There are only 10 weeks until you lose access to WebCT – are you Ready?

 All summer courses have been loaded into Blackboard Learn 9.1 for Summer 2011 term If you are still teaching in WebCT CE8 this Spring semester, it is time to start making plans for summer. Spring 2011 is the last semester we will be teaching in two different versions of this software.  All summer courses […]

How can I add a RSS feed to my Blackboard Course?

As an instructor, you can add a RSS news feed (what is RSS?) to your class content in Blackboard by following these steps: 1. Locate the RSS feed page. If a website contains a RSS feed, most browsers use one of the following symbols: Click on the icon to find the address (URL) of the […]

Blackboard Rubrics and Alternatives

Currently Blackboard Learn 9.1 has limited capability for utilizing rubrics for grading purposes but Blackboard stated more advance gradable rubrics will be coming Summer 2011. Just in case you can’t wait until Summer 2011 we have a few different options that might help you until enhancements have been made. Blackboard Rubrics Rubric are available in […]

Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS)

With support from Blackboard’s global community, is partnering with Blackboard to bring you a faculty training webinar series entitled The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS). This program will bring best practices and evolved online pedagogy training to you in a concise and effective series consisting of four, 30-minute “snack-sized” training webinars that have been designed […]

Blackboard Browser Requirements Check – Did you Pass?

Want to make sure your internet browser meets all the necessary requirements to  run Blackboard Learn 9.1 smoothly? Visit the Blackboard Browser Requirements Check to verify you have the right settings, including utilizing the preferred Blackboard internet browser Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Didn’t Pass? Check out the links to additional information under each criteria to […]