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Issue 33 – Blackboard Collaborate is now mobile

Blackboard Collaborate can now be accessed from your mobile device. Simply download the free App from iTunes.

The App allows you and your students to participate in a scheduled Blackboard Collaborate session using your iPhone, iPod or iPad. Although it isn’t as powerful as the web version of Blackboard Collaborate, it still provides access to the most commonly used functions.

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eScholar 2011 – Using assessment strategies to promote student engagement

Tania Broadley and Genevieve Johnson engaged students by using regular assessment points. Students developed their own questions and answered other students questions.

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Issue 31 – End of semester Grade Centre checklist

The end of semester is rapidly approaching, so now is a good time to check that your Grade Centre in Blackboard has been set up correctly and is functioning and displaying in the way that you want. A little time spent here can save you a lot of time and stress later if there are any functionality problems in your Grade Centre. Use this checklist to screen for common errors that staff may encounter when using the Grade […]

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Issue 30 – From Elluminate to Bb Collaborate

Curtin is upgrading from Elluminate Live! to Blackboard Collaborate on 20 June 2012. Those already familiar with Elluminate Live! will notice a few changes in the interface and you can find out more about these changes on our website.

Blackboard Collaborate is a live web conferencing and virtual classroom platform that allows staff and students to communicate using a real-time learning space. The main features include two-way audio, multipoint video, an interactive whiteboard, application sharing, web tour, polling and session recording.

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Issue 28 – Interactive Rubrics

A rubric is an assessment tool designed to outline the expectations for achievement. It is usually explicitly designed to support as well as to evaluate student learning.

Development and use of rubrics operates across assessment design, communication, marking, analysis and feedback experience.

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