Recently, Blackboard introduced the below new features in Collaborate Ultra to improve the user experience and facilitate academic effectiveness. Improved the create and edit session functionality A new interface and functionality for creating and editing sessions were introduced to improve the user experience and avoid accidental changes. Now, you can easily switch between tabs of

Nearpod has added a Teacher View for Student-Paced lessons. This will give teachers real-time insights into students’ progress in the Student-Paced lessons. Now you can: 👀 easily monitor student progress the same way you do during a live lesson. ✅ quickly determine which students have joined the student-paced lesson. 📋 moderate Collaborate! Boards immediately when

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Now, in addition to text, you can use images as answer alternatives in Kahoot. This feature brings a new level of instruction and fun to different subjects. Math teachers can explain graphs and fractions in a more interactive way. Language teachers can use image answers to connect words with the correct image. Geography teachers can

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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