What does Blackboard use at Wentworth look like?

Last fall Blackboard researchers published a report on course design in Blackboard based on student use of the tools in Blackboard (Whitmer et al, 2016).  The data sample used was an aggregate of over 600,000 learners , 70,000 courses from 927 institutions and included measures of time spent using tools. Using cluster analysis the authors […]

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Blackboard Course Archiving

Beginning in January we will begin removing courses from our Blackboard system. Over the past year, with the help of the LIT Advisory Committee, we’ve established a policy for archiving and removing courses from Blackboard. This policy has been approved by Faculty Senate and the Provost’s Office. Moving forward, we will be archiving courses one […]

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New Reporting Functionality in Blackboard

Starting in January for all courses and December for some “lucky” instructors, we’ll be rolling out new reporting functionality in Blackboard. Many instructors do not find the built-in Blackboard reports provide quite the information they need or they suspect the reports are not accurate. Wentworth has licensed an additional reporting tool to assist us in evaluating […]

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