This week’s Tech Tips video features Blogger, an online blogging tool available to all students and employees through their Google Education Apps account. We highlight potential uses for academic settings, and tips for how to successfully integrate Blogger into your class curriculum. This is a great tool to use in combination with traditional face-to-face classes, or online courses through Blackboard.
In August, 2012, UK's Blackboard learning management system will be updated to version 9.1, Service Pack 8. This update will include changes to the look and feel of the Blackboard system, as well as offer enhanced functionality for instructors.
Blackboard can be a great tool for enhancing learning for both face-to-face and online classes and we want to make sure you have all the knowledge you need to use it effectively. Whether you need tips and tricks for getting started or you need specific instructions for using a particular feature, you've come to the right place!
The university is in the process of transitioning to Canvas which is a new Learning Management System that will ultimately replace Blackboard after the upcoming academic year. As part of this transition, the Division of Undergraduate Education in coordination with the UK Core Education Committee (UKCEC) are evaluating alternate strategies for assessing our general education curriculum and will continue to do so throughout the upcoming year.