The Benefits of Adding Publisher Content to Your Blackboard Courses

It is now a common practice for textbook publishers to develop electronic resources to complement their textbooks. These resources often include comprehension questions or quizzes, electronic versions of the text, PowerPoint slides, learning games and activities, and videos, among other materials. The value of these materials is greatly enhanced when they can be effectively integrated […]

Importing Ready-To-Use Rubrics into Blackboard

We’ve recently been posting a lot about rubrics, including why you might want to use them in Blackboard and how to build your own rubrics. If you wanted to get started with rubrics right away, you may want to explore some of the ready-to-use rubrics from Blackboard. These rubrics have been collated from their Exemplary […]

New Blackboard Features for Summer 2013

Blackboard has released a few new features in time for the Summer semester. These updates will make it easier for you to grade students’ work, use the discussion boards, monitor your students’ performance, and communicate key dates. You will be able to access each of these features by May 17, 2013. Click on the tabs […]

Webinars on Plagiarism and Creativity on 4/24 and 4/26

This week, Turnitin is hosting a week of plagiarism education and awareness events. You can find the full list of events here: Plagiarism Education Week. Two webinars that sound particularly interesting include: Responses to Plagiarism Wednesday, April 24 at 1pm Description from In this webcast, author Lynn Lampert will provide useful tools to combat […]