Hybrid and online courses are all the rage these days.  Thanks in no small part to their ability to increase revenues without impacting (or only slightly impacting) capital infrastructure.  But there will always be a place for traditional face to face classes.

But just because you are teaching a traditional class doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the powerful tools provided by your campus learning management system (LMS).  Below are a pair of handouts I developed to help teachers of traditional courses use Blackboard to extend their courses beyond the walls of the classroom.

Five quick tips on how to use Blackboard before the semester begins:

Then five tips on how to use Blackboard throughout the semester to support your face to face class:

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About Meghan Foster

Instructional Technologist at American University and proud sci-fi, gadget, gamer, and pedagogy geek.

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