Category Archives: Staff Training

Announcing the 4th Annual Blackboard Festival #BbFest16

We’ve enjoyed the Galway Arts Festival, including the mud at the Big Top. We’ve seen the style at the Galway Races. So what’s the next big event in your calendar? As the new academic year approaches, we’ve been planning the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Making Blackboard Modules and Content Accessible for All

Blackboard Webinar | Making Blackboard Modules and Content Accessible for All Making Blackboard Modules and Content Accessible for All Webinar The webinar will provide an overview of inclusive classrooms and outline the benefits and challenges faced in implementing them. We … Continue reading

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Summer Rollover 2016

The annual rollover and creation of new courses will take place this summer in July. Availability of new courses for 2016-17 We aim to create and provide access to 1617 courses on Blackboard during the week beginning Monday 18th July. … Continue reading

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Online Results Entry – Blackboard training/support update

To support the new Marks Return process using Blackboard, I’d like to let you know about the various supports available from CELT to support the Blackboard-related activities, up to the submission date of May 25th (May 9th for School of … Continue reading

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The Online Results Entry project – FAQ

Please note that this blog post was created in January 2016, in the pilot phase of the ORE project. For current materials on return of marks to Exams Office via Blackboard, please see the Blackboard support pages and the Exams … Continue reading

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Forget the weather, join us at Blackboard Festival 2015

Are you, like us, fed up with the Galway weather this year? Why not leave the wellies and umbrellas outside and join us for the third Blackboard Summer Festival. As well as two Intro to Blackboard training workshops, we have … Continue reading

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New Teaching with Technology website

Today we are proud to launch our new Teaching with Technology site, aimed at staff at NUI Galway who need some information, support or resources to help them make better use of technology in their teaching. This replaces our old … Continue reading

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