Blackboard News You Can Use – August 2019

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 a few updates and reminders. Blackboard Has a New Look As faculty may remember from our May 2019 communications, MATC’s Blackboard home page and base […]

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Getting Started with the New Blackboard

As faculty may remember from our May 2019 communications, MATC’s Blackboard home page and base navigation were updated with a modern, streamlined look over summer. See Understanding the Changes and this video overview to learn more about the new interface. Please note that your current courses have not changed, but you are invited to pilot Ultra Courses, a new form of course […]

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Blackboard June 2019 Update

As of June 3rd, 2019, Blackboard’s home page and base navigation have a fresh new look! Your current courses have not changed, but you are invited to pilot Ultra Courses, a new form of course design. If you are interested in joining the pilot, contact tltdept@matc.edu.   Understanding the Changes To review the new navigation, […]

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Career Essentials Reminder and Upcoming Support Session

Faculty should set up a Career Essentials Assessment in their courses with a rubric and goal alignment. See the following resources to learn how this is done.  Adapting Career Essentials Evaluation to Your Course Assessment Strategy Career Essentials FAQ Do You Have Questions? Attend a Drop-In Session If you have questions about this process in […]

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Blackboard Update Coming February 21st

On Thursday, February 21st starting at 5:00 PM (CST), Blackboard will receive a routine maintenance update that will correct a few known issues impacting teaching and learning online. The update process will take approximately 24 hours to complete with no expected downtime.  We will be using the same major version of Blackboard as we do […]

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