Monthly Archives: February 2012

Are you feeling the Midterm Madness? Student guide for preparing for an online test

Before your test begins you should make sure all pop-up blockers (any software or application that disables a pop-up) are turned off and close any other software you may be running. Give yourself plenty of time to take the test, accounting for any technical difficulties you may have. Make sure you follow directions from start to finish and be sure not to close out of your test before submitting

Share Weekly Articles Using a Course Blog

Blackboard’s Blog tool has many uses, but it can be intimidating to use an unfamiliar technology with students in a hybrid or online course. So start out small and slow; give yourself a chance to become comfortable with the technology. Why not try an instructor blog to get started. Share weekly or bimonthly articles with your students and ask them to respond to the article using comments. Once you