In a previous blog post, a few months back, I shared an overview of the Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP) rubric, which is a fantastic tool when designing online course shells or evaluating them for future enhancements. The Exemplary Course Program aims to identify and share best practices for designing high-quality courses. You can submit

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Previewing online assessments before releasing them to students is a very important step with no doubt. It verifies that assessment settings, security settings, and correct answer choices are configured correctly. It also verifies the display of various question types, particularly those with images/equations. Below are 4 recommendations to consider when previewing online assessments in Blackboard.

Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Rubric Blackboard Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Rubric defines key characteristics for designing high-quality courses. It is an effective resource to guide instructors when designing their online course shells or evaluating current ones for future enhancements. The ECP rubric highlights recommended practices within the framework of four major areas:    Course Design  

Students learn better when they are interacting with the learning subject; answering questions, playing a game or annotating and moving objects. So, here is a great tool to spice up your course. BookWidgets provides an effortless way to create interactive learning activities that can be used during the class or as formative assessments after the

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Over the 2019 summer term, Blackboard introduced the below new features in Collaborate Ultra which facilitate academic effectiveness and mobile learning. – Sharing Content between Main Room and Breakout Groups – Renaming Session Files – Browser Pop-up Notifications – Improved Mobile Experience       Sharing Content between Main Room and Breakout Groups Instructors (Moderators)

When it comes to conducting online classes, there are three crucial elements that contribute to an effective online session as follows: the quality of the session, the confidence of attendees in dealing with Collaborate Ultra and the ability of the moderator to control and monitor what’s going on during the session. Thus, from these three perspectives, below

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