Training

Training Offered BY Blackboard
 

Blackboard Ultra Basics

Thursday, June 9, 2022, from 10:00 am - 10:45 am
This webinar is designed to provide you with easy step-by-step instructions on how to upload course content, create discussion boards for students to engage, and provide an overview of the type of online assessments available in Ultra. Register Now!

Grading in Blackboard Ultra

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 from 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Ready to start grading in Learn Ultra? This session focuses on the grading workflow used for course activity submissions. We will also review options for providing feedback and grading analytics options that provide more insight into student activity. This session will share the basic gradebook workflows in Learn Ultra. Register Now!

Creating Assessments in an Ultra Course

Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 10:00 am - 10:45 am
In this session, we will focus on creating different assessments and assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra courses. We will outline the steps to create an assessment or an assignment, including selecting different options in grade settings. Register Now!

Creating Assessments in an Ultra Course

Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 10:00 am - 10:45 am
In this session, we will focus on creating different assessments and assignments in Blackboard Learn Ultra courses. We will outline the steps to create an assessment or an assignment, including selecting different options in grade settings. Register Now!

 


Training Offered BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CYBERLEARNING
 

Preparing to Teach Online at YSU

Preparing to Teach Online at YSU is a self-paced training taught in Blackboard Ultra. The course is designed to help YSU faculty prepare to develop and teach online courses. Successful completion means that you meet the training requirements for developing and teaching an online course at YSU. Enrollment is not limited to those who are new to the online experience or those who haven't met the training requirement. You are encouraged to sign up as a refresher or as an opportunity to engage in discussions about best practices in the online environment. The estimated time to complete is 8 hours. Please register through YSU's Training & Development.
 

Cyberlearning Community Meeting

None scheduled at this time.

If you would like to be added to our CL Community communication list to receive reminders for upcoming meetings, please contact Joe Alberti or Stephanie Adams.
 

Online Accessibility Course

This course is currently available for those utilizing Blackboard. Please contact the Instructional Design and Development Center in the Department of Cyberlearning for more informationInstructional Design and Development Center in the Department of Cyberlearning.
 

Blackboard/online teaching Training

Visit YSU's Learning Stream for the most up-to-date schedule of training offered.


previously recorded TRAINING
 

Blackboard Ultra Basics

In this session, you will learn how to access and navigate a Blackboard Ultra course, add a syllabus and other files, and create an assignment. This webinar is geared towards new users of Blackboard or users looking to upgrade from Blackboard Original. Blackboard Ultra is Blackboard’s newest course view which provides improved workflows and an updated interface to better support teaching and learning.
Watch Recording, Password: Blackboard2020
 

Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Collaborate is a conferencing and collaborative tool that you can use to meet synchronously with your students. You will learn how to schedule a session, hold virtual office hours, facilitate an interactive web conference, share files, use breakout groups and share recordings with your students.
Watch Recording
 

Blackboard Ultra Exceptional Course Showcase

In this one-hour workshop, we will explore a course developed by a YSU faculty member and discuss online teaching and learning best practices.
Watch Recording, Password: tPr329BM
 

Blackboard Tests

In this session, you will learn to create a test, create different question types, administer the test, and grade the student responses in Blackboard.
Watch Original Recording, Password: Aercvtq3
Watch Ultra Recording, Password: Testing2020
 

Improving Online Discussions

Discussion boards in an online learning environment can lead to improved learning outcomes and increased student motivation. This session will explore strategies for using discussion boards to enhance student interaction. We will introduce ideas and examples for discussion board prompts questions, and usage outside of the typical “post once, reply twice” model.
Watch Recording, Password: Discussion2020


Other Training

Blackboard's Exemplary Course Program

This is Blackboard's five-week training program on how to build quality distance education courses. It involves attending a one-hour webinar each week that covers some aspect of online education. The five weekly topics are  course design, interaction and collaboration, assessment, learner support, and course reviewer training. Each week also includes a tour of a course that won Blackboard's Exemplary Course award.

Please go to the following link to register: Discover Best Practices for Creating Exemplary Courses
 

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