Faculty Development Center LogoTechnology Workshops and Technology Support for Individual Faculty

Faculty Development Center provides high quality and reliable support for using technology in the learning process. In response to the changing needs of our University, FDC provides training, information, and workshops on the latest technologies and applications, both software and hardware.  Faculty Development Center provides pedagogical best practices using technology to enhance course goals and objectives.

Technology Training for Faculty - SPRING 2017

We are pleased to announce the following workshops for faculty. Please RSVP at Reza Boroon, rboroon@csudh.edu. All workshops are in the Faculty Training Laboratory, LIB 2524; second floor of the library. In addition to workshops, Blackboard tutorials are also available.

How to Register


Here are some Blackboard tips that are helpful to know as you prepare for the start of the semester:

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1. Beginning a Semester Blackboard Checklist [pdf]

2. Create a Welcome Message as an Announcement [pdf]

3. Adding Items/Links to Your Course Menu [pdf]

4. Complete the Professor Information profile (with your name and contact information) - View Video >>

5. Adding Content to Your Blackboard Course - View Video >>

6. Make Your Course Available Through the Control Panel > Customization > Tool Availability Setting [pdf]

7. Instructor on Demand Videos - The complete series of short video tutorials to help instructors learn how to use tools, design their courses, and assess students.

8. New Blackboard Features [pdf] - Spring 2015




Turning Technologies "Clickers"

TurningPoint 5 training tutorials provide step-by-step video instructions. Learn about PowerPoint Polling, Anywhere Polling, and Self-Paced Polling.

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Building Your Course

A playlist to help instructors build their online course.

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Communicating and Collaborating

A playlist to help instructors learn how to communicate with students and inspire everyone to collaborate.

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Assessing Learners

A playlist to help instructors learn how to build tests and assignments, grade student work, and use the Grade Center effectively.

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Blackboard 9.1 (SP 11) Tutorials

You'll find resources to support the use of Blackboard on how to personalize, manage content, using tools, creating exams and more!

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