Monthly Archives: October 2012

Multimedia resources on Blackboard

Deliberations over sharing multimedia resources with your students using Blackboard should be guided by one simple principle – taking the time upfront to consider how best to make these resources accessible for your students to view. File size is one … Continue reading

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Want to suggest an enhancement?

On a weekly basis, we receive emails with comments and suggestions from members of staff working in the nuts and bolts of Blackboard. We hear of great ideas of how the system might be tweaked or improved to give a … Continue reading

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There’s more to Learn

Here’s a preview of what Blackboard might look like in the future. What do you think?  

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The Grade Centre on Blackboard

I’ve been receiving a few queries this week about people who are looking to use the Grade Centre to give students provisional results. There are numerous resources online detailing faculty’s advanced use of this feature. A simple search on YouTube … Continue reading

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Pasting text from Microsoft Applications (Word, Outlook, Entourage, Excel) into Blackboard

  by  plaisanter~  As an instructor on a Blackboard course, you may sometimes experience problems viewing text that has been pasted directly from Microsoft Word or other Office products directly into Blackboard. Microsoft Word creates all sorts of extra code that makes … Continue reading

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