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Content Curation and Sharing Made Easy

Many of us have asked our students, at one point or another, to compile lists of sources on a variety of topics. Depending on the field or requirements, we may also have required a specific formatting (APA, MLA), a given number and type of sources, or any other combination of those elements. The simplest version[…]

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Updating All Your Course Dates with the Date Management Tool in Blackboard

Colleagues, I have been so wrong for so many years in the way I handled some of my Blackboard components. Case in point: due dates. Every term, I have painstakingly gone through every items in my courses and updated them from previous terms. There is a much easier, more efficient, and yes, cooler way to[…]

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[…]