July 4 — Changing the student role to ‘reader’ means that the student can still see the posts in the Discussion thread, but can not write any new posts. This will allow you to control how long students may contribute to the discussion, but also allow them to come back and view the discussion at a later time.
July 4 — If you would like an easy way to stay up to date and informed on what is happening in your course, you can have custom notifications sent your email when you receive course messages, when there are new assignments to grade, and much more.
Apr 6 — Providing a better course banner has been an ongoing goal for the ETS team for a number of years. Our recently developed iteration is based on feedback from instructors who had difficulties editing their course banner and opening up their course in the past.
Apr 1 — Wondering how you can check your Connect course calendar outside of your course shell? This ETS tip walks you through how to export your Connect Calendar to your Google Calendar with just a few clicks!
Mar 31 — Can’t see your student’s blog entries in a Connect blog? With just a few steps, you can easily view hidden student entries in a course blog!
Mar 31 — The best way to prevent problems during a Collaborate session is to do a quick video and sound check 15 minutes before the session starts. Here comes the Audio Set Up Wizard comes to your rescue!
Mar 30 — Student mistakenly submitted an assignment? Remove the attempt from Grade Center Calculations from the View Grade Details page!
Mar 30 — Looking to include closed-captioned text in a Blackboard Collaborate session for students? The Closed-Captioning fear in Collaborate allows you to add transcribed text for students who are deaf or hard of hearing as soon as they join the webconference session.
Mar 23 — Looking to make a test available for one or only a few students in your course? Test Availability Exceptions lets you do exactly that with just a few clicks!
Mar 23 — Want to turn on your spell check in Connect content editors? With these simple instructions, you should be good to go!