The Center for Online and Distance Education (CODE) will offer an IN-PERSON Blackboard Academy on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in Belcher Hall room 406. 

The Summer 2023 Blackboard Academy will cover Blackboard topics for faculty members and staff seeking professional development on Blackboard. Participants will earn Technology (*Bronze) and Accessibility badges. 

The following topics will be discussed: 

  1. Upload syllabus and navigate the LMS (Blackboard)
  2. Create/upload & organize course content meaningfully
  3. Use a weighted graded system
  4. Customize/setup the Grade Center
  5. SafeAssign options
  6. Create an accessible syllabus

The Academy will be dedicated to uploading content/syllabus, accessibility skills, creating course assignments, and how to link them to grades. The afternoon will focus on grades and managing the weighted column in the Grade Center. Participants will create an accessible syllabus to earn a badge in Accessibility.

Register today: 

Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 9, 12 noon (est.)