Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) for Fall 2017

Blackboard Learn Published Monday, August 28th, 2017

Blackboard Learn is proving a line-up of professional development webinars this fall.

Faculty are welcomed to participate in the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) for the Fall 2017 semester.  Speakers share their tips, best practices, pedagogy, and higher education hot topics so you can stay ahead of the curve on teaching efficiency, course design, and student learning outcomes.  A certificate of attendance is awarded to all participants.  To register or to attend a webinar during the Fall 2017 session, visit

September 14 - 1:00 pm EDT: How to effectively communicate with students using social media
Speaker: T. Marcus Christian, MFA (Liberty University)

September 28 - 3:00 pm EDT: Ensuring student success by tracking progress in the Retention Center
Speakers: Dr. Cigdem V. Sirin and Cyndi Castro (The University of Texas at El Paso)

October 12 - 1:00 pm EDT: Successfully setting up mid-term exams in Blackboard Learn
Speaker: TBA

October 26 - 3:00 pm EDT: 7 Strategies for a student-centered course
Speaker: Dr. Rene Martinez (Regent University)

November 9 - 1:00 pm EDT: Using humor to engage students online
Speaker: Lisa Panagopoulos (University of Massachusetts Lowell)