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  

Blended learning is a platform that combines the face-to-face learning with the online experience. Blended learning is being implemented in educational institutions because it is cost effective, time saving, and most importantly flexible as it provides an opportunity for students to learn independently. In Blended learning teacher is in one campus and students are in

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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)

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

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