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There are various ways to record your screen while giving a presentation and share that video with others. Many of these programs are online, free or have a nominal cost. The recommended cross-platform solution at the moment is Google Hangouts on Air. This method works with both Windows and Mac, allows you to record […]
This is in reference to the ‘Shared Location’ option found in the file system menu. Blackboard allows you to create a server connection directly to the file system for a given course or organization. This will put an icon on your desktop and allow you to treat the Blackboard folder as you would a folder […]
What is a discussion board? An online tool to help encourage students to discuss, reflect, & collaborate on a topic of interest. The Discussion Board enables threaded, asynchronous discussions. Students post messages in response to writing prompts, or respond to other students’ messages. Why Use a Discussion Board? provides an alternative source of interaction with […]