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How to Add Files to Blackboard from Language Lab

Instructions for adding Language Lab files to a class on Blackboard. To view a screenshot larger, click on it. For an Ultra Course, follow this link for instructions on navigating to the Library Content section, then follow steps 3-5. For a Classic Course, just follow the steps below. 1. Add an item to any content area […]

For Faculty Online Student Evaluations Tools and Software

Using the SmartEvals course evaluation system (for faculty)

N.B.: SmartEvals will open multiple tabs so that you can move between screens of information without using the back button on the browser. Before release to students You will receive an email towards the middle of the semester informing you that you can view and add quesitons to your student evaluations. Getting to the SmartEvals […]

Bb General Blackboard

Outline for Academic Departmental Blackboard Training

Feb 16, 2017 1:15-2:15 Types of Sites  Departmental Sites – Banner (faculty, majors, minors) Committees – General Council Advising Sites for faculty College and Conservatory Dean GF, CF, & ConF OCOPE A&PS (Administrative and Professional Staff) Conservatory (Banner – faculty) Program Review Progress Toward Tenure Tenure Review Other sites: All students, all instructors, all faculty, […]

LMS Review

Common Themes in BB Survey Answers

The survey referenced in this article was administered in Nov or 2015 as a due diligence assessment of our current system, Blackboard.  The process is outlined in another post. Broad stroke summary of results: Faculty are definitely frustrated by some aspects of Blackboard. However, they are not so frustrated that they are willing to move […]

Tools and Software

Owncloud access

For files that you want to retain on campus and protect (this is usually for large, copyrighted  files), we provide a service called own cloud.  Before requesting that this be set up for you, please explore other avenues such as the library reserve, Youtube, Blackboard, vimeo …  While these are off campus services i.e. in […]

Tools and Software

Screen Recording Software

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 […]