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BLACKBOARD LEARNING
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Design and Layout of the LMS
MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE SYSTEM
• Infrastructure chosen = internal / proprietary
• Having an internally managed system will...
PROCESS FOR LAUNCHING LMS
• Formal needs analysis performed to determine the best LMS

• Points of consideration
• LMS fea...
SYSTEM MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL
• The internal infrastructure allows for a more secure environment
• Responsibility for updati...
OPERATIONS
• Some institutions identify the complexities and provide
appropriate and open responses
• “It is advised that ...
USER SUPPORT
•

eLearning Technology team will be the first layer of user support for LMS

•

IT will be next available fo...
BLACKBOARD LEARN FEATURES
GRADING MADE EASY
• Filters Identify what needs grading

• Color coding for trend identification
• Negative Marking made e...
NEEDS GRADING
Provides and instant, streamlined view into the items that
need to be graded.
GRADE CENTER
Instructor designed color coding will provide a and visual indicator
to identify trends to identify at risk s...
NEGATIVE MARKING OF EXAM
Negative marking saves grading time
ASSESSMENTS
System requirements

• Objectives
• Type of assessment and measurement
• Resources and materials

• Learner en...
ASSESSMENTS
There are over a dozen types of questions to choose from. An
assessment with any combination of question types...
FIND AND REUSE QUESTIONS
It is easy to find and manage all the questions you’ve worked
so hard to develop.
TIMED ASSESSMENTS
The timer progress bar helps students to track time and progress
as students proceed through the exam/as...
TEST SUBMISSION CONFIRMATION
Custom availability settings allow for a set a timer and ensure the
test auto-submits, even i...
RUBRICS
Determine rubric components

• Point Value
• Elements for success
• Higher –order thinking skills

• Choose format...
CREATING RUBRICS
There is a choice from different types of rubrics as well as an ability to
assign more than one rubric to...
CONTEXTUAL GRADING VIEW
When grading wikis, blogs or discussions you can see both
the submission and the rubric on the sam...
RUBRIC DETAIL
All assessment data gets populated into the instructor
Grade Center.
COLLABORATION
• Manage Files-Network drive

• Blackboard Drive
•

Discussion Board Functions

• Social Learning

• Public,...
MULTIPLE FILES
Blackboard Drive-manage multiple versions
NETWORK DRIVE
Blackboard Drive-Map network drives to the location of
Content within Blackboard Learn
DISCUSSION BOARD
Avatars /photos associated with the profiles are associated with
forums to facilitate users to put faces ...
WIKIS AND BLOGS
Social Learning enables educators to create communication and
collaboration spaces – for study groups and ...
REFERENCES
• http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Connect/Products/Blackboard-Connect/Benefits/DataSecuritya.aspx
• http://...
REFERENCES
•

Kerschenbaum, S. & Wisniewski-Biehn, B. (). “LMS Selection: Best Practices.” Retrieved
from http://www.train...
REFERENCES
•

http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#grading-made-easy

•

Http:...
REFERENCES
•

http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#blackboard-drive

•

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  • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Connect/Products/Blackboard-Connect/Benefits/Data-Securitya.aspxhttp://www.blackboard.com/platforms/transact/products/security-management.aspx
  • Hanss, T., Jemison, J. & Albright, S. (2008) “A Learner-Centered Infrastructure: The Next Generation Learning Management System.” Retrieved from https://www.aamc.org/members/gir/gir_resources/112070/viewpoint_nov08.html#.UtHijp5dWSoKerschenbaum, S. & Wisniewski-Biehn, B. (). “LMS Selection: Best Practices.” Retrieved from http://www.trainingindustry.com/media/2068137/lmsselection_full.pdf
  • Lindenberg, S. (2012). “Narrowing LMS Vendor Selection.” Retrieved from ASTD.orgForeman, S. (2013). “LMS Operation and Governance: Taming the Beast.” Retrieved from http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/1244/lms-operation-and-governance-taming-the-beast
  • Randall, B.,Sweetin, J. & Steinbeiser, D. (2010). “Learning Management System Feasibility Study: Part II of the Open Source Collaborative Moodle Assessment Report.” North Carolina Community College System Office: Learning Technology Systems.
  • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Support/Learn-Support.aspx
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_B9AgDjwh0w Grading assignments needs attention
  • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/Blackboard-Learn/Features.aspx#grading-made-easy
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  • Http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/Blackboard-Learn/Features.aspx#online-assessmentshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef08mqN4rIY&list=PLontYaReEU1v1P4Nq1ilNGlkfDUNQDZVl&feature=player_detailpage Creating tests
  • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/Blackboard-Learn/Features.aspx#online-assessments
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  • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/Blackboard-Learn/Features.aspx#online-assessments
  • Http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/Blackboard-Learn/Features.aspx#interactive-rubricshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ReR0icb-4Vk&list=PLontYaReEU1v1P4Nq1ilNGlkfDUNQDZVl Create rubric
  • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/Blackboard-Learn/Features.aspx#interactive-rubrics
  • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/Blackboard-Learn/Features.aspx#interactive-rubrics
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  • Transcript of "Blackboard Design and Features"

