Student Usability: How student friendly is your course?

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the technical aspects of the new system as you complete essentials training and start the development of your course in Blackboard Learn 9.1? It might be time to step back and look at your course from a student’s perspective as you develop your course menu, create content areas, and […]


Webinar: Publishing Open Textbooks

Publishing Open Textbooks: A University Press Perspective Presenters: Meredith Morris-Babb, Executive Director,University Press of Florida (UPF) Kara Schwartz, Acquisitions Editor and Digital Initiatives Coordinator, University Press of Florida How does a publisher create a quality open textbook from a variety of sources in varying formats that has a uniform look and pedagogy?  The University Press […]


Bug Watch: Course Menu

Course Menu: Weblink Issue When adding a weblink (external link) to the course menu to open in a new window, the link does not work (404 Error). Blackboard will be resolving in the service pack 3 update. Workaround ideas: Do not open the link in a new window OR add the link to a content […]


Invitation for Faculty: Blackboard Learn 9.1 Fall Training Opportunities

Dear Faculty, We would like to invite our faculty to participate in the next round of sessions which we will be offering throughout the Fall term to help you prepare to teach your Spring 2011 courses using the new system. Training Opportunity Details: This facilitated training opportunity has two main goals.  First it helps you […]


Live Preview of the 16th Sloan-C Annual International Conference on Online Learning

Live Preview of the 16th Sloan-C Annual International Conference on Online Learning September 30, 2010 – 2:00pm – 3:30pm This is the 2nd installment in a series of 4 webinars, each covering different aspects of Sloan Consortium’s annual online learning conference in Orlando, FL scheduled for Nov 3-5, 2010. This webinar will focus on an […]