Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series A webinar event to train your faculty on pedagogy that promotes both educator efficiency and improved learning outcomes in an online or blended delivery.
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Subject Line:Invitation to attend faculty training webinars from Blackboard
Body: Dear Faculty Member,
With support from Blackboard’s global community, <Institution Name> is partnering with Blackboard to bring you a faculty training webinar series entitled The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS).
This program will bring best practices and evolved online pedagogy
training to you in a concise and effective series consisting of monthly
training webinars that have been designed for faculty members and will
be led by faculty members from higher ed institutions around the
It’s not enough just to port your offline classes into a
course shell. This online modality affords an opportunity for greater
connectedness, a stronger sense of classroom community, interaction
between students for peer-to-peer learning and even greater educator
efficiency; so you can spend more time teaching and less time dealing
with administrative load. Who should attend? All faculty members
are invited to join, regardless of your technical know-how or
experience using Blackboard or other learning management solutions.
These webinars are designed to share innovative practices — content that
is applicable to faculty of all levels and disciplines. See the
schedule and register for the BITS series below. Please note that space
is limited for this webinar series.
Time & Date: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET, Monday, February 27, 2012
Presenter: Deborah Prickett, Jackson State University
Session #2: Real Examples for Using Adaptive Release This
session will show real examples of how adaptive release is used to
guide students through your course, provide feedback and even provide
additional content outside the scope of the course by using Blackboard’s
adaptive release tools.
Time & Date: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET, Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Presenter: Paige Brook – Jeffiers, Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Time & Date: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET, Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Presenter: Katherine C. Riley, BS, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish College
hope that you will take advantage of this faculty webinar series to
enhance your training on pedagogy that promotes both educator efficiency
and improved learning outcomes in an online or blended delivery. Please
note that space is limited.