Monthly Archives: September 2012

New policy regarding student access to previous year’s courses

In the past, students have lost access to their previous year’s courses on Blackboard immediately following examination board meetings in early September. Despite requests from students to allow access to these resources, for revision purposes, we were unable to facilitate … Continue reading

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Blackboard Mobile Learn – 3 weeks into term

As previously reported, Blackboard Mobile LearnTM was launched at NUI Galway at the end of March, just as the teaching term finished. We noted a surge in use just at the start of the exam period, and a steady decline … Continue reading

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The Performance Dashboard

The Performance Dashboard in a Blackboard course can be a good indicator of a student’s engagement with the resources you provide, in particular highlighting those students who are not accessing the course at all, or not for some time. To … Continue reading

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Making your Blackboard course available

It’s the second day of term and the campus is buzzing again. As students complete their online registration, you should see them appearing in the corresponding Blackboard courses. Many students are already accessing Blackboard, to see what materials and resources … Continue reading

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