Month: April 2012

Blackboard 9.1 Training Opportunities

Posted by on April 25, 2012

Educational Technology is offering several opportunities to learn more about Blackboard 9.1 in May (before Summer 2012) and August (before Fall 2012). To sign up for a training opportunity, visit the link below: http://edtech.mst.edu/events/blackboard9-1/ Each training opportunity will cover the following: Basic functions of Blackboard 9.1 – A few functions have changed since Blackboard 9. […]

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Alternative Assessments with EdTech on April 18

Posted by on April 16, 2012

EdTech is hosting an eLearning Community of Practice event on Wednesday, April 18, in Norwood Hall Room 208, from 2 – 3:30 p.m. The focus of this event is using alternative assessment techniques and tools. Summative and formative assessments are both important components to the learning process for both students and instructors. Summative assessments typically […]

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Wimba, Blackboard Collaborate temporarily unavailable in classrooms and CLCs

Posted by on April 5, 2012

Wimba and Blackboard Collaborate are temporarily unavailable in classrooms and CLCs due to a security issue identified and blocked by a vendor. Information Technology technicians are investigating and will restore functionality on classroom and CLC computers as soon as possible. Updates on this issue will be posted to itpress.mst.edu, edtechconnect.mst.edu, and distributed to the Edumine group via email. For further […]

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Blackboard is Changing! What Does it Mean for You?

Posted by on April 3, 2012

At the end of the semester, Blackboard will be upgraded to a new version (9.1). As a result, some of the features in Blackboard will be changing. The basic functions will remain the same, but implementation of those functions will work a little differently. It is important that any instructor who uses the features below […]

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