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 easily narrate a presentation or screen recording to create a video that can be shared with your class. Watch this two-minute video describing how to use Kaltura to create a narrated presentation. The Blackboard integration provides a seamless method of sharing your videos within your protected course environment.
If your students are taking quizzes or tests in Blackboard, we have a few suggestions to make it a success for all. If you’ve never thought about using this great tool, check out this 5-minute video to see how you can create an exam in Blackboard.Do NOT use Force Completion
When you make your exam available to students, we strongly recommend that you do NOT use Blackboard’s Force Completion feature. When this option is selected, students who experience a technical problem such as the sudden loss of power or connection to the Internet will be prohibited from completing the exam.
Instead, consider using a Timer for the exam with the Auto-Submit option. These settings will require the students to complete the exam within the designated time frame. Even if students exit the test, their timer continues to run from the moment they...
You may already know how our Quick Connect tool makes it fast and easy to make your course available as well as communicate across multiple courses using announcements and email. The developers now have a new tool that is designed to take the pain out of tracking and grading student attendance. To find out more about the features click here. ATS is looking to pilot this new tool with a few faculty this summer and we’d love you to join us. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 973-353-1713 for more information.