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Although the Faculty Center and JPL Assembly Room are closed until further notice, faculty can still take advantage of online events and resources.

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In this session, learn how to organize content in the course menu, customize a course, create common content items, common options for assessments, communication options, and course reports in Blackboard Learn.

By attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Add Content Organizers
  • Upload different types of content.
  • Customize a course
  • Identify different tools to communicate with your students
  • Identify common assessment options
  • Use course reports
  • Format Word documents for accessibility (if time)

Offered Monday, August 12, JPL 4.04.12D, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

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Presented By: Office of Online Learning

Laura Sheehy, M.A.Ed.
Laura Sheehy, M.A.Ed.Instructional Designer and Support Lead
Laura Sheehy is an Instructional Designer and Support Lead for the Office of Online Learning at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Since starting at UTSA in July of 2017, she has become responsible for Blackboard support for faculty, staff, and students. In addition, since July 2018, she has been responsible for the planning and delivery all Blackboard training for faculty. Prior to returning to her home state of Texas, Ms. Sheehy spent over nine years in Arizona with K-20 teachers and students integrating technology into the classroom and, in that role presented at a variety of state and national conferences. Ms. Sheehy thrives on sharing knowledge and helping others use that knowledge to make educators’ lives easier.