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UoM Transition to BB9 for SED

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  • Already experience being developed within the School Phase 1 about testing Bb9 worked! Phase 2 stretching the features used, broader use of bb9. Lecturers have added their own content. All running smoothly
  • Email is linked to CS, whatever students preferred choice is
  • Communities e.g. LLC have a space for German
  • Presents both Blackboard 8 and Bb9 courses for both students and staff Increased ownership by academic on releasing course
  • Plans still to be agreed formally at TLC Discussed with Martyn and Yoram
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    • 1. Making the move to Bb9.1 in SED Cath Dyson eLearning Manager Cath Booth Assistant eLearning Manager Faculty of Humanities eLearning team
    • 2. YOUR SCHOOL PILOTS
      • Who is already using Bb9 to support students
    • 3. Pilot Phase 2 Member of Staff Course Course Code Sarah Bracking Politics, Economy and Development IDPM60072 Jamie Woodward Quaternary Environments and Geoarchaeology GEOG20390 Jen O'Brien Overseas Fieldcourse GEOG20072 Karen Badat/Rosie Williams all students in Geography /multiprogramme Organisation Karen Badat/Rosie Williams all students in Planning /multiprogramme Organisations Iain White Sustainable Cities PLAN20351
    • 4. BB9 SUMMARY
      • What are the improvements to Bb9?
    • 5. Bb9 Summary
      • Improved Interface
      • Enhanced File Management
      • Media rich content and assessments
      • Improved student performance monitoring
      • Email direct to students
      • MLE Developments
    • 6. Improved Interface
      • No tabs - just edit on or off
      • More control over the course menu
      • Using items to build up content
      • Drag and drop items around
      • Set your own home page/entry point
      • Standard Course Structure
    • 7. Enhanced File Management
      • Drag and Drop files
      • Organise on computer then pull them in
      • Structure remains
    • 8. Web 2.0 Content
      • Mash up tool
        • Adding external content
        • YouTube, SlideShare, Flickr
      • Wiki
        • Simplified Blackboard Wiki
        • Easier to use
        • Gradeable
    • 9. Assessing Learners
      • New question types in tests
        • YouTube
        • Calculated formula
        • Opinion scale/Likert
        • HotSpot
        • Quiz Bowl
      • Wikis now gradeable
    • 10. Monitoring Student Performance
      • Grade Centre
      • Smart views
        • Tailored view of student progress e.g. students who scored less than 60 on week 1 quiz
      • Performance Dashboard
      • Notifications/early warning/tracking
        • Base on Grade Rules
    • 11. MLE Developments
      • Blackboard Mobile Learn
      • Sharing Content across the University
      • Community
        • Provide personalised and targeted information to students integrated with the current portal
        • Enables groups to collaborate and communicate using BB9.1
    • 12. Blackboard Learn for Academic Collaboration
    • 13. STANDARD COURSE STRUCTURE
      • Help for you, consistency for students, meeting the minimum requirements
    • 14. Why a Standard Course Unit Structure
        • Makes it easier to start developing
        • Consistency for students – feedback has been that different navigations and different terms are confusing
        • Support for staff in meeting minimum requirements
        • Additional Resources for both staff and students
        • Schools can build on this Faculty SCS to add content useful to Schools
    • 15. UOM IMPLEMENTATION OF BB9
      • The Portal and the ‘Playground’
    • 16. Portal
      • The Staff Portal is the entrance way into Bb9
      • Access it from www.manchester.ac.uk/portal
      • Click ‘ Teaching and Research ’ tab
      • In the ‘ My Courses ’ portlet, you will see all your courses: Blackboard Vista 8 and/or Bb9 : Current, Future and Ended Courses
      Little person icon = Blackboard Vista 8 course Bb9 icon = Bb9 course (Option to add ‘My Organisations’ portlet)
    • 17. Portal for students
      • Students access the portal in the same way
      • The main difference is that they have a ‘ My Studies ’ tab NOT a ‘Teaching and Research’ tab
    • 18. ‘ Organisations’ or ‘Communities’
      • Provides more flexibility in using the online environment to support students
      • Definitely for 2011
        • Programme level spaces
      • Delivery date tbc
        • Other Academic Communities
    • 19. Activate your ‘Playground’
      • Playground is for testing, NOT for course development
      • Please activate it today - but we will use it to support the Practical Workshops so don’t play too much!
      • Just click Activate Playground - you will be asked for a name/title, e.g. Cath’s Test Area , then click Activate
    • 20. Search the Knowledge Base for resources
      • Lots of Help Articles available on the Knowledge Base
      • Go to www.manchester.ac.uk/servicedesk
      • Click Knowledge base
      • Type Bb9 and then Search
    • 21. HOW TO MAKE THE TRANSITION
      • Support for the School in Making the Move to Bb9?
    • 22. Transition overview
      • Aim: Ensure student experience not affected
      • All Schools have timeslots between now and July to move content re-using from Blackboard Vista 8 to Bb9
      • eLearning team will provide a range of support, presentations, workshops, drop-ins
      • Academics rebuild courses in Bb9 with content from their computers or content downloaded from BBV8
      • Other activities working with Schools to
        • Develop SCS
        • Identify courses that might need extra help
    • 23. Support for your School
      • Individual School Plans are online at http://www.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/tandl/elearning/bb9/
    • 24. Support for SED#2
      • Presentations
        • 6 th April 3.30-5.00 G030/031 Arthur Lewis
      • Roadshow – First floor Arthur Lewis
        • 4 th -8 th April
        • 18 th -21 st April Come and ask questions 12-1
      • Workshops
        • 19 th , 21 st , 27 th , 28 th April
      • Drop-ins
        • TBC
    • 25. What now?
      • Playground via Portal
      • Get to know Bb9 using the Playground and online support
      • Wait until your transition date and we will send an email directing you to the Transition Wizard
      • Activate your courses for Bb9
      • Using support online and face to face re-build/move content
    • 26. Finding out more generally
      • Blackboard On-Demand Learning Centre
        • http://ondemand.blackboard.com
      • Knowledge Base articles
        • http://www.manchester.ac.uk/servicedesk
      • Screen cast of a presentation delivered by Blackboard in June
        • http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/elearning/resources/mle_webinars.html
      • MLE Highlights, information about Blackboard 9.1 and the MLE Project include more information about Mobile Learn and Mobile Central
        • http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/tlso/newsbulletins/mle/
      • This presentation is available from http://www.slideshare.net/humelearningteam/school-of-environmentanddevelopment-bb9-transition
    • 27. Questions?