Blackboard Using Blackboard  for your Instructional Design Capstone Project  EDUU566 Brandman University Carla Piper, Ed. D.
How to Begin! <ul><li>You will need access to a Blackboard course shell. </li></ul><ul><li>Your instructor will ask the Br...
Many Other Learning Management Systems - LMS <ul><li>Course Sites – Free Blackboard Course Site </li></ul><ul><li>WebCT (O...
Learning Management Systems <ul><li>All very similar in format </li></ul><ul><li>All include the basics: </li></ul><ul><ul...
Locating Your Course <ul><li>Once your systems administrator has created your course shell, you will see your course on th...
Empty Course Shell
Great Starting Places <ul><li>Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Course Information  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Syllabus </li></ul...
Control Panel <ul><li>Where the real work is done! </li></ul><ul><li>Students do not have the control panel – only the ins...
Control Panel <ul><li>Course setup is done in Content Areas and Course Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Course Options – and ...
Announcements <ul><li>Great way to post topics and assignments due for the week! </li></ul><ul><li>Add a topic and type yo...
Editing
Edit View <ul><li>Can edit without going to control panel by clicking on “EDIT VIEW” </li></ul><ul><li>Same editing option...
Course Information <ul><li>Cuts down on printing!  Instructor can post all documents and students can print on their own –...
Adding Course Documents <ul><li>Add Item </li></ul><ul><li>Add Folder </li></ul><ul><li>Add External Link </li></ul><ul><l...
Adding Course Folders
Creating Folders
Adding Items - docs, pdfs, ppts
Adding Discussion Forums
Discussion Prompts
Threaded Discussion Prompt <ul><li>Base topics on reading assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Review professional websites, rese...
Student Responses
Student Example
Course Tools
External Link
Select Menu <ul><li>Select Dropdown Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Wimba Tools </li></ul><ul><li...
Assignment Tool Dropbox <ul><li>Add Assignment Tool Dropbox from the Edit View </li></ul>
Wikis and Blogs
Customize Layout
Customize Style
Creating a Gradebook
Gradebook Spreadsheet
Quizzes
Multiple Choice
Assignments
Wimba Tools
Web-Compatible File Formats <ul><li>Image formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.gif or Graphical Interchange Format is a commonly...
Tutorials for Photo Editing <ul><li>Picnik for FREE web-based photo editor –  http://www.picnik.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
Piper Tutorials <ul><li>https://sites.google.com/site/pipertutorials/ </li></ul><ul><li>Adding Content to Blackboard -  ht...
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  1. 1. Blackboard Using Blackboard for your Instructional Design Capstone Project EDUU566 Brandman University Carla Piper, Ed. D.
  2. 2. How to Begin! <ul><li>You will need access to a Blackboard course shell. </li></ul><ul><li>Your instructor will ask the Brandman systems administrator for student accounts for each of you. </li></ul><ul><li>In preparation, go through this PowerPoint and take a look at the tutorials listed for Blackboard. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Many Other Learning Management Systems - LMS <ul><li>Course Sites – Free Blackboard Course Site </li></ul><ul><li>WebCT (Owned by Blackboard) </li></ul><ul><li>eCollege </li></ul><ul><li>Moodle Open Source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many school districts are using Moodle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check with your institution on availability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Epsilen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free with an .edu email address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also free portfolio for professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Sites for Course Creation (some free!) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Atutor, Claroline, Dokeos, eFornt, Sakai, Fle3, Apex Learning, 2Tor, Angel Learning, Desire2Learn, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Learning Management Systems <ul><li>All very similar in format </li></ul><ul><li>All include the basics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Documents and Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Threaded Discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz and Exam Options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gradebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment Tool Dropbox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Tools – Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webliography or External Links </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synchronous components – Chat, Classlive, Wimba, Adobe Connect, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Options </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Locating Your Course <ul><li>Once your systems administrator has created your course shell, you will see your course on the login screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on My Courses </li></ul>
  6. 6. Empty Course Shell
  7. 7. Great Starting Places <ul><li>Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Course Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Syllabus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Outline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glossary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course Documents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize Course Handouts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly Folders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes (Later!) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly Topics </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Control Panel <ul><li>Where the real work is done! </li></ul><ul><li>Students do not have the control panel – only the instructor author </li></ul><ul><li>Author controls settings of all course components </li></ul>Click Here for Control!
