Blackboard Learn for Faculty

The University of Massachusetts System has chosen Blackboard Learn 9 (Bb Learn) as its Learning Management technology. Blackboard Learn 9 offers modern technology that fosters active teaching and learning, and easy integration of all types of content.

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Face-to-Face Classroom Trainings

Academic Computing offers weekly face-to-face classroom trainings as well as individual trainings via GoToMeeting. Training is required for new users in Bb Learn who need privileges to build and revise course content.  

Register for our regularly scheduled Bb Learn Trainings.

Blackboard Learn Essentials and the UMMS Style Guide (Duration: 1.5 hours

Format: Face-to-face, classroom-based training

Required For:  Course Administrators, Faculty Designers

Timeframe and Frequency: Offered once per week. Description: An introductory session to Bb Learn 9 and the UMMS Template with a hands-on component to allow practice uploading and managing content in Blackboard Learn.

     

Creating and Deploying Tests (Duration: 1.5 hours)

Format: Face-to-face, classroom-based training

Recommended for: Administrators, Faculty

Description: This course will give you the opportunity to work hands on with Blackboard Learn test (assessment) and functionality. The session will walk you through the creating, editing, and deploying of tests and surveys.

 

Working with the Grade Center (Duration: 1.5 hours)

Format: Face-to-face, classroom-based training

Recommended for: Administrators, Faculty

Description: This class works hands on with the Blackboard Learn grade center functionality. Topics covered will include grading tests, attempt statistics and clearing test attempts.