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SHSU Online Faculty Development News

SHSU Online is pleased to announce our How-To Session offerings for the month of November.  We have arranged for options to meet your end of learning-never-endssemester schedules as well as the Thanksgiving holiday. 

This month we have three completely self-paced, fully online How-To Session options, one of which is brand new:

  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (New – See Description below)
  • Multimedia in Your Blackboard Course
  • Building Online Communities

We are also offering faculty development webinars to meet your hectic schedule:

  • Managing Groups in Blackboard Courses
  • Blackboard Discussions - Create/Edit/Grade
  • What's New in Blackboard?


For a full list of dates, times and enrollment links, check out our eLearning Support Blog post: SHSU Online Faculty Development Sessions – November 2017

New: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra – Online

This fully-online, self-paced program is designed to familiarize Blackboard instructors with how to use Blackboard Collaborate's new Ultra experience in their Blackboard courses. The session covers:

  • Web conferencing as it applies to education
  • The continuous release cycle as it applies to Collaborate
  • Comparing and contrasting session roles in the Ultra experience
  • Navigating and participating in a session using the Ultra experience
  • Setting up a Collaborate session in the Ultra experiences
  • Use Moderator tools to facilitate a Collaborate session in the Ultra experience

Successful completion of this program awards the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra certification.