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NIU’s Stephanie Richter and Jason Rhode (right) accept awards alongside Jay Bhatt, president and CEO of Blackboard, Inc.
For the third consecutive year, NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center has received major awards in recognition of excellence in offering faculty and staff development online. The center recently received two Blackboard Catalyst Awards, honoring those who push the boundaries of their educational programs and technology in order to deliver innovative and effective learning...
Logo of SLATE: Supporting Learning and Technology in Education/Celebrating 10 Years: “Build it Better”
NIU will host the 10th annual SLATE Conference Thursday, Oct. 11, and Friday, Oct. 12, at NIU-Naperville. Over the past nine years, more than 2,500 people representing almost 120 unique institutions from the Midwest, across the country and around the world have attended the SLATE Conference. This conference invites all faculty, teaching staff, system administrators,...
Image of the NIU Mobile app, version 2.5
Just in time for the start of fall semester, version 2.5 of NIU Mobile is rolling out in app stores. The popular smartphone app adds additional campus-friendly features for students on the go. New modules include: eSuds – Look up the status and availability of the washers and dryers in the residence halls. Social Media...
NIU’s Blackboard Catalyst Award
NIU’s Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center stepped into a familiar spotlight last week at Bb World 2012, Blackboard’s Worldwide User Conference in New Orleans. Jason Rhode, assistant director of the center, represented NIU to accept the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Community Collaboration. This award recognizes leaders within the Blackboard user community who encourage collaboration,...
NIU mobile app
NIU is now as close as the nearest smartphone with the debut of NIU Mobile in app stores this week. The free mobile campus application brings an interactive campus experience to smartphone users. “We wanted to put useful, fun, interesting and dynamic information in the hands of our campus community,” said Jennice O’Brien, team leader...
Photo of Blackberry phones
Have you ever been running late to class, wishing there were some way to quickly check your assignments on Blackboard? Now you can — and all you need is a smartphone with a data plan. Students and teachers can instantly access courses, content and communities anywhere via NIU’s Blackboard Mobile Learn app. To access the...