Support for Online, Hybrid and Hyflex Teaching

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The IRT Center for Teaching with Technology offers support for faculty for the Fall 2020 semester.

Recorded CTT Webinars

Blackboard Workshop The CTT has recorded a webinar so that faculty can watch it and learn about synchronous and asynchronous teaching with Blackboard. Faculty can watch the entire video, or watch the segment that interests them.

Full 64 minute video:

Part 1 - Collaborate Ultra (~31 mins):

Part 2 - Discussion Boards (~15 mins):

Part 3 - Assignments (~18 mins):

Playlist of the 3 videos, so still separate but can be played in a row:

Online Teaching Toolkit Introduction

Full video:

One-on-one Consultations

While we hope that most of you were able to attend one of the workshops, CTT staff is also available for one-on-one consultations about Online, Hybrid, and HyFlex instruction. To make an appointment, please make a Help Desk ticket at Choose the Blackboard ticket type and then CTT Faculty Consultation. This is the best way to set up a time to work with one of the CTT instructional designers.

Do it Yourself Training

Bb 101 Bb 101 - Teaching Remotely support page - Especially created to assist with remote instruction, this page includes links to help with everything from Activating a Course Shell to Logging into a Collaborate Session, and more.

Online Teaching Toolkit The Online Teaching Toolkit, which is available to every faculty member from their Blackboard Home Page (look under "My Organizations" for Online Teaching Toolkit), covers the following:

  • Quality Assurance/Quality Matters
  • Understanding Online Teaching & Learning
  • Blackboard Basics
  • Video Conferencing & Video Content
  • Online Classroom Management

Faculty can go through the modules in order, or focus on the areas they are most interested in incorporating into their teaching.

HyFlex Teaching with the HoverCam Solo 8Plus Please see HoverCam page for information on using the HoverCam (installed in each classroom on campus and in Valley Road 1600) as a Document Viewer and a Webcam/microphone. This piece of equipment is available for all faculty who choose the HyFlex teaching option.

Support for Students

Help is available for our students too! Should your students need help with Blackboard, please direct them to the Blackboard for Students support page page on the ITwiki. If students have questions, they can create a Help Desk ticket at

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