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Blackboard User Group Regional Workshops - February 2017

 

The Blackboard Customer Success team are coming to a region near you to provide a free workshop - "Enhanced Assessment and Feedback". This hands on workshop will provide you and your peers with an opportunity to review, analyse and prioritise key institutional assessment and feedback related challenges and opportunities. We will then identify relevant Blackboard solutions and share with you use cases and best practice examples to inspire you use these to best effect.

 

These workshops are free for Blackboard customers and are being held across regions.  Bring as many colleagues as you like. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Workshop Content:

Assessment and feedback – an institutional perspective

Examination of key drivers and challenges

(Reputations, quality of process, quality of data, legal, business efficiencies, risk etc.)

Placing use cases on a confidence/effectiveness model

Highlight relevant Blackboard solutions

 

Assessment and feedback – innovation and organizational change

Identifications for drivers for change

Gap analysis of practice and stakeholder experiences

Prioritisation of opportunities for change

Highlight relevant Blackboard solutions

 

Target audience:

Academic staff, eLearning staff, TEL Champions, staff engaged in quality assurance and curriculum enhancement, Learning Technologists, academic staff developers, etc.

 

Venues

Day

Date

Venue booked

Room/Building

Link to campus map

Booking link

Mon

6th Feb

Edinburgh University

Argyle House (3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DR)

http://www.ed.ac.uk/maps/maps?building=argyle#main-content (Edinburgh Uni is spread over the city and this shows where Argyle House actually is). It is roughly a 15 mins walk from Waverley (main station) and Haymarket.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf3Wh8db89r5g7-PksKMV076XjnqewF5TLfLCdHDAb69rHaIA/viewform

Tues

7th Feb

Sheffield Uni

Alfred Denny Conference Room (A225)

http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/visitors/mapsandtravel

http://bit.ly/BbRWSheffield

Thurs

9th Feb

UCD, Dublin

B154A SCW

O'Brien Centre for Science - West

http://map.ucdestates.ie/

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/irish-blackboard-user-group-regional-workshop-tickets-30352522211

Fri

10th Feb

Regents University, London

Acland 201

http://www.regents.ac.uk/about/contact-us/campus-map.aspx

https://goo.gl/forms/Cht3nOf3BMlHoAs72

 

To be confirmed

 

Amsterdam

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

 

Times:

09:30 coffee, registration and networking

10:00-16:00 prompt

 

Facilitators:

Alan Masson, Head of International Customer Success, Blackboard

Gillian Fielding, Customer Success Advocate, Blackboard

 

Any questions just ask and I hope to meet you at one of these events.

 

Regards

 

Gillian

 

 

Gillian Fielding, BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE, SFHEA, FIITT

Customer Success Advocate

Blackboard Inc.

  1. gillian.fielding@blackboard.com
Rob.Howe

Blackboard Ally User Group

Posted by Rob.Howe Dec 21, 2016

Claire Gardener recently shared some details on the Ally usergroup. You can join via http://tinyurl.com/blackboard-ally-user-group

 

 

"The Ally User Group will share useful information and updates about Ally. It will also provide an opportunity to shape the direction of Ally through participation in user experience research, usability testing, beta testing, etc.

To kick off the Ally User Group, we will be hosting a set of webinars to introduce Ally and provide a demo."

 

 

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