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UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures
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UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures

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Presentation from the Faculty eLearning team outlining plans for the transition from Blackboard Vista to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures. 16/02/2011

Presentation from the Faculty eLearning team outlining plans for the transition from Blackboard Vista to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures. 16/02/2011

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  • Already experience being developed within the School
  • Plans still to be agreed formally at TLCDiscussed with Martyn and Yoram
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    • 1. Making the move to Bb9.1 in SAHC<br />Catherine Booth<br />Assistant eLearning Manager<br />Faculty of Humanities eLearning team<br />
    • 2. Your School pilots<br />Who is already using Bb9 to support students?<br />
    • 3. Pilot Phases 1 and 2<br /> Phase 1<br /><ul><li>CLAH10011 Constructing Archaic Greek History 800-478 BC (Polly Low)</li></ul> Phase 2<br /><ul><li>CLAH20042/30042 Greek Mythology (Emma Griffiths)
    • 4. CLAH21262/31262 The Poetry of Ovid (Alison Sharrock)
    • 5. DRAM20022 Transnational Chinese Cinemas (Felicia Chan)
    • 6. HIST20182 European Intellectual History: Rousseau to Freud (Stuart Jones)
    • 7. Plus: [organisation – in development]Joint Honours space between AHC and SLLC</li></li></ul><li>Bb9 Summary<br />What are the improvements to Bb9?<br />
    • 8. Bb9 Summary<br /><ul><li>Improved interface
    • 9. Enhanced File Management
    • 10. Media rich content and assessments
    • 11. Improved student performance monitoring
    • 12. Email direct to students
    • 13. MLE Developments</li></li></ul><li>Improved interface<br /><ul><li>No tabs - just Edit On/Off
    • 14. More control over the course menu
    • 15. Using items to build up content
    • 16. Drag and drop items around
    • 17. Set your own home page/entry point
    • 18. Standard Course Structure</li></li></ul><li>Enhanced File Management<br /><ul><li>Drag and drop files
    • 19. Organise on computer, then upload as a batch
    • 20. Structure remains the same
    • 21. Display files as required</li></li></ul><li>Web 2.0 content<br /><ul><li>Mash up tool
    • 22. Adding external content
    • 23. YouTube, SlideShare, Flickr
    • 24. Wiki
    • 25. Simplified Blackboard Wiki
    • 26. Easier to use
    • 27. Gradeable</li></li></ul><li>Assessing Learners<br /><ul><li>New question types in tests
    • 28. YouTube
    • 29. Calculated formula
    • 30. Opinion scale/Likert
    • 31. HotSpot
    • 32. Quiz Bowl
    • 33. Wikis now gradeable</li></li></ul><li>Monitor student performance<br /><ul><li>Grade Centre
    • 34. Smart views
    • 35. Tailored view of student progress, e.g. students who scored less than 60 on Week 1 quiz
    • 36. Performance Dashboard
    • 37. Notifications/early warning/tracking
    • 38. Base on Grade Rules</li></li></ul><li>MLE Developments<br /><ul><li>Blackboard Mobile Learn
    • 39. Sharing content across the University
    • 40. Community
    • 41. Provide personalised and targeted information to students integrated with the current portal
    • 42. Enables groups to collaborate and communicate using Bb9.1</li></li></ul><li>Standard Course Structure<br />Help for you, consistency for students, meeting the minimum requirements<br />
    • 43. Why a Standard Course Structure<br /><ul><li>Makes it easier to start developing
    • 44. Consistency for students: feedback has been that different navigations and different terms are confusing
    • 45. Support for staff in meeting minimum requirements
    • 46. Additional resources for both staff and students
    • 47. Schools can build on this Faculty SCS to add content useful to Schools</li></li></ul><li>Uomimplementation of Bb9<br />The Portal and the ‘Playground’<br />
    • 48. Rationale<br /><ul><li>Why have we upgraded?
    • 49. Product development by supplier
    • 50. eLearning Strategy Goal 2 advancing Manchester 2015 Agenda
    • 51. Ongoing investment in eLearning high priority
    • 52. Beyond Bb9 – considers whole MLE framework
    • 53. Open up ways to manage and share academic content</li></li></ul><li>Portal: staff<br /><ul><li>The Staff Portal is the entrance way into Bb9
    • 54. Access it from www.manchester.ac.uk/portal
    • 55. Click ‘Teaching and Research’tab
    • 56. In the ‘My Courses’portlet, you will see all your courses: Blackboard Vista 8 and/or Bb9: Current, Future and Ended Courses</li></ul>(Option to add ‘My Organisations’ portlet)<br />Little person icon= Blackboard Vista 8 course<br />Bb9 icon = Bb9 course<br />
    • 57. <ul><li>Students access the portal in the same way
    • 58. The main difference is that they have a ‘My Studies’ tab (in place of the staff ‘Teaching and Research’tab)</li></ul>Portal: students<br />
    • 59. ‘Organisations’ or ‘Communities’<br /><ul><li>Provides more flexibility in using the online environment to support students
    • 60. Definitely for 2011:
    • 61. Programme level spaces
    • 62. Delivery date tbc:
    • 63. Other academic Communities</li></li></ul><li>Activate your ‘Playground’<br /><ul><li>Playground is for testing, NOT for course development
    • 64. Please activate it today - but we will use it to support the Practical Workshops so don’t play too much!
    • 65. Just click Activate Playground - you will be asked for a name/title, e.g. Cath’s Test Area, then click Activate</li></li></ul><li>Search the Knowledge Base for resources<br />Lots of Help Articles available on the Knowledge Base <br />Go to www.manchester.ac.uk/servicedesk<br />Click Knowledge base <br />Type Bb9 and then Search<br />
    • 66. How to make the transition<br />Support for the School in Making the Move to Bb9?<br />
    • 67. Transition overview<br /><ul><li>Aim: Ensure student experience not affected
    • 68. All Schools have timeslots between now and July to move content, re-using from Blackboard Vista 8 to Bb9
    • 69. eLearning team will provide a range of support, presentations, workshops, drop-ins
    • 70. Academics rebuild courses in Bb9 with content from their computers or content downloaded from BbV8
    • 71. Other activities working with Schools to:
    • 72. Develop SCS
    • 73. Identify courses that might need extra help</li></li></ul><li>Support for your School<br /><ul><li>Individual School Plans are online at:www.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/tandl/elearning/bb9/
    • 74. SAHC timetable: AHC timetable.pdf (Note: this is a snapshot of the online plan, correct as 17/02/2011; please follow the online link to check for updates)</li></li></ul><li>What now?<br /><ul><li>Playground via Portal
    • 75. Get to know Bb9 using the Playground and online support
    • 76. Wait until your transition date and we will send an email directing you to the Transition Wizard
    • 77. Activate your courses for Bb9
    • 78. Using support online and face to face re-build/ move content</li></li></ul><li>Finding out more generally<br /><ul><li>Blackboard On-Demand Learning Centre:
    • 79. http://ondemand.blackboard.com
    • 80. Knowledge Base articles:
    • 81. http://www.manchester.ac.uk/servicedesk
    • 82. Screen cast of a presentation delivered by Blackboard in June:
    • 83. http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/elearning/resources/mle_webinars.html
    • 84. MLE Highlights: information about Blackboard 9.1 and the MLE Project, including more information about Mobile Learn and Mobile Central
    • 85. http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/tlso/newsbulletins/mle/</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />

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