The Center for Instructional Design (CID) is pleased to announce the rollout of Blackboard 6 for fall semester 2004. This newest version of Blackboard can help faculty create more engaging course material, help students prepare more effectively for class and even optimize time spent in course development. With improved Grade Book functionality, simpler course navigation and powerful new tools for submitting assignments electronically, Blackboard 6 provides more features and improved functionality for faculty and students.
The CID is offering a series of Blackboard 6 orientation and training courses to all faculty members. To see a list of topics and to sign up for a training session, please visit http://cid.byu.edu/workshops. If you have any other questions regarding the rollout of Blackboard 6 or how to begin creating your courses for Fall semester, please call ext. 2-1888 or visit the Web site at http://cid.byu.edu/support.
A team of BYU biologists has been tracking dragonflies around the world, from Vietnam to the islands of Vanuatu. Their goal is to piece together the first-ever phylogenic tree of all 6,300 known species and their ancestors.
Amy Jensen, associate dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communications, delivered Tuesday’s forum address. She spoke on why our bodies matter in today’s digital world. More specifically, she explained that being more intentional about how we use and where we place our bodies can help us grow and cultivate a deeper understanding of others.