“Blackboard Collaborate™ is a…web conferencing solution built for education and training. Engage with the material and your students. Thanks to robust collaboration and conference tools, everyone feels like they're in the same room together, regardless of their location or device.”
To Learn More:
A series of knowledgebase articles are available for both faculty and students to get you started.
How to Get Started:
If you’d like to add a Bb Collaborate Session as an activity in your Moodle course or talk with an educational technologist about Bb Collaborate you can submit a request ticket.
Interested in learning to use Moodle, or expanding your knowledge of this LMS?
To request training in the use of Moodle, please submit a request using the link below. Moodle training and support is provided for new faculty (adjunct, full , or part time), faculty who just need a refresher or are maybe new to teaching online classes, and experienced faculty and want to better learn advanced features.
To set up a moodle shell/request a course pour, submit a shell request form
If you are encountering a problem in Moodle
The college's very own youtube allows students and faculty to host video content.
Making a Your Media Public
Publishing your media content - this allows people other than you to view our LEARNscape content
ESC's state-of-the-art immersive telepresence learning environment
We currently have ICL rooms at our Staten Island, Saratoga, Buffalo, Rochester, and Selden locations with more on the way. If you are interesting in teaching using this methodology, request a consultation and your friendly neighborhood EdTech will assist you.
Open Educational Resources or OER are learning resources that are available in the public domain and that are licensed in a way that allows use and modification by others.
Resources for creating your own OERs
OERs that we have created or assisted with
ESC’s website hosting platform open to all faculty and teaching staff who desire to enhance their online presence and exposure. Faculty and teaching staff can have their own easy to remember URL at sites like FLast.facultysites.esc.edu
Resources / Support Documents:
All ESC Faculty, Staff, and Students have access to Linkedin Learning for free as long as they are part of ESC.
This is an excellent resource for creating dynamic online discussions, presentations, or oral exams.
All ESC Faculty, Staff, and Students have free pro accounts on Voicethread as long as they are part of ESC. To log in, go to esc.voicethread.com and use your ESC sign on information
For all other consultation or training requests not covered by the above categories, submit a request here