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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BITS Webinar Follow-Up: Wikis, Blogs, Forums, and Journals

This is a quick list of how members of the webinar chat are using each tool discussed: “My students often create personal pages within Wikis. I use the first assignment as a template for students to introduce themselves to the class…And, I set guidelines for participation which is very helpful.” “I’ve used a Blog to have students […]

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Blackboard Webinar on Student Engagement Tools- Blogs, Wikis, Discussion Boards and Journals

You’re Invited! Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series:  Student Engagement Tools- Blogs, Wikis, Discussion Boards and Journals When: Wednesday, June 18th 12:00 pm CST Where: M201A Downtown Campus Track: Collaboration and Assessing Learners Presenter: Keely McDonough, Blackboard Blackboard Learn offers four communication tools for self-reflection, collaboration and communication.  In this session Blackboard will discuss each tool and share examples. When members of […]

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