Daily drop-ins and upcoming webinars

We are still running our daily drop-ins (3pm on working days, no need to book, ask us anything).

In addition we have webinars coming up in the next couple of weeks:

  • 13 Oct, 11am – Advanced Blackboard course design
  • 14 Oct, 11am – Engaging online discussions
  • 14 Oct, 3.15pm – Introduction to Blackboard Annotate
  • 19 Oct, 1pm – Marking online using Blackboard marks and feedback extension
  • 20 Oct, 1pm – Introduction to creating and managing tests in Blackboard
  • 21 Oct, 11am – Advanced Blackboard course design
  • 21 Oct, 1.30pm – Blackboard basics

Details and booking on the DEO events page

DEO dropins and training webinars for staff

To support you to move teaching and assessment online, the DEO are running daily drop-ins as well as subject-specific webinars for staff.  Current webinars cover using Collaborate for live sessions, creating and reusing video, Blackboard basics, assessment and feedback, and designing and facilitating engaging online discussion. You can find details and signup instructions on our Events page.

To access recordings of previous webinars, please enrol yourself on the DEO Staff Development course on Blackboard (you’ll be asked to log in to Single sign on first).

Coronavirus – information and support for staff on moving teaching online

The following information is for staff. Guidance for students is being developed.

  1. Self-help materials – moving teaching online. Please look at these first.
  2. Online drop-ins and training webinars.
  3. Share questions and ideas with peers through the digital education Yammer group.
  4. Queries? Email digital-education@bristol.ac.uk. Please be patient. We will respond as soon as we can, but expect to be very busy over the coming weeks.

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.