March & April 2013 How-to Sessions are Posted

The How-to Sessions For March and April have been posted.  Visit to sign up today.

We’ve added some sessions to the schedule that will help make your transition to Summer 2013 a smooth one.  Here is a sneak peak at some of the sessions we are offering:

Blackboard – Get Ready for Next Semester
Whether your course has been migrated from eCollege or you just wanting to copy from Spring into your Summer shell, this course can help you out.  Get a head start on getting ready for the Summer sessions.

Blackboard Learn – Using the Grade Center
Provide direct feedback for your students with grades, comments (audio and video included).  Learn how to manage, edit and add to your course grade book.

What’s New in Blackboard?
From the new features in your Text Editor to the ability to Export your course due dates to the calendar of your choice come check out the new ways you can enhance the Blackboard experience for you and your students.

Blackboard Collaborate – Lecture Capture and Course Webinars
Get the low-down on this tool in Blackboard that will allow you to capture yourself giving a presentation and record it for your students as well as interact with your student in real time over the internet via audio/video/whiteboard and application sharing.

Blackboard Learn: Course Building
Uploading your content, managing your course menu, communicating with students – all of these things are covered in this 2 hour comprehensive session.

Blackboard Learn: Assessment
This session covers how to add assignment submission tools to your course as well as Rubrics and tests.  Learn how to combat plagiarism with paper submissions and more.

Remember you can get the latest information by visiting and following the SHSU Online Faculty Blog at  Also, Mondays are #BestPracticeMondays! Follow @jspradlin on twitter to get new best practice for teaching online or with Blackboard each Monday.



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