Tag Archive | "New Feature"

Blackboard 9.1 Feature Spotlight: Add Test Student

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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Late last week we added a new tool to the Blackboard 9.1 server called “Add Test Student.” This tool allows instructors to easily create a student account on the server “YOURUSERNAME_s” that you can enroll into any of your courses.  So the first question that comes to mind is: ‘Why would I want to do […]

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Blackboard 9.1 Feature Spotlight: Paste from Word

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

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So you’ve toiled on a lengthy piece of text, and now you’d like to make this available to your students as a new announcement, content item, or threaded discussion in your Blackboard 9.1 site.  And let’s say you’ve really outdone yourself this time, too.  Using Microsoft Word, your page looks like a veritable Mona Lisa […]

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Jing gets some cool new features just in time for the new year!

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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Before we go any further, you may be wondering: ‘Just what is “Jing”?’ Jing is a free Screen Capturing and Screen Casting tool from TechSmith (same people who bring us Camtasia and SnagIt).  With Jing it is really simple to add images (Screen Captures) and videos (Screen Castings) to all kinds of things:  IMs, Blog […]

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