eLearning – supporting learning in a blended environment
start with a focus on pedagogy not technology ...
blend pre-, live and post- events and activities to support learners ...
preparation key with a focus on engaging students, creating learning activities and providing feedback
We support the thoughtful integration of technology to support learning and teaching, from face-to-face classrooms to online environments. We offer workshops and consultancies for academics on the practicalities of, and pedagogy for, successfully blending technology to enhance the learning of your students.
IT Carlow’s virtual learning environment is Blackboard 9. Login to https://blackboard.itcarlow.ie/ using your college ID and password (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for login details). All academics are enrolled in a Blackboard Support course, where you will find workshop handouts, how-to videos and links to online support. Note that Turnitin is integrated into Blackboard.
Blackboard Help Videos & Handouts
Blackboard Effective Practice Guide
Introduction: First Look; Getting Started , Tips for Starting New Academic Year
Course Design: Updating your Theme & Menu & Adding a Home Page; Course Design & Home Page
Creating Content: Adding & Structuring Content, Moving content; Adding a YouTube video & Videos, Multimedia & HTML
Managing Files: Uploading & Managing Files & Setting up a Web Folder; File Management
User Administration: User Administration
Grade Centre: Introduction, Deleting & Hiding Columns & Adding Columns
Turnitin: Creating a Turnitin Assignment & Student View; Turnitin Quickstart
Assignments: Creating an Assignment, Marking & Downloading & Allowing Resubmission
Mark Reviewed: Student View & Instructor Setup
Blogs: Creating an Instructor's Blog & Giving access to students to the instructor’s blog
To support eLearning, the T&LC has a range of hardware (such as microphone headsets, Flip cameras, laptops) and software (such as Articulate Studio) that can borrowed for specific projects.There is currently a pilot access to premium accounts with Lynda.com (contact email@example.com to request details).
To contact the Teaching & Learning Centre email firstname.lastname@example.org