Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI): Blackboard Virtual Workshop Schedule for Week of: Apr. 6-10, 2020

This week, we would like to invite you to participate in one of the following virtual training sessions being offered by the Faculty Center for Professional Development:

  • Organizing Course Content in Blackboard: Best Practices: When using Blackboard to deliver course materials to your students in a fully online environment, how easy it is for students to find and access what they need is extremely important. This workshop will go over some of the best ways to organize your course’s content it is easily accessible by your students. 
  • Working with Tests and Quizzes in Blackboard: Online Q&A Hour: Have a question about creating, working with, and/or grading tests and quizzes in Blackboard? If so, attend this open question and answer forum hosted by one of the Blackboard LMS Specialists from the CSI Faculty Center.
  • Interacting with Students in Blackboard: Asynchronous Strategies and Best Practices: An overview of some of the best ways to interact, communicate, and collaborate with your students asynchronously online using Blackboard
  • Troubleshooting in Blackboard: A Virtual FAQ Q&A: Something not looking or working as you want it to inside your Blackboard course? Do you have a question about creating content, or interacting with students via Blackboard? Or another general question pertaining to the Blackboard Learning Management System? If so, attend this open question and answer forum hosted by one of the Blackboard LMS Specialists from the CSI Faculty Center.
  • Fully Online: Intro to the Blackboard Classroom Environment: Learn the basics of the Blackboard learning management system and prepare to manage your course(s) fully online. You will learn some best practices for setting up your course environment, as well as an overview of Blackboard’s navigation, course tools, communication, and assessment features. 

There is no sign-up needed to participate in any of the trainings offered. To attend, simply click on the access link provided anytime within 15 minutes of the start of the workshop. Once clicked, Blackboard Collaborate will appear at the top of the screen. It will show the specific training session you are joining and offer a place for you to type your name (please enter both your first and last name). Select Join Session after typing your full name.

Workshop TitleDateTimeLocationAccess Link Phone Dial-in Info If you do not have  speakers or headphones
Organizing Course Content in Bb: Best Practices Mon 4/06 10:00am Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Working with Tests & Quizzes in Bb: Online Q&A Mon 4/06  12:00pm Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Interacting with Students in Bb: Asynchronous Strategies & Best Practices Mon 4/06  2:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Troubleshooting in Bb: Online Q&A Hour Mon 4/06 
4:00pm Online
Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Fully Online: Intro to the Bb Classroom Environment Mon 4/06  6:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Organizing Course Content in Bb : Best Practices
Tue 4/07 10:00am Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Working with Tests & Quizzes in Bb : Online Q&A Tue 4/07 12:00pm Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Interacting with Students in Bb : Asynchronous Strategies & Best Practices Tue 4/07 2:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Troubleshooting in Bb: Online Q&A Hour Tue 4/07 4:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Fully Online: Intro to the Bb Classroom Environment Tue 4/07 6:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Organizing Course Content in Bb : Best Practices Wed 4/08 10:00am Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Working with Tests & Quizzes in Bb : Online Q&A Wed 4/08  12:00pm Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Interacting with Students in Bb : Asynchronous Strategies & Best Practices Wed 4/08  2:00pm Online Enter HERE  1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Troubleshooting in Bb : Online Q&A Hour Wed 4/08 
4:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Fully Online: Intro to the Bb Classroom Environment Wed 4/08  6:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Organizing Course Content in Bb : Best Practices Thu 4/09 10:00am Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Working with Tests & Quizzes in Bb : Online Q&A Thu 4/09 12:00pm Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Interacting with Students in Bb : Asynchronous Strategies & Best Practices Thu 4/09 2:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Troubleshooting in Bb : Online Q&A Hour Thu 4/09 4:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Fully Online: Intro to the Bb Classroom Environment Thu 4/09 6:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Organizing Course Content in Bb : Best Practices Fri 4/10 10:00am Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Working with Tests & Quizzes in Bb : Online Q&A Fri 4/10 12:00pm Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 597 888 0956
Interacting with Students in Bb : Asynchronous Strategies & Best Practices Fri 4/10 2:00pm Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Troubleshooting in Bb : Online Q&A Hour Fri 4/10 4:00pm Online Enter HERE +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953
Fully Online: Intro to the Bb Classroom Environment Fri 4/10 6:00pm Online Enter HERE 1-571-392-7650 PIN: 377 524 9953


For questions about any of the training sessions listed above, please contact Kristen Lindtvedt at kristen.lindtvedt@csi.cuny.edu.

Please note: Due to the fluid nature of things, we ask you not rely on our Center phone extensions as all Faculty Center Staff are currently working virtually due to the campus closure. However, staff will be present within this Hub and on email all day, so please utilize these formats, as well as the text and chat options provided where applicable.

By Kristen Lindtvedt