Upcoming Workshops

Faculty Workshops

Workshops are available in person and online and are designed for GW instructors, teaching assistants, and staff supporting instruction. 
 
Face-to-face workshops are offered in the Instructional Technology Lab in Gelman Library, Room B05, and online workshops are held through Blackboard Collaborate. A link to the Blackboard Collaborate session will be emailed to registrants prior to the workshop.

Upcoming Workshops

Blackboard: Using Groups

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 13 2020 2:00 P - Jul 13 2020 3:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about setting up and using groups in Blackboard. Participants will learn how to enable and manage group tools as well as viewing and grading group activities such as assignments.


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Live Virtual Classroom

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 14 2020 11:00 A - Jul 14 2020 12:00 P

Join in to discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with an overview of breakout groups. Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.


Blackboard: Grade Center

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 14 2020 2:00 P - Jul 14 2020 3:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


Creating Online Lectures -

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 15 2020 11:00 A - Jul 15 2020 12:00 P

Enhance your online lectures with rich media. This workshop will cover the basics of online lecture creation using Powerpoint narration and Echo360 Capture. Participants will also learn how to make such lectures available to students on Blackboard.


Blackboard: Assignments

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 16 2020 11:00 A - Jul 16 2020 12:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them. Participants will also learn about deployment options such as group assignment, Safeassign and availability.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 22 2020 2:00 P - Jul 22 2020 2:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Live Virtual Classroom

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 23 2020 11:00 A - Jul 23 2020 12:00 P

Join in to discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with an overview of breakout groups. Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.


Blackboard: Administering a Test

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 28 2020 2:00 P - Jul 28 2020 3:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.


Blackboard: Grade Center

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 29 2020 11:00 A - Jul 29 2020 12:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Live Virtual Classroom

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 30 2020 11:00 A - Jul 30 2020 12:00 P

Join in to discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with an overview of breakout groups. Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.


Creating Online Lectures

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Jul 30 2020 2:00 P - Jul 30 2020 3:00 P

Enhance your online lectures with rich media. This workshop will cover the basics of online lecture creation using Powerpoint narration and Echo360 Capture. Participants will also learn how to make such lectures available to students on Blackboard.


(Webinar) Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Live Virtual Classroom

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Aug 5 2020 2:00 P - Aug 5 2020 3:00 P

Join in to discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with an overview of breakout groups. Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.


Blackboard: Discussion Boards

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Aug 6 2020 11:00 A - Aug 6 2020 12:00 P

With online discussions, course members can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice creating Forums, Forum Settings, and grading discussions.


Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Aug 10 2020 11:00 A - Aug 10 2020 12:00 P

This workshop covers the basic of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.


Blackboard: Assignments

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Aug 11 2020 2:00 P - Aug 11 2020 3:00 P

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them. Participants will also learn about deployment options such as group assignment, Safeassign and availability.


Blackboard: Grade Center

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Aug 12 2020 2:00 P - Aug 12 2020 3:00 P

This workshop will cover how to manage the grade center and calculate grades. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.


(Webinar) Blackboard: Administering a Test

Instructor ITL Staff
Time Aug 13 2020 11:00 A - Aug 13 2020 12:00 P

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools. Along the way, you will also learn some best practices for using Blackboard tests as well as ways to deter cheating.