Flipping the Classroom

Enrollment in this course introduces faculty to a nontraditional teaching approach based on solid research. This approach takes advantage of new educational technology that allows you to deliver content in new ways, freeing up class time for active learning and student engagement. Come find out why the flipped classroom is one of the most significant recent trends in course design!


All of the DEEP courses are hosted in BlackBoard. To enroll in a course, please fill out the form in the link below and you will be added to the BlackBoard course.


Email Notifications in Blackboard

Want to know when your submissions have been graded? Need automatic notification when a submission needs to be graded? In Blackboard you can set up notifications via email in just a few steps.

From the main Blackboard page after login, click Notifications Dashboard in the upper left corner of the screen:

notifications dashboard

In the Alerts content area, click Edit Notifications Settings:

edit notifications settings

There are several ways to configure notifications. For the purposes of this tutorial, you will see how to configure your needs for a single course.

Under Edit Individual Course Settings, click the course for which you would like to receive notifications:

editing individual course settings

As a course participant, to receive an email after an assignment has been graded, under Email, check Item Graded. The click Submit:

Submit Item Graded

As a course grader, to receive an email after an assignment has been submitted by a single student, under Email, check Assignment Needs Grading. Then click Submit:

Assignment Needs Grading