Academic Coach Training

This on-demand course provides an overview of Blackboard and responsibilities for academic coaches.

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Adobe Connect

This course will walk you through the basics of the Adobe Connect webinar tool. It covers information on creating and accessing meetings, as well as how to host a meeting, record meetings, and locate previous recordings.

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All In: Accessibility and Compliance

This course is an introduction to creating content that is usable and accessible to everyone regardless of disability.

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Bb Adding and Sharing Materials

This course covers information on adding and sharing materials in Blackboard. The modules include the Action Bar, Using the Text Editor, organizing and editing content in a content area, and the Course Menu.

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Bb Advanced Learning Tools and Mashups

This course covers some of the additional tools and mashups you can use to enhance your course content. These tools include: NBC Learn, Studymate, Youtube, SlideShare, Flickr, Video Everywhere, and xPlor.

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Bb Analytics

This on-demand course provides information on the analytics reports available within each of your courses, how to run the reports, and how to add and share the student facing report.

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Bb Blackboard Basics

This course covers information on Global Navigation, hiding courses on the dashboard, how to create your Bb profile and how to manage your Bb profile.

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Bb Calculated Columns in the Grade Center

This course covers how to created calculated columns in the grade center. Learn how to create total and weighted total columns.

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Bb Communication Tools

This course covers various communication options within Blackboard including Announcements, Email and Messages.

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Bb Content Layout

This course covers information on content layout. Modules include how to create learning modules, folders, and lesson plans to organize your course content.

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Bb Creating Assessments

This course contains information on creating assessments. The modules in this course cover how to create a question set, create a random block, and create a test.

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Bb Creating Assignments

This course covers information on how to create assignments in Blackboard.

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Bb Creating Question Pools

This course covers information on how to create a question and create a question pool for assessments in Blackboard.

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Bb Deploying Assessments

This course covers information on how to deploy assessments. The modules include the Assessments page, adding a test to a content area, editing test options, and test availability exceptions.

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Bb Discussion Boards

This course covers information on how to utilize and manage the Discussion Board tool. Topics include creating discussion forums and threads, managing discussions, and grading discussions

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Bb Evaluation Center

This course covers tutorials on course reports, the Performance Dashboard, and the Retention Center.

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Bb Grade Center Basics

This course will cover information on the grade center interface, the Needs Grading page, how to customize the Grade Center view, creating and managing categories, creating and editing grading schemas, and creating and using Smart Views in the grade center.

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Bb Grading Assessments

This course covers information on how to review and grade assessments, utilize the automatic regrading feature, and how to view the Item Analysis report for assessments.

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Bb Groups

This course covers information on Groups. Modules in this course cover information on how to create a group, manage and edit groups, as well as information on the student view and how students access their groups.

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Bb Journals and Blogs

This course covers the difference between a journal and a blog as well as how to create, manage, edit and grade journals and blogs inside your course(s).

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Bb Managing Assignments

This course covers information on editing and managing assignments, reviewing and grading assignments, and downloading assignment student submissions.

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Bb Rubrics

This course covers information on how to create a rubric in Blackboard. Rubrics can be added to any gradable item in Bb as well as any column in the grade center.

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Bb Student Preview

This course covers how to enable and disable the student preview. The student preview allows you to view the course from a student's perspective.

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Bb Surveys

This course covers how to create and deploy surveys within your course

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Bb Turnitin Assignments

This course covers information on creating a Turnitin assignment inside your online course. Modules in this course cover how to create an assignment, how to add a rubric to an assignment, how to create a peer mark assignment and how to grade Turnitin assignment submissions.

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Bb Wikis

This course will show you how to enable Wikis in your course. Topics covered include how to create, manage, edit and grade wikis in Blackboard.

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Bb Working with the Grade Center

This course covers information on how to enter grades, override grades, and add color codes to the grade center.

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Certificate in University Teaching and Learning

FIU’s two-tiered certificate program is intended to equip graduate teaching assistants with the important basic skills for successful college teaching. This is an important professional development program for graduate students, which will assist them to launch their future careers within or outside of the academic setting. The program aims to instill a strong focus on student learning, thereby improving the quality of undergraduate education at FIU.

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Faculty Cafe

The purpose of this effort is to serve faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences as a resource for online course development. It is also to keep those who are already familiar with online teaching current with new teaching tips, tools and peer reviewed literature pertaining to online learning and teaching in a virtual space.

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Fundamentals of Online Teaching

This course will familiarize you with the backward course design process and its implications for online teaching and learning.

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Global Learning

This workshop will engage participants in global learning strategies that can be easily implemented across the curriculum and co-curriculum. You’ll explore FIU’s global learning outcomes and how these can be developed through interdisciplinary, problem-based approaches; active learning strategies; multi-perspective content; and, traditional and authentic assessments.

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Lets Play: Gamification in Your Course

This course will guide you through the basics of Gamification. You will learn about game mechanics terms and what it means in education. This course will also provide you with ideas and samples of how to incorporate gamification into your own course.

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Syllabus - CreatorPro 2016

This course will walk you through how to make changes to your FIU Online Syllabus through CreatorPro.

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Web 2.0 Tools

This course covers several free tools that you can incorporate into your class. Learn how to use word clouds, infographics, and timelines so that you can incorporate them into authentic learning activities in your course.

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Webinar Archives

Missed a webinar offered on the Training page? This course is where we house all past webinar recordings. Browse the recordings in this course for anything you may have missed.

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