Free Webinar – Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know Blackboard Learn 9.1 Could Do

Faculty who teach online or use Blackboard to support student success are encouraged to view the FREE webinars provided by the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) for best-practice tips and instructional technology training.

The first free webinar, Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know Learn 9.1 Could Do, will be offered on Thursday January 21st from 2-3 PM (EST) /1-2 PM (CST).

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Faculty may use the link below to register for the webinar to view on their own:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR WEBINAR

Netiquette for Online Learning: A Guide for Instructors and Students

Rules of netiquette are general expectations of behavior that promote effective communication and positive experiences when working with others online. In your courses, you will likely use a combination of web-based tools for communicating with students, instructors, college services, and potential employers.

To help faculty and students learn about netiquette for online learning, we have assembled these resources. Please take a look and feel free to share them with your students.

Blackboard’s Video Everywhere Tool Not Available

YouTube IconAfter January 16, 2016, Google plans to drop support for its record webcam video to YouTube feature.  As a result, Blackboard’s Video Everywhere tool  has ceased functioning and has become unavailable in Blackboard’s content editor. Blackboard is aware of this change to the Google API and is looking for a solution to apply in a future update.

Workaround Instructions

Instructors may record videos through these free external tools:

Instructors may upload videos they have recorded using external tools to YouTube and then share their YouTube videos through link or embed code in their courses in Blackboard. To learn more about these processes, please see:

For additional known issue statements and workarounds, please see MATC’s Faculty Blackboard Support site.