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June 2021

Session 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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.

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Session 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

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

In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

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Session 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 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.

Find out more »

Session 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Session 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

June 15 @ 3:00 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.

Find out more »

Session 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 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.

Find out more »

Session 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Session 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Session 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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.

Find out more »

Session 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 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.

Find out more »

Session 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Session 3: The Move To Ultra

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Big Picture. Description: Come and learn about the Ultra pilot in terms of what work has been done, what work is coming, and where we would like to be seven months from now. This is an opportunity for the Digital Learning team to share their plans with you and field some questions.

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Session 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

In this session, we will explore the options for building content and learning materials in Blackboard ULTRA.

Find out more »

Session 3: The Move to Ultra

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Big Picture. Description: Come and learn about the Ultra pilot in terms of what work has been done, what work is coming, and where we would like to be seven months from now. This is an opportunity for the Digital Learning team to share their plans with you and field some questions

Find out more »

July 2021

SESSION 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Blackboard Ultra is the newest, modern, more accessible version of Blackboard. 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

Find out more »

SESSION 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Do you want to upgrade to Blackboard ULTRA? 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 »

SESSION 1: Getting Started with Blackboard ULTRA

July 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Blackboard Ultra is the newest, modern, more accessible version of Blackboard. 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

Find out more »

SESSION 2: Creating Content in Blackboard ULTRA

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Do you want to upgrade to Blackboard ULTRA? 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 »

SESSION 3: Assignments, Discussions and Journals in Blackboard ULTRA (1.5 hours)

July 29 @ 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.

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August 2021

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basics (Ultra)

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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 »

Managing Reopening Anxiety

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As lockdowns lift, many are feeling anxious. In this session, we will consider how to recognize and manage reopening anxiety.

Find out more »

Managing Reopening Anxiety

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As lockdowns lift, many are feeling anxious. In this session, we will consider how to recognize and manage reopening anxiety.

Find out more »

Workplace Mental Health in 2021

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This session is focused on the in-between time where some folks are working remotely, and others are at workplaces in person. We will consider some of the challenges to workplace mental health at this point in the pandemic and explore strategies for supporting employees, colleagues and ourselves during this time of transition.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basics (Ultra)

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 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 »

SESSION 3: Assignments, Discussions and Journals in Blackboard ULTRA (1.5 hours)

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 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 »

Workplace Mental Health in 2021

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This session is focused on the in-between time where some folks are working remotely, and others are at workplaces in person. We will consider some of the challenges to workplace mental health at this point in the pandemic and explore strategies for supporting employees, colleagues and ourselves during this time of transition.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Improving Student Engagement (Ultra)

August 23 @ 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 »

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

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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 »

Managing Reopening Anxiety

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As lockdowns lift, many are feeling anxious. In this session, we will consider how to recognize and manage reopening anxiety.

Find out more »

SESSION 4: Tests and Question Banks in Blackboard ULTRA (1.5 hours)

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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 »

Ed-Venture Days: Go The Distance with Library Assistance

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this interactive session, you will learn all the ways that the library can help you and your students succeed! We will discuss library support for faculty, including librarian class visits, copyright support, course reading pages, and the Idea Lab. Learn about how we support students with services such as research help, APA videos, and digital skills workshops. Finally, see what’s new at the library. 

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

August 26 @ 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 »

Ed-Venture Days: UDL-Tech Tools to Support Inclusion and Engagement

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn. UDL encourages the design of flexible and accessible learning materials, methods and assessments and the proactive removal of barriers at the design stage, keeping in mind that learner variability is the norm. In this session, we will share strategies and tools to incorporate UDL principles in your courses. 

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Ed-Venture Days: Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

August 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 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. 

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Ed-Venture Days: An Introduction to Research and Innovation at Humber

August 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Welcome to Research! This seminar will introduce you to the various paths available in research here at Humber. We will cover a breadth of topics like ‘how to better engage with students’ (the scholarship of teaching and learning or (SoTL)) through to ‘how to engage with industry’ (various Tri-Council grants). The Office of Research and Innovation (ORI) serves as our research hub and includes what supports we provide such as the Scholar’s Café, various communities of practice, the Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education (JIPE) and Humber Press. We also offer a buffet of lunch and learn workshops (for example human-centered design, design thinking, creative problem solving, values-based innovation, data storytelling, behavioural economics). Our workshops are open to all Humber staff (faculty and students).  Bring your curiousity! 

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Ed-Venture Days: Making Inclusive and Accessible Videos

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this workshop, you’ll learn about many of tools and supports available to Humber faculty to assist you in the creation of inclusive and accessible video. We’ll walk you through the basics of creating instructional videos; considerations to make when using virtual characters and selecting media from stock libraries; how to create and add Closed Captions in Panopto; and, the benefits of incorporating Panopto Chapters in your videos to support the diverse needs of your learners. 

