you can build in Blackboard Ultra, such as documents, uploads, links, and embeds. We will also review the methods you can use to organize your content.  

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ED-Venture Days: Creating Collaborative Learning Environments

January 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

In this session we will discuss strategies to foster collaboration in the in-person and online classroom, as well as share ideas of simple technology tools and activities to promote engagement and facilitate group work in synchronous and asynchronous learning environments.

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ED-Venture Days: Lunch Hour Reflection – Creating a Community of Learners

January 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Creating community is important in all courses.  When students feel like they belong to a community of learners, they feel engaged and are more likely to retain the course’s content and skills.  The focus of this session is to present, reflect on and strategize the opportunities and challenges on how to create community and foster a sense of belonging for all students.  The facilitators will present strategies that they have used to create community in face-to-face and online environments. 

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ED-Venture Days: Getting Started with Microsoft Teams

January 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Let’s start using Microsoft Teams in the online classroom! In this session, we’ll learn how to set up a Teams session and use powerful and engaging tools like video conferencing, chat, content sharing, and the whiteboard. Finally, we’ll learn how to take advantage of some of Teams’ accessibility features, including subtitles and automatic transcription.

Find out more »

ED-Venture Days: Using Panopto in Blackboard Ultra

January 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Using Panopto in Blackboard Ultra Humber’s academic video platform, is…

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Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basic Ultra

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Basics

January 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom tool that allows you to engage with your students in real-time, to record sessions for students to watch later, and to offer live virtual office hours. In this 45-minute session, we will review the Collaborate interface and tools that support engaging virtual classroom sessions.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Q&A with Experts – Blackboard Collaborate

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Collaborate? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Q&A with Experts – Blackboard Learn Ultra

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Learn Ultra? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Find out more »

February 2022

Assessments & Academic Integrity Workshop

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Learning Outcomes:
1) Create an online assessment that is relevant to the course learning objectives
2) Utilize the appropriate academic integrity strategies for an assignment
This workshop is facilitated by Humber Innovative Learning's Instructional Design Technologists.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Beyond the Basics

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration Required
This webinar will help you move beyond the basics of Blackboard Collaborate and provide an overview of specific use cases and features that will facilitate synchronous interaction with your students. Some features include using breakout rooms, sharing content through your camera, polling, and other features that will help you engage your learners and empower student success.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Grading and Managing the Gradebook in an Ultra Course

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration Required
This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up grading criteria for assessments, utilizing different types of assessments, and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra Courses.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Creating Assessments in an Ultra Course

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration Required
In this session, we will focus on creating different assessments and assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra courses. We will outline the steps to create an assessment or an assignment, including selecting different options in grade settings.

Find out more »

Assessments & Academic Integrity Workshop

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Learning Outcomes:
1) Create an online assessment that is relevant to the course learning objectives
2) Utilize the appropriate academic integrity strategies for an assignment
This workshop is facilitated by Humber Innovative Learning's Instructional Design Technologists.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Improving Student Engagement Ultra

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra can encourage meaningful engagement among students. between your students and you, and with the content itself! In this session, we’ll examine how to effectively use discussion boards, class conversations, interactive lectures, and other Blackboard Learn Ultra tools to foster student engagement in your course. We will also explore different ways to promote communication and collaboration among your students to get them involved and to keep them engaged in online classes.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Guide to Building Mobile Content

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration Required
Many students prefer to consume course content on their mobile phone. This webinar is designed to provide you with the basic fundamentals for preparing online course content for mobile delivery. Additionally, we will review Blackboard mobile apps and provide you with a helpful worksheet on mobile content development.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Using Groups in Blackboard Learn Ultra

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.

Find out more »

March 2022

Ed-Venture Week: Blackboard Ultra – Learning the Ins and Outs of Groups and Group Assignments

March 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

In this session we'll show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Ultra. We'll look at how to create group assignments, activate and use group tools, and show the student experience. And of course, we'll share some tips to help you set up your assignments more effectively.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basic Ultra

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Find out more »

Ed-Venture Week: Back to Basics – Avoiding Burnout and Conducting a Mid-Semester Review of Course Goals  

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Strategies to get laser focused on what is important for learners to achieve by the end of the semester and not lose sight of the big picture during periods of larger workload.

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Ed-Venture Week: Blackboard Ultra – Mastering Test Settings

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

In this session we'll explore what Ultra has to offer with test settings. We'll look at features such as time limits, access codes, release conditions and applying accommodations and exceptions. We'll also show you some helpful workarounds that can strengthen the integrity of your tests.

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Presented by Blackboard: Q&A with Experts – Blackboard Learn Ultra

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Learn Ultra? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Find out more »

Ed-Venture Week: Blackboard Ultra – 7 Tips to Make Using Gradebook a Breeze

March 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

In this Webinar we will explore some of the lesser-known features of the Gradebook such as calculated columns, grading schemas, and automatic zeros. And we'll also share some organizing and navigating tips to help make your Gradebook run as smoothly as possible.

