Introduction to Blackboard
New to Blackboard? This workshop provides the information and skills you need to start using Blackboard, the University of Pittsburgh’s learning management system. After an overview of Blackboard and its major components, we'll work hands-on and step-by-step to build a course. This workshop meets in Alumni Hall, B26.
By the end of this workshop, you will be able to
- Log in to Blackboard, create and organize course content and make your course available to students;
- Use Blackboard workflows to streamline administrative tasks;
- Integrate and use the Grade Center within Blackboard;
- Use predictable course design principals to make course content easy to find and utilize.
Please note that after registration, you will recieve a confimration email containing a link to an anonymous pre-workshop survey, which helps us tailor each workshop to the needs and skill-levels of the attendees. Please look for the link when you get your confirmation.
Can’t make a workshop? Need help with educational technology not covered in a workshop? Would you like a technology consultant to review the details of your course with you? Consultants in the Educational Technology Center are available to meet with you 8:30 – 5:00, Monday – Friday, or outside working hours by appointment. Please fill out this form to request a meeting with a technology consultant.