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December 05, 2014

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October Digest
From the CTL Blog

Putting Your Course(s) to Bed

December 05, 2014   You put a lot of work into your Blackboard course space. As we move through each semester there are tasks you can do to protect that work. This checklist can help you wrap up the semester and make the transition to a new semester run more smoothly. Links throughout this post take you to specific […]   Read more »

Publisher Tools Now Available on Blackboard

November 18, 2014   UVM’s Blackboard now has tools that allow instructors to connect their courses to publishers’ online textbook materials and assessments. In the past, publishers sometimes offered “course cartridges” to place publisher materials into your Blackboard course space. Recently, however, they’ve been moving away from this method. What we see most frequently now is that publishers host […]   Read more »

The Handwriting on the Screen Page

October 30, 2014   Screencasting is a technique that allows you to record everything that happens on your computer screen, then turn that recording into a video. It has been used extensively for online teaching where a process is better shown than described in words. For example, it can be used to create a tour of your Blackboard course, […]   Read more »



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