Learning Technology Webinars and Workshops

The Learning Technology Solutions team offers free professional development through online webinars and in-person workshops to help faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants with teaching with technology. For more details and to register, please click on the date of the workshop or webinar that you are interested in. If you have any questions, please email us at LTS@uic.edu.

To learn more about Learning Technology Solutions visit accc.uic.edu/LTS.  Visit Get Help Quick Guides to get started immediately.

To access past webinars, visit go.uic.edu/past-lts-webinars.

May 1st - Exporting Grades in Blackboard Grade Center

With grades due in just two weeks, you may be wondering how to transfer your long list of students to Banner. Blackboard’s Export Grades Tool can help. Download your grades onto an Excel spreadsheet before uploading it to Banner’s Faculty Grade Entry.

In this webinar, you will learn to:

  • Prepare your Final Grade output
  • Set your External Grade
  • Export final grades for upload to Banner

May 5th - Intro to the New Blackboard

On May 15 at 10pm, UIC will be moving Blackboard to a cloud-based service, bringing you a more modern, user-friendly Blackboard experience.

In this webinar, we will:

  • Review the new homepage
  • Discuss the major changes
  • Preview the new Blackboard


Professional Development Webinars
(Hosted on Blackboard Collaborate)

For one-on-one or departmental training and development, we welcome appointments year-round on the topic of your choice. Simply email ACCC-LTS at LTS@uic.edu to submit your request. 


Watch On Demand: Basics of Blackboard (Webinar)
- This took place on Thursday, August 25, 2016 on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Click the link to watch the recording.

Watch On Demand: Using Voicethread (Webinar)
- This took place on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Click the link to watch the recording.


Screencast Fundamentals using Adobe Captivate
Watch this Lynda tutorial for an introduction on how to use the screencast feature.
Remember to login using your UIC netID to access Lynda. 

Adobe Captivate Interactive Elements  
This Lynda tutorial will show you how to author eLearning content using a wide range of impressive features.
Remember to login using your UIC netID to access Lynda.   


Do you prefer independent study or don't have time for any of our scheduled sessions? Find Blackboard video tutorials to help you manage your courses on YouTube.
Some of the topics covered include:  

- How to make your course available to students
- How to create discussion board forums
- How to add a tool link to your course
- How to grade using a rubric

Click here to access all Blackboard Video Tutorials for instructors


Keep checking back for future live webinars and in-person workshops offered by LTS. Have a suggestion for a workshop? Send it to LTS@uic.edu.


Last updated: 

April 24, 2019