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Training Opportunities

  • Using the Ultra Base Navigation… in 30 Minutes or Less!

    Learn how to navigate through the Bb interface
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Need a quick refresher on the Ultra Base Navigation? Learn about the basics of Blackboard and modify your personal settings, upload a profile picture, connect your UMBC cloud storage, access your...
    Posted: January 7, 2020 3:08 PM
  • Panopto Boot Camp

    Everything you need to know about screencasting
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Sometimes it’s just easier to show than tell. Using Panopto, faculty can capture and narrate anything they see on their computers, and then publish an online screencast movie tutorial or...
    Posted: December 4, 2019 1:53 PM
  • Snow Day Solutions: Staying on Track with Bb & Other Tools

    Winterize your course for Mother Nature's drop-in visit
    Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    We all have those days when the weather or other unforeseen events make physically attending class a problem. Blackboard, Collaborate, Panopto, and other instructional technology tools provide...
    Posted: December 17, 2019 3:52 PM
  • Blackboard Ultra Experience Full-Day Boot Camp

    Almost everything you need to know about the new Blackboard!
    Friday, January 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    The Ultra Experience (UX) Boot Camp is designed for faculty, instructional designers, course builders, and teaching assistants who are ready to develop courses and adopt Blackboard’s redesigned...
    Posted: December 4, 2019 2:13 PM
  • Grading and Providing Feedback with Google Assignments

    Use Google's Rich Editor to Provide Student Feedback
    Monday, January 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Google Assignments is available for both Blackboard Original and Blackboard Ultra courses!  Deploy assignments, create rubrics, re-use comments on student submissions, suggest edits through...
    Posted: January 8, 2020 11:32 AM
  • Grading and Providing Feedback with Google Assignments

    Use Google's Rich Editor to Provide Student Feedback
    Friday, January 31, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Google Assignments is available for both Blackboard Original and Blackboard Ultra courses!  Deploy assignments, create rubrics, re-use comments on student submissions, suggest edits through...
    Posted: January 8, 2020 11:33 AM
  • Ultra Experience Webinar: Create and Add Course Content

    Prepare your course for Blackboard's redesigned interface!
    Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Skill Builder workshops focus on core components of Blackboard. They are intended for novice users of the learning management system (LMS) who need to learn how to use core components &...
    Posted: December 11, 2019 1:15 PM
  • Open Data Workshop

    Get Started Using Maryland's Open Data Portal
    Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    DoIT, in collaboration with UMBC's Center for Social Science Scholarship will be hosting Maryland's Director of Business Intelligence, Patrick McLoughlin, for a workshop to gain access to and...
    Posted: January 10, 2020 11:32 AM
  • Ultra Experience Webinar: Bb Collaborate Ultra

    Prepare your course for Blackboard's redesigned interface!
    Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Skill Builder workshops focus on core components of Blackboard. They are intended for novice users of the learning management system (LMS) who need to learn how to use core components &...
    Posted: December 11, 2019 1:23 PM
  • Ultra Experience Webinar: Creating Ultra Assignments & Tests

    Prepare your course for Blackboard's redesigned interface!
    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Skill Builder workshops focus on core components of Blackboard. They are intended for novice users of the learning management system (LMS) who need to learn how to use core components &...
    Posted: December 11, 2019 1:25 PM