Blackboard News You Can Use – January 2021

Welcome back to Blackboard News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through MATC’s online learning environment, Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we share news about new features and resources to support your teaching practice. Best Practices and Support for Blackboard Use See our Faculty Blackboard Support Guide for […]

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Getting Started with SmarterProctoring to Secure Online Tests

MATC has purchased a license for SmarterProctoring, an online test management system that helps faculty deliver Blackboard exams through automated proctoring tools that discourage cheating. This tool replaces Respondus Lockdown Browser with a set of more robust tools to secure midterm and final exams taken on a Windows, Mac, or Chromebook computer. Faculty can customize an […]

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Getting Started with TechSmith Knowmia

MATC has purchased a site license to TechSmith Knowmia to provide faculty and students a tool for recording and sharing videos. Knowmia provides tools for screen-recording, speech-to-text closed-captioning, quizzing, and more. Videos in Knowmia can be integrated with courses in Blackboard or shared by links. To get started with this great resource for remote learning, […]

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Blackboard News You Can Use – December 2020

Welcome back to Blackboard News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through MATC’s online learning environment, Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we share news about new features and resources to support your teaching practice. New Features in Blackboard  The following new tools are available to students and faculty […]

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Blackboard News You Can Use – October 2020

Welcome back to Blackboard News You Can Use, your brief monthly newsletter to help you promote student success through MATC’s web-based learning environment, Blackboard Learn. In this edition, we share news and reminders about resources to support your teaching practice. Faculty Training and Support  The faculty liaisons are your first point of contact for Blackboard […]

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