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Educational Technology Workshops and Events

The below events are offered by the educational technologist. The event topics focus on specific educational technologies, including Blackboard, Collaborate, ePortfolios, Turnitin and VoiceThread, as well as workshops targeted for faculty teaching online and/or hybrid courses. Special topic sessions will also be offered periodically.

For additional training sessions on other Fisher applications, please check the OIT Training page.

Blackboard Basics Workshop

This session will cover the foundational tools within Blackboard, including how to access the tool, navigating your course environment, making courses available, managing users, creating content and assignments and the basics of the grade center. This session is best for new users of Blackboard. Please register for one of the below options.

Thursday, August 23, 2018
2 to 3 p.m.
Lavery Library, Room L109
Register for the 8/23 Blackboard Basics Workshop

Monday, August 27, 2018
10 to 11 a.m.
Lavery Library, Room L109
Register for the 8/27 Blackboard Basics Workshop

Thursday, August 30, 2018 
2 to 3 p.m.
Lavery Library, Room L109
Register for the 8/30 Blackboard Basics Workshop

Blackboard Advanced Workshop

This session will cover more advanced features available within Blackboard, including discussion boards, blogs, wikis, journals, rubrics, tests and other integrations set up in the Blackboard environment. This session is best for moderate to advanced users who are already comfortable with the foundations of using Blackboard. Please register for one of the below options.

Friday, August 24, 2018 
10 to 11:30 a.m.
Lavery Library, Room L109
Register for the 8/24 Blackboard Advanced Workshop

Monday, August 27, 2018 
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Lavery Library, Room L109
Register for the 8/27 Blackboard Advanced Workshop

Friday, August 31, 2018 
2:30 to 4 p.m.
Lavery Library, Room L109
Register for the 8/31 Blackboard Advanced Workshop