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Ed-Venture Days: Developing HLO Mindsets through Interconnections: EDI, Sustainability, and Systems Thinking

August 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

In this session, we will overview the key mindsets presented in the Humber Learning Outcomes (HLO) framework: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI), Sustainability and Systems Thinking. We will define these concepts and discuss how the core values of Humber interconnect with each other and align with Indigenous Ways of Being, Knowing and Doing. We will also offer practical applications and tools such as the impact gap canvas, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Humber’s Sustainability Plan, which help faculty operationalize these mindsets to tackle real-world problems, promote inclusive teaching approaches, and foster belonging in the Humber classroom and beyond. 

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Ed-Venture Days: Designing Lesson Plans for Engagement

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Designing lesson plans for engagement: Are you looking for ways to add small and subtle elements to your lectures that will help to engage and enhance the learning experience in both a synchronous and asynchronous class? This workshop is designed around the 4 A’s of lesson planning – Activate, Acquire, Application, and Assessment. Although the main focus will be on “Activation,” we will explore ways to engage students at all stages of a lesson plan. 

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Ed-Venture Days: Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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 »

Ed-Venture Days: Academic Accommodations and Accessibility for the Teaching Mindframe

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This session will highlight key principles to ensure all learners, and in particular, learners with disabilities, have a positive and equitable learning experience in all their academic spaces.  The facilitators will describe the accommodation process with focus on the role of faculty, how to engage learners around their accommodation letter, best practices that facilitate and embed accommodation implementation, and interactive discussion about supporting each other in the inclusive journey. 

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Ed-Venture Days: Faculty Self-Care

August 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Do you put your health and wellness first? This workshop is designed to share strategies and tips on how you can put your mental and physical wellness first and how you can ensure that you do not forget about your “SELF” as you begin the start of your semester. 

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Workplace Mental Health in 2021

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This session is focused on the in-between time where some folks are working remotely, and others are at workplaces in person. We will consider some of the challenges to workplace mental health at this point in the pandemic and explore strategies for supporting employees, colleagues and ourselves during this time of transition.

Find out more »

September 2021

Workplace Mental Health in 2021

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This session is focused on the in-between time where some folks are working remotely, and others are at workplaces in person. We will consider some of the challenges to workplace mental health at this point in the pandemic and explore strategies for supporting employees, colleagues and ourselves during this time of transition.

Find out more »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 1 @ 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 »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 2 @ 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 »

Managing Reopening Anxiety

September 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As lockdowns lift, many are feeling anxious. In this session, we will consider how to recognize and manage reopening anxiety.

Find out more »

Preparing for the Move to Blackboard Ultra

September 7 @ 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 »

Managing Reopening Anxiety

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As lockdowns lift, many are feeling anxious. In this session, we will consider how to recognize and manage reopening anxiety.

Find out more »

Presented by Blackboard: Blackboard Learn Basics (Ultra)

September 8 @ 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 @ 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 »

Workplace Mental Health in 2021

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This session is focused on the in-between time where some folks are working remotely, and others are at workplaces in person. We will consider some of the challenges to workplace mental health at this point in the pandemic and explore strategies for supporting employees, colleagues and ourselves during this time of transition.

Find out more »

Getting Started with Blackboard Ultra

September 14 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 »

The COSSID Primer for Faculty

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This session introduces Humber’s Course Outline Software Supporting Instructional Design (COSSID), the online database for College course outlines. COSSID is being implemented to create a single, easily accessible repository, allowing smoother transitions between pathway programs and enabling quick referencing and/or updating. Join us to learn how COSSID is improving the experience of faculty, staff, and students.

Find out more »

Discussions, Journals and Assignments in Blackboard Ultra

October 27 @ 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 @ 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 »

Take Your Teaching to the Next Level with Microsoft Teams

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us to learn how to take your teaching to the next level by using the powerful tools and features available in Teams, like video conference, presentation sharing, chat, whiteboard, breakout groups, polls, and reflections. We’ll also explore how to integrate external tools like the Office apps, Forms, Padlet and Mentimeter. Finally, we’ll learn how to take advantage of some of Teams’ accessibility features like subtitles and automatic transcription.

Find out more »

Tests and Question Banks in Blackboard ULTRA

October 28 @ 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 @ 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 »

The COSSID Primer for Faculty

October 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This session introduces Humber’s Course Outline Software Supporting Instructional Design (COSSID), the online database for College course outlines. COSSID is being implemented to create a single, easily accessible repository, allowing smoother transitions between pathway programs and enabling quick referencing and/or updating. Join us to learn how COSSID is improving the experience of faculty, staff, and students.

Find out more »

Pathways & Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This session introduces Humber’s Course Outline Software Supporting Instructional Design (COSSID), the online database for College course outlines. COSSID is being implemented to create a single, easily accessible repository, allowing smoother transitions between pathway programs and enabling quick referencing and/or updating. Join us to learn how COSSID is improving the experience of faculty, staff, and students.

Find out more »

Using the Gradebook in Blackboard Ultra

October 29 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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.

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