SoftChalk Lesson Challenge is Back

Do you utilize SoftChalk to create engaging, interactive, and professional looking lesson without having to have a background in web design? It’s time to try to win some cash and show off your lessons. SoftChalk just announced our fourth annual Lesson Challenge! You won’t want to miss this chance to win $500 just by sharing the lessons and […]


Respondus StudyMate Author 2.5 Available Now with HTML5 & Cloud Architecture

Respondus has released StudyMate Author 2.5, which contains major enhancements. The latest version incorporates HTML5 and cloud architecture to engage learners in an entirely new way, while still offering support for Flash-based learning activities and SCORM objects. Here’s an overview of the key enhancements:  Device-specific support was added for students using smartphones and tablets Activities […]


October Workshops & Courses with Learning Technology Services

Coming in October are several workshops and courses with Learning Technology Services to help you learn a new tool, enhance your course, and get a few faculty development credits. Communication Tools in Blackboard Friday, October 07, 2011, 10:00am-12:00pm Winter Park Campus: LTAD3186 Communication Tools in Blackboard (CRN 2357): This course is designed to help faculty […]


Lecture Capture Best Practices

Interested in recording high quality video lectures? A review of best practices, tips for success from experienced faculty and an update of current technologies. Campus Technology recently posted an article called Lights! Camera! Action! on this topic. Faculty discuss how it’s changing the way they teach, spurring in-class dialogue, and forcing them to become better […]


SoftChalk 7 Now Available – Lots of New Features

SoftChalk 7 is now available for Valencia College faculty and staff to utilize. You can download this update, including the new license information, at the LTAD Secure Download site. Visit the Blackboard Essentials Self-Paced course inside Blackboard Learn or email onlinehelp[AT]valenciacollege.edu from your Valencia email account for information on how to access this site. SoftChalk […]