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Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
Advanced Blackboard GSS 2009 11 20
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    • 1. Advanced Blackboard
      20 November 2009
      Graduate School of Social Service
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 2. Prerequisites
      Blackboard Knowledge:
      Control Panel
      Content Types
      Discussion Boards
      Grade Center
      General Knowledge
      Browser Navigation
      Email usage
      MyFordham (my.fordham.edu) portal login
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 3. News & Reminders
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Single Sign-on through MyFordhamportal
      New URL is My.Fordham.Edu
      Fordham.blackboard.com will be discontinued
      AccessITID usernames and passwords
      Banner ID and naming conventions
      17-character: engl1101c01201010
      engl 1101 c01 2010 10
      Dept. Course Sec. Year Sem.
    • 4. News & Reminders
      Drop Box has been deprecated
      Do not use!
      Use the Assignment Content Type instead
      Does not have file name restrictions
      Creates Grade Center column automatically
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 5. News & Reminders
      IDs for spring courses end in ‘201020’
      201020 courses began loading on 11/16
      You must be correctly assigned to a course in Banner before it will appear your Blackboard
      The Blackboard staff cannot perform an action that directly contradicts the systems of record.
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 6. News & Reminders
      If your department changes course assignments after 11/16, you may not have access to the correct courses
      Call 718-817-2289 once you know Banner is correct
      Instructors are still responsible to reconcile Blackboard enrollments with official rosters at the end of the Drop/Add period.
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 7. News & Reminders
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Avoid unnecessary A/V
      Remember your students may not have broadband
      Use HTML (built-in editor) when possible
      Faster
      More accessible: runs anywhere Blackboard runs
      Not all students have Word
      Expensive
      Version issues
    • 8. News & Reminders
      Do Not Copy & Paste text from Word
      Copy to Notepad, then to Blackboard
      Word copies things other than just text
      Incomplete Word markup can affect the display of other things on the page
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 9. News & Reminders
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Do Not Copy & Paste text directly from other websites into Blackboard
      Hidden Text and JavaScript can damage courses
      Link whenever possible
      Use the site’s “embed” feature if available
      As a last resort, copy to Notepad first, then to Blackboard.
      Notorious offenders:
      New York Times
      Wall Street Journal
      LA Times
      The Economist
    • 10. Forum Subscriptions
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Allowing Subscriptions:
    • 11. Forum Subscriptions
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Subscribing to forums/threads:
    • 12. Grading Discussion Boards
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Creating a graded Forum:
    • 13. Grading Discussion Boards
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Accessing the Grading Dialog:
    • 14. Grading Discussion Boards
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Grading the Forum:
    • 15. Grading Discussion Boards
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      The Forum in the Grade Center:
    • 16. Saving & Printing Threads
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 17. Saving & Printing Threads
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 18. Saving & Printing Threads
      Most computers can save through “print”
      May be called different things:
      “Print to File”
      “Print to PDF”
      “Save as PDF”
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 19. Adaptive Release
      Make content available for specific time periods
      Timed tests
      Pre-loading content
      Make content available to specific people
      Groups
      Special needs
      Make content available based on other actions
      Actions must be completed in sequence
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
    • 20. Copying and Archiving
      Teach IT. Fordham IT Instructional Technology Academic Computing
      Faculty Technology Centers
      Course Copy
      Take course content and reuse it
      Always “Copy to Existing Course”
      We pre-build the course shells for you
      Choose only the content you want
      Archive Course
      Complete copy you save to disk
      Includes all grades, discussion board posts, etc.
      If you ever need it, bring the file to the Blackboard admins. We can restore it for you.

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