Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Collaborate Mobile 2.0 Beta Testers

Collaborate Mobile 2.0 Beta – Testers Wanted!
We are kicking off the Collaborate Mobile 2.0 Beta program next week and are looking for a focused group of participants. Please register here if you would like to participate.
What’s in 2.0
Collaborate Mobile v2.0 will have some added features and a fresh look and feel. Users will be able to:
·         Transmit and Receive Video
·         Participate in a Web Tour
·         Receive Multimedia Library Content (audio and video files pushed by the moderator)
·         Participate in Private and Group Chat
Program Dates
  • What? The Beta program is currently scheduled to kick off on Thursday, September 4th and will conclude Thursday, Oct 9th.  We will only meet during the kickoff, but testing will be continuous with weekly surveys to analyze feedback. Please register through this link-
  • Who? Collaborate users, specifically Faculty and Students. A limited number of both iOS and Android participants will be selected. We will reach out directly to those who are eligible to participate
  • What's the time commitment? Participants are expected to participate in weekly surveys to give feedback on experience
  • Requirements: The Beta programs require signature of a Beta Agreement by the institution. This agreement will be distributed before kickoff.
Additional questions? - Email

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bb Analytics

Blackboard Analytics is a tool used to report student activity, engagement as well as inform about course design and development. Four course reports are available for all KCTCS instructors within the Control Panel > Evaluation area of the Blackboard course.

Looks promising...

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

KCTCS Proctor Resource Center Migration

Proctor Resource Center’s migration to the new SharePoint will happen August 8th.  That is after the latest date affecting Summer finals.  As soon as the migration is complete, how-to resources will be made available to out to faculty and proctors for the Fall semester.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Comp TIA CTT+ Boot Camp at Gateway

Learn how to successfully teach, present and facilitate in both a classroom and virtual classroom environment…at no cost to you.

Details here:

Friday, June 6, 2014

Student evaluation of instruction code Key

Here is the key for BCTC student evaluations of instruction:

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

CPCC C³ Competition

The CPCC Contest is now accepting proposals through May 15th. The theme this year is "Create, Collaborate, Communicate". They're looking for creative uses of Collaborate at both the institutional and individual levels. For more information and to submit a proposal please see the CPCC Contest website:

You can contact Sarah Hepler,, if you have questions.