Summer 2017 QOCI

ATS
Apr 25, 2017
Quality Online Course Initiative - Summer! Academic Technology Services (ATS) is pleased to offer a limited number of $2,000 stipends for participating in the Quality Online Course Initiative (QOCI) faculty development program. The goal of the...

Summer 2017 Projects

Apr 25, 2017
One of our more innovative classroom upgrades will be the renovation of the Physics Lab in Smith Hall. This project will transform the existing facility into an active learning physics lab and double the size. Students and faculty will be able to...

TurningPoint Cloud Updates

ATS
Apr 25, 2017
If you haven’t done so already, please be sure to update your TPC software. You must update this software on any device that you are using to update rosters or sync grades back to Blackboard. This may include a laptop or a desktop (in your office...

Summer Course Access

ATS
Apr 25, 2017
​​​​​ Summer Course Access Please be sure to use the Self-Service Tool linked under the Support tab within Blackboard to gain access to your Summer 2017 courses. Please note that REGIS access is required. As a reminder, all courses are unavailable...

Applying Universal Design for Learning

Mar 29, 2017
Jeniffer Obando, an Instructional Designer from New Brunswick, has a great post about applying universal design for learning. She describes in detail the steps faculty can take to improve the accessibility in your courses here:

The Power of Explaining to Others

Mar 29, 2017
Mike Caufeild, the director of blended and networked learning at Washington State University Vancouver, writes an interesting post about his thoughts of explaining to others in the context of higher education here: https://hapgood.us/2017/03/23/the-...

Create and add more videos to your course

Mar 29, 2017
You and your students now have an easy way to create, upload, and securely share videos within Blackboard. Video or audio content can be uploaded right from your computer and converted to play on almost any device. You can also use the tool to...