• Social Learning Tools deprecated

    So, it looks like Blackboard is having a clear-out of older and less-used tools - after yesterday's announcement that Blackboard Open Content would be discontinued from 31st December 2019, I've read today that the Soc...
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  • Compelling Reasons for using Ultra Course View?

    We are starting to plan for a late spring rollout of Ultra (some instructors are using it already, but 98% of the campus still uses original). I wanted to get your opinion on why people should switch to Ultra; the Bla...
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  • Job Opportunity – SUNY Buffalo State College Instructional Designer. (Applications Due 12/1)

    Buffalo State is the largest comprehensive college in the State University of New York system. As a civic, urban, and engaged campus community, we pride ourselves as having small college learning environments coupled ...
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    created by meghan.pereira
  • Informal course reviews at your institution

    I was wondering if anyone has a course review program (not affiliated with Exemplary Course/BB or QM) at their university.  We're contemplating having an opt-in program where the course is reviewed by an ID and I...
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  • Google Assignments - Course Kit & Classroom in Blackboard Learn

    Have you heard about Google Course Kit?  How about Google Classroom?  Yes! Google has been working hard to help teachers and students to use technology well.  Now it the time you can adopt Google techno...
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  • Alternate Grading Schema

    I have an instructor who asked about the possibility of changing Blackboard’s grading scale to his 12-point grading system (where A=12, A-=11, B+=10, etc.).Basically, they want to enter grades using their 12-poi...
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  • Discontinuing the Academic Materials Feature and Textbook Content Type

    I've just read the article entitled "Discontinuing the Academic Materials Feature and Textbook Content Type" https://blackboard.secure.force.com/apex/btbb_articleview?id=kAA1O000000KywXWAS  The article says " E...
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  • TedxGVSU: On well-played games & simulations

    Playing games is a very popular activity practiced by young and old. Gamification, as a way to introduce game elements to non-game environments, focuses on tracking activities and providing immersive feedback. Providi...
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  • Mathematical Coursework Submission

    Hi,   I'm looking for any examples of how course leaders/Institutions have tackled the online submission and marking/Feedback of handwritten mathematical coursework (pages of equation derivations).   Our E...
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  • Video That Can Only be Watched Once

    Does anyone know if Blackboard or another ed tech tool has the following functionality: ensure that students only watch a video one time?    The idea to have students watch a 10 second video and describe wh...
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  • Curriculum Mapping and reporting

    I am a new Bb Admin, and have a challenging question from our newly formed College of Health Sciences.   Each of the 4 program directors are at varying point of accreditation status.  They nee...
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  • Job Opportunity - Instructional Developer at Binghamton University in Binghamton, NY

    Apply online.   About Binghamton University: Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in ...
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    created by macargel
  • what does this text box actually do?

    I'm using the Learn 2012 theme. If you create a Content Area and enter it, you can click the chevron next to the title and choose Edit. You can then enter text in the VTBE, but it doesn't seem to show up anywhere...
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  • New Box View and digital annotation of student assignments

    There are several threads on the forum where the ongoing issues with the appalling piece of software which is New Box View have been raised.  My team have been waiting patiently for the long-promised improvements...
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  • Q&A + links from the Gamification in Teaching and Learning webinar

    Presentation Slides & Notes: [BITS] Gamification and Game-Based Learning -- Presentation Slides   Questions from the webinar:    Question: <v John Thompson>What happens if a student ignores t...
    smachaje
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  • Which LMS are you coming from?

    I'm curious to get to know the community and discover the wide range and background of what makes up the current Blackboard family.
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  • 7 Trends You Should Invest in to Become a Student-Centered Institution

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on Nov 21, 2017   Educational institutions continuously work to achieve excellence and stay current and relevant. In a context of restricted resources and countl...
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  • eXe Learning open source authoring tool

    I've recently discovered the old eXe elearning authoring tool developed in New Zealand as been updated to v2 and developed into a more modern HTML5 authoring tool that now exports in SCORM and EPUB formats. It's desig...
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  • Research Participation Request - LMS acceptance

    Dear Faculty, My name is Ayse Begum Aslan and I am a PhD Candidate at Wayne State University. I would like to invite you to participate in an online survey about faculty acceptance of learning management systems in h...
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  • Blackboard Journals

    How can I export learning journals? I have a situation where students complete learning journals on various occassions and they are graded using a rubric. I would like to export all jounal entries to a singe file. is ...
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    created by mshayisav