Brief, but interesting article from the Turnitin Academy about using the assignment options within Turnitin. It discusses the benefits and drawbacks of allowing students to submit assignments multiple times, as well as what the different setting for viewing the originality reports mean for both you and your students.
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A detailed walk-through of all necessary steps needed to set up a BlackBoard Collaborate session for your online class or community. Also includes suggestions for choosing the most effective options for your class environment.
Quick overview of four popular learning tools from BlackBoard: discussion boards, blogs, journals, and wikis. Covers basic settings for all four of these tools, as well as setting that are specific to each individual type of tool.
Blogs or Discussion Boards: Which is right for your online course? Blogs and discussion boards both offer the potential for effective classroom communication; however, these tools are not completely interchangeable and there are differences that are important to note. By becoming familiar with the assets and limitations of both of …