Workshops and Events

Below are some of the upcoming workshops and events of interest to GW faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants. See all upcoming workshops on the GW Libraries website.

Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 Minutes

June 29, 2021, 2:00 PM–2:45 PM

Get started learning the basics of GW's learning management system (LMS), Blackboard.

Using Zoom in Blackboard

June 30, 2021, 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

In this workshop, participants will learn how to set up Zoom in Blackboard and use the various features to conduct a virtual class in Zoom.

Blackboard: Assignments

July 7, 2021, 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading them.

Blackboard: Administering a Test

July 8, 2021, 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

Blackboard: Grade Center

July 13, 2021, 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.

FLEX-2021 Teaching Camp

July 21, 2021, All day

FLEX-2021 Teaching Camps are short learning opportunities for instructors to focus on transitioning existing coursework for maximal flexibility in an evolving learning environment. The primary goal of these camps will be to support instructors returning to on-campus teaching, addressing details of the classroom setups while also examining ways to integrate virtual teaching experiences. 

Blackboard: Administering a Test

July 21, 2021, 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a Blackboard Test and set it up for students, how to view and grade test results, and how to create and use question Pools.

FLEX-2021 Teaching Camp

July 28, 2021, All day

FLEX-2021 Teaching Camps are short learning opportunities for instructors to focus on transitioning existing coursework for maximal flexibility in an evolving learning environment. The primary goal of these camps will be to support instructors returning to on-campus teaching, addressing details of the classroom setups while also examining ways to integrate virtual teaching experiences. 

Blackboard: Grade Center

July 29, 2021, 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.

FLEX-2021 Teaching Camp

August 9, 2021, All day

FLEX-2021 Teaching Camps are short learning opportunities for instructors to focus on transitioning existing coursework for maximal flexibility in an evolving learning environment. The primary goal of these camps will be to support instructors returning to on-campus teaching, addressing details of the classroom setups while also examining ways to integrate virtual teaching experiences.