CLASS Instructional
Design & Technology
University of Houston
338 McElhinney Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3000
713.743.3918
classidt@uh.edu 

Workshops

We offer custom workshops and traning sessions on a one-on-one or departmental basis as well as a host of trainings in Blackboard essentials. Please read below about scheduling custom workshops or registering for one of our Blackboard training sessions. If there is an area of interest that you do not see listed below, please reach out to us so that we may work with you or your department to craft a workshop or training to suit your needs.

Custom Workshops: Individual or Department

Here is a partial list of some of our more popular workshops

  • Online Course Design Demo
  • Lackluster Discussion Buster: Promoting active meaningful participation
  • Universal Accessiblity for Online Courses
  • New Faculty Tech Toolkit

To plan your workshop today, please Get in touch.

classidt@uh.edu 713.743.3918


2013-2014 Blackboard Learn Training

Get acquainted with the tools and features of Blackboard Learn 9.1. In this orientation training, we will focus on navigation, set-up of the most commonly used tools, and review the Grade Center (grade book).

If you sign up for a training session and can't attend, please call 713.743.3918 or email classidt@uh.edu at least 24 hours in advance. Thank you for your cooperation.

DateTimeLocationRegisterTopic
Tues, Mar. 18 1-2:00 PM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! BlackBoard Grade Center
Wed, Mar. 26 2-3:00 PM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! Exams in Respondus
Thurs, Apr. 3 10-11:00 AM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! Turnitin
Friday, Apr. 11 1-2:00 PM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! Assessments and Settings
Mon, Apr. 14 9-10:00 AM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! BlackBoard Grade Center
Tues, Apr. 22 2-3:00 PM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! Turnitin
Wed, Apr. 30 10-11:00 AM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! Exams in Respondus
Friday, May 2 1-2:00 PM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! Exams in Respondus
Mon, May 5 9-10:00 AM McElhinney Hall: Room 343 Register! Exams in Respondus

Overview of Blackboard Training Modules

General Introduction

  • Get acquainted with the tools and features
  • Set-up the most commonly used tools
  • Become familiar with the navigation
  • Upload a syllabus
  • Make the course available

Course Content

  • Create a file
  • Create a learning module
  • Upload files and images
  • Create course links
  • Organize course content
  • Customize/personalize the course

Creating and Managing the BlackBoard Learn Grade Center

  • Setting up the grade center
  • Create, manage, and edit Grade Columns
  • Entering grades
  • Calculate grades

Creating and Managing Assessments

  • Types of Assessments
  • Creating in a course area
  • Importing and exporting assessments
  • Editing Assessments
  • Releasing exams