In May 2012, Blackboard was upgraded with some exciting new features along with some behind-the-scene changes to help fix some errors and issues. This update has some great new tools that continue to improve the online learning experience for students. This week’s Teaching Tips will guide you through some of the new features. For more detailed information, be sure to catch some of the live workshops, “What’s New in Blackboard, Service Pack 8,” given by OIT. See OIT’s training calendar for more information on dates and times.
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