Winter workshops and webinars from the Digital Education Office

Places are available on Digital Education workshops and webinars before and after Christmas, including introductions to Blackboard, creating and managing online tests, and advanced use of the Grade Centre, as well as talks from AbilityNet on digital accessibility. We are also running a series of EMA drop-in clinics around the University.

Find out more and book online

Introduction to creating and managing tests in Blackboard Webinar, 11th December 14:00-14:45

If you are interested in using Blackboard for online tests come and join our webinar on 11th December 14:00-14:45. We will look at how to create question pools, different types of questions and how to deploy tests in your course. Sign up here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-creating-and-managing-tests-in-blackboard-tickets-80828358797

Digital Education Office Blackboard Basics Webinar 24th October, 15:00-15:30

Places are available on the Blackboard Basics Webinar on 24th October, 15:00-15:30.

The aim of this webinar is to provide a concise overview of the tools and features of Blackboard, enable participants to be in a position to create their own courses and share ideas on how Blackboard can be used to support learning and teaching based on examples from the University of Bristol.

For more information and to register, please visit the Blackboard Basics event page.

Introduction to the new Assessment, Submission and Feedback (ASF) area in Blackboard

We are running a short webinar on Thursday 3rd October at 3.15-3.45pm for admin and academic staff interested in finding out more about the new Assessment, Submission and Feedback (ASF) area in Blackboard.
If you would like to attend the webinar, please email david.perkins@bristol.ac.uk.
The webinar will be recorded so, if you can’t attend, please still send an email so you can be given access to the recording.
We’ll also be running the webinar again over the coming weeks as well as a webinar for designated ASF administrators for schools.

Introduction to the new Assessment, Submission and Feedback (ASF) area in Blackboard

We are running a short webinar on Friday, 27 September 2.15-2.45pm for admin and academic staff interested in finding out more about the new Assessment, Submission and Feedback (ASF) area in Blackboard.
If you would like to attend the webinar, please email david.perkins@bristol.ac.uk.
The webinar will be recorded so, if you can’t attend, please still send an email so you can be given access to the recording.
We’ll also be running the webinar again over the coming weeks as well as a webinar for designated ASF administrators for schools.

Places available on digital education workshops

Book now for upcoming workshops run by the Digital Education Office.  These workshops are open to all staff as well as postgraduate students who have teaching duties as part of their role.

  • Friday 14th September 9.30 – 12.00:  Introduction to Blackboard for admin and support staff
  • Monday 17th September 1.30 – 4.30pm: Video for teaching and learning
  • Tuesday 18th September 1.30 – 4.30pm: Getting the most out of the Blackboard Grade Centre: advanced administration skills for EMA
  • Thursday 27th September 1.30 – 4.00pm:  Introduction to Blackboard for academic and research staff
  • Wednesday 3rd October 9.30 – 12.00:  Digital Education Office dropin (no booking required)
  • Thursday 11th October  9.30 – 12.00: Synchronous online teaching with Blackboard Collaborate
  • Tuesday 16th October  1.30 – 4.30pm: Designing and creating digital materials

Further information and booking.

If there is not a workshop scheduled that meets your needs or if you would like tailored training e.g. for your School, please contact us.