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Faculty Professional Development and Training Opportunties

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Beauty and the Blackboard

Join the ATS team for an hour long info session, where we will demonstrate all the newest features coming your way when the Blackboard upgrade is complete.

Blackboard Overview

Learn Blackboard basics, such as uploading your syllabus and content to your Blackboard course.

Organizing Your Blackboard Course

Take your Blackboard course to the next level with top 10 tips for organizing your course material.

Blackboard’s Grade Center

Learning all about the Grade Center, such as entering grades, weighting grades, Smart Views and reporting.

Blackboard - Collecting Assignments

Discover the two features in Blackboard used to collect and grade electronic assignments, including the more advanced TurnItIn (plagiarism tool).

Online Teaching Institute (OTI)

Online Teaching Course

This professional development program will prepare you for online teaching. OTI offers three levels of fully online courses that provides faculty an “online student experience” while exploring a rich variety of critical topics necessary for mastery in the online classroom.

Course is self-paced and hosted on Blackboard. Self-enroll by clicking on the above links (Blackboard login required) at any time and complete the course at your own pace!  Receive a Certificate of Completion.

Professional Development

The “Strategy Showcase”

Sessions occur every Monday and Wednesday from Noon to 1:00 p.m. in AUD 362.  Stop by to discuss a variety of topics with your peers.   These sessions do not require pre-registration

Workshops, Consultation, and Mentoring

Academic Technology Solutions will create customized workshops or mentoring for individuals or departments.  ATS offers resources and support focused on best pedagogical practice that leverages technology.

Do you have a suggestion for a future training topic?  We want to hear from you.

Please let the Academic Technology Solutions team know by emailing: