Thursday, December 18, 2008

An Instrument to Assess Online Facilitation

Things are (relatively) quieter in the office. I am using the time to go through e-mails and organize some projects.  Every so often I come across something I meant to do…. Here is one.

Humboldt State University has an instrument to assess online facilitation. The tool can be used for self- or peer-assessment.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

More Blackboard Resources

ITD's Jim Janossy is creating an online repository of Blackboard support documents. The site can be found here:

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Monday, December 15, 2008

Blackboard 8 Upgrade

A week ago DePaul upgraded our Blackboard Learning Management System to version 8. Much hard work in the background resulted in a largely uneventful migration – thanks go out to ITD and IS here.

Jeanne Kim of IDD has assembled a list of resources for staff and faculty who are interested in digging into the capabilities of the new system:


  • DePaul ITD (Instructional Technology Development) - A comprehensive series of FAQs and worksheets to download.


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