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Blackboard Teaching and Design Boot Camp

This program is designed to teach Graduate Instructors and Teaching Assistants teaching and design skills as well as critical components of efficiently using Blackboard.

A 90-minute boot camp provides these instructors with the necessary skills to save valuable time managing a Blackboard course site while implementing design principles that have been demonstrated to improve alignment with course goals and effective grading.

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Resources for Getting Started with Blackboard

Resources for Teaching and Design

A Brief Summary of the Best Practices in College Teaching is a rich collection of tips and practices for teaching face-to-face.

The following resources can help you write succinct and effective learning objectives:

These resources can help you write effective test questions as well as clear assignment instructions:

Following are examples of grading rubrics that you might find helpful:


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