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.

Sharing Video in Collaborate

Monday, 18 November 2019 by

Prior to the latest update in Collaborate Ultra, we could share video but not the audio which was frustrating. Now the audio of a video is also relayed to attendees but you have to use a Chrome browser to launch a Collaborate session. Sharing audio differs depending on whether or not you are using a

Educators are often on the lookout for professional development opportunities to keep relevant and help deliver effective and engaging lessons in a supportive, student-centred environment. For many of us, schools and institutions offer several PD options throughout the year or on an ongoing basis through dedicated training departments. Such opportunities blend well with the specific needs of a school

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  

Online chats are not available with the blended learning room software and faculty are using other products as a workaround. One way to encourage software adoption among students is to use software that they are already using in their daily lives as then there no need to learn new software. In terms of chat software,

Today’s teachers have a number of tasks that were not necessarily part of their domain years ago. Often, one of those tasks is designing courses, which some teachers can find overwhelming. A few weeks ago, a faculty member asked for some guidance, saying, “I’m not an instructional designer; how am I supposed to know how to create

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