Avoiding the “Scroll of Death” in Blackboard

Avoiding the -Scroll of Death- in Blackboard

When I was an online student, I dreaded courses that were set up with the “scroll of death.” It was hard to access content, find your place as the term progresses, and hard to print content. A scroll of death situation is created when a course designer puts everything on the same level resulting in a scenario where the learner has to scroll through multiple pages to access content. Here are some ideas for controlling for the scroll of death along with some examples. Continue reading