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Unicheck is Now Available for Blackboard Learn Users

Unicheck is Now Available for Blackboard Learn Users

Good news for all educators using Blackboard Learn™. The Unicheck plagiarism checker has recently become available for use within Blackboard Learn courses. So, if you are a fan of integrated tools within Blackboard Learn, it’s high time to register an account at unicheck.com and see it in action. It can be done either on one’s own or under the supervision of the Unicheck team.

Once the registration is completed, you’ll get access to the institution account at unicheck.com. To activate the LTI app in Blackboard Learn, your LMS administrator should obtain the API key and secret (which can be found in the API Settings section of your Unicheck account) and make initial setup. That’s all you need to get started.

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A List of the Best Helpful Free Tools for Teachers

A List of the Most Helpful Free Tools for Teachers

Educator’s work is quite hard and nervous. On top of this, all educators should keep up with the times by being tech-savvy and monitor new efficient tools that can make classes more engaging and useful. This also allows them to stay progressive and effective in their work.

Today, every teacher or professor can create a group project or seminar in a few minutes without even leaving home. With a great number of online tools available, learning becomes better, faster and more student-centered. If needed, it’s possible to show students how to check their papers with an academic plagiarism checker or create a class website to share acquired knowledge and practical experience.

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Unicheck at Instructurecon 2016: the Most Curious Facts and Our Impressions

Unicheck at Instructurecon 2016: the Most Curious Facts and Our Impressions

Known for its 3,000-mile long Colorado Rockies and the world’s largest Rodeo show, this year Colorado has turned into an even more popular place thanks to numerous Canvas fans who came here to take part in InstructureCon 2016. No wonder that their overall amount was so big, since Canvas LMS is now being used by more than 2,000 academic institutions from all over the world.

Held throughout July 18-21, the event took place in Keystone, a town being a perfect fit for skiers, hikers and summer visitors. Inspired by the attractive look of the surroundings, the Canvas team chose a summer edcamp format for the 2016 conference.

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Unicheck integrates with Schoology

Now The Schoology Users Can Also Make the Most of Unicheck

The time to announce another LMS integration has come! Now Unicheck has become available for 12 million of the Schoology users. Thus, instructors will be able to strengthen academic success of  students by giving advice on how each submitted paper can be improved after being checked for similarities.

Let’s move on to some specific possibilities the Schoology LMS users get by using the Unicheck App.

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What is emotional learning: How it may help in students

What is emotional and social learning: How it may help students

Probably, not so many people know what emotional and social learning (SEL) is. SEL helps students improve their skills and gain a better understanding, enhance their capacity to control emotions and keep an optimistic vision of life. SEL is based on the theory that the most effective learning emerges with a support of special relationships that make learning more efficient, challenging and engaging.

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Assessment of Students at the Modern Universities

Assessment of Students at the Modern Universities

We can hardly imagine the learning process without assessment of students achievements. Assessment allows educators to see how successfully students perform during their studies. Evaluation is the basis of the educational process. It helps educators find out if students can reach the goals set up by the teachers and curriculum. Basically, assessment is necessary for students also, as it shows how efficiently they work during their classes or how successfully they complete the assignments. Besides, they can see whether or not they should devote some more time for studying.

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Traditional Teaching and Innovative Teaching

Traditional Vs. Innovative Teaching Methods

Constant changes in the educational system and other areas related to education always cause discussions around this topic. It is obvious, that changes turn positive only if they lead to development and improvement in the educational environment while other changes don’t bring any benefit. That’s why, when speaking about teaching methods, we can hear a lot of critical comments about variations in types of teaching. Nevertheless, we may also hear some supporting arguments. So, what arguments seem to be stronger – about traditional or innovative methods of teaching?

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A Commenting Feature by Unicheck Allows for Better Interaction with Students

A Commenting Feature by Unicheck Allows for Better Interaction with Students

A recently rolled out commenting feature is a win for educators using Unicheck as corporate users. It allows commenting on any part of the assignment submitted by the student and share feedback or provide individual recommendations in a matter of seconds. Commenting is supported in all LMSs Unicheck is currently integrated with including Canvas and Moodle for no extra charge.

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