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News and views on instructional design and technology from the Technology and Learning Program at CSU, Chico

  • Blackboard Collaborate “Ultra” Available

    Modernized interface Browser-based (no more Java launcher download) High definition audio and video Session attendance reports Shared content, polling, and breakout rooms How do I try it? Login to Blackboard Learn. Access any course. From your course menu, click (+) and add a tool link to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Click Join Room to check out Bb Collaborate using your default... Read more »

  • Turnitin set to release a new look starting Monday, July 18th

    Turnitin is set to release a major product upgrade that will automatically take effect on Monday, July 18th.  Once upgraded, you can expect to see a new, modernized interface after you open up a paper in the new Turnitin “Feedback Studio.” Try it out before July 18 To get acquainted with the Turnitin Feedback Studio... Read more »

  • Exemplary Online Instruction with QOLT instrument now

    CSU Chico Exemplary Online Instruction Program for 2016 Exemplary Online Instruction (EOI) awards are CSU, Chico’s way to locally recognize instructors who have met the criteria outlined in the CSU instrument, Quality Online Learning and Teaching (QOLT). This instrument replaced Chico’s own Rubric for Online Instruction two years ago. We still recognize exemplary online instructors... Read more »

  • Textbook Alternatives Project (TAP) update

    Faculty, if you are interested in participating in TAP 4, please visit our website, applications are available from this site and are due on Sept. 12, 2016, for the coming academic year. Our faculty have saved Chico State students $440,000 dollars over the last three years by implementing open educational resources (OER), and by removing expensive... Read more »

  • Academy e-Learning Cohort 8 applications due Feb. 12

    If you are at all interested to join your fellow colleagues in attending the Academy e-Learning institute this coming June, I urge you to visit the website today, You will find an introduction, invitation, and are able to fill out the application. If you have questions and want to ask for advice as you... Read more »


New Faculty: Register for Intro to Bb Learn Workshop

Bb Learn isn't meant to be learned alone.  Sign up for one of our intro workshops using this Google form or through campus DTS.

Blackboard Collaborate “Ultra” is live this Fall

The new Blackboard Collaborate is enabled, by default, in all your Fall 2016 Bb Learn courses. Find out more here.


Textbook Alternatives Program yr. 4

Now accepting applications!


Digital Media Bank

If you're wanting new resources for enriching your online content please check here: the Digital Media Bank

Find options for images, audio, video, and mixed content.

TLP and Faculty Affairs

The Technology and Learning Program has moved! (organizationally, not physically)