Entries tagged with "weblearn-basics"

Thinking about Accessibility

Thinking about Accessibility

Tue, May 27, 2014; 12:07:00 pm

Accessibility matters In an e-learning context, accessibility can be seen in simple terms as making sure that as many people as possible can access and engage with your content and activities, irrespective of their abilities or... [read the full entry]

Using Groups in Weblearn

Using Groups in Weblearn

Fri, February 01, 2013; 15:29:00 pm

How can Weblearn improve group work? By using the Groups feature in Blackboard you can set up an online space for groups of students to share materials and ideas, work together on group projects and assignments and demonstrate their ability to work... [read the full entry]

What do your students think?

What do your students think?

Mon, January 21, 2013; 12:14:00 pm

It's good to talk... Sometimes it's useful to get student feedback on your module. This could be about the content, the activities and resources used on the course, the teaching, the assessment tasks, or even their feelings about... [read the full entry]

Spice up your Weblearn Module

Spice up your Weblearn Module

Mon, January 14, 2013; 12:12:00 pm

Does your module need 'spicing up'? Most educators would not willingly want to teach in a classroom where the furniture was badly laid out, the purpose of the class wasn't clear and there was rubbish all over the desks and chairs. Yet... [read the full entry]

Moderating Online Discussions

Moderating Online Discussions

Mon, January 14, 2013; 11:13:00 am

How to moderate online discussions: If you’ve ever taken part in online discussion forums,  you’ll know that they can be frustrating. It’s quite common for participation to be low, or for a discussion to be dominated by one... [read the full entry]

Blogs, Journals & Discussions – which to choose?

Blogs, Journals & Discussions – which to choose?

Fri, January 11, 2013; 10:30:18 am

Spoilt for choice Blackboard 9.1 has some improved communication tools which allow you and your students to create and sustain dialogue. However, it can be difficult to know which of these tools (if any) is suitable for your purpose, as... [read the full entry]

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