Eric Kunnen\’s GRCC Blog


Get your Blackboard course notifications on Facebook!
December 11, 2008, 5:06 pm
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The most recent edition of the student newspaper “The Collegiate” included a story about how students can now access alerts, notifications, and updates from their courses at GRCC without leaving the Facebook application. The article highlights GRCC’s use and deployment of Classtop’s CourseFeed and Blackboard’s Sync application.

Here is a video tutorial on how CourseFeed works with Blackboard:

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Here is the full article:

Blackboard information accessed on Facebook
By Kyle A. Kiekintveld

Collegiate Staff Writer


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Are you at GCC using both CourseFeed and Blackboard Sync? What are the major differences between the two? We’re waiting at NIU for the latest release of Blackboard Sync as the current one has some issues with our 7.1 installation.

Comment by Jason Rhode

Hi Jason,

Yes we are using both right now… Allowing students to pick the app that best meets their needs.

A while back, I compared Sync and CourseFeed here: https://grcc.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/blackboard-sync-vs-coursefeed-by-classtop-a-comparison/

By the way, thanks for your Flip video Tweet!

Comment by ekunnen




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