Getting Started New to Blackboard? Need a refresher? Here are links to some things you’ll need to know to get everything set up and ready to go for the semester. Software Recommendations Start the Semester Add Content Best Practices FAQs Blackboard Updates Blackboard has had a few updates over the past few months, including one[…]
While you might be more comfortable heading into the back-to-school season as an instructor, there’s no reason you can’t step into the student role as well. Especially since fall is absolutely loaded with opportunities to learn new things about technology, pedagogy, and more. Here are some of the courses, workshops, conferences and other opportunities for[…]
In-Service is fast approaching and we’re getting ready to share all kinds of great back-to-school tips, tools and support with you! Here’s where you can find us during In-Service (find the full schedule here). Thursday, August 15th We’ll be leading a number of the breakout sessions on Thursday: SRC 2025 Course Preparation: Export/Import, Date Management,[…]
Have you checked out our latest installment of Tech Minute? Staff member Becky Benkert takes you through how to personalize your Course Menu using color. You can also watch the video on our knowledge base, and learn more about how to use just about every tool in Blackboard!
Blackboard Collaborate got a recent update. What does that mean? There are a lot of really cool new features and tweaks that can make Collaborate even better to use. Easily Identify Connection Issues Collaborate can now determine if moderators and attendees are experiencing connection issues that can identify with their ability to participate in the[…]
The lightboard can be a great tool for creating videos that engage your students and make it easier to understand complex topics. However, it can take some practice to learn what to do and what not to do when using this tech tool to get the best quality results.
Welcome to a new feature we have to offer: Tech Minute! In each segment, we’ll address a small thing you can do in Blackboard to make your course work better for you AND your students. Without further ado, here’s the first Tech Minute! Have questions? Check out our knowledge base for additional information.
Did you know that there are a number of practice guides available to you for your professional development through the FPD at COD site? There are currently several topics available, but you are encouraged to submit your own ideas for additional topics.
The Learning Technologies team is growing! We’ve added a new instructional designer, Gabi. Gabi started with us at the end of April, and we encourage you to stop by and meet her if you’re in the neighborhood.
We’ve got a new course! It’s called Blackboard for New Users, and as you might imagine, it covers some of the basic elements of using Blackboard.