Blackboard supports mobile use on Android and Apple. Find instructions and links to download the free app at the How to Use Mobile Learn page. Once the app is downloaded, search for “Washington State University Blackboard Learn.” (If you search simply “Washington State University”, you’ll get the app for the previous system, Angel.)
Beginning Spring 2015 semester, WSU Global Campus courses will move from Angel to a new learning management system (LMS) called Blackboard Learn. This LMS is more streamlined, better integrates with third party programs, and offers mobile capabilities unavailable on Angel. Blackboard Learn received rave responses during the WSU usability studies, and we’re sure you will also enjoy its state-of-the-art functions and flexibility. We’ll be providing more information as the time grows near. If you want an advance view, Blackboard Learn has 24 brief videos that run the gamut from taking a test to checking your grades. Watch the videos.
Global campus: All continuing graduate students can enroll for summer 2015 on November 10th starting at 8:30 am. Non-degree students can enroll on November 19th for Global campus. New students will be given a registration appointment once they have accepted their offer of admission. This will be published in ZZUSIS.
Engineering and Technology Management (ETM) has two new faculty members joining its online master’s and certificate program, starting fall 2014. Dr. Alice Squires is ETM’s new associate clinical professor from Virginia and will be teaching courses in areas related to systems engineering, technical decision analysis, and strategic and performance management. Dr. Russ Johnson is ETM’s new associate clinical professor from Colorado and his teaching emphasis will be on topics related to the theory of constraints, including lean agility, and constraints management. » More …
The 2015 Conference on Systems Engineering Research will be held at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ, March 17-19, 2015. Learn more.
Please consider submitting an abstract to the upcoming ASEE 2015 Annual Conference in Seattle, WA. Abstracts will be accepted through October 19, 2014. The Call for Papers for the Engineering Management, Manufacturing, Systems Engineering, and Student Divisions can be found here: ASEE Call for Papers. Sunday Workshops and Distinguished Lecture Applications may also be submitted between September 2 and November 2, 2014 and proposals should be directed to the program chair of the corresponding division. The 2015 Annual Conference Author’s Kit contains important information regarding the submission process as well as all relevant deadlines is available from the ASEE website.