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Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-503-6994
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Blackboard Learn Training

    Blackboard Learn: Essentials
    Instructor: Edward Everett
    Date: 8/27/2015
    Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
    Location: Scott 307 (PC Lab)
    (Register for this workshop)
    Essentials focuses on the basic features of Blackboard giving faculty the tools to build a course in Blackboard Learn. This session is recommended for all faculty and organizational leaders new to Blackboard.

    After completing the session, participants will be able to:
    • Describe the function, purpose and access rights to the Content Collection (file management system
    • Identify steps to create and deploy Exams & Surveys in Blackboard
    • Create and maintain a record of assessments in Grade Center
    • Use Blackboard’s Communication Tools

    Rubrics: Improve Your Grading Efficiency and Reliability
    Instructor: Kathleen Day, MS
    Date: 9/24/2015
    Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    Location: Scott 200A Classroom
    (Register for this workshop)

    Description: For years, faculty have used rubrics to grade their written assignments. Now, Blackboard allows you to associate scoring rubrics for both your assignments and discussion boards. If you’re not convinced of the value of rubrics, come to this workshop to see how scoring rubrics can improve your grading efficiency and reliability. Topics include:
    • What is a scoring rubric and why should I use one?
    • How to create, copy and edit a rubric
    • How to associate a rubric with: assignments and discussions
    • How to import and export rubrics
    • How to grade with rubrics


    PLEASE NOTE: This session will not take place in a computer lab; please bring a laptop or tablet in order to participate.

    Blackboard Learn: Grade Center
    Instructor: Kathleen Day, MS
    Date: 11/5/2015
    Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
    Location: JAH M13-A (PC Lab)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Description: Do you write exactly 50 test questions so they can each be worth 2 points? Does the Blackboard Grade Center make you uncomfortable? Attend this workshop to improve your comfort level and learn a few new features that have the potential to save you lots of time. Topics include:
    • Overview of the Grade Center
    • Create calculated/weighted columns
    • How to exempt grades
    • How to automatically re-grade an exam
    • How to use Grade Schema to report letter grades


    Blackboard Learn: Essentials
    Instructor: Edward Everett
    Date: 1/21/2016
    Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
    Location: Scott 307 (PC Lab)
    (Register for this workshop)

    Essentials focuses on the basic features of Blackboard giving faculty the tools to build a course in Blackboard Learn. This session is recommended for all faculty and organizational leaders new to Blackboard.

    After completing the session, participants will be able to:
    • Describe the function, purpose and access rights to the Content Collection (file management system
    • Identify steps to create and deploy Exams & Surveys in Blackboard
    • Create and maintain a record of assessments in Grade Center
    • Use Blackboard’s Communication Tools