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Whether you’re new to using Weblearn (Blackboard), or a seasoned pro, browse this section for resources, advice and inspiration to help you design a more effective module and create a more fulfilling learning experience for your students.
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Thinking about Accessibility

Thinking about Accessibility

Tue, May 27, 2014

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 | Filed in the 'Tutorials' section

Weblearn for Beginners

Weblearn for Beginners

Fri, December 13, 2013

Weblearn for Beginners Weblearn is the Virtual Learning Environment which is used at London Metropolitan University. It's actually made by a company called Blackboard (version 9.1, Service Pack 12 in case you're wondering...). Blackboard... - read the full entry | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

Spice up your Weblearn Module

Spice up your Weblearn Module

Mon, January 14, 2013

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 | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

Going beyond learning content…

Going beyond learning content…

Fri, January 11, 2013

It's not all about content.. It’s easy to think that by uploading a lot of content to Weblearn, students will automatically be able to find that content and know what to do with it. Although certain content may not require much... - read the full entry | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

There’s no place like home…

There’s no place like home…

Tue, January 08, 2013

Setting the Entry Point to your module: The Entry Point  to a Weblearn module is simply the first page that students see when they enter that module - it's the equivalent of a Home Page. It’s a good idea to think about... - read the full entry | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section

Learning Design Overview

Learning Design Overview

Thu, November 01, 2012

Design for Blended Learning:   In the same way as when you’re planning your face to face teaching, with online learning it’s really important to think about what you want your students to do and why, and how this ties in with... - read the full entry | Filed in the 'Weblearn' section