Building a Mobile-Friendly Blackboard Course: Part 2

In the first part of this blog post, we looked at: Questions to consider when designing your course to be mobile-friendly Communicating your expectations related to mobile access to your students Building and organizing your course content so that it can be accessed from Blackboard’s mobile app In this post, we’ll review a few more […]

TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Spreading

If you are one of the lucky ones, you have personally attended one of the conferences hosted by TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), an organization that’s dedicated to spreading ideas. More likely, though, you are like the rest of us who have to settle for watching the TEDTalks on, on Netflix Instant, or anywhere else […]

Building a Mobile-Friendly Blackboard Course: Part 1

As we discussed in our introduction to the Blackboard mobile app, this app is a resource that students and instructors can choose to purchase to gain access to many Blackboard features and tools from their mobile devices. Key Questions Before building or altering your course so that it is mobile-friendly, you may want to start […]

Help Students Become More Comfortable with Online Assessments

Students new to online assessments may not know what to expect when they’re required to use Blackboard to take a quiz, submit an assignment, or enter a discussion or blog post. Here are three resources that you can plug into your course to help them along. Give Students a Practice Quiz If you don’t have […]