SLATE, August 18, 2010  Google Apps for Education, Bboogle (ba-boogle) and Beyond
Agenda <ul><li>Campus greetings: James Altman </li></ul><ul><li>Google Apps for Education and Bboogle: Brian Nielsen </li>...
What is Google Apps for Education (GAE)? <ul><li>Introduced at Northwestern in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Four key components:...
Google Docs  Documents Folders  Presentations  Spreadsheets      Forms Any file format to 1G Word Excel PowerPoint
Why  Bboogle?
Yesterday’s Teaching Model
Today’s Model For Learning
What is Bboogle? <ul><li>A “connector” technology: Google Apps in Blackboard Learn </li></ul><ul><li>An open source Buildi...
What Does Bboogle Offer? 1 2 3 Google Bookmarklet 4 Single SignOn 5
Faculty and Student Response http://new-learning.northwestern.edu/bboogle
What does Bboogle Offer? <ul><li>Collaborative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Group Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregating...
And, importantly … MANAGES PERMISSIONS AND CREATES GROUPS
What should you expect? <ul><li>Students are  engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Instructors are pondering possible instructional a...
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  1. 1. SLATE, August 18, 2010 Google Apps for Education, Bboogle (ba-boogle) and Beyond
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Campus greetings: James Altman </li></ul><ul><li>Google Apps for Education and Bboogle: Brian Nielsen </li></ul><ul><li>Break </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Panel </li></ul><ul><li>NU IT Panel: Wendy Woodward, Brian Nielsen, James Altman, Ron Blitz, Jeff Merrell, Keeley Soroki </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Google Apps for Education (GAE)? <ul><li>Introduced at Northwestern in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Four key components:  Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>                                      Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>                                      Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>                                      Google Sites </li></ul><ul><li>The “@u” domain </li></ul><ul><li>No cost solution? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Google Docs Documents Folders  Presentations  Spreadsheets      Forms Any file format to 1G Word Excel PowerPoint
  5. 5. Why Bboogle?
  6. 6. Yesterday’s Teaching Model
  7. 7. Today’s Model For Learning
  8. 8. What is Bboogle? <ul><li>A “connector” technology: Google Apps in Blackboard Learn </li></ul><ul><li>An open source Building Block, available at http://projects.oscelot.org/gf/project/bboogle </li></ul><ul><li>Developed at Northwestern for Blackboard 8 , 9, and 9.1 </li></ul><ul><li>As open source, we are encouraging other developers/instructional technologists to join us in contributing to the future of Bboogle </li></ul>
  9. 9. What Does Bboogle Offer? 1 2 3 Google Bookmarklet 4 Single SignOn 5
  10. 10. Faculty and Student Response http://new-learning.northwestern.edu/bboogle
  11. 11. What does Bboogle Offer? <ul><li>Collaborative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Group Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregating and managing data collections </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar overlays </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Hypertext – Google Sites </li></ul>
  12. 12. And, importantly … MANAGES PERMISSIONS AND CREATES GROUPS
  13. 13. What should you expect? <ul><li>Students are engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Instructors are pondering possible instructional activities/designs </li></ul><ul><li>Many instructors need more assistance and support for Google Apps than for Bboogle </li></ul><ul><li>Modeling other learning project scenarios will help promote adoption of Bboogle </li></ul>
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