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OIT offering Blackboard 7 workshops

Dec 12, 2008  

To assist faculty with the transition from Blackboard 6.3 to Blackboard 7.3, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) is offering several free seminars during the winter intersession and winter quarter.

Previously available only through a pilot, Blackboard 7.3 will be available to all faculty beginning winter quarter. It features podcasting, blogs and wikis directly within Blackboard courses as well as SafeAssign, a plagiarism detection tool.

Here's a look at upcoming workshops:

Transferring Course Content from Blackboard 6.3 to Blackboard 7.3:

  • Monday, Dec. 15, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, Dec. 18, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 29, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 22, 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 26, 1 to 3 p.m.

Introducing the New Features of Blackboard 7.3:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Tuesday, Jan. 20, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1 to 3 p.m.

Visit http://seminars.admsrv.ohio.edu/seminars/ to sign up. Log in with your Oak ID and password, choose "Register Yourself" and scroll to the Academic Technologies section.

Blackboard 6.3 will continue to be available for use through spring quarter 2009.

-- Sean O'Malley



Related Links
Office of Information Technology:  http://www.ohio.edu/technology/ 
University moves forward with Blackboard 7.3 upgrade:  http://www.ohio.edu/outlook/08-09/October/80.cfm  

Published: Dec 12, 2008 9:32 AM  

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Are you already using one or more of Blackboard 7.3's new features? If so, we want to hear from you. OIT is seeking faculty to interview for an upcoming story about the benefits and challenges of Blackboard's new features. If you are willing to be interviewed, please contact Sean O'Malley at 740-593-1555 or omalley@ohio.edu


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