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)

I mentioned in a previous entry that running synchronous online classes can be more challenging for instructors than face-to-face classes and that is it often all too easy to slip into a lecture-style presentation to combat a feeling of being over-whelmed while teaching a large group online. Baehr (2012) and Peacock et al (2012) found

With faculty’s access to Adobe CC software, there are now a lot more tools available for engaging our students in the learning process. We have access to over 20 apps and while many of these are quite technical in nature and may not suit the needs of teachers, there are some great apps that we

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How to share Blackboard ePortfolios

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 by

I often get asked by teachers about the best way to easily share ePortfolios from Blackboard Learn.  More specifically I am asked to show how students can share their academic accomplishments while undertaking their graduate/post-graduate programs. Sharing an ePortfolio in Blackboard Learn is a quick and easy process. Students can share their ePortfolio with others, both within

 The Quality Matters Rubric is intended for use with courses that are delivered fully online or have significant online components (hybrid and blended courses).   And the Quality Matters Course Format Chart provides definitions for online, blended, and face-to-face courses and explains how the QM review process is used in each case.   I love the Quality

Teachers can easily create personalised banners for their Blackboard Courses.  You don’t need to use advanced graphics tools to design banners for your courses in Blackboard Learn.  The following post shows you how to quickly and easily create your own course banner.   What you need: 1. PowerPoint 2. Blackboard   If you know how

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