e-Learning Services

Blackboard Professional Development

Online courses at LCSC are delivered through the Blackboard Learn course management system. e-Learning Services offers a variety of self-paced professional development courses designed to meet the needs of instructors delivering fully-online and web-enhanced courses.  These open-enrollment courses are available in Blackboard on the Community tab.  You can proceed through the courses in a systematic manner or browse for specific information about a tool or feature.  

Course Offerings

Building a New Course: This course guides a new developer through the process of building a Blackboard course from the ground up.  It utilizes a course template available by request from e-Learning Services.  The course design process is guided by the Quality Matters standards for best practices in online course design.  

Managing an Existing Online Course: This course offers guidance for instructors working with existing course content.  Whether it's updating your own content from several semesters past or working with another instructor's version of a course, this course will guide you through the process of updating assignments, adding new content, grading, and managing the grade center.  

Enhancing Face to Face with Blackboard: This course is targeted to instructors who teach on-campus classes and would like to use Blackboard to post a syllabus, provide digital copies of documents, and use the online grade center to post student grades.  

Follow these step-by-step instructions to enroll in a Blackboard professional development course today!