. HCT now has BookWidgets added as an LTI tool in Blackboard. This means that you can add a direct link to a BookWidget in your Blackboard courses. When your students click on that link, their name and email address will be automatically populated. It also means that you will be able to use the

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Below are 5 tips to help you deliver a successful online class through Collaborate Ultra. If you’d like to download a PowerPoint with these slides, click on this link. Note: you will need to be logged in with your HCT credentials to access the PPT. . Tip 1 Remind students how to set up their

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Adding Interactivity During an Online Lesson When teaching online through Blackboard Collaborate Ultra it is essential to keep your students engaged with the lesson. It is easy for an instructor to simply conduct a traditional lecture, but this won’t keep your students’ attention and they may log in and walk away. To ensure that they

Need to teach your course through Blackboard Collaborate Ultra? There’s no need to worry. We have you covered with the most essential information to get started. Review the information below to get you up and running with the basics about Collaborate Ultra. Then head to the HCT Faculty PD Dashboard to enroll in the Collaborate Online Classes (Basic) and

We have recently launched the Nearpod LTI tool in Blackboard, which means you can now launch a live or student-paced lesson directly from Blackboard. There is no need to share the Nearpod site link or lesson code with your students. Everything is done from within Blackboard and your students’ full names are automatically populated in the

Nearpod’s quiz tool is a great way to introduce formative assessments into your class and now it is a great way to introduce some friendly competition as well. Time to Climb is a new tool introduced this week by Nearpod and it allows students to compare their progress with others while working through a quiz. There are