On behalf of the Technology and Learning Program (TLP), welcome back to CSU Chico for Fall 2012. You will notice changes to the Portal regarding access to the learning management system, Blackboard (Bb) Learn. All fall 2012 classes are in Bb Learn. Vista has retired. Faculty may access old Vista courses in order to transfer content or for grade review but student enrollments of this semester’s courses will not be there. Each fall 2012 Bb Learn course section has been created with a few basic tools and a welcome page, and these are currently visible to students. Read more in the TLP Blog.
Posts Categorized: Newsletter
Recently an experimental mediated classroom has been created on the fourth floor of Meriam Library. MLIB 442 has been outfitted with seven “pods” that allow students to share their laptop or tablet displays on LCD TV screens. The pods which seat six people, can be used to enhance student engagement and group collaboration. Currently four… Read more »
The Technology and Learning Program is pleased to sponsor the following upcoming events for all faculty and staff who wish to join us: iPad User Group Monthly Meeting February 22 at 11:00 a.m. in Studio A View our shared iPad bookmarks on the TLP Knowledge Base Educause West/Southwest Online Regional Conference February 22–24, various times… Read more »
After a successful pilot with 14 faculty during the Fall semester, it’s full steam ahead as the newest version of Blackboard Learn is rolling out across campus. After a pretty rocky start to the semester when Bb Learn had some technical issues and strained under a record usage level, the system is now performing well… Read more »
Managing and editing your online course files is about to get a lot easier with a brand new tool available free to faculty called Blackboard Drive. Available for Mac and PC, Bb Drive gives you direct access to your Blackboard Learn content collection files as if they were on your computer, making it extremely convenient… Read more »