Archives for July 2011

Blackboard II: Building Your Blackboard Course

This online workshop offered 7/28/2011 was a follow-up to the Blackboard I: Introduction to Blackboard workshop. I covered the specifics of developing a course in Blackboard, including personalizing course navigation, setting up a materials-delivery structure and creating discussion areas.

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Twitter Basics

I gave this presentation as part of the online session, “Using Twitter for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development in Higher Education” January 28, 2011. More details, including session handout and links to online resources, are available at