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Why Use Blackboard?

June 26, 2017 by | Technology

Content Sharing– Go paperless! Upload your syllabus, PowerPoint presentations, link to YouTube videos, websites and more. Expand Classroom Time– Provide pre-class quizzes or self-assessments online to allow you more time for discussion and activities in the classroom. Plagiarism-detection and Coursework-annotation– Assign Turnitin assignments through Blackboard. The feedback studio provides similarity checking, online feedback, and rubric

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Signing up for EduBlogs just got easier!

June 23, 2017 by | Technology

I’ve written before about the benefits of using blogs in the classroom.  We provide a free-for-Chapman-users platform for course blogging and for faculty websites on EduBlogs.  In the past, users had to submit a form to request an EduBlogs site.  However now users can simply go to sites.chapman.edu and Sign In (in the upper left

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FALL 2017 WORKSHOPS Blackboard, Turnitin, & Poll Everywhere

June 19, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard Basic Workshop Post an announcement Upload content Change your course menu Create a grade center column Send an email Blackboard Intermediate Workshop Part I Create folders, modules, or lesson plans Create an assignment Create categories in the grade center Change course availability Link to a third-party vendor Blackboard Intermediate Workshop Part II Create a

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When Will Fall Courses be Available in Blackboard?

June 12, 2017 by | Technology

Courses are uploaded to Blackboard 60 days prior to the term start date. Instructors have to be assigned to the course in PeopleSoft. Once you are assigned in PeopleSoft it takes about 4 hours to gain access to your Blackboard course. You will know when you have access if you see the course listed on

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Measuring Learning Can we really say we do it?

May 31, 2017 by | Learner Experience

This YouTube video created by EDUCAUSE has me thinking that after hundreds and even thousands of years, we still don’t have a grasp on our assessments. Even some of our education thought leaders have a hard time defining what learning is. This video acknowledges the struggle of trying to assess learning and it suggests that

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