Thursday, March 7, 2013

Free Learner Centered Assessment Webcasts

Join turnitin for free 30-Minute Webcasts on Learner Centered Assessments.

  1. Thursday, March 14 at 12pm
    Learner Centered Assessment: Do Rubrics Enhance the Learning Experience?
    with Heidi Andrade, University at Albany—State University of New York

    Rubrics have been the standard in assessment for several years now and are widely used by educators in both secondary and higher education. Join us as we explore whether rubrics really work to improve student success.

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  2. Thursday, March 28 at 1pm
    Learner Centered Assessment: The Complete Assessment Package
    with Dr. Antonia Levi, Simon Fraser University

    This webcast will explore the Complete Assessment Package, an innovative new concept that mixes various traditional elements of assessment such as rubrics and norming into an easy-to-implement assessment program that can increase student learning and success.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

FREE Blackboard Webinars for Faculty

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) is a training initiative to help augment HCC's internal Blackboard faculty training efforts. Harnessing our community of Blackboard users, BITS will share the top strategies and pedagogy for both increasing educator efficiency and improving learning outcomes.

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Blackboard Service Pack 10 Update

Blackboard is update to Service Pack 10!

Some new features include:
  • My Blackboard
  • New Global Navigation Menu
  • Text and Text-to-Voice Course Notifications
  • New Content Editor
  • Assessment Item Analysis

Check out what’s coming in the next Service Pack :