University of Vermont

Center for Teaching and Learning

Blackboard: Communicating and Collaborating

Thursday, August 30 2012 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In this workshop, we'll explore Blackboard tools designed for communication between faculty and students and for collaboration among students. We will discuss the basics of using:

  • Announcements
  • Email and Messages
  • Private Journals
  • Discussion Boards
  • Blogs
  • Wikis
  • Groups
This workshop assumes prior knowledge of: navigating in the Blackboard course environment (course menu, control panel, bread crumbs); basic understanding of content areas and adding tools; basic understanding of how to use the text editor. If you do not have mastery of the above skills, please make an appointment with the CTL "Doctor Is In" program before attending this workshop. Email or see the schedule here:

Event details:

  • Contact: Wendy Berenback,, 802-656-7992
  • Facilitated By: Wendy Berenback, Continuing Ed - Operations; Ctr for Teaching & Learning
  • Location: Bailey Howe Library RM 303
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