Blackboard Tips, ...
Follow
Find
1.6K views | +0 today
Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education
Find more engaging ways to bring your Blackboard classroom to life
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Curtin iPad User Group
Scoop.it!

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The diverse team of eLearning advisors provide elearning workshops, send out periodic newsletter, provide customised consultation, support the eScholar program and more.

 

Use the Filter pull-down menu above to search for topics by keywords.

 

Also on Twitter:  http://twitter.com/celcurtin


Via Kim Flintoff
more...
Craig Patterson's comment, June 13, 2013 1:52 AM
Is this link working?
Kim Flintoff's comment, June 13, 2013 2:12 AM
The website was redesigned and we disappeared ... This scoop is simply a flag about who's curating... We didn't expect anyone wold ever want to visit us.....
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS)

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) is a training initiative to help augment (not replace) your internal training efforts. Harnessing our community of Blackboard users, BITS will share the top strategies and pedagogy for both increasing educator efficiency and improving learning outcomes. BITS is free to Blackboard's clients and is easy to participate. The program consists of weekly faculty training webinars that are taught by faculty and supported by Blackboard experts.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kim Flintoff
Scoop.it!

Engaging the Active Learner

Engaging the Active Learner | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Blackboard Developing New Online Bookstore Right in the LMS -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Developing New Online Bookstore Right in the LMS -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Business and Economics: E-Learning and Blended Learning
Scoop.it!

The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic

The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The History of LMSs inforgraphic tracks the incredible journey of Leaning Management Systems since it began in 1906.

Via Jenny Pesina
more...
Gloria Nisato's curator insight, January 28, 11:20 AM

an exhaustive and interesting overview about the history of Learning management systems!

Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Lynn University to drop Blackboard Learn in favor of iTunes U | Inside Higher Ed

Lynn University to drop Blackboard Learn in favor of iTunes U | Inside Higher Ed | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Lynn University will phase out its learning management system for the next stage of its tablet-centric evolution. Beginning this fall, the university’s daytime undergraduate courses will be managed through Apple’s course management software, iTunes U.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Moodle Best LMS
Scoop.it!

Calculating the ROI for a Learning Management Technology

Calculating the ROI for a Learning Management Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

If you are considering adopting a learning management system (LMS) and need to build a business case, then return on investment (ROI) is top on your list of things to find out. The question of ROI for an LMS depends on what method your company is currently using for training. We’ll explore some of the main differences below and in subsequent posts.

 

 


Via Miloš Bajčetić
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Educational Technology
Scoop.it!

State of the Anglosphere's Higher Education LMS Market: 2013 Edition -

State of the Anglosphere's Higher Education LMS Market: 2013 Edition - | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

by Phil Hill

 

"There are no dramatic changes to the market in general this year. The same players keep growing (primarily Canvas, followed by Moodle and Desire2Learn), and the same players keep shrinking (primarily Blackboard). The only new potential system of interest this year is OpenEdX."

 

via EdSurge


Via Jim Lerman, Marco Pozzi
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kim Flintoff
Scoop.it!

A Systematic Approach to Creating Accessible Video Content for Online Courses

 

Presenter: Eric J. Schmieder, Johnston Community College
Are you interested in adding video content to your online courses, but concerned about the development time to ensure that your content meets accessibility guidelines? This webinar will show instructors a systematic approach for scripting, recording, and publishing video content on YouTube that makes it easy to embed video content in Blackboard complete with close-captioning and video transcripts.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Teaching in Practice - UniMelb GCUT
Scoop.it!

Blackboard Catalyst Awards Program

The Blackboard Catalyst Awards honor those who push the boundaries of their educational programs and technology in order to deliver innovative and effective learning experiences.

Via Linda Corrin
more...
Linda Corrin's curator insight, October 7, 2013 9:00 PM

This site provides links to award-winning Blackboard sites. A good place to get ideas for how to structure your LMS site.

Scooped by Kim Flintoff
Scoop.it!

Polls by Blackboard

Polls by Blackboard | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Polls by Blackboard lets users create and join nearby polls with the tap of a finger. To participate, open the app or go to Polls.bb and select an open Poll near you, or search for an existing Poll. Want to create your own Poll? Simply click "My Polls", add and name your Poll, and let the voting begin.

 

Forget those clunky clickers and expensive RFID readers. Polls lets you use the devices you’re already carrying on a daily basis. If you have a mobile phone (smart or otherwise) we've got you covered.

 

Polls is available as a native app for iOS devices, and mobile web for the rest, so everyone will be able to participate. No smartphone? No problem. Polls also lets you participate via SMS within the U.S.

