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Blackboard Collaborate Launcher improves Online Rooms experience

In December 2014, Blackboard Collaborate released a launcher utility program for Windows and Mac that provides a convenient and reliable way for you to launch your Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing sessions and recordings Read more...

Lecture Capture – Camtasia

There are multiple programs on the market these days that can do lecture capture, and Camtasia is just one of the programs that UW-Platteville has to offer its faculty and staff. Camtasia is a program that can do a lot to enhance your videos. It gives you the ability to record your computer screen, web camera, and microphone audio; while, also offering the ability to add visual enhancements, annotations, and captions to your final product. Read more...

Five “don’ts” for first-time classroom flippers

Based on our experience with the discrete math course, I have a few pieces of advice for instructors who have been hearing a lot about flipping the classroom, and might be interested in giving it a try. Read more...

Online Learning: Increasing interactivity for mobile devices

As more of us use mobile devices we become a mobile computing society. Adapting the presentations of online courses improves the experience taking our courses. Along with the textbook the faculty’s commentary are central to presenting concept to students. Is the nature of online learning changing with the the transition to mobile devices? Read more...

Flipped vs. Blended Teaching

Flipped vs. Blended Teaching -- The terms are often confused, but they refer to quite different teaching strategies. Read more...

Lecture Capture: MyMedia

MyMedia is the software component that is built into Desire2Learn (although it can be accessed separately). Because of this, it is quite convenient to use especially if you will be having students view this video in a Desire2Learn course. Read more...

Lecture Capture: Blackboard Collaborate

Do you want to have synchronous communication with your students outside of the classroom? Do you want to be able to have virtual office hours, where students can ask for your help at more convenient times? This is all possible with the Blackboard Collaborate tool. Read more...

Lecture Capture: Camtasia

Do you want to provide your class with a video demonstration, with a video voice over, or special effects to highlight specific parts of a video or demonstration? If so, Camtasia is going to be the tool for you. Read more...

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