  9. 9. Control Panel <ul><li>Course setup is done in Content Areas and Course Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Course Options – and click on Settings to select colors/buttons/style, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Add Assessment options later! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Announcements <ul><li>Great way to post topics and assignments due for the week! </li></ul><ul><li>Add a topic and type your message. </li></ul><ul><li>You can get fancy with fonts, styles, colors, alignments, etc. </li></ul>Submit!
  11. 11. Editing
  12. 12. Edit View <ul><li>Can edit without going to control panel by clicking on “EDIT VIEW” </li></ul><ul><li>Same editing options as the control panel </li></ul>
  13. 13. Course Information <ul><li>Cuts down on printing! Instructor can post all documents and students can print on their own – or just read online. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Adding Course Documents <ul><li>Add Item </li></ul><ul><li>Add Folder </li></ul><ul><li>Add External Link </li></ul><ul><li>Add Course Link </li></ul><ul><li>Add Test </li></ul>
  15. 15. Adding Course Folders
  16. 16. Creating Folders
  17. 17. Adding Items - docs, pdfs, ppts
  18. 18. Adding Discussion Forums
  19. 19. Discussion Prompts
  20. 20. Threaded Discussion Prompt <ul><li>Base topics on reading assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Review professional websites, research, resources </li></ul><ul><li>Use for case studies! </li></ul>
  21. 21. Student Responses
  22. 22. Student Example
  23. 23. Course Tools
  24. 24. External Link
  25. 25. Select Menu <ul><li>Select Dropdown Menu </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Wimba Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Turnitin </li></ul>
  26. 26. Assignment Tool Dropbox <ul><li>Add Assignment Tool Dropbox from the Edit View </li></ul>
  27. 27. Wikis and Blogs
  28. 28. Customize Layout
  29. 29. Customize Style
  30. 30. Creating a Gradebook
  31. 31. Gradebook Spreadsheet
  32. 32. Quizzes
  33. 33. Multiple Choice
  34. 34. Assignments
  35. 35. Wimba Tools
  36. 36. Web-Compatible File Formats <ul><li>Image formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.gif or Graphical Interchange Format is a commonly used graphics file format for image filing on the Internet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.jpg or .jpeg - abbreviation for Joint Photographic Experts Group - standard for compressing still images </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Typical video and audio formats: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quicktime mov. - Quicktime Movie from the Apple for video and audio – mov., qt, .aif, .aifc, .aiff, . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Media Formats - .wav, .avi, .asf, .asx, .rmi,, .wma, .wax </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) - .mid, .rmi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real Audio or video - .ra, .ram, .rmm, .mp3, plus other file formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MPEG - Moving Picture Experts Group - currently gaining in popularity due to smaller file size without losing quality (mpg, .mpeg, .m1v, .mp2, .mp3, .mpa, .mpe) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UNIX formats - .au, .snd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MP3 Files - .mp3 </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. Tutorials for Photo Editing <ul><li>Picnik for FREE web-based photo editor – http://www.picnik.com </li></ul><ul><li>Consider Picasa for photo editor – http://picasa.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Other Editors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Irfanview - http://eport.soundpiper.com/pictutor/irfanview.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kodak - http://eport.soundpiper.com/pictutor/kodak.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Paint - http://eport.soundpiper.com/pictutor/paint.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photoshop - http://eport.soundpiper.com/pictutor/photoshop.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finepix - http://eport.soundpiper.com/pictutor/finepix.html </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. Piper Tutorials <ul><li>https://sites.google.com/site/pipertutorials/ </li></ul><ul><li>Adding Content to Blackboard - https://sites.google.com/site/pipertutorials/adding-content-to-blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard Video Walkthroughs for MAE IT Students - http://pipertutor.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Adding Discussion Forums - https://sites.google.com/site/pipertutorials/discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Wimba Tools - https://sites.google.com/site/pipertutorials/wimba-tools </li></ul>

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