This spring, College of DuPage will be piloting a new tool for Blackboard called Ally, with the goal of a full rollout later in 2019. Haven’t heard of it? You’re not alone. Here, we explain just what Ally is and what it does for both instructors and students.
Can’t make it to our Halloween Trick and Treat event? Want a refresher on what you learned? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Here are all the tricks we shared with links to the documentation in our knowledge base. What are you waiting for? Let’s get spooky.
Ready to learn some eerily awesome ways to better use tech to your advantage AND also have some delicious treats? This Halloween is your chance.
There are a lot of ways that Blackboard Collaborate Ultra can be a useful tool for learning (and one that’s often underutilized given the positive research on its use) but it can be especially helpful for those teaching foreign language classes, online or off. Here, we’ll discuss some of the ways that Collaborate Ultra can[…]
Blackboard Learn is fully compatible with internationally recognized accessibility standards (WCAG 2.1) and has several built in features that allow students with impairments to engage more easily with digital content. Problem solved? Not so fast. While Blackboard has the ability to be WCAG compliant, you, the user, actually have to design your courses with accessibility[…]
Even if you’re teaching course in a traditional classroom setting, sometimes students simply may not be able to make it to in-person office hours. Having a virtual option for office hours is an easy and attractive alternative, both for students and for you as their instructor. Not only does it make it easier for students[…]
By and large, technology has been an incredible tool for learners with a disability, improving their independence and allowing them to utilize resources that they wouldn’t have had access to in years past. However, it hasn’t been a perfect solution. Many types of tech also come with barriers that can make it difficult for those[…]