Making the move to Bb9.1 in SAHC<br />Catherine Booth<br />Assistant eLearning Manager<br />Faculty of Humanities eLearnin...
Your School pilots<br />Who is already using Bb9 to support students?<br />
Pilot Phases 1 and 2<br />    Phase 1<br /><ul><li>CLAH10011 Constructing Archaic Greek History                     800-47...
CLAH21262/31262 The Poetry of Ovid (Alison Sharrock)
DRAM20022 Transnational Chinese Cinemas (Felicia Chan)
HIST20182 European Intellectual History:                      Rousseau to Freud  (Stuart Jones)
Plus: [organisation – in development]Joint Honours space between AHC and SLLC</li></li></ul><li>Bb9 Summary<br />What are ...
Bb9 Summary<br /><ul><li>Improved interface
Enhanced File Management
Media rich content and assessments
Improved student performance monitoring
Email direct to students
MLE Developments</li></li></ul><li>Improved interface<br /><ul><li>No tabs  - just Edit On/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</li></li></ul><li>Enhanced File Management<br /><ul><li>Drag and drop files
Organise on computer, then upload as a batch
Structure remains the same
Display files as required</li></li></ul><li>Web 2.0 content<br /><ul><li>Mash up tool
Adding external content
YouTube, SlideShare, Flickr
Wiki
Simplified Blackboard Wiki
Easier to use
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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

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  • Already experience being developed within the School
  • Plans still to be agreed formally at TLCDiscussed with Martyn and Yoram
  • UoM Transition to Bb9 for the School of Arts, Histories & Cultures

    1. 1. Making the move to Bb9.1 in SAHC<br />Catherine Booth<br />Assistant eLearning Manager<br />Faculty of Humanities eLearning team<br />
    2. 2. Your School pilots<br />Who is already using Bb9 to support students?<br />
    3. 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. 4. CLAH21262/31262 The Poetry of Ovid (Alison Sharrock)
    5. 5. DRAM20022 Transnational Chinese Cinemas (Felicia Chan)
    6. 6. HIST20182 European Intellectual History: Rousseau to Freud (Stuart Jones)
    7. 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. 8. Bb9 Summary<br /><ul><li>Improved interface
    9. 9. Enhanced File Management
    10. 10. Media rich content and assessments
    11. 11. Improved student performance monitoring
    12. 12. Email direct to students
    13. 13. MLE Developments</li></li></ul><li>Improved interface<br /><ul><li>No tabs - just Edit On/Off
    14. 14. More control over the course menu
    15. 15. Using items to build up content
    16. 16. Drag and drop items around
    17. 17. Set your own home page/entry point
    18. 18. Standard Course Structure</li></li></ul><li>Enhanced File Management<br /><ul><li>Drag and drop files
    19. 19. Organise on computer, then upload as a batch
    20. 20. Structure remains the same
    21. 21. Display files as required</li></li></ul><li>Web 2.0 content<br /><ul><li>Mash up tool
    22. 22. Adding external content
    23. 23. YouTube, SlideShare, Flickr
    24. 24. Wiki
    25. 25. Simplified Blackboard Wiki
    26. 26. Easier to use
    27. 27. Gradeable</li></li></ul><li>Assessing Learners<br /><ul><li>New question types in tests
    28. 28. YouTube
    29. 29. Calculated formula
    30. 30. Opinion scale/Likert
    31. 31. HotSpot
    32. 32. Quiz Bowl
    33. 33. Wikis now gradeable</li></li></ul><li>Monitor student performance<br /><ul><li>Grade Centre
    34. 34. Smart views
    35. 35. Tailored view of student progress, e.g. students who scored less than 60 on Week 1 quiz
    36. 36. Performance Dashboard
    37. 37. Notifications/early warning/tracking
    38. 38. Base on Grade Rules</li></li></ul><li>MLE Developments<br /><ul><li>Blackboard Mobile Learn
    39. 39. Sharing content across the University
    40. 40. Community
    41. 41. Provide personalised and targeted information to students integrated with the current portal
    42. 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. 43. Why a Standard Course Structure<br /><ul><li>Makes it easier to start developing
    44. 44. Consistency for students: feedback has been that different navigations and different terms are confusing
    45. 45. Support for staff in meeting minimum requirements
    46. 46. Additional resources for both staff and students
    47. 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. 48. Rationale<br /><ul><li>Why have we upgraded?
    49. 49. Product development by supplier
    50. 50. eLearning Strategy Goal 2 advancing Manchester 2015 Agenda
    51. 51. Ongoing investment in eLearning high priority
    52. 52. Beyond Bb9 – considers whole MLE framework
    53. 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. 54. Access it from www.manchester.ac.uk/portal
    55. 55. Click ‘Teaching and Research’tab
    56. 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. 57. <ul><li>Students access the portal in the same way
    58. 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. 59. ‘Organisations’ or ‘Communities’<br /><ul><li>Provides more flexibility in using the online environment to support students
    60. 60. Definitely for 2011:
    61. 61. Programme level spaces
    62. 62. Delivery date tbc:
    63. 63. Other academic Communities</li></li></ul><li>Activate your ‘Playground’<br /><ul><li>Playground is for testing, NOT for course development
    64. 64. Please activate it today - but we will use it to support the Practical Workshops so don’t play too much!
    65. 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. 66. How to make the transition<br />Support for the School in Making the Move to Bb9?<br />
    67. 67. Transition overview<br /><ul><li>Aim: Ensure student experience not affected
    68. 68. All Schools have timeslots between now and July to move content, re-using from Blackboard Vista 8 to Bb9
    69. 69. eLearning team will provide a range of support, presentations, workshops, drop-ins
    70. 70. Academics rebuild courses in Bb9 with content from their computers or content downloaded from BbV8
    71. 71. Other activities working with Schools to:
    72. 72. Develop SCS
    73. 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. 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. 75. Get to know Bb9 using the Playground and online support
    76. 76. Wait until your transition date and we will send an email directing you to the Transition Wizard
    77. 77. Activate your courses for Bb9
    78. 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. 79. http://ondemand.blackboard.com
    80. 80. Knowledge Base articles:
    81. 81. http://www.manchester.ac.uk/servicedesk
    82. 82. Screen cast of a presentation delivered by Blackboard in June:
    83. 83. http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/elearning/resources/mle_webinars.html
    84. 84. MLE Highlights: information about Blackboard 9.1 and the MLE Project, including more information about Mobile Learn and Mobile Central
    85. 85. http://www.campus.manchester.ac.uk/tlso/newsbulletins/mle/</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />
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