Using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra for Student Presentations

Using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra for Student Presentations

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra can be a great tool for many different kinds of course activities, but it’s not just for instructors. You can also utilize it for student presentations. Through Collaborate Ultra, students can share a PowerPoint or other supplemental materials with their audience and speak directly to you and their fellow classmates. This can[…]

Introduction to Ally: Understanding Alternative Formats

Ally will be rolling out to all courses (read our article on what Ally is here) in Blackboard, starting in the summer of 2019. So what will that mean for you as the instructor? One of the changes that you’ll see will be the addition of alternative formats for the content in your course. If[…]

Learning Opportunity: ICC OER Summit 2018

Learning Opportunity: IL Community Colleges OER Summit on November 30th

Always been interested in OER but never had the time to really sit down and learn about it? This could be your chance, and you don’t have to go anywhere to do it! College of DuPage is hosting the Illinois Community Colleges OER Summit at the end of this month. Sound interesting? Read on.

Tech to Try; The Best Camtasia Alternatives

Tech to Try: The Best Camtasia Alternatives

Camtasia is a great piece of software and we use it often here in Learning Technologies. However, it’s not the right tool for every job, and because it’s a bit pricey, it’s less than ideal for those just doing basic video recording and editing who probably don’t actually need anything as robust as Camtasia. So[…]