Valencia – Register NOW for February Blackboard Training

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. Register NOW for our […]


Textbook Choices 101: A Guide for Faculty (2011 Edition)

Book selection for the Fall 2011 semester will be here before you know it, believe it or not.  We all know that book prices are reaching the point where students may not be able to afford school, not because of the tuition – but because of the textbooks.  In an effort to help educate and […]


YouTube Mashup Fixed in Blackboard

Late last week Blackboard published a new building block to fix the issues with YouTube Mashup searches in Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP3 & SP4. We blog about this Mashup error at the beginning of February: Bug Watch: YouTube Search in Bb 9.1 Mashup Tool Fails. The patch has been installed and YouTube Mashups are working […]


LTAD Facebook & Twitter

Wanting to keep up-to-date with our Moving to Blackboard 9.1 blog? Utilize Facebook to keep up with friends, colleagues, and family? Why not “Like” us on Facebook to keep up-to-date on what’s going on with Learning Technology at Valencia; including updates on Blackboard, emerging technologies, and additional resources available to enhance learning inside and outside […]


Recommended Guidelines for structuring your online course

The Unit-Module-Topic (UTM) Model Confused as to how to organize your online course to be equivalent to a face to face three credit hour course? You may ask yourself, how do I know I am covering too much or too little?   Well, there are course organizational guidelines based on the 50 minute session, the minimum […]