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Instructor Webinar Series: Teaching with Blackboard from Basics to Advanced  (Vendor-hosted Training)

Ongoing free webinars to help with getting the most out of teaching with Blackboard Learn and Collaborate


Whether you are brand new to teaching online or looking to make some improvements to what you have started, we designed a set of webinars from basic topics to advanced. These are 45-minute sessions to help give you the tools you need to succeed. These webinars are presented by Blackboard Academy.

All webinars will be recorded and emailed to you after the session. Even if you can't attend live, please register so you can receive the recording.

Topics include:

  • Blackboard Learn Basics
  • Collaborate Basics & Beyond the Basics
  • Setting up the Gradebook
  • Creating Assignments/Tests
  • Grading
  • Using Groups

And join into the "Ask the Experts" sessions to speak directly with Blackboard experts to answer questions and demonstrate workflows!



                                 (Vendor-hosted Training)

Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

Instructor Training: Respondus 4 and the Test Bank Network

Find out how Respondus 4 allows you to create and manage exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to your LMS, and how the Test Bank Network enables instructors to create online tests from official publisher test banks.


Introduction to Blackboard Learn                

Self paced, 3-6 hours to complete

Email and request enrollment!

Virtual Seminars & Symposiums

About the event

Learners’ journeys are no longer linear—and the pathway to successfully teaching individual learners requires flexibility and innovation. The future of education exists in personalized experiences, delivered in methods as unique as the learners themselves.

No matter what your technical abilities, learning technologies are designed to facilitate teaching and make your job easier. Let's come together to explore these tools, learn best practices, discover new strategies, and share with colleagues.

Who is this event for?

Educators! Whether you're full or part-time faculty, a teacher, lecturer, instructional designer, learning technologist, or any other instructional role, this symposium will further your familiarity and understanding of learning technologies.

Click the image above or visit to register for this 1-day virtual event.

Recently Offered Webinars

Watch a 30-minute overview of how to set up your Weighted Total Column 

Session originally offered on 09/16/21

Hosted by Caroline Frankel - Sr. Instructional Designer

A Complete Beginner's Guide to Kaltura

Originally offered: Sept. 30, 2021

Hosted by: Paul Brydges, Instructional Technology Specialist

Check the Pulse of Your Course

Originally offered:  October 5, 2021

Hosted by:  Caroline Frankel, Sr. Instructional Designer


Kaltura: How to Share Your Media

Hosted by:  Paul Brydges, Instructional Technology Specialist

Originally run:  October 7th, 2021


Copy & Clean: Housekeeping for your Course  |  Presented by:  Reena Lederman Gerard |  April 2020

Designing A Basic Course Structure  |  Presented by:  Mary Soojian & Caroline Frankel  |  May 2020

Webinar Recordings

Missed a session? View the Webinars here:

Webinar Title Presented by:
Importing Tests w/ Respondus 4.0

Caroline Frankel, Instructional Design Specialist

Blackboard Tests, Surveys, and Pools Caroline Frankel, Instructional Design Specialist
Communication in Remote Teaching: Strategies & Tools Mary Soojian, Executive Director, Instructional Support
Recording with Kaltura Capture Mary Soojian, Executive Director, Instructional Support
Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra  Caroline Frankel, Instructional Design Specialist

Advanced GoReact Webinar

January 12th, 2020

Kelly Fitzgerald, Customer Success Manager, GoReact



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