Faculty Center Info Hub (CSI): Blackboard Workshop Schedule for Week of Apr. 20 – 24, 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:

  • Collecting, Reviewing, and Grading Student Submissions in Blackboard: Having difficulty retrieving and/or reviewing your student’s work from Bb? Having difficulties grading work submitted by students via the assignment submission tool? Having difficulty setting submission parameters or permissions for your assignment submission links on Bb? If so, attend this open question-and-answer forum hosted by one of the Blackboard LMS Specialists from the CSI Faculty.
  • 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
  • Looking Toward Finals: How to Calculate Grades with Blackboard: This workshop will go over the different ways you can calculate your students’ grades within and illustrate the difference between running totals and weighted grades, as well as discuss the option of using grading categories versus assignment-based grading.
  • Troubleshooting in Blackboard Collaborate: Having difficulty navigating Collaborate? Unsure what permissions are best to keep your sessions secure? Unsure how to deal with technical difficulties? If so, attend this open question-and-answer forum hosted by one of the Blackboard LMS Specialists from the CSI faculty.
  • Troubleshooting Testsand Quizzes in Blackboard: Having difficulty creating tests in Bb? Having difficulties setting deployment parameters or permissions for your test and quizzes? Unsure how to deal with technical difficulties? If so, attend this open question-and-answer forum hosted by one of the Blackboard LMS Specialists from the CSI faculty.
  • Working with Rubrics in the Blackboard Grade Center: An introduction to the rubric-scoring tool within Blackboard, a tool that can be used to evaluate student work more definitively.

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.

Online Workshop TitleDateTimeAccess Link 
Looking toward Finals: Working with Rubrics in the Bb Grade CenterMon 4/2010:00amEnter Here 
Looking toward Finals: How to Calculate Grades with BlackboardMon 4/20NoonEnter Here 
Troubleshooting Tests and Quizzes in Blackboard Q & AMon 4/20  2:00pmEnter Here
Collecting, Reviewing, and Grading Student Submissions in Bb Q & AMon 4/204:00pmEnter Here
Troubleshooting in Blackboard Collaborate Q & AMon 4/206:00pmEnter Here
Looking toward Finals: How to Calculate Grades with BlackboardTue 4/2110:00amEnter Here 
Looking toward Finals: Working with Rubrics in the Bb Grade CenterTue 4/21NoonEnter Here 
Collecting, Reviewing, and Grading Student Submissions in Bb Q & ATue 4/212:00pmEnter Here
Interacting with Students in Blackboard: Strategies and Best PracticesTue 4/214:00pmEnter Here
Troubleshooting Tests and Quizzes in Blackboard Q & ATue 4/216:00pmEnter Here
Looking toward Finals: Working with Rubrics in the Bb Grade CenterWed 4/2210:00amEnter Here 
Looking toward Finals: How to Calculate Grades with BlackboardWed 4/22  NoonEnter Here 
Troubleshooting Tests and Quizzes in Blackboard Q & AWed 4/222:00pmEnter Here
Collecting, Reviewing, and Grading Student Submissions in Bb Q & AWed 4/22  4:00pmEnter Here
Troubleshooting in Blackboard Collaborate Q & AWed 4/22  6:00pmEnter Here
Looking toward Finals: How to Calculate Grades with BlackboardThu 4/2310:00amEnter Here 
Looking toward Finals: Working with Rubrics in the Bb Grade CenterThu 4/23NoonEnter Here 
Collecting, Reviewing, and Grading Student Submissions in Bb Q & AThu 4/232:00pmEnter Here
Interacting with Students in Blackboard: Strategies and Best PracticesThu 4/234:00pmEnter Here
Troubleshooting Tests and Quizzes in Blackboard Q & AThu 4/236:00pmEnter Here
Looking toward Finals: Working with Rubrics in the Bb Grade CenterFri 4/2410:00amEnter Here 
Looking toward Finals: How to Calculate Grades with BlackboardFri 4/24NoonEnter Here 
Troubleshooting Tests and Quizzes in Blackboard Q & AFri 4/242:00pmEnter Here
Collecting, Reviewing, and Grading Student Submissions in Bb Q & AFri 4/244:00pmEnter Here
Troubleshooting in Blackboard Collaborate Q & AFri 4/246:00pmEnter Here


For questions about any of the trainings 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 ou Center phone extensions, as all Faculty Center Staff as Center phones are not currently being forwarded. However, staff will be present within this Hub and on email from 9:00am to 8:00pm, Monday to Friday so please utilize these formats, as well as the text and chat options provided where applicable.

By Kristen Lindtvedt