The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) is a training initiative by Blackboard to share the top strategies and pedagogy for both increasing educator efficiency and improving learning outcomes. BITS is free to Blackboard's clients (including NIU) and is easy to participate. The program consists of weekly faculty training webinars that are taught by faculty and supported by Blackboard experts.
This fall Blackboard is continuing the series with three tracks. It is meant to give webinar views more guidance into each webinar and what would meet their needs. Blackboard describes each track as follows:
To participate in an upcoming online webinar, click here to view the schedule of upcoming webinar sessions and sign up. Also, for hands-on workshops offered on campus at NIU, check the schedule of upcoming Blackboard workshops. Webinars and workshops are offered free of charge to NIU faculty and teaching staff.
Join Araminta "Mina" Matthews and Robert "BJ" Kitchin, University College as they describe
methods Blackboard tools, flipped-model guiding principles, and instructional strategies that you could try in your Blackboard course. This webinar is part of the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series.
The following archives from previously offered webinars are available:
Last updated: 12/16/2013