Integrating Video with Classroom Instruction

When integrated with classroom instruction and learning activities, video can be a valuable resource. Video can stimulate a learner’s motivation through gathering attention and establishing relevance to one’s interests. Students may be more engaged, independent, and prepared for assessments in their courses when they have access to instructional videos for frequent or just-in-time review. Furthermore, the Universal […]

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Blackboard News You Can Use – December 2018

Welcome to a new issue of Blackboard News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through instruction with Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we advise you of a few important updates and some best practices for closing out fall courses or preparing for winterim courses. Blackboard Update Coming December […]

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Technologies for English Language Arts Curriculum

Finding technology to support teaching and learning within a specific content area can be challenging. This article highlights several resources appropriate for English Language Arts classroom curriculum. Ginger Proofreading Tools Ginger Proofreader is said to be the most thorough proofreading tool, being able to detect errors in spelling, grammar, and contextual word use in 60 […]

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COSMO/INFOnline Outage Sunday October 28th

Per MATC’s IT department, INFOnline/COSMO will be unavailable Sunday October 28th from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST) 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 to these web addresses directly […]

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