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Blackboard for Online Instructing (Blended)

Meeting Date(s):Online beginning Oct. 23rd and Oct. 25th, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8
Time:4:00pm-5:30pm
Instructor:Russ Pearson
Audience:Any Blackboard User Wanting To Teach Online
Prerequisite:none
Contact Hours:9
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Per Adjunct Union Contract 3.G - Adjunct faculty will not be compensated for attending programs, workshops, seminars, courses or meetings to meet federal, state or grant requirements under which an adjunct provides instruction. Check with Division office for guidelines.

Adjunct faculty currently under contract will be compensated $35/contact hour up to a maximum of 11 contact hours for the academic year (fall and spring semesters combined; no summer stipends). Please note that there are some TLETC classes that are not offered for faculty credit.

Description:Ready to move your course online or take it to the next level? This session serves to meet the Blackboard requirement to teach online. This session assumes you currently use blackboard heavily in your face to face classes. This session will be held in a BLENDED format for 3 weeks. On the Monday of each week, there will be 1.5 hours of online instruction. Then, on the Wednesdays, you will have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice with a hands-on instructional forum. This session is limited to 15 participants. Topics covered include: Blackboard introduction, methods of adding content, tests/quizzes, assignments, communication and collaboration tools, and grading.