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Good communication is key in any learning and teaching context, whether it's face to face or online. Used well, Blackboard can be a great way to both increase the level of communication and improve its quality.
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The Blackboard Mobile App

The Blackboard Mobile App

Mon, January 21, 2013

What can you do with Blackboard Mobile? Will the desktop computer soon be a thing of the past? There's no doubt that tablets and mobile devices are increasingly being used for work and play, and that many students now expect to be able to... - read the full entry | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

Moderating Online Discussions

Moderating Online Discussions

Mon, January 14, 2013

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 | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

The Retention Centre

The Retention Centre

Fri, January 11, 2013

How to keep track of student participation in your module: The Evaluation Tools in Blackboard can help you to keep track of the level of participation of students in your module and monitor what they are accessing most. Although this might sound a... - read the full entry | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

Blogs, Journals & Discussions – which to choose?

Blogs, Journals & Discussions – which to choose?

Fri, January 11, 2013

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 | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

Communication Overview

Communication Overview

Thu, November 01, 2012

How to improve communication with your students Good communication is key in any learning and teaching context, whether it's face to face or online. Used well, Blackboard can be a great way to both increase the level of communication and... - read the full entry | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section