Category Archives: Training

Semester 2 Training

We are beginning to post our training sessions from the upcoming semester.  Our January sessions will include: Introduction to Blackboard, Managing the Blackboard Grade Centre, and Qwickly Attendance recording in Blackboard.  Keep an eye on our calendar for registration and … Continue reading

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Interactive Lesson for Blackboard Instructors at NUI Galway

We have just published a new, interactive lesson on our Teaching with Technology site for instructors looking to learn more about getting started with Blackboard. Blackboard is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at NUI Galway. It allows you to share … Continue reading

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Irish Blackboard User Group – Academic Adoption Day

We have some exciting news for you. We are hosting a day-long workshop for all Blackboard users in Ireland. The Blackboard Academic Adoption day will cover key hot topics relevant to Blackboard Champions, academic developers, instructional designers, academics and others … Continue reading

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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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Online Results Entry – new training dates announced

flickr photo by flippinyank shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license Returning Grades webinar – covering the essential steps of final mark return, this one hour online session is suitable for all staff. The online format will be useful … Continue reading

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Using Blackboard for return of grades

Following the recent communications from the Registrar and the Exams Office regarding the elimination of white sheets and return of grades using the Blackboard Grade Centre, we’re now writing to let you know what to expect in Blackboard. What will … Continue reading

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Why we don’t provide Blackboard training for students

CELT does not provide Blackboard training for students. One reason for this is that we don’t have the resources. But more importantly because of the wide range of possible tools that instructors might be using. We couldn’t devise a general … Continue reading

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