I use yahoo pipes for this, but it might be over complex. I would also try to pursued the staff member to think more deeply about the reason for adding RSS. Just to give a feel of ‘newness’ is unfortunately not enough. Build it into face to face sessions and/or assignment activity, or at least some instructions to the students about what they are looking at and what they should do with it.
Jim turner ljmu
Can anyone provide advice, pointers, building block ideas, etc that might be useful in respect of the query from a colleague below?
I was hoping to use RSS as part of my course as a test to see if it improves activity in Blackboard.
Alternatively, if Blackboard had a customisable view of activity in a resource - that would be good too.
Ideally - if people can see that things are happening then they may be more inclinced to come back to look for 'newness' and/or do something as a response.
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