University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

Tech Trend Forum Oct. 3 will compare Blackboard Collaborate and Wimba

The Center for Instructional & Learning Technologies will host a Technology Trends Forum: Battle of the Virtual Classroom on Wednesday, Oct.3, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union, River Valley Room.

Come listen to "Three Rounds of Top Notch Boxing Featuring Blackboard Collaborate (the Newcomer) vs. Wimba (Returning Classroom)." Presentations and discussions at the forum will include a special guest speaker live from New York City, Randy Wald and Cheryl Thompson from the North Dakota University System, Rhonda Wallace from the physicians assistant program, and and Jackie Roberts from nursing. Free pizza will be served while supplies last.

For more information and to register, visit and click “Schedule Your Appointment Now.” The session will be streamed live for distance faculty. It is sponsored by the Center for Instructional & Learning Technologies and Blackboard.