Category Archives: Tutorials

Readiness Survey Tool for Online Students

The Student Readiness Assessment is a self-assessment for students considering taking an online course. The assessment is divided into four sections, each relevant to student success, and provides pointed and specific feedback for review. Students do not need their pirate credentials to log in, they can simply take the assessment and receive immediate feedback.

Recording a Webcam Video via YouTube

A personalized webcam video can be a quick method to: welcome students to an online course, a new topic, current events, … discuss a challenging homework problem review a quiz or exam start a discussion board student presentation   If you would like to use a specific video on YouTube: Go to http://www.youtube.com/ and sign… Continue Reading »

Adding YouTube Video to Blackboard

YouTube has grown to be one of the largest collections of educational material available on the web. Videos can be utilized to spark a discussion, demonstrate an activity, review foundational materials, or highlight current events. From within a Blackboard Content Area, select the YouTube Video option from the Mashups section of the Build Content Menu… Continue Reading »