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Online Courses for Faculty and Staff

The multi-campus environment makes it difficult for faculty and staff to attend traditional workshops. Keeping this in mind the Department of Information Technology staff have developed some fully online courses in two of the most popular applications - Microsoft PowerPoint Basics and Blackboard 101, which covers basic and intermediate skills for the Blackboard Learning System (BSL). These courses were developed within BLS and can be accessed through any Internet-connected computer for anytime-anywhere learning. Faculty and staff may choose to go through the material at their own pace or join their colleagues in a fixed schedule.

Course Name Dates
PowerPoint Basics TBA
Blackboard Learning System 101 TBA
Online Course Schedule

To start either of these courses as a self-paced course or to find out additional information, please send e-mail to Norm Grant at ngrant@ccri.edu or Gene Grande at ggrande@ccri.edu and indicate which course you'd like to take.

To participate in either of these courses on a fixed schedule or to find out additional information, please send e-mail to Norm Grant at ngrant@ccri.edu and indicate which course you'd like to take and the dates you'd be available to participate.

No prior knowledge of BLS is necessary to take these courses.

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Last Updated: 11/28/12