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If you’re considering accepting homework via Blackboard Learn, this can be a benefit to both you and and your students. You can reduce the amount of paper that you need to work with by accepting your assignments electronically, and your students can simply submit their homework to you when they’re finished and not have to [...]
We can redesign courses and work with faculty to alter pedagogy, but if we fail to teach students how to best succeed in our courses, our redesign efforts may be for naught.
Communication from Blackboard, Inc.: Please note that Blackboard SafeAssign and Blackboard Scholar will be intermittently unavailable while undergoing maintenance on Saturday, October 10th and Sunday, October 11th. This maintenance window is to update the hardware and network infrastructure of these products. The expected outcomes of this update are: Increased capacity for these services Improved performance [...]
Turnitin still available until May 12, 2010 Beginning this semester, SafeAssign is available for use in Blackboard by instructors wishing to use a plagiarism-checking service in their Blackboard courses. Turnitin, the plagiarism-checking service used by Purdue University for the past few years, will continue to be available throughout the 2009-2010 year, but users should make [...]
A new web-based application, developed at Purdue, for use in Blackboard This Fall, 12 large-enrollment classes — about 10,000 students at Purdue University – West Lafayette, will use Signals, a new web-based application developed at Purdue. Helping students succeed academically is the goal of every instructor, advisor, and staff member at Purdue University. Signals provides [...]