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
Both students and faculty have access to their own Google calendars. By creating an advising calendar using a Google calendar, when students sign up for an appointment, it will automatically post on their personal calendars. Additionally, you can link the calendar within your Blackboard site for easy access. Let me show you how. Continue reading
We received a question from a faculty member about how student’s view the comments they have added to the grade book. Below are links to instructions on adding comments and well as a video on how students can view their comments under My Grades.