ZipGrade

ZipGrade – A Scantron Alternative!

Faculty who use scantron sheets to conduct multiple-choice tests in face-to-face courses may be interested in using ZipGrade, a digital alternative that turns your Apple or Android mobile device into an optical scanner for grading. The app is free to download and scan 100 tests per month; unlimited scanning available for $6.99 per year. Note […]

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Training Opportunity – NBC Learn Training Webinar

Available within Blackboard, NBC Learn is a collection of more than 21,000 videos, documents, and images that can be integrated with classroom lectures and online teaching materials. These closed-captioned video resources enable faculty to add real-world case studies and current events to instruction to keep students up-to-date on the latest developments in their fields. Attend […]

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COSMO/INFOnline Outage Coming September 14th through 16th

Per MATC’s IT department, INFOnline/COSMO will be unavailable Friday September 14th 9:00 PM (Central) through Sunday September 16th 12:00 PM (Central) for regular system maintenance. During this time, the MATC Portal and INFOnline will not be available to faculty or students. Because the MATC Portal will not be unavailable, we recommend accessing Blackboard and Gmail by going […]

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Create Mobile-Friendly Courses – Free eBook and Resources

Blackboard has released a free e-book titled “Create Mobile Friendly Courses: Simple Steps to Ensure Success” to help faculty explore how to adopt mobile learning in their teaching practice. It is available for download at the Blackboard Community Site – no login is required. Resources for using Blackboard mobile apps and designing content for mobile are […]

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What Faculty Can Do to Support Student Success through Blackboard

All semester classes are given a course shell in Blackboard through an automated process that starts with Course Scheduling and INFOnline. At minimum, all faculty are required to upload a syllabus to each course section in Blackboard and make courses available to students. However, we strongly recommend that all faculty use the following instructional strategies […]

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