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 Blackboard Training

Please send all training requests to the Talent Development mailbox at or contact Deb Kraemer at 920-498-6840.

 Training Requests will need to include the following:

      • Full name
      • NWTC ID # (if you know it)
      • Contact information (e-mail address or phone #)
      • Course Title and number
      • Session number (or date and time)

2015 schedule of blackboard training sessions available

Blackboard Course Descriptions 

Blackboard: Building Content (1.5 hrs)

No previous Blackboard experience is required.   In this 1.5 hour session, learners will interact with and be introduced to Blackboard Learn.  We will cover navigation, content, grading and assessment at a high level.  Questions are encouraged during this session.

Blackboard: Grade Center (1.5 hrs)

Prerequisite for this course is Blackboard: Building Content or equivalent.  Attend this hands-on session to set up your gradebook for online, video conference, web enhanced or just face-to-face classes in Blackboard.  Whether your course is based on weighted categories or total points, this is the session to attend to ensure the gradebook is set up to calculate the score properly.

Blackboard: Assessments (1.5 hrs)

Prerequisites for this course are Blackboard: Building Content and Blackboard: Grade Center or equivalent.  Did you want to learn how to set up a test in Blackboard for your students to take online as practice or as the actual exam?

In this session you will learn:

How to build a Test from scratch

How to build a Survey from scratch

How to import test questions using "Test Generator"

How to set up a Test for the "Respondus Lock-Down Browser"

How to build a Pool of questions to use anytime

Integrating Blackboard (2.0 hrs) 

Prerequisites for this course are Blackboard: Building Content and Blackboard: Grade Center or equivalent.

Interested in further enhancing your Blackboard shell?  Wanting to take your Blackboard content and delivery up a notch?  If so then Integrating Blackboard is the course to take.  Here we will share with you the next steps / tools and show you how to use them.

This course will cover the following Structure vs Instruction topics:

Shell Structure and Lesson Planning

Attendance (Starfish) and Student Engagement

Journaling / Discussion Boards and Formative Assessment

Assessments and Summative