HAVE BLACKBOARD KNOWLEDGE TO SHARE? DON’T MISS THIS CONFERENCE!
The fifth annual conference of the Virginia Blackboard
Users Group (VaBUG) will be held at the Holiday Inn at
Valley View, in Roanoke, Virginia, on Friday, Oct. 24.
This is a perfect time to enjoy the peak fall foliage in the Roanoke
Valley area while you share knowledge and ideas with
Blackboard users from across the state. The conference will
once again have free registration, so mark your calendar now.
This year’s theme is “Broadening Educational Horizons,” and you can access additional information at http://vabug.org. You can also follow VaBUG
What exciting ways have you been utilizing
Blackboard and other technologies in the past year? The
VaBUG conference is a great opportunity for Blackboard users
to discover, discuss, learn and share best practices.
In order to afford members the best possible personal and
professional development opportunities, VaBUG
asks instructors, administrators, staff members and any
other interested members to submit proposals for concurrent
sessions for this year’s conference.
The group is looking for
sessions that focus on using Blackboard and related
technologies to better reach learners and expand the reach of
learners’ knowledge. Sessions will be organized along the following
• Blackboard administration
• Instructional design
• Faculty best practices
• K-12 best practices
consider participating as a presenter, and pass this message
along to someone you feel may be interested in participating.
information, please contact George Hoffman in the Center for Teaching and Learning at firstname.lastname@example.org.