Designing and Evaluating Exemplary Courses

GVTC will host a two-day workshop conducted by Blackboard!

Registration Cost: GVTC will pay all registration fees. Meals are not provided.
When: March 28 and 29, 2017 from 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
            April 26 and 27, 2017 from 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Registration Link Below

Location:       3rd floor Training Room
                       TCSG State office
                       1800 Century Place N.E.
                       Atlanta GA 30345

Who should attend:
  •  POC, or Instructional Designer that have had experience building courses in Blackboard 9.1.
  • Seating is limited to one seat per college, if you have a second person that would like to attend please send the person’s name and email address to If there is space, the extra seats will be given out in order of request date.
Participants enrolled in the Designing Exemplary Courses workshop should bring the following materials to the training:
  • A laptop computer (We recommend a PC, or Mac)
    NOTE: Do not bring a surface or an IPad for this workshop. 
  • Course syllabus, course outline, and/or assignment schedule in .docx or .rtf format
  • External Website addresses with a short description for each link 
  • Names and descriptions of at least two Discussion Board forums and associated threads 
  • Content for at least one lesson or unit of instruction. Materials may include the topic or introduction, unit learning objectives, lecture notes, handouts, exercises, required and optional reading lists, Web site addresses for reference sites, assignment schedule, readings, etc. 
  • One or more course-related assessments (preferably in .docx or .rtf format)
  • Meeting attire is business casual 
Workshop topics include:

Segment 1: Designing and Defining Exemplary Courses
Segment 2: Course Design
Segment 3: Interaction and Collaboration
Segment 4: Assessments
Segment 5: Learner Support
Segment 6: Workshop Showcase

Blackboard Training Sessions

To register for your session:

  1. Click on the name of the session you want to take in the table below.
  2. Make sure the correct session is listed at the top of the next page, and then complete the form.
  3. Please double-check that you have entered your email address correctly because that is how we will contact you in the future.
  4. Click the "Submit" button ONCE and WAIT (it is normal for there to be a short delay.)
  5. If you don't see the confirmation page within 10 minutes, please try registering again.

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