Tag Archives: course management system

Teaching challenge: Helping students and TAs connect in a large class

In today’s Mass Communication Teaching class, I proposed to the class that each class meeting we discuss a challenge that one of us is having in our teaching — or a teaching challenge that is anticipated. Our first challenge came from a class member who is teaching an auditorium class of 105 students. The course […]

Competition at universities not limited to athletics

Yet another buyout/takeover in the educational arena. According to today’s Wired Campus from The Chronicle of Higher Education, Blackboard Inc. plans to purchase Angel learning, another online course-management company. UF’s course-management system initially was WebCT. But then WebCT was purchased by Blackboard. The Poynter Institute’s course-management system for NewsU has been Angel, which I had […]