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Yellowdig: An Alternative Discussion Tool

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


YellowDig is an alternative to Blackboard’s discussion board tool. In form and substance, it works much like social media platforms, supporting text and video posts as well as allowing participants to use likes or emojis to react to posts and comments. It provides flexible ways for the class community to interact. In this session, you will learn about YellowDig’s features and Blackboard integration (e.g., no additional logging in, participation data transfer to gradebook if desired). Participants will leave the workshop able to decide whether YellowDig or Blackboard best serves their course goals.

Facilitated by Holly Buckland Parker, Center for Teaching and Learning & Susanmarie Harrington, Writing in the Disciplines

Please reserve this time on your calendar.  You will receive a Microsoft Teams calendar invitation 1-2 days prior to your event explaining how to join and participate in the meeting.  If you click “accept,” it will populate on your Teams calendar for easy access!



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January 22
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Microsoft Teams


Center for Teaching & Learning
Writing in the Disciplines