Workshop - Blackboard beyond lecture notes - using Blackboard for assessment, feedback and student engagement

Workshop Description

How can Blackboard be used for assessment, feedback, and to keep students engaged? This workshop will look at ways you can use Blackboard to support your unit's learning activities.

Intended Audience

This workshop is intended for lecturers interested in enhancing the use of online tools within their units. After the workshop participants are welcome to stay in the lab and work on their Blackboard sites assisted by the elearning team.

Intended outcomes

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Create online quizzes and question pools in Blackboard (assessment and feedback)
  • Activate the browser locking tool ( for pc lab quizzes and exams)
  • Provide student feedback using Turnitin and Grade Center
  • Mark online using Turnitin
  • Send Blackboard Announcements to students as emails (new for Semester 2)
  • Set up moderated Discussion Boards
  • Use student-driven time management dashboards (new for semester 2)
  • Use the Early Warning System and Performance dashboard to track student activity and performance
  • Use the group tool for managing group work
  • Create reflective exercises using Blogs and Wikis


Morning Session:

Tuesday 28/02/12 - (10:00am - 11:30am)

Afternoon Session:

Wednesday 29/02/12 - (2:00pm - 3:30pm)


Economics and Business Building H69 - Computer Lab 4

To register please email: indicating the session time and which topics you are interested in.