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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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Summer 2017 Rollover

New Blackboard courses for the academic year 2017/18 will be available soon. An empty Blackboard course will be created for each module code and course instance code that exists on the Akari module manager. You will then be able to … 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- full guide

We’re approaching that time of year again – and final module marks are due to be returned, for undergraduates, by 24th May. You’ll be pleased to know that we now have a full guide to using the Blackboard Grade Centre … Continue reading

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Online Results Entry – new training dates announced

flickr photo by flippinyank https://flickr.com/photos/26326001@N08/3967559034 shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license Returning Grades webinar – covering the essential steps of final mark return, this one hour online session is suitable for all staff. The online format will be useful … Continue reading

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Security of grades in Grade Centre

I received the following, very valid, question from a member of staff regarding the entry of grades in the Blackboard Grade Centre: How secure are they, and can they be hacked, or changed by a person other than the module … Continue reading

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Viewing Course Instance in MyGrades

As part of the Online Results Entry project, a recent initiative on Blackboard was to add Course Instance information to each student enrollment on a Blackboard course. This allows instructors to see, at a glance, which cohort a student belongs … Continue reading

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