Student Resources for Bb 9.1

The following information was sent out to all students on Friday and can be a great resource to add to your course: How to login to the new system: It is possible that you will be taking courses in both WebCT and Blackboard this fall. In order to help you locate your courses easily, we are […]

Social Media in Education

Social media is the latest trend happening from business to education. It provides a way to connect people of similar interests from around the globe. Social media also provides networking tools for professionals and even for job hunters. And it offers a platform for friends and family to keep up with each other. But social media […]

Fall semester is about to begin

As our team prepares for Fall semester, we pulled a report which identifies faculty members who are scheduled to teach using a Blackboard 9.1 component in their class. This report identified 236 faculty members who currently have courses coded in banner as BB9.1 courses.  This means that they will be teaching in the new system, […]

Backchannel communication

“Backchannel communication is a secondary conversation that takes place at the same time as a conference session, lecture, or instructor-led learning activity. This might involve students using a chat tool or Twitter to discuss a lecture as it is happening, and these background conversations are increasingly being brought into the foreground of lecture interaction. Digital […]