Category Archives: Tests and Surveys

Overview of Assessment Tools on Blackboard at NUIG

Last month, during our festival, I gave a workshop on the various tools you can use on Blackboard for assessment. It was quite well received and will probably be offered again in future. The main advantage for instructors was that … Continue reading

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Blackboard surveys and anonymity

At the end of the academic semester, many lecturers are using Blackboard to collect course and module feedback. As a  student, you may be asked to complete a survey within Blackboard. Some students may be worried about the anonymity of … Continue reading

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Workshops in February and March

The CELT learning technologies team is planning a series of Blackboard workshops to take place over the next few weeks. These range from the introductory workshop on getting started with Blackboard, to some more advanced workshops on topics covering plagiarism … Continue reading

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Blackboard Winter Festival 2013

Following from the success of our first Blackboard Festival in August, The Learning Technologies Team at CELT is very excited to announce the Blackboard Winter Festival at NUI Galway, to take place from Monday 9th to Wednesday 11th December. Again, … Continue reading

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What’s new in Blackboard at NUIG? Part 2

All going well, our Blackboard Learn system will be upgraded to SP12 this Friday, 12th July. In the second of this series, here are three new features that will be available. The Retention Centre The new Retention Centre in Blackboard … Continue reading

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