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Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC)

Faculty Workshops

Need help with Blackboard? 

Visit our Blackboard Instructional Series page for video and step-by-step guides.

Faculty Workshop Schedule 

Located in Room H656 - Information Technology Building "Q" Lab

There are no workshops scheduled at this time.

Please contact the Help Desk at 646-312-1010, and ask to be connected with a Blackboard Administrator for assistance with your Blackboard inquiries

Faculty Workshop Descriptions

*Please note - not all of the workshops listed below are offered every semester.

Introduction to Blackboard

This hands-on session is designed for instructors, graduate assistants, and staff with little or no prior Blackboard experience.  Learn the basics of Blackboard including:

  • Accessing the software
  • Uploading content to your Blackboard course
  • Customizing the Blackboard Interface
  • Understanding the Communication Features
  • Working with the course Control Panel
  • Learning where to go for help


Advanced Blackboard Workshop

This hands-on session is designed for instructors, graduate assistants, and staff who have prior experience Blackboard but would like to explore Blackboard’s features (especially Assignment Objects and Grade Center) in more depth, including

  • Adding Columns in Grade Center
  • Rearranging Grade Center Columns
  • Working with Weighted Totals
  • Setting up an Assignment Object for students to submit papers to Blackboard


Synchronous/Web Conferencing Tools

In this workshop, we will look at web conferencing tools, which are used to conduct live classroom sessions over the web.  For example, a faculty member and students can all be at home and still engage in teaching and learning activities through the conferencing software.  Come to this workshop to find out how these tools might work for your needs.

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