The Office of Online Learning is pleased to present the following video series on teaching online at Southern Connecticut State University. The videos present a combination of pedagogical and Blackboard specific subjects relating to online teaching. The series addresses the following areas:
- Rework Your Class in an Online Format
- Plan Your Weekly Activities
- Create Assessments That Meet Your Teaching Needs
Attention: The University provides support only for applications accessible through MyApps. Some of our videos may talk about other tools that are useful but not supported by the University.
Learn about the principles underlying effective online learning and how to maximize student potential by revising your in-person course to fit the online environment.
Learn about course shell design in Blackboard Learn 9, and how to create an online course accessible to all students.
Learn how to combine your course sections to make navigation and design easier in courses with multiple sections.
This tutorial provides strategies to increase student engagement during online classroom introductions.
Learn tips and tricks in creating personal written introductions for your online coursework.
Flipgrid is a video online discussion platform that can increase student engagement. Learn tips and tricks in creating personal Flipgrid introductions for your online coursework.
Learn tips and tricks in creating personal video classroom introductions for your online coursework.
Setting clear guidelines and expectations is important for establishing a strong student-professional relationship. Watch this to learn how you too can set clear guidelines for your students.
Not sure how to share important course information with your students? Watch this training to gain more insight into how to effectively share information with students during online learning.
This training provides information on how to best design the layout of content information, making it accessible to all course students.
This tutorial is designed to give you all the information you will need to design discussion boards on BB9, conducive to student learning.
This tutorial is designed to give you all the information you will need to design your grading systems, expectations and philosophies given student grading that will maximize student success and facilitate course management.
Learn about all the different Blackboard discussion board options available via settings, to ease online course management for both students and instructors.
This tutorial will walk you through a step-by-step sequence of how to demonstrate problem solving via the following online platforms: Screen Capture + Editing Software, PDF Expert, PowerPoint and Word.
This training will walk you through how to embed videos into Kaltura and Blackboard Learn 9.
This training provides an overview on how to create assignments for your students in Blackboard Learn 9.
This training provides an overview on how to create tests and quizzes in Blackboard Learn 9.
Test pools in Blackboard Learn 9 allow you to create a collection of test and quiz questions. When creating a test or quiz you can then select specific questions from the test pool based on criteria you designate.
The Respondus Lockdown Browser reduces the potential for cheating on tests and quizzes by locking the student's computer in a secure browser environment and limiting access to other programs on the computer.
This tutorial provides an overview on how to grade lab assignments using Blackboard Learn 9.