UNMC Education Technology

Blackboard Grader App

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Bb Grader APP gives the Instructor the capability to grade student assignment submissions. Only available for iPad’s: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bb-grader/id897611355?ls=1&mt=8 Key Features: Inline viewing of student submissions: Instructors can view a detailed list of all submissions to any assignment and can sort submissions based on a category of information. Support for audio-based and video-based feedback: When providing feedback to students, instructors also have the option of using… Continue Reading

Blackboard Student Mobile App

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Blackboard has released the FREE Bb Student APP, a simple, easy to use, mobile learning app for the on the go learner. Key Features: Activity stream: show smart view of prioritized events and actions Assignments & tests: view, complete and submit assignment and tests Grades & progress: Check grades and academic progress in real time Synchronous learning: join virtual classes with Collaborate Get the Bb… Continue Reading

Blackboard monthly maintenance outage scheduled for Sunday, 01/17/2016

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Blackboard will be unavailable the morning of Sunday, January 17, 2016 for the monthly routine maintenance starting at 8 a.m. and is scheduled to be available for use by 10 a.m. Please rate this Rate this Post

**NEW** Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing

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Personal interaction between you and your students is one of the most valuable elements of quality teaching and learning experiences. However, it can be challenging to maintain high levels of interaction when your students are not in a classroom, such as in blended or online courses, or with students who are not often on campus. Web conferencing tools, when properly implemented, promote collaboration and interaction while… Continue Reading

Blackboard Flipped Classroom Webinar October 20th

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Flipped Classroom Presentation with Mark Burris   Tuesday, October 20, 2015 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM Join us for a one hour interactive session on how to flip a classroom using Blackboard Learn. Mark Burris, UNO’s Blackboard Customer Success Advocate, will define a flipped classroom and review common techniques. He will identify benefits and barriers to success, provide examples of how instructors can use Blackboard to flip a… Continue Reading

BB Monthly Maintenance

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Monthly maintenance is scheduled third Sunday of each month 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. During the maintenance Blackboard is NOT available. The next scheduled maintenance is Sunday, May 17, 2015 Please rate this Rate this Post

Central States Blackboard Users Group

  Consider participating in the Central States Blackboard Users Group, or CSBUG. The Users Group started in 2008 to connect Blackboard institutions in the central part of the United States. The main goal of the group is: “Inform, educate, and assist users in education with interest in technology.” http://www.csbug.org/ Please rate this Rate this Post