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Blackboard Drop-in Sessions to Feature Grade Center

Posted by on Friday, January 22, 2016 in Events, News.

Drop-in Support Hours for Spring Semester
Blackboard Support at the CFT will be offering drop-in training and support for the spring semester for faculty, graduate students, and staff using Blackboard. Come get technical and pedagogical support from a team of Blackboard specialists during our drop-in support hours. We will begin each drop-in session with quick, 10-minute training on a topic related to the grade center, but feel free to bring any questions or issues you want to resolve.

Drop-in sessions are Mondays from 1-3pm

January 25 – Grade Center: Inline Grading
February 1 – Grade Center: Weighted Column
February 8 – Grade Center: Edit Column Information
February 15 – Grade Center: Rubrics
February 22 – Grade Center: Needs Grading
February 29 – Grade Center: Create/Total/Average Column
March 14 -Grade Center: View/Clear Attempts
March 21 –   Grade Center: View Grade Details
March 28 – Grade Center: Points and Percentages
April 4 – Grade Center: Show/Hide Columns
April 11 – Grade Center: Reports
April 18 –  Grade Center: Smart Views
April 25 – Grade Center: Grading Periods

Taking our Blackboard Workshops on the Road!
Many of you have visited us for Blackboard trainings and drop-in hours here at the CFT. What you may not know is that we have also taken that support model on the road to various centers and departments across campus. If you work with a group that you think might benefit from a tailored training/support experience, we would love to visit them wherever they may be housed on campus.

We have three 30 minute training sessions to choose from (Creating and Grading Assignments on Blackboard, Using Media on Blackboard, and Academic Integrity Tools for Blackboard) that we are excited to share. After our presentation, the Blackboard support team can remain on site for 30-60 minutes to work one-on-one with faculty, TAs, staff, or whomever, helping to solve problems and work on specific courses.

Please contact us at blackboard@vanderbilt.edu for more information.

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