Quest #4: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words – Take 2

Quest #4- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

They say “a picture is worth a thousand words,” but did you also know that it can increase engagement in your classroom. By adding a picture to your Blackboard and having your learners do the same, you can increase engagement in threaded discussions, blog assignments, and other like assignments. In this quest, you are to simply update your profile picture in Blackboard.

It seems there was more to the instructions than I initially provided. The quest was harder and more confusing than intended. So, I have added a new set of instructions.

This quest is open from 1-14 August.

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#SUNYCIT – General Education Courses: Building and Using a Blackboard Template for Rigorous and Explicit Learning

#SUNYCIT - General Education Courses: Building and Using a Blackboard Template for Rigorous and Explicit Learning

This was a wonderfully informative presentation by the team from Buffalo State College. Buffalo State College has developed common learning objectives that can be used across a discipline, e.g., the arts (art, dancing, etc). From those learning objectives, they built a Blackboard template that can be used as a starting point for course development.  Continue reading