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Blackboard Learn is the University of Windsor's learning management system (LMS). It is a robust integrated system, designed to provide an enhanced learning experience for students, an efficient interface for instructors to prepare course materials and interact with students, and offers a customizable infrastructure.

This series of workshops is designed to provide valuable information about using and configuring Blackboard Learn for instructors, their assistants, and support staff. Priority for the workshops and sessions will be given to those with teaching assignments or for those supporting an instructional team.

This series of workshops will be presented at various levels:

Please ensure you select the level closest to your abilities to ensure that you and fellow participants get the most out of the workshops.

Bb Decaf:

This option will offer a relaxed, and slower-paced workshop by placing an emphasis on step-by-step learning. This category is suitable for the emerging technical explorer or the learner who is new to using learning management systems.

Bb Espresso:

This option will offer a fast-paced more technically driven workshop. This category is suitable for the learner who is confident using learning management system tools, or other online systems, who possesses a high comfort level in learning and adopting new technology.

The Bean (Decaf):
This level is designed for those who are new to the world of online learning. This class will be offered at a slower-pace, emphasizing step-by-step learning.

Not sure which level to take? This quick online readiness quiz might help.

Online Self-Paced Courses, or Faculty Specific Workshops also Available!

Online Blackboard Training Courses Registration page
Faculty Specific Blackboard Workshops Registration page

Office of Open Learning

Office of Open Learning Workshops (including Blackboard Collaborate Introduction)

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

10:00 AM

Name Your Topic!

Registration for this event is now closed.
Schedule: Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Your Office
Instructors: Marlene Sebastian
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalised session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

1:30 PM

Name Your Topic!

No seats available.

You may join a waiting-list for this consultation.

Schedule: Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Your Office
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

2:00 PM

Name Your Topic!

Registration for this event is now closed.
Schedule: Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2102
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

3:00 PM

Name Your Topic!

Registration for this event is now closed.
Schedule: Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2102
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

10:00 AM

Name Your Topic!

Registration closes August 21, 2018.
Schedule: Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: Your Office
Instructors: Marlene Sebastian
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalised session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

12:00 PM

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Your Office
Instructors: Afnan Rehman
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalised session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Friday, August 24, 2018

Name Your Topic!

No seats available.

You may join a waiting-list for this consultation.

Schedule: Friday, August 24, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Your Office
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Getting Started - Decaf Level

Registration closes August 28, 2018.
Schedule: Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 01:30 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2103
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk

This workshop will introduce participants to the Blackboard Learn environment and online learning. Participants will walk through the process of planning, creating and organizing the course menu, the home page and determining tool availability. Specific topics will be addressed (time permitting), through Q & A, and possible demonstrations
** This workshop is recommended as a prerequisite before taking other Blackboard workshops.
Bb Decaf Level:
This option will offer a relaxed, and slower-paced workshop by placing an emphasis on step-by-step learning. This category is suitable for the emerging technical explorer or the learner who is new to using learning management systems.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

1:00 PM

Blackboard Drop-In Session

Schedule: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Location: Erie G125
Instructors: Marlene Sebastian
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A WORKSHOP. If you have a "How do I get Blackboard to do . . . ?" type of question, we are there to support you! Stop by and find out more about Blackboard. Bring your laptop if possible. First-come-first-served.

2:00 PM

Blackboard Drop-In Session

Schedule: Thursday, August 30, 2018, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Erie G125
Instructors: Marlene Sebastian
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A WORKSHOP. If you have a "How do I get Blackboard to do . . . ?" type of question, we are there to support you! Stop by and find out more about Blackboard. Bring your laptop if possible. First-come-first-served.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Getting Started - Espresso Level

Registration closes September 04, 2018.
Schedule: Thursday, September 06, 2018, 01:30 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2103
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
This workshop will introduce participants to the Blackboard Learn environment and online learning. Participants will walk through the process of planning, creating and organizing the course menu, the home page and determining tool availability. Specific topics will be addressed (time permitting), through Q & A, and possible demonstrations
Bb Espresso Level:
This option will offer a fast-paced more technically driven workshop. This category is suitable for the learner who is confident using learning management system tools, or other online systems, who possesses a high comfort level in learning and adopting new technology.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Name Your Topic!

