Facilitating Communication using Technology

 6.2 Using technology to facilitate communication with and among learners

Learning Management System

A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application used to organize and distribute course content, materials, assignments and assessments, track and calculate grades and facilitate communication among students and teachers. Algonquin College uses Blackboard Learn as their Learning Management System for course delivery and student communication. The documents below identify tips for teachers to implement  in their face-to face, hybrid  and online course delivery. Check out the following link to Getting Started with Blackboard

If you have any additional inquiries about the Learning Management System at Algonquin College please contact Blackboard Help

Preparing for a Hybrid Course

A hybrid course combines in-class and out- of- class learning activities to reinforce student learning and development.  The out-of-class component usually involves a wide range of learning activities, but often includes an on-line learning component