If you find yourself making instructional material PDFs, forms, flyers or publications, be sure to avail yourself of our new campus-wide license for Adobe Acrobat Pro XI. All campus faculty and staff computers are eligible to install the software – find the instructions in the ITSS knowledge base. Things you can do with Acrobat Professional:… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Useful Technologies
The Kaltura tool in Blackboard Learn has been making it much easier to add streaming videos to your course, whether you’re adding new high-definition videos or moving over your previous content from the Real Media Mole server. We’ve just upgraded the tool in Blackboard so that going forward, you can take advantage of these great… Read more »
Have you heard about Turnitin but you’re not sure what it really does? Turnitin integrates within Blackboard Learn and contains three components: OriginalityCheck Checks student submissions for originality against Turnitin.com’s database of billions of Internet pages and essays. GradeMark Enables instructors to grade student papers online using standard or customized marks that appear directly on… Read more »
Blackboard Collaborate, virtual meeting software that can be embedded into any Blackboard Learn course or organization, is now available to any faculty member who wishes to connect virtually to students, colleagues, or guests. Bb Collaborate, formerly Wimba, enables an instructor and participants to communicate in real time using audio, video and text chat. During a… Read more »
The 30-Minute Webcast Series from Turnitin is for busy educators who want to stay current with the latest trends & technologies on preserving academic integrity, improving student writing across the curriculum, and promoting student success. Turnitin Webcast Schedule & Registration For brief tutorials on getting started adding Turnitin assignments in Blackboard Learn, visit the TLP Knowledge Base.