Update on Assignment Inline Grading in Blackboard

Blackboard inline grading webinar where they detail upcoming improvements

Blackboard, in collaboration with Box, have announced that annotations and several bug fixes will be released in early March. Annotation capabilities are essential for faculty members who want to grade inside Blackboard. Background Many faculty who use Blackboard relied on Crocodoc, which allowed annotations and several other features useful for grading assignments inside Blackboard. Box […]

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2017 Johns Hopkins Engineering Fall Faculty Meeting

Fall Faculty Meeting Banner

The 2017 Fall Faculty Meeting featured highly accomplished NASA astronaut Captain Pierre J. Thuot. Thuot logged more than 650 hours in space, including a record-breaking 17 hours on three space walks. The faculty meeting also included interactive sessions from the Center for Learning Design and the Center for Digital and Media Initiatives at Johns Hopkins […]

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Instructional Design and Instructional Technology: Know Your Support

Who Do I Contact for Help? EP Help Desk ep-help-desk@jhu.edu problems with your Blackboard course site updating course content, such as videos getting your online course site ready (after your first time teaching it) CLD Director paul.huckett@jhu.edu improving your teaching updating an assessment or teaching strategy getting your students more involved in class discussions Assigned […]

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The Lightboard: A New Tool for Creating Engaging Course Content

Screenshot: Ed Scheinerman annotates on a Lightboard

Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals is excited to provide instructors with a new, innovative tool for creating engaging course content: the Lightboard. The Lightboard is a sheet of edge-lit glass that makes writing glow. The text is then automatically flipped for the camera. This allows instructors to face viewers when writing out concepts, diagrams, and […]

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EP Instructor News: Summer 2017 Update

You’re busy getting ready for your summer courses. Here are a few updates that we hope will help: Updates New Conference Lines We are retiring MeetingOne conference lines in favor of the dial-in lines included with Zoom accounts. Note that this is the phone line some of you used with Adobe Connect. You should instead […]

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