OIT Newsletter – December 2013

Brown Bag Seminar – Flipped Classroom

Last month, the Office of Instructional Technology hosted a Brown Bag Seminar covering Flipped Classroom. Dr. Terry Trepper, Professor of Psychology, and Dr. Sharon Schleigh, Assistant Professor of Science Education, joined us and shared their successful experiences in flipping their classrooms. Dr. Trepper demonstrated how students’ self-study could be achieved before coming into the class ...

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OIT Faculty and Staff Lab Visits

During Fall 2013, the Faculty Lab at the Office of Instructional Technology has seen over 500 visits from faculty and staff. Faculty and staff have come to the lab for one-on-one consultations and assistance with a variety of requests such as effective course design, issues related to Blackboard, and other academic technology tools. The email ...

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Preparing for Spring 2014: Things to Remember

Making a Course Available

When you log into Blackboard, the courses are currently showing “Unavailable” to students. Courses will remain unavailable to students until instructors make them available. The system will NOT automatically make courses available to students. Please find instructions on how to make a course available to students in this document: http://webs.purduecal.edu/oit/files/2012/11/How-to-make-a-course-available-to-students.pdf.

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Looking to Do Something New in Blackboard in Spring 2014?

The Grade Center in Blackboard is a central repository of students’ performance on learning activities. This online grading tool enables instructors to record students’ grades, track students’ work, and provide feedback to students throughout the semester. Students can access their individual’s grades through My Grades to track their own progress and receive feedback from the ...

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