Category: Wikis

Why, when, and how to use Wikis effectively within the LMS.

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Blackboard Wikis 101

This step-by-step visual guide will show you how to setup and utilize Blackboard Wikis in your online classes. ¬†   What is a Wiki? A wiki is a series of linked Web pages collaboratively created by many authors. They are collections of information organized with one topic per page that can be viewed and edited by multiple people. Within Blackboard… Read more →

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In-Line Grading – Discussions, Blogs, Journals & Wikis

We’ve talked about the new in-line grading features in Blackboard on this blog before, but only for the Assignment Tool. The in-line grading feature goes across many different tools, and this time, we’re going to take a look at the Discussions, Wikis, Blogs and Journals.     The discussion grading page provides the full text of all discussion posts by… Read more →

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Bb Video Everywhere

The “Talking Head” Makes a Comeback! Video of a stationary person speaking – news anchor style¬†– has been looked down upon by some educators and technologists for a number of years. It is often seen as pointless to record yourself looking into a camera talking, when you can save bandwidth, buffering, and beauty supplies by recording audio only or just… Read more →