Kim Scharringhausen<br />Blackboard Support<br />Reinert Center For Teaching Excellence<br />June 1st, 2009<br />Blackboar...
What is Blackboard CE 8?<br />A Learning Management System (LMS)<br />Allows course content to be put online<br />At most ...
What is Blackboard CE 8?<br />Includes a tool set that provides<br />Communication between instructor and students<br />Co...
What Can You Do With Blackboard CE 8?<br />Post files and link to outside web sites<br />Have asynchronous (not live) disc...
What Can You Do With Blackboard CE 8?<br />Set up course specific e-mail<br />Create online quizzes and surveys<br />See s...
What Can You Do With Blackboard CE 8?<br />Set up goals that are linked to content in the Blackboard course<br />Create gl...
Blackboard Version at SLU<br />SLU using Blackboard CE 8.0.2<br />Originally  this was WebCT CE 6<br />Blackboard purchase...
Blackboard Version at SLU<br />Blackboard has it’s own product line<br />Blackboard Learning System<br />Blackboard Learn ...
Blackboard Support At SLU<br />Part of the Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />Located in:  Pius XII Memorial Libr...
Blackboard Support At SLU<br />Support Staff:<br />Sandy Gambill, Program Director for Learning Technologies<br />Ted Rubr...
Blackboard Training At SLU<br />Six Hands-On Training Modules (on site)<br />Fast Track to Using Blackboard CE in the SLU ...
Blackboard Training At SLU<br />Fast Track/Basic session prerequisite for other 5 modules<br />Training schedule and Regis...
Blackboard Training At SLU<br />Training Support:<br />Kim Scharringhausen – 314-977-3522<br />Available for one hour, one...
http://blackboard.slu.edu<br />Blackboard CE 8<br />Online Support<br />Faculty, Staff and <br />Student Support<br />Link...
http://blackboard.slu.edu<br />Faculty and Staff Support Page<br />Saint Louis University  	Reinert Center for Teaching Ex...
http://blackboard.slu.edu<br />Student Support Page<br />FAQ for students<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for...
Blackboard Support for Students<br />Faculty first contact for support for students<br />No “how to” handout to give stude...
Blackboard Support for Students<br />For face-to-face courses, recommend taking time in the first week of class to show yo...
Blackboard Support for Students<br />If students have technical problems with Blackboard, have them contact SLU Blackboard...
How to Request a Blackboard Course<br />Contact the Administrative Assistant for your department and request that your cou...
The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Courses are created in Banner<br />Courses are flagged in Banner to be created in Bl...
The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Cross-listed courses require that all sections of the course be “flagged” in Banner ...
The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />New Blackboard courses must be requested every semester<br />Every course in Banner ...
The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Only SLU employees or students can access Blackboard courses<br />Guest accounts for...
The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Students can only be added to Blackboard classes by registering for the class throug...
Life Span of a Course on Blackboard<br />4 semesters (not including summer) from the semester they are taught<br />After 4...
Internet Requirements<br />Internet Providers:DSLCableSatellite<br />Dial-Up is too slow for most Blackboard tools<br />Sa...
Browser Requirements<br />Certified Browsers:<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
Browser Requirements<br />Browsers:Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox 3 have not been certified for Blackboard CE 8:  use at ...
Browser Requirements<br />Java Runtime Environment (JRE)1.6.0 or higher1.6.13 is current version available at http://www.j...
Accessing Blackboard<br />Blackboard is accessed through the My SLU portal at:  http://myslu.slu.edu<br />You must have a ...
http://myslu.slu.edu<br />Type in your SLUNet ID Username and Password<br />If you are denied access, call the ITS Help De...
My SLU Home Page<br />Click on the Tools tab<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
My SLU Tools Page<br />Click on the Blackboard Learning System Link<br />Saint Louis University  	Reinert Center for Teach...
My Blackboard Screen<br />You should now be looking at your My Blackboard Screen<br />Saint Louis University  	Reinert Cen...
Trouble Shooting<br />Saint Louis University  	Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />If you get another login screen...
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Assign Course Content Page<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
Copy Content From Another Course<br />Four Easy Clicks!<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellen...
Copy Content From Another Course<br />Four Easy Clicks!<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellen...