 

Polls is a free tool for you to use as much as you like – in the classroom or otherwise. Simply download the app or go to Polls.bb and incorporate real-time polling into your classroom or extracurricular activity.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Libraries and eLearning
Scoop.it!

MOOCs Powered By Blackboard

MOOCs Powered By Blackboard | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Via Kim Flintoff, Craig Patterson
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Curtin iPad User Group
Scoop.it!

Turnitin - iPad

Turnitin - iPad | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Grade Anywhere with the all new Turnitin for iPad app. Grading papers has never been better. Available free in the App Store.

Via Peter Mellow
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kim Flintoff
Scoop.it!

Blackboard Joins Internet2 -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Joins Internet2 -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard is joining nonprofit education technology consortium Internet2.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kim Flintoff
Scoop.it!

Open your Laptops to page 3

Open your Laptops to page 3 | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kim Flintoff
Scoop.it!

Learning Goes Digital

Learning Goes Digital | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Learning and Teaching in an Online Environment
Scoop.it!

Using the LMS as a Social Network in a Supersized Course | EDUCAUSE.edu

Using the LMS as a Social Network in a Supersized Course | EDUCAUSE.edu | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Large class sizes make it infinitely more challenging for college instructors to connect and communicate with individual students. This might not be a big issue if professors have an army of teaching assistants running smaller tutorial groups, but that's not always the case; in my courses, for example, hundreds of students meet in a single learning space for a weekly lecture or webinar. As in online classes of any size, having a massive group of students in a single location creates the real risk that students will feel anonymous and disengaged due to a lack of meaningful interaction with their professor and peers.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Business and Economics: E-Learning and Blended Learning
Scoop.it!

The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic

The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The History of LMSs inforgraphic tracks the incredible journey of Leaning Management Systems since it began in 1906.

Via Jenny Pesina
more...
Gloria Nisato's curator insight, January 28, 11:20 AM

an exhaustive and interesting overview about the history of Learning management systems!

Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS -- Campus Technology

LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Learning with MOOCs
Scoop.it!

What's the Future of Education Technology?: Video - Interview with Jay Bhatt Blackboard's CEO

What's the Future of Education Technology?: Video - Interview with Jay Bhatt Blackboard's CEO | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard CEO Jay Bhatt discusses education technology on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Curtin iPad User Group
Scoop.it!

Grade Anywhere: Turnitin for iPad

Grade Anywhere: Turnitin for iPad | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Turnitin for iPad is a new way for instructors to grade student writing using all the favorite tools you're familiar with in Turnitin like QuickMark comments, custom comments, voice comments, rubrics, Originality Reports, and more.

In this session we demonstrate the Turnitin for iPad functionality while beta-user Dr. Shannon Farris discusses how Turnitin for iPad has changed how and where he evaluates student work.


Via Kim Flintoff
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kim Flintoff
Scoop.it!

Introducing Mosaic for iPad

Here's a quick sneak peek of our new iPad app. Let us know what you think: mosaic@blackboard.com
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Teaching in Practice - UniMelb GCUT
Scoop.it!

ART 1070 - Winner of a 2013 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Course

University of Toledo Department of Art lecturer, Seder Burns, and Phoebe J. Ballard, part-time instructor and senior instructional designer, were named winne...

Via Linda Corrin
more...
Linda Corrin's curator insight, October 7, 2013 9:02 PM

This is an example of an award-winning Blackboard site. The site has a very clear structure and provides great support materials for students.

Rescooped by Peter Mellow from Libraries and eLearning
Scoop.it!

Blackboard | About Bb | Press Releases

Blackboard helps clients enrich all aspects of the education experience by engaging and assessing learners, making their daily lives more convenient and secure, and keeping them informed and aware of the most important information.

Via Craig Patterson
more...
Craig Patterson's comment, July 11, 2013 12:36 AM
Blackboard launching a free MOOC platform for their subscribers.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Florida State College Faculty Vote Against New LMS -- Campus Technology

Florida State College Faculty Vote Against New LMS -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Following a pilot program to test a new learning management system, faculty at Florida State College at Jacksonville have voted to stick with their existing LMS.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Peter Mellow
Scoop.it!

Blackboard Analytics Suite Expands Tools To Identify At Risk Students -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Analytics Suite Expands Tools To Identify At Risk Students -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard has announced new features in its Blackboard Analytics Suite, including analytics to identify at-risk students and to measure student success in developmental education programs.
more...
No comment yet.