Author Archives: Kate Molloy

Announcing Our New Learning Technology Support Site

We would like to take the opportunity to share our new support site,, with you! We will be retiring our old site shortly. We took the opportunity to update our documentation with our recent upgrade from Blackboard managed hosting … Continue reading

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Announcing the 6th Annual Blackboard Festival #BbFest18

Please note some sessions are now full. We appreciate your interest. Please check our website regularly for upcoming Teaching with Technology sessions.  Taking place from Thursday 23rd to Tuesday 28th August, is our 6th annual Blackboard Festival. #BbFest18 aims to … Continue reading

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Semester 2 Training

We are beginning to post our training sessions from the upcoming semester.  Our January sessions will include: Introduction to Blackboard, Managing the Blackboard Grade Centre, and Qwickly Attendance recording in Blackboard.  Keep an eye on our calendar for registration and … Continue reading

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Interactive Lesson for Blackboard Instructors at NUI Galway

We have just published a new, interactive lesson on our Teaching with Technology site for instructors looking to learn more about getting started with Blackboard. Blackboard is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at NUI Galway. It allows you to share … Continue reading

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Qwickly Jot Assignments in Blackboard

Qwickly Jot is a new assignment tool available to users at NUI Galway.  Instructors can create assignments with diagrams, maps, charts, and more and students can write or annotate directly in Blackboard. Students can write using devices with a pen, such … Continue reading

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Collaborate Ultra Workshop

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting a Collaborate Ultra workshop on May 31st.  Registration for the event is available on Eventbrite. Description: Are you developing or teaching an online or blended course next semester? Would you like … Continue reading

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Returning Results Using the Blackboard Grade Centre – Our New User Guide

In our new and extensive Blackboard Grade Centre guide, you will find all of the information necessary to return results.  Some of the topics included are: Parts of the Grade Centre Visibility of marks to students Managing and organising the … Continue reading

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