Quick Start Tools Menu<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
Blackboard Course Entry Page<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
Elements of an Empty Blackboard Course<br />Saint Louis University 	 Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
Tabs and Tool Bars<br />The Build Tab = The Designer  Role = The Designer Tool Bar<br />All about Content:  In the Build T...
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When you add the Assignment or Assessment tool, the Instructor Tool Bar will 	add an Assignment Dropboxand a Quiz Grading ...
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As the Demo Student, you see your course as your students do.  You can take 	quizzes, turn in assignments, participate in ...
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  • 1 hour, no frills version of Fast Track for Using Blackboard CE at SLUFrills available in another Wimba Session called “Blackboard CE 8: Beyond the Basics”
  • If you are using vendor supplied websites or software, they may refer to WebCT CE/Vista 8 instead of Blackboard CE/Vista 8
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    1. 1. Kim Scharringhausen<br />Blackboard Support<br />Reinert Center For Teaching Excellence<br />June 1st, 2009<br />Blackboard CE 8 Basics at SLU<br />
    2. 2. What is Blackboard CE 8?<br />A Learning Management System (LMS)<br />Allows course content to be put online<br />At most basic level is an information distribution center available 24/7<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    3. 3. What is Blackboard CE 8?<br />Includes a tool set that provides<br />Communication between instructor and students<br />Communication between students<br />Drop box for turned in student materials<br />Grade book<br />Quizzing<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    4. 4. What Can You Do With Blackboard CE 8?<br />Post files and link to outside web sites<br />Have asynchronous (not live) discussion or synchronous (live) chats<br />Create a grade book that will record, calculate and share grades with individual students<br />Create assignments that are posted, turned in and graded in Blackboard<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    5. 5. What Can You Do With Blackboard CE 8?<br />Set up course specific e-mail<br />Create online quizzes and surveys<br />See student profiles and pictures<br />Use Blackboard content organization tools<br />Track student activity<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    6. 6. What Can You Do With Blackboard CE 8?<br />Set up goals that are linked to content in the Blackboard course<br />Create glossaries or image collections<br />Customize the look of your course<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    7. 7. Blackboard Version at SLU<br />SLU using Blackboard CE 8.0.2<br />Originally this was WebCT CE 6<br />Blackboard purchased WebCT in 2005<br />Maintained WebCT product line but rebranded WebCT products to Blackboard CE<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    8. 8. Blackboard Version at SLU<br />Blackboard has it’s own product line<br />Blackboard Learning System<br />Blackboard Learn 9<br />Confusion about having used “Blackboard” at another place: WebCT or Blackboard version?<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    9. 9. Blackboard Support At SLU<br />Part of the Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />Located in: Pius XII Memorial Library 2nd Floor, Anheuser-Busch Wing<br />Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.<br />Phone Support Number:<br />314-977-2252<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    10. 10. Blackboard Support At SLU<br />Support Staff:<br />Sandy Gambill, Program Director for Learning Technologies<br />Ted Rubright, Help Desk Support<br />Kim Scharringhausen, Trainer<br />Sandy<br />Ted<br />Kim<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    11. 11. Blackboard Training At SLU<br />Six Hands-On Training Modules (on site)<br />Fast Track to Using Blackboard CE in the SLU Environment<br />Grade Book<br />Presenting Content (Learning Module and Web Links Tools)<br />Communication Tools<br />Assignment Tool<br />Assessment Tool (Quizzing and Survey Tools)<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    12. 12. Blackboard Training At SLU<br />Fast Track/Basic session prerequisite for other 5 modules<br />Training schedule and Registration at SLU Blackboard Support Website: http://blackboard.slu.edu<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    13. 13. Blackboard Training At SLU<br />Training Support:<br />Kim Scharringhausen – 314-977-3522<br />Available for one hour, one-on-one consultations<br />Available for custom training sessions for groups or departments<br />Available until 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays<br />Please call for an appointment<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    14. 14. http://blackboard.slu.edu<br />Blackboard CE 8<br />Online Support<br />Faculty, Staff and <br />Student Support<br />Links in upper<br />left hand corner.<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    15. 15. http://blackboard.slu.edu<br />Faculty and Staff Support Page<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    16. 16. http://blackboard.slu.edu<br />Student Support Page<br />FAQ for students<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    17. 17. Blackboard Support for Students<br />Faculty first contact for support for students<br />No “how to” handout to give students or student training sessions<br />Direct them to http://blackboard.slu.edu and the Student Support Page link<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    18. 