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CTE sponsors workshops, seminars, and other events that allow participants to explore a broad range of topics important to the development of high-quality distributed learning courses.

*Special Notice*

In order for attendees to personally track their current registrations and attendance at CTE workshops and events, CTE requires that registrants create an account in our registration system and login to register.  If you have an existing training account with the Division of Human Resources, Office of Organizational and Professional Development, you do not need to create an account. You can login using your HR training username and password. By logging in to register for CTE events, your complete record for both CTE and HR trainings will be available in a single location with a single account and login. 

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January 2022

The responsibilities of all instructors includes grading student work to quantify progress of students' learning. Yet Interested in trying the new Blackboard Ultra Course View? Whether or not you’ve already built a course in any view of Blackboard, this workshop will be helpful to you. Participants will learn how to navigate an Ultra course, create content, and much more. You will also have a chance to practice in a sandbox course if you so desire. By the end of this session, you will be able to recognize the new layout and tools, and be able to use the basic functions of content creation in UCV.  Register

Learn how to set up Blackboard assignments and SafeAssign plagiarism detection.   Register

Blackboard offers many ways to engage your students using a variety of collaboration tools. Learn how to use some of these tools to encourage your students to communicate and collaborate in an effective and creative way.  Register

Blackboard’s new Ultra Course View is a simpler and more modern course experience for instructors and students. In this webinar, participants will become more familiar with Gradebook in UCV courses. eLearning Services will demonstrate how to create Gradebook items, enter and post grades, and set up the Overall grade.  Register

Learn how to hold meetings or teach a class with this convenient and reliable web conferencing tool. With Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, instructors can record sessions, share materials, allow participants to chat with each other, use a digital whiteboard, allow participants to share presentations, and more.  Register

Blackboard’s inline grading feature, Blackboard Annotate, makes grading easy. Learn how to provide meaningful feedback to your students through comments, virtual stamps, edit marks, and more.  Register

In this session you will learn simple instructional techniques that benefit all users, technology tools that can be used to provide specific accommodations, and resources that are available to meet accommodation needs.  Register

This is a beginner’s guide to Blackboard Ultra Course View. Participants will see a demo in which they will learn the basic fundamentals of UCV courses. Attending this session will also guarantee a personalized sandbox course to be used as a practice site in future workshops.

This is a prerequisite for all other Ultra sessions in this training series.  Register

This is a beginner’s guide to Blackboard Ultra Course View. Participants will see a demo in which they will learn the basic fundamentals of UCV courses. Attending this session will also guarantee a personalized sandbox course to be used as a practice site in future workshops.

This is a prerequisite for all other Ultra sessions in this training series.  Register

February 2022

The responsibilities of all instructors includes grading student work to quantify progress of students' learning. Yet Interested in trying the new Blackboard Ultra Course View? Whether or not you’ve already built a course in any view of Blackboard, this workshop will be helpful to you. Participants will learn how to navigate an Ultra course, create content, and much more. You will also have a chance to practice in a sandbox course if you so desire. By the end of this session, you will be able to recognize the new layout and tools, and be able to use the basic functions of content creation in UCV.  Register

*Prerequisite: Getting to know Ultra Course view

You’ve begun to set up your new Ultra course, and now you want to communicate with your students. This workshop will show you how! Learn how to email your students, post announcements, use Discussions to facilitate class conversations, and host virtual meetings with Collaborate.  Register

* Prerequisite: Getting to know Ultra Course view

Learn how to create assignments and tests in your Blackboard Ultra course, including a sneak peek at a new, streamlined grading process. Bring your questions and be prepared to play in your Ultra sandbox!  Register

March 2022

* Prerequisite: Getting to Know Ultra Course View

The final session in this workshop series will be dedicated to the new Ultra Gradebook. Learn how to set up the Overall Grade, grade assignments, use automatic zeroes for missing student work, and even set up accommodations at the student level.   Register

 


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