No seats available.

You may join a waiting-list for this consultation.

Schedule: Friday, September 07, 2018, 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2102
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

1:30 PM

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2108
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

2:00 PM

Name Your Topic!

Registration closes September 10, 2018.
Schedule: Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2102
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Name Your Topic!

Registration closes September 10, 2018.
Schedule: Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2102
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Thursday, September 13, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2108
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

1:30 PM

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2108
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

2:30 PM

Name Your Topic!

Registration closes September 17, 2018.
Schedule: Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 02:30 PM – 03:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2102
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Thursday, September 20, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2108
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2108
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Tuesday, October 02, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2108
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Name Your Topic!

Schedule: Thursday, October 04, 2018, 01:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Location: Lambton 2108
Instructors: Tim Au-Yeung
Do you have a Blackboard topic that you would like to learn more about? Would you like to try a basic or advanced tool during a one-on-one, personalized session? Book a 1-hour session to get your questions answered!

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Troubleshooting the Grade Centre - Espresso Level

Registration closes November 20, 2018.
Schedule: Thursday, November 22, 2018, 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2103
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
In this combination information and drop-in session, you will find out about the common tricks and pitfalls that we’ve learned about through the Fall semester, so you can avoid them in your course! Topics include:
  • Managing columns
  • Uploading and downloading
  • Getting calculations right
  • Troubleshooting attempts (assignments and tests)
  • Optimizing categories
  • Exporting to eGrade
The session will feature a demonstration of the above topics (approximately 1.5 hours), followed by a drop-in informal style of question and answer session for specific cases from the audience. Please note: Participants must have either taken the Getting Started workshop or have had active use of Blackboard during previous semesters to get the most out of this workshop.
Bb Espresso:
This option will offer a fast-paced more technically driven workshop. This category is suitable for the learner who is confident using learning management system tools, or other online systems, who possesses a high comfort level in learning and adopting new technology.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Troubleshooting the Grade Centre - Decaf Level

Registration closes November 27, 2018.
Schedule: Thursday, November 29, 2018, 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2103
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk
In this combination information and drop-in session, you will find out about the common tricks and pitfalls that we’ve learned about through previous semesters, so you can avoid them in your course! Topics include:
  • Managing columns
  • Uploading and downloading
  • Getting calculations right
  • Troubleshooting attempts (assignments and tests)
  • Optimizing categories
  • Exporting to eGrade
The session will feature a demonstration of the above topics (approximately 1.5 hours), followed by a drop-in informal style of question and answer session for specific cases from the audience. Please note: Participants must have either taken the Getting Started workshop or have had active use of Blackboard during previous semesters to get the most out of this workshop.
Bb Decaf Level:
This option will offer a relaxed, and slower-paced workshop by placing an emphasis on step-by-step learning. This category is suitable for the emerging technical explorer or the learner who is new to using learning management systems.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Getting Started - Decaf Level

Registration closes December 04, 2018.
Schedule: Thursday, December 06, 2018, 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Location: Lambton 2103
Instructors: Lorna Stolarchuk

This workshop will introduce participants to the Blackboard Learn environment and online learning. Participants will walk through the process of planning, creating and organizing the course menu, the home page and determining tool availability. Specific topics will be addressed (time permitting), through Q & A, and possible demonstrations
** This workshop is recommended as a prerequisite before taking other workshops.
Bb Decaf Level:
This option will offer a relaxed, and slower-paced workshop by placing an emphasis on step-by-step learning. This category is suitable for the emerging technical explorer or the learner who is new to using learning management systems.