How to: Build your content structure

Cathy LeahyCurrent thinking in learning design, Examples of practice, Flexible learning, How to, Learning Management Systems, Professional development, Project types, Resources, Strategic alignmentLeave a Comment

Build content

When using Blackboard its a good idea to give some thought to how you might best structure your content. Watch the slides below to find out how to add folders and files. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. Related content Course Mapping Related … Read More

How to: Create a direct link to your course guide

Cathy LeahyCurrent thinking in learning design, Examples of practice, Flexible learning, How to, Learning Management Systems, Professional development, Project types, Resources, Strategic alignmentLeave a Comment

create a direct link to your course

In Blackboard the default course guide link in your site menu takes you to the course guide search page. You can change that so it points directly to your course. Watch the slides below to find out how to create a direct link to your course guide. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related … Read More

How to: Create a staff contact

Cathy LeahyCurrent thinking in learning design, Examples of practice, Flexible learning, How to, Learning Management Systems, Professional development, Project types, Resources, Strategic alignmentLeave a Comment

Adding a staff contact

In Blackboard you can provide your students with clear contact details by creating a staff contact. Watch the slides below to find out how to create a staff contact. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. This article forms part of the “Get started … Read More

Using Technology Better

Leigh BlackallCurrent thinking in learning design3 Comments

Andrea and Leigh attended the Using Technology Better Conference (UTB) last week – a two-day skills sharing conference, largely focused on the ways teachers are using Google products, but not exclusively. UTB is typically attended by school teachers, and there’s lots to gain looking over the shoulders of such teachers and the way they use technologies in their teaching practice. Not least because some of … Read More

3D video, virtual reality, augmented reality

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German card from the film “Polyester”, used in the Wikipedia article on Smell-O-Vision. A virtual reality development company has been promoting its work to RMIT recently, and one good thing to come out of it for us is some quick research and discussion. Howard Errey has shared his impressions of the promotion. I’m adding this post intending to look back and … Read More