Every Wednesday in October, the Academic Technology department will be hosting workshops focused on the latest iteration of our university’s Learning Management System, Blackboard Ultra, which will be held both face-to-face and online. We will also be hosting three sessions of our continuing EdTech Talks series. More information and links to join remotely will be emailed closer to the dates.

Blackboard Ultra Workshop Series – 12:10p.m. – 1:10p.m.

  • Wed, Oct 2nd – The Ultra Course Preview and Planning Your Transition to Ultra
  • Wed, Oct 9th – Creating Ultra Content Items
  • Wed, Oct 16th – Communication & Engagement Tools in Ultra
  • Wed, Oct 23th – Creating Ultra Tests & Assignments
  • Wed, Oct 30th – Grading & the Gradebook in Ultra
EdTech Talks – 3:30p.m.- 4:15p.m.
  • Tue, Sept 24th – Using eLearning Tools to Automate parts of Your Course
  • Tue, Oct 29th – Peer Showcase – Collaborate / VoiceThread.
  • Tue, Nov 19th – Tools that can Increase Student Engagement
There will also be several webinars on other assorted topics:  
  • Tue, Oct 1st (3:30p.m. – 4:15p.m.) – Utilizing the Blackboard Content Collection (Christopher Alice)
  • Wed, Oct 16th (12:10p.m. – 1:10p.m.) –  Addressing Academic Honesty (Christopher Alice & Kai Williams)
  • Mon, Dec 2nd (12:10p.m. – 1:10p.m.) – Gradebook Bootcamp

For a detailed schedule of upcoming Academic Technology events, check out our Events page at: