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Finding Supplementary Material for your Online Course - GoConqr

Finding Supplementary Material for your Online Course - GoConqr | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
A guide to finding and evaluating supplementary material to use with GoConqr's Course Builder
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As the learning management system turns…

As the learning management system turns… | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
“[T]he LMS does a very poor job at providing a lot of the learning technologies desired by faculty and students. There is no way that a monolithic LMS can keep up with the market – it cannot …
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How colleges make the big LMS switch

How colleges make the big LMS switch | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
Stable, reliable and adaptable. Those are the key descriptors for a successful learning management system. When the current LMS doesn’t provide a needed functionality, schools can often add new features or configurations to achieve the desired outcome. But in some cases, it’s time to scrap the old system.
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itechnology

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Sue Johnston's Blog on Instructional Technology
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Interesting post albeit from 2014 on clickers

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The Flipped Classroom, Formalized Education and the Vernacular of Teaching — Emerging Education Technologies

The Flipped Classroom, Formalized Education and the Vernacular of Teaching — Emerging Education Technologies | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
Tyler DeWitt’s FlipCon 2016 Keynote Speech was Inspiring and Fun, and Full of Truths we Need Embrace

When asked what he does for a living, Tyler likes to introduce himself to new people by saying, “I make YouTube videos” … and watch the horrified look on their faces. He clarifies, “I make educational YouTube videos, and a lot of people watch them”. Suddenly their faces light up.

They ask what his channel is. Then they go home and check it out, and they’re surprised again.

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Three in four graduates will pay off student loans until their 50s

Three in four graduates will pay off student loans until their 50s | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
Middle-income professionals such as teachers face repaying up to £2,500 a year throughout their 40s, a time when many will be raising families and servicing large mortgages.

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The article cites a study by the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Break away from the life-long debt trap. Become debt free faster than you probably ever thought possible. 

http://www.paymentsbegone.com

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Preview of New Features in Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 14

This year's Blackboard update to Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 14 at Northern Illinois University delivers helpful enhancements to existing tools and a f...
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Quality Assurance in the Open: An Evaluation of OER Repositories

Quality Assurance in the Open: An Evaluation of OER Repositories | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
Quality Assurance in the Open: An Evaluation of OER Repositories
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As recommended through the TELTA module

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Commonwealth of Learning - eLearning for Development: Using information and communications technologies to bridge the digital divide

Commonwealth of Learning - eLearning for Development: Using information and communications technologies to bridge the digital divide | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
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Four As: Accessible, Appropriate, Accredited, Affordable

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A learning design toolkit to create pedagogically effective learning activities Grainne Conole 2005

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Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool
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Beyond the LMS

Beyond the LMS | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
Here are the notes and the slides from my talk today at Newcastle University. Thanks to everyone at NUTELA, particularly Suzanne Hardy, for sponsoring my trip up north. Beyond the LMS (Beyond th
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Continuous Partial Attention

Continuous Partial Attention | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
What is continuous partial attention? Continuous partial attention describes how many of us use our attention today. It is different from multi-tasking. The two are differentiated by the impulse that motivates them. When we multi-task, we are motivated by a desire to be more productive and more efficient. We're often doing things that are automatic,…
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10 Blended Learning Trends Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

10 Blended Learning Trends Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
The 10 Blended Learning Trends Infographic gives a snapshot on how making student learning more personalized, more engaging, and more collaborative is what’s driving innovation.
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How to create a test using question pools - Blackboard 9.1

How to create a test using question pools - Blackboard 9.1 SP8 Odessa College.
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Viewing and Grading Assignments (Blackboard 9.1 SP11)

Adding assignment submission areas to Blackboard is a great way to ease the process of having students turn in assignments, and it helps the instructor keep ...
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Blackboard 9.1 Essentials - Rubrics

Here is a quick tutorial on the new rubrics feature in Bb9.1.
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Criteria for Evaluating Web Documents: Research Fundamentals: Instruction & Help: SSHL

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Venngage - Using OERs_1

Check out this infographic created with Venngage!
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Frances Boylan: What are OERs and where can you find them

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Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age

Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age | Blackboard 9.1 user guides | Scoop.it
Packed full with case studies from multi disciplines and with a helpful appendix of tools and resources, this book is an essential guide to effective design and implementation of sound e-learning activities.
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Steps towards transformative elearning, possibly useful for Kevin.

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Preview of New Features in Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 12/14

The 2014 Blackboard update at NIU to Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 14 delivers helpful enhancements to existing tools and a few exciting new tools. For e...
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For work: SP 12

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