Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Technology Tuesday: Blackboard Makeover


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Summary

Blackboard is the LMS (Learning Management System) that DePaul centrally supports for all classes. Chances are that you use Blackboard but have not explored the ways you can make your Blackboard course come alive. In this session we will cover quick and painless ways you can give your Blackboard course an Extreme Makeover – turning a plain course into something more glamorous (and pedagogically sound).

Student Resources

Instructional Technology Development (ITD)

ITD provides online and in-person training for students at DePaul.

Faculty Resouces

Information Services

Also known as IS. Responsible for the university's hardware, software, network infrastructure and telecommunications systems

Instructional Design and Development (IDD)

IDD collaborates with faculty from all schools and colleges to design, develop, and implement effective instruction. IDD Consultants provide specialized support to each of DePaul's schools. IDD has a blog which can be found at http://iddresources.org

Instructional Technology Development (ITD)

ITD provides online and in-person training for faculty at DePaul. Supported resources include Blackboard, QuickData, Respondus, Turn-It-In and more.

Office for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Promotes approaches to teaching and assessment that improve student learning; supports scholarly research that advances our understanding of student learning across the University; facilitates faculty sharing of teaching, learning, and assessment issues; and examines institutional policies and structures for their impact on teaching and learning.

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