Posting News items to your course website is another effective way to communicate with students.
You can also set up web conferences to facilitate online communication outside of class and office hours with Blackboard Collaborate.
Finally, UW-Madison recently enabled Google+ as part of the campus-wide Google apps. Once you set up a Google+ account you can use the "hangout" video conference feature of Collaborate to meet with your students.
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No matter the issue, you will find help and useful information in the UW-Madison knowledgebase (kb.wisc.edu). Here are a few tips to keep in mind while searching it.
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