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November 18, 2014

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October Digest
From the CTL Blog

Publisher Tools Now Available on Blackboard

November 18, 2014   UVM’s Blackboard now has tools that allow instructors to connect their courses to publishers’ online textbook materials and assessments. In the past, publishers sometimes offered “course cartridges” to place publisher materials into your Blackboard course space. Recently, however, they’ve been moving away from this method. What we see most frequently now is that publishers host […]   Read more »

The Handwriting on the Screen Page

October 30, 2014   Screencasting is a technique that allows you to record everything that happens on your computer screen, then turn that recording into a video. It has been used extensively for online teaching where a process is better shown than described in words. For example, it can be used to create a tour of your Blackboard course, […]   Read more »

Last Call for Applications – Hybrid Course Initiative

October 29, 2014   Applications are now being accepted for the UVM Hybrid Course Initiative program (phase 3). The deadline is Monday, November 3rd at 5pm! Read more about teaching hybrid courses, about the initiative, and the benefits in applying to teach one of these courses.     Read more »



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