If you are new to using Blackboard and are looking for hands-on training opportunities, we strongly recommend enrolling in our free 1-credit professional development courses.
Be trained as early as May 30th by enrolling in:
COMPSW-197-201 Introduction to Blackboard (See Spring Semester in INFOnline).
Tues. May 30th & June 6th, 12:30 – 4:30 PM; online requirements
Instructor: Erin Dischler
See our full summer 2017 schedule for more sections. You may register for these classes online at INFOnline – seats are limited, enroll today!
This December, faculty may view a one hour training session on how to use Respondus Lockdown Browser to deter cheating on tests delivered through Blackboard. Please note that Respondus Lockdown Browser is a software program that is meant to be used in proctored classroom environments only.
Instructor Training for LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Prevent Cheating During Online Exams
To help faculty identify more robust, effective strategies to deter cheating in online tests, we strongly recommend that faculty review these resources:
Faculty concerned about cheating in online testing are encouraged to view the recording and PowerPoint presentation of this excellent discussion by Blackboard BITS presenters Corrie Bergeron and Kevin Lowey. In this one hour webinar, you will review why anti-cheating technologies are ineffective, test design best practices, and pedagogical strategies to discourage cheating.