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Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Basics

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Blackboard Collaborate is a virtual classroom tool that allows you to engage with your students in real-time, to record sessions for students to watch later, and to offer live virtual office hours. In this 45-minute session, we will review the Collaborate interface and tools that support engaging virtual classroom sessions.

Find out more »

Ed-Venture Week: Moving your live class video sessions from Blackboard Collaborate to Microsoft Teams

March 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

In this session we’ll learn how to set up and run our live video class session in Microsoft Teams, and what are the differences and the many advantages of moving from Blackboard Collaborate.

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Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Beyond the Basics

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
This webinar will help you move beyond the basics of Blackboard Collaborate and provide an overview of specific use cases and features that will facilitate synchronous interaction with your students. Some features include using breakout rooms, sharing content through your camera, polling, and other features that will help you engage your learners and empower student success.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Q&A with Experts – Blackboard Collaborate

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Collaborate? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Grading and Managing the Gradebook in an Ultra Course

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration Required
This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up grading criteria for assessments, utilizing different types of assessments, and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra Courses.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Creating Assessments in an Ultra Course

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
In this session, we will focus on creating different assessments and assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra courses. We will outline the steps to create an assessment or an assignment, including selecting different options in grade settings.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Improving Student Engagement Ultra

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra can encourage meaningful engagement among students. between your students and you, and with the content itself! In this session, we’ll examine how to effectively use discussion boards, class conversations, interactive lectures, and other Blackboard Learn Ultra tools to foster student engagement in your course. We will also explore different ways to promote communication and collaboration among your students to get them involved and to keep them engaged in online classes.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Guide to Building Mobile Content

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Many students prefer to consume course content on their mobile phone. This webinar is designed to provide you with the basic fundamentals for preparing online course content for mobile delivery. Additionally, we will review Blackboard mobile apps and provide you with a helpful worksheet on mobile content development.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Using Groups in Blackboard Learn Ultra

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration Required
Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Grading in Blackboard Learn Ultra

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Ready to start grading in Learn Ultra? This session focuses on the grading workflow used for course activity submissions. We will also review options for providing feedback and grading analytics options that provide more insight into student activity. This session will share the basic gradebook workflows in Learn Ultra. For more information on gradebook settings, please attend the “Grading and Managing the Gradebook in an Ultra Course” session.

Find out more »

April 2022

Presented by Blackboard: Q&A with Experts – Blackboard Collaborate

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
Have a question on how to do something in Blackboard Collaborate? Join this live Office Hours session where Blackboard experts will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate workflows and provide guidance on teaching remotely.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basic Ultra

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration Required
This webinar is designed to provide you easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview on the types of online assessments available in Blackboard Learn Ultra Course View.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Collaborate Beyond the Basics

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration Required
This webinar will help you move beyond the basics of Blackboard Collaborate and provide an overview of specific use cases and features that will facilitate synchronous interaction with your students. Some features include using breakout rooms, sharing content through your camera, polling, and other features that will help you engage your learners and empower student success.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Grading and Managing the Gradebook in an Ultra Course

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration Required
This intermediate session will provide a deeper dive into setting up grading criteria for assessments, utilizing different types of assessments, and creating gradable assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra Courses.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Grading in Blackboard Learn Ultra

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration Required
Ready to start grading in Learn Ultra? This session focuses on the grading workflow used for course activity submissions. We will also review options for providing feedback and grading analytics options that provide more insight into student activity. This session will share the basic gradebook workflows in Learn Ultra. For more information on gradebook settings, please attend the “Grading and Managing the Gradebook in an Ultra Course” session.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Creating Assessments in an Ultra Course

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required
In this session, we will focus on creating different assessments and assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra courses. We will outline the steps to create an assessment or an assignment, including selecting different options in grade settings.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Improving Student Engagement Ultra

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration Required
Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra can encourage meaningful engagement among students. between your students and you, and with the content itself! In this session, we’ll examine how to effectively use discussion boards, class conversations, interactive lectures, and other Blackboard Learn Ultra tools to foster student engagement in your course. We will also explore different ways to promote communication and collaboration among your students to get them involved and to keep them engaged in online classes.

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Presented by Blackboard: Guide to Building Mobile Content

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Many students prefer to consume course content on their mobile phone. This webinar is designed to provide you with the basic fundamentals for preparing online course content for mobile delivery. Additionally, we will review Blackboard mobile apps and provide you with a helpful worksheet on mobile content development.

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Presented by Blackboard: Using Groups in Blackboard Learn Ultra

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Collaborative learning offers many benefits over traditional instruction. Studies show that when students work as a team, they develop positive attitudes, solve problems more effectively, and experience a greater sense of accomplishment. This intermediate session will show you how to use the Groups tool in Blackboard Learn Ultra to facilitate student collaboration and enhance student engagement in your course.

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Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Best Practices – Ultra

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Outstanding online courses begin with outstanding content presented in a way that minimizes barriers to understanding. In this session, we will review best practices on how to create a more compelling and engaging display for your course material. This session will focus on:

Ease of navigation through course material based on the layout
The efficiency of instructor and student workflow
Variety of options to enhance the teaching and learning experience

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