18. Blackboard Support for Students<br />For face-to-face courses, recommend taking time in the first week of class to show your Blackboard course and take students through how to use it<br />For online courses, recommend adding a “Getting Started” document that explains to students how to use your Blackboard course<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    19. 19. Blackboard Support for Students<br />If students have technical problems with Blackboard, have them contact SLU Blackboard Support at 977-2252<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    20. 20. How to Request a Blackboard Course<br />Contact the Administrative Assistant for your department and request that your course(s) be “flagged” in the Banner System to be automatically created in Blackboard<br />Takes up to an hour for course to be created after being “flagged”<br />If problems occur, contact the Registrar’s Office at 977-2260 and speak to Matt Gerst<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    21. 21. The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Courses are created in Banner<br />Courses are flagged in Banner to be created in Blackboard<br />Course in Blackboard will have enrollment automatically loaded/updated from Banner<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    22. 22. The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Cross-listed courses require that all sections of the course be “flagged” in Banner in order to work correctly in Blackboard<br />Courses that are not cross-listed cannot be combined into one course<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    23. 23. The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />New Blackboard courses must be requested every semester<br />Every course in Banner has a unique ID and enrollment<br />Content can be copied from one semester to another or from section to section<br />Only content is copied, no student info<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    24. 24. The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Only SLU employees or students can access Blackboard courses<br />Guest accounts for speakers/consultants are available through ITS – 977-4000<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    25. 25. The Blackboard-Banner Connection<br />Students can only be added to Blackboard classes by registering for the class through Banner. They cannot be added manually.<br />Additional instructors, staff and graduate students can be added to your courses by calling SLU Blackboard Support 977-2252.<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    26. 26. Life Span of a Course on Blackboard<br />4 semesters (not including summer) from the semester they are taught<br />After 4 semesters, instructors will be notified when the course will be deleted and the instructor should back up the course and download it to a safe location<br />Courses are available at least a year in advance for development<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    27. 27. Internet Requirements<br />Internet Providers:DSLCableSatellite<br />Dial-Up is too slow for most Blackboard tools<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    28. 28. Browser Requirements<br />Certified Browsers:<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    29. 29. Browser Requirements<br />Browsers:Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox 3 have not been certified for Blackboard CE 8: use at your own risk<br />Cookies:Must be enabled<br />Javascript:Must be enabled<br />Saint Louis UniversityReinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    30. 30. Browser Requirements<br />Java Runtime Environment (JRE)1.6.0 or higher1.6.13 is current version available at http://www.java.com<br />Pop Up BlockerMust be turnedOFF<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    31. 31. Accessing Blackboard<br />Blackboard is accessed through the My SLU portal at: http://myslu.slu.edu<br />You must have a SLUNet ID to log into My SLU<br />If you do not know your SLUNet ID, contact the ITS Help Desk at 977-4000<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    32. 32. http://myslu.slu.edu<br />Type in your SLUNet ID Username and Password<br />If you are denied access, call the ITS Help Desk at 977-4000<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    33. 33. My SLU Home Page<br />Click on the Tools tab<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    34. 34. My SLU Tools Page<br />Click on the Blackboard Learning System Link<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    35. 35. My Blackboard Screen<br />You should now be looking at your My Blackboard Screen<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    36. 36. Trouble Shooting<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />If you get another login screen rather than the My Blackboard screen, call SLU Blackboard Support because something is wrong with your username in Blackboard.<br />
    37. 37. Trouble Shooting<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />If you are using a computer on the SLU Network in a shared-use environment (library, classroom, lab), you may get a pop-up screen about the Application’s Digital Signature being verified. (This might look slightly different on an Mac.)<br />Always click the Run button.<br />
    38. 38. Elements of the My Blackboard Page<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    39. 39. Assign Course Content Page<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    40. 40. Copy Content From Another Course<br />Four Easy Clicks!<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    41. 41. Copy Content From Another Course<br />Four Easy Clicks!<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    42. 42. Quick Start Tools Menu<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    43. 43. Blackboard Course