    1. 1. BLACKBOARD LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Design and Layout of the LMS
    2. 2. MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE SYSTEM • Infrastructure chosen = internal / proprietary • Having an internally managed system will • Allow for more control of the system • Be more cost effective as technical guidance will be a part of the contract • Be more secure, from data to transactions
    3. 3. PROCESS FOR LAUNCHING LMS • Formal needs analysis performed to determine the best LMS • Points of consideration • LMS features • Ability to address issues with mobile computing • Production tools and expenses • Learner-centered environment using Web 2.0 technologies • SCORM compliant • Ability to work with organization’s existing databases & architecture
    4. 4. SYSTEM MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL • The internal infrastructure allows for a more secure environment • Responsibility for updating and managing issues will be with internally in IT in cooperation with eLearning Tech team • Configuration management will be maintained internally including • Access & authentication • HR data feeds • User account & profile settings • Security roles, certificates, and notifications
    5. 5. OPERATIONS • Some institutions identify the complexities and provide appropriate and open responses • “It is advised that this individual or advisory team integrate crossdisciplinary interests to better plan, support, promote, and coordinate learning technology solutions for each college. This individual or advisory team will need to consider needs and coordination of IT, academic administration, student services, DL, and finance. It is further advised that institutional IT support be subservient to the overall academic learning technology needs and goals in keeping with and support of overall institutional planning and performance objectives” (North Carolina Community College System Office).
    6. 6. USER SUPPORT • eLearning Technology team will be the first layer of user support for LMS • IT will be next available for system issues • Blackboard Support also offers support for • Administrators • Developers • Instructors, faculty, and designers • Student (and can help locate support provided by institution)
    7. 7. BLACKBOARD LEARN FEATURES
    8. 8. GRADING MADE EASY • Filters Identify what needs grading • Color coding for trend identification • Negative Marking made easy • Statistical analytics • Automatic re-grading
    9. 9. NEEDS GRADING Provides and instant, streamlined view into the items that need to be graded.
    10. 10. GRADE CENTER Instructor designed color coding will provide a and visual indicator to identify trends to identify at risk students
    11. 11. NEGATIVE MARKING OF EXAM Negative marking saves grading time
    12. 12. ASSESSMENTS System requirements • Objectives • Type of assessment and measurement • Resources and materials • Learner engagement • Delivery content • Introduction of content
    13. 13. ASSESSMENTS There are over a dozen types of questions to choose from. An assessment with any combination of question types that meets instructional needs.
    14. 14. FIND AND REUSE QUESTIONS It is easy to find and manage all the questions you’ve worked so hard to develop.
    15. 15. TIMED ASSESSMENTS The timer progress bar helps students to track time and progress as students proceed through the exam/assessment Timer count down and Question status bar
    16. 16. TEST SUBMISSION CONFIRMATION Custom availability settings allow for a set a timer and ensure the test auto-submits, even if the student isn’t finished
    17. 17. RUBRICS Determine rubric components • Point Value • Elements for success • Higher –order thinking skills • Choose format dependent on learner activity
    18. 18. CREATING RUBRICS There is a choice from different types of rubrics as well as an ability to assign more than one rubric to an assignment Rubric Type
    19. 19. CONTEXTUAL GRADING VIEW When grading wikis, blogs or discussions you can see both the submission and the rubric on the same screen
    20. 20. RUBRIC DETAIL All assessment data gets populated into the instructor Grade Center.
    21. 21. COLLABORATION • Manage Files-Network drive • Blackboard Drive • Discussion Board Functions • Social Learning • Public, Protected and Private spaces • Group projects • Study groups • Interest groups
    22. 22. MULTIPLE FILES Blackboard Drive-manage multiple versions
    23. 23. NETWORK DRIVE Blackboard Drive-Map network drives to the location of Content within Blackboard Learn
    24. 24. DISCUSSION BOARD Avatars /photos associated with the profiles are associated with forums to facilitate users to put faces to names.
    25. 25. WIKIS AND BLOGS Social Learning enables educators to create communication and collaboration spaces – for study groups and group projects
    26. 26. REFERENCES • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Connect/Products/Blackboard-Connect/Benefits/DataSecuritya.aspx • http://www.blackboard.com/platforms/transact/products/security-management.aspx • Foreman, S. (2013). “LMS Operation and Governance: Taming the Beast.” Retrieved from http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/1244/lms-operation-and-governance-tamingthe-beast • Hanss, T., Jemison, J. & Albright, S. (2008) “A Learner-Centered Infrastructure: The Next Generation Learning Management System.” Retrieved from https://www.aamc.org/members/gir/gir_resources/112070/viewpoint_nov08.html#. UtHijp5dWS o
    27. 27. REFERENCES • Kerschenbaum, S. & Wisniewski-Biehn, B. (). “LMS Selection: Best Practices.” Retrieved from http://www.trainingindustry.com/media/2068137/lmsselection_full.pdf • Lindenberg, S. (2012). “Narrowing LMS Vendor Selection.” Retrieved from ASTD.org • Randall, B., Sweetin, J. & Steinbeiser, D. (2010). “Learning Management System Feasibility Study: Part II of the Open Source Collaborative Moodle Assessment Report.” North Carolina Community College System Office: Learning Technology Systems. • Simonson, M., Smaldino, S., Albright, M., & Zvacek, S. (2012).Teaching and learning at a distance, Foundations of distance education (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Prentice Hall.
    28. 28. REFERENCES • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#grading-made-easy • Http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#online-assessments • Http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#interactive-rubrics
    29. 29. REFERENCES • http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#blackboard-drive • Http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#discussions • Http://www.blackboard.com/Platforms/Learn/Products/BlackboardLearn/Features.aspx#social-learning
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