Monthly Archives: November 2012

Blackboard Housekeeping Tips

You put a lot of work into your Blackboard course space. As we move through each semester there are tasks you can do to protect that work. This checklist can help you wrap up the closing semester and make the … Continue reading

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Blackboard@UVM is getting a new look.

On December 19th, UVM’s Blackboard system will be upgraded to version 9.1.9. What will I have to do? Aside from the normal end-of-term backups and course management tasks, you won’t have to do anything at all to prepare for this … Continue reading

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Student Engagement Tip: Sequence Matters

The recency and primacy effects—long documented phenomena related to the importance of sequence on information recall—evidence that, in short, “Following a single exposure to learning, recall is better for items at the beginning (primacy) and end (recency) […] than for … Continue reading

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