Tag: Assignments

That’s What We Are Here For!

Yesterday I had one of what we call our “great meetings”.  I met with two faculty (don’t worry, they shall not be named here) who identified some of their teaching challenges.  We spent our time discussing the following topics: 1.  Grading multiple choice exams.  How can we cut down on grading time while also gathering […]

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Blackboard 9.1 **NEW** Feature Spotlight: Inline Assignment Grading!

Blackboard 9.1 **NEW** Feature Spotlight: Inline Assignment Grading!

**BREAKING NEWS** To celebrate Pi Day, we’ve rolled out a new Blackboard feature: Inline Assignment Grading!   What does this have to do with Pi?   Absolutely nothing.   But hey, I had to acknowledge the day somehow, right? Inline Grading is an improvement (we think) to how instructors can view and provide feedback to student submissions that […]

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3, 2, 1…Explain!

Filed in Multimedia, Tools for Teaching by on January 25, 2012 0 Comments

My favorite “Explainer”, Lee Lefever, just posted a new blog about the new age of the video explanation.  In it, he postulizes that perhaps 2012 will usher in a new genre for video:  “Drama, comedy, documentary, advertising and explanation.”  Lee does a great job of explaining (no surprise there) why this trend is being enabled and adopted globally, […]

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