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Faculty training available for Blackboard

Update | Friday, December 18, 2020

Digital Education and Instructional Services (DEIS) has scheduled new workshops for Spring Semester.

How to enroll:
Log into Cornerstone.
When prompted, choose “Cornerstone Production” in the drop-down box and click on “Sign In”:

The sign-in tab.

On top menu bar, go to “Learning.”
Select: “Events Calendar.”
Find the workshops listed below on the calendar and register (Select “Request” box at top to register).

NOTE: If you are a CCP instructor, send your training request to, and DEIS will sign you up. 

Blackboard Assignments and Annotate
Are you tired of using so much paper and grading by hand? In this training, you will learn how to use Blackboard for assignment submissions and grading with Annotate. Blackboard Annotate offers a more robust feature set for instructors to provide customizable feedback to students. Annotate features include:

  •  A sidebar summary view
  •  Freehand drawing tools
  •  Various color selections
  •  Search
  •  Content Library
  •  And more!

Wednesday, February 10 at noon

Check out tutorials, training, best practices, and more on the DEIS Beyond Classrooms website at

The Faculty Assistance Center (FAC) also offers one-on-one consultation any other help you need with Blackboard. Contact the FAC to make an appointment at

Check out tutorials, training, best practices, and more on the Blackboard Online Teaching Support site: Beyond Classrooms.

Blackboard help: individual live online consultation with the Faculty Assistance Center 
Do you need help with Blackboard? Would you like assistance setting up your course shell for autumn semester? Instructors with questions or in need of Blackboard training – please email your request for a personalized consultation session to

Days and hours available: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 
Other hours considered upon request.
(Please give us 24 hours’ notice, if possible)

Blackboard Knowledgebase how-to documents for Blackboard, Collaborate, Kaltura, and more: click here.






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