Online Learning offers a variety of live and self-paced training, as well as campus events. Some of the events require participants to register, as indicated by the “Register for this session here” links. If there is a certain topic or part of distance education that you believe would benefit faculty or students, please contact us. We’d love to hear your feedback!

How to Access Our Sessions on Teams

All of our virtual events are offered through the Distance Education Support Community Team. Once you have accessed the Team, click on the Training & Recordings channel. Every virtual session we offer is listed on this channel and is accessible to all faculty and staff at Marshall.


Quality Matters: Designing Your Online Course (DYOC)

Friday, January 20th

Please see more details and sign up at

Please keep in mind there are limited spaces. If an emergency arises, please let us know as soon as possible so the spot can be filled.

Panopto: How-to Training

Thursday, January 26th 3:00-4:00 PM

A brief overview of the video media tool Panopto. Join the Design Center and learn best practices and usage possibilities in your course with Panopto. Feel free to join us virtually on Teams or in the Design Center, Drinko 235.

Training & Recordings Channel


Grade Center: In’s and Out’s of the Blackboard Grade Center

Thursday, February 2nd 2:00-3:00 PM

Come to review Blackboard Grade Center capabilities such as: total grade calculations, needs grading, smart views, and general navigation. Feel free to bring questions, as we plan to have time for Q & A. Feel free to join us virtually on Teams via the link below.

Training & Recordings Channel


Spring Cleaning: Let us help you tidy up your Blackboard courses

Do you have old files and old links that you do not use? Hidden columns in the Grade Center? Do you have a development course with outdated materials? Let’s go over some best practices to keep your content up to date and ready for your next term.

Thursday, March 2nd 2:00-3:00 PM


Video and Media Tools for Enhanced Student Feedback and Interaction

Thursday, April 6th

(stay tuned for more details)


May the 4th be with you.

Thursday, May 4th

(stay tuned for more details)


Having Trouble with Blackboard?

Contact the IT Service Desk

Call the Design Center


Contact a Designer