Ice spiral

Designing an advanced online learning environment for higher education

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Assessment, Constructive alignment, Current issues, Experience, Featured, Flexible learning, General, Learning analytics, Learning Management Systems, LMS, Micro credentialling, Mobile learning, MOOCs, Open education resources, Portfolios, Social learning, Student as producer, Student response, Systems, Video learning, Workplace based learning 4 Comments

We’ve been thinking a lot about learning environments in higher education, and have started to develop a set of design principles

Full Grade Centre

How to: Show your scroll bar in Grade Centre (Mac users)

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Are you a Mac user that has discovered in your Blackboard Grade Centre, that you can’t scroll across to view all your columns? To fix the problem just follow the steps below. Full Grade Centre Blackboard Grade Centre with no scroll bar visible Select System Preferences System Preferences window In the general settings, set show scroll bar to Always Blackboard Grade Centre …

Access grades and feedback

Student guide: Viewing your results and feedback in Turnitin

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In Blackboard you may be required to submit your assignment via the Turnitin tool. If so, Turnitin may also be used to return your results and feedback. Watch the slides below to find out how to see your results and read your feedback in Turnitin Classic or Studio Feedback. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note …

submit your work to turnitin

Student guide: Submitting your assignment via Turnitin

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In Blackboard you may be required to submit your assignment via the Turnitin tool. Watch the slides below to find out how to submit your assignment to Turnitin. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. For further advice for using Turnitin go to RMIT …

comparison of assignment submission tools

How to: A comparison of assignment submission tools

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In Blackboard you have two choices for assignment submission. You can use either a Blackboard assignment, or a Turnitin Assignment Watch the slides below to see a camparison of both options to inform your choice. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. link to …

Google Signs

A Google Community for Assessment

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We have started an Online Assessment Community in Google Plus. (Link doesn’t work? see Note). The community is aimed at supporting knowledge around the use of Grademark, Turnitin, the Blackboard Grade Centre and other online assessment ideas and issues. Please come along and introduce yourself and join in some of the conversations. You need to be logged into your email at …