Blackboard Learn – Achievements

“The Achievements tool in Blackboard allows instructors to issue achievement badges orcourse completion certificates based on specific criteria that the instructor designates” (EDTECH News – Teaching with Technology Today, n.d.). By creating achievements in Blackboard, instructors can incentivize the course through a digital badge for course completion, milestones within the course, or customize how learnersContinue reading “Blackboard Learn – Achievements”

Blackboard Learn – Customize Content

Uploading a Video as a File Blackboard allows instructors to customize the content title, instructions and materials used for the course. I was able to change the color of my content page title. This adds a different feature for Blackboard instead of black text. A legend can be created and introduced early on in theContinue reading “Blackboard Learn – Customize Content”

Overview of Blackboard LMS

Learning Management Systems (LMS) are online softwares that allow an organization to house information for users. “The role of a Learning Management System varies depending on the organization’s objectives, online training strategy, and desired outcomes (Pappas, 2017, para. 2). LMS allows for organizations to store and track information. A couple of LMS include Blackboard, Canvas,Continue reading “Overview of Blackboard LMS”

Learning Management Systems

Learning Management Systems (LMS) is a software program that helps an organization, business or educational, create, manage, and deliver eLearning courses and information. Some uses for an LMS can include employee training, employee orientation, and education. Blackboard allows the instructor or instructional designer to design the left navigation according to the needs of the class.Continue reading “Learning Management Systems”