Technology for Education

Blackboard Learn

All Michener courses have an online presence in our Learning Management System, Blackboard Learn. Using Blackboard, instructors can post their Learning Plans (including documents, presentations, animations and short streaming video clips) to enhance the delivery of their course and enable student learning. Backboard supports seamless communication between students and between instructors and students through the use of discussion boards, e-mail, synchronous chat and Virtual Classroom tools, blogs, wikis, journals and more! Student performance can be evaluated using Blackboard’s many Assessment tools, including tests, quizzes and assignments. Instructors can manage and evaluate student performance through the Grade Centre which can be used in Blackboard Learn or exported for offline editing in a spreadsheet application such as Microsoft Excel. Michener’s Blackboard Learn system can be accessed by registered users at: www.michener.blackboard.com.

Contact our Developer, Digital Media and eLearning Resources for all of your Blackboard Learn needs, including:

  • Course Administration
  • Training and technical support
  • User Management

iClickers

iClicker is a wireless, interactive student response system.  Instructors can create a series of questions with multiple choice responses and get instant feedback from students.  No hardware or software installation is required and your questions can be created in the software of your choice such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or an old fashioned overhead projector sheet.  Results are compiled into an easy to read Excel spreadsheet for further review.  Michener has 200 iClickers available for use in your class on a first-come-first-served basis.  More information about iClickers can be found at www.iclicker.com.

Interested in using iClickers or another student response system in your course?  Contact our Developer, Digital Media and eLearning Resources for more information.

CAE LearningSpace

CAE LearningSpace is an audio-visual system that is used in healthcare simulation to record students in order for them to observe and reflect on their performance. Recording infrastructure is installed throughout CASE, and in select discipline-specific labs, including CT, general X-ray, Ultrasound, Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, and Respiratory Therapy.

Interested in using LearningSpace for your course? Contact our Simulation Operations Specialist for more information.

Digital Media & Video Production

Digital media and video production services are available to faculty and staff to support the delivery of course content in-class and online through Blackboard Learn. Services available to faculty and staff include:

  • Digital Media:
    Digital Imaging
    Photography
  • Audio/Video Production:
    Audio/Video Production (on-site or on location)
    Video Streaming
    Video for DVD
    Audio Production (recording & narration)
    Video Conversion
  • Additional Resources:
    Laptop Computer Sign-out

Interested in adding audio, video or other digital media content to enhance your course? Contact our Production Coordinator for more information.