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The New Blackboard: What you need to know to transition from version 8.6 to 9.1 (RH)

training@fordham.edu

Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

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The New Blackboard:  What you need to know to transition from version 8.6 to 9.1

This hands–on workshop is designed for Fordham University Faculty and Staff teaching term based courses that will utilize Blackboard. This session provides instructors with an overview of the changes and new features in Blackboard 9.1. Version 9.1 has a different interface and offers several new options for course content.

Since instructors will be able to set up their course on Blackboard during this session, they should bring a copy of all files that they would like to post. Instructors will be guided through the process step-by-step with the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one training for advanced features, or stop by the walk-in sessions with specific questions.

 

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the new functionality and features available to Faculty.
  • Utilize the new functionality and features available to Faculty.

Course Topics:

  • Overview of Blackboard 9.1
  • Understanding the Changes
  • The New Navigation
  • Adding Course Content
  • Using New Features

Build Content

  • Creation (Course Items, Assignments, Blogs, Wikis, Journals, etc).  
  • Mashups
  • Discussion Board

 Introduction to Advance Features

  • Grade Center 
  • Tests
  • Performance Dashboard

 Tips and Tricks

 

Course Prerequisites:

  • No prerequisites, this course is specifically intended for instructors with basic computer experience.  This course is for Fordham University employees. 
  • Advanced registration is required. 
  • Course length – 60 minutes 
Have questions about The New Blackboard: What you need to know to transition from version 8.6 to 9.1 (RH)? Contact training@fordham.edu

When & Where


Dealy Hall
Room E - 205
Rose Hill Campus


Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)


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