Teaching Learning Center

Teaching Learning Center Mission

Assist faculty in learning and adopting technology for use in the classroom.

Staff hours are 8:30AM to 4:30PM M-F

The TLC specialist coordinates a broad range of services for full and part-time faculty to promote teaching excellence.

Blackboard Support

Training on Blackboard Basics for version 9.1 is available by appointment or by group training. For Blackboard support check out the Instructor and Student Blackboard Support Sites.

Just in Time Assistance 

Individual support is offered on all aspects of content creation, from syllabus creation through classroom presentation.

Workshops and Seminars

  • Weekly workshops are offered on  topics related to online teaching and classroom technology
  • Special presentations and workshops by TLC faculty and invited speakers, on topics related to faculty development (teaching, learning, technology, assessment, and curriculum).


BTC has moved to the new web-based version of WIDS. WIDS (Worldwide Instructional Design System) is a web-based curriculum management system grounded in the principles of performance-based learning. Blackhawk Technical College has adopted WIDS as the system for creating and storing course and program curriculum.

The BTC WIDS website – http://blackhawk.wids.org

Use your BTC network/email username and password to access WIDS.

For questions about how to use WIDS, contact Lynn Neitzel, Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator at her office: (608) 743-4508.

Equipment Checkout

Various educational technology are available for checkout through the BTC library at Central, the LRC in Monroe and through the front desk administrative assistants in Beloit, CTS and Milton campuses.