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LinkedIn Learning: Linking to a Course or Video in Blackboard

LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, is a website that has thousands of online video tutorials that can be used for a wide variety of subjects.  You can link to these courses from Blackboard and share them with your class. This allows you to provide opportunities for increasing student skills outside of class with LinkedIn Learning courses.  

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In-Class Blackboard Exams Using Respondus LockDown Browser

Giving Scantron exams in classes can be time consuming when you consider the time it takes to grade and print exams.  We now have the ability to offer secure electronic exams in the classroom using student laptops and Respondus LockDown Browser.

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TFSC: Faculty Teaching Improvement Grant and Research in Teaching Grant Poster Session

The All Faculty Dead Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Wally Cordes Teaching and Faculty Support Center (TFSC), concluded with a poster session that featured winners of the 2017-2018 Teaching Improvement Grants and Teaching in Research Grants.

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Faculty Spotlight: Using Games to Teach History

Dr. Jim Gigantino, Department Chair and Associate Professor of History, discussed his successful use of games in teaching historical events and ideas during a History Department Series on Teaching. The game series that he uses is called “Reacting to the...

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Blackboard: Force Completion

When giving an exam, we want things to go smoothly. Oftentimes there are situations that arise that cause problems for both instructors and students. We have found that selecting force completion on exams and quizzes in Blackboard is one of those instances. So, what is force completion and why does it cause so many issues?

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