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Blackboard Resources

Tech Tips
Short PDFs that can be downloaded or printed on a variety of topics.

Interactive Whiteboards
Media Services manages and maintains the more than 200 SMARTboards found on all three campuses. Learn more about how to use the SMARTBoards and the SMART Notebook software.

Faculty Website Information
Fordham provides all full-time faculty with space for personal web sites on

Using Discussion Boards
Resources for instructors interested in using discussion boards in Blackboard course sites.

Lecture Capture Tools
Fordham now has 5 classrooms equipped with the Echo 360 system that can capture and publish lectures.  Find a list of classrooms and links to articles about how to get the most out of using lecture capture tools.

Plagiarism Prevention Tools
Turnitin and Safe Assign are plagiarism prevention software, not detection.  You can find the SafeAssign within Blackboard, if you would like to set up a Turnitin account, please stop by the FTC on your campus.  Learn more about how to use both tools along with links to articles on best practices.

MS Office Home Use Program
This offer enables full-time faculty to download copies of the full Microsoft suite of standard office applications--including Word, Excel, Access,PowerPoint, and Publisher--for installation on your homecomputer or laptop, to use for as long as you work at Fordham. 

Additional Resources
Find tips on the how to and pedagogy behind using other resources available such as social bookmarking, wikis, and eBooks.

blackboard support
Our Blackboard support site has resources for both Faculty and Students including PDF guides with step-by-step directions on using many of its features, extensive FAQs, and more!

 FTC Facebook Page
We post useful tips and links to resources on the web on our Facebook Page.
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