WebCT: Only 6 weeks left! Training, Migration & Connections

Blackboard Learn 9.1 Training – Are you prepared for Blackboard?  All summer courses have been loaded in Blackboard Learn 9.1 but are you prepared? Faculty have the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of resources to help prepare them to utilize the new system.  Blackboard Essentials Self-Paced is available to every Valencia employee.  You […]


Interview with SoftChalk Winner Kristin Bartholomew

Recently we wrote about Kristin Bartholomew, Professor of Nutrition, at Valencia who won 3rd Place in the SoftChalk Lesson Challenge  “Congratulations “Chalkie” Kristin Bartholomew SoftChalk Winner” Read her interview below about SoftChalk and why she uses it to engage her students. How did you get started with SoftChalk? I started using SoftChalk a few years […]


Mashups in Blackboard Learn

Looking for an easy way to add rich media to your course through YouTube, SlideShare, or Flickr? Try Blackboard Learn’s Mashup Tool. Watch LTAD’s latest video on how to add a Mashup: Wondering more about the 3 different tools? YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ (Share & Find Videos) Have a discussion after watching a video posted online SlideShare: […]


Only 7 weeks left – Prepping for WebCT Retirement Getting Started in Blackboard Learn

All summer courses have been loaded into Blackboard for Summer 2011 term – Are you prepared? WebCT’s official retirement date is quickly approaching and we are working hard to ensure that you are prepared.  Any class that begins after May 2, 2011 will be taught in Blackboard 9.1 Learn (regardless of instructional method).  If you […]


Congratulations “Chalkie” Kristin Bartholomew SoftChalk Winner

Valencia’s own Professor of Nutrition Kristin Bartholomew recently won 3rd Place in the Annual SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. Her lesson was entitled “Nutrition Support & Metabolic Stress” was chosen using a Quality Matters judging rubric with specific categories including lesson creativity, professionalism, interactivity, and how well the lesson reinforces student learning. The Lesson Challenge, an online […]