Creating Content in your course site can be a very straightforward process of creating folders and adding various text, images and files. But what if you want to bring in more dynamic content but are not sure what may already be available on the Internet. Mashup content tools can help.
Blackboard Learn’s mashups are tools that integrate several Internet-based applications into the Blackboard Learn environment. The mashup content tools currently available in SCAD’s Blackboard Learn environment are:
Beyond allowing you to embed content that is available on these three services directly into the content area, these tools also allow you to search these services for content. So, you don’t have to eve know exactly what you are looking for, you just have know the topic. You can preview before you choose and your students can view the content from within your course site without exiting and being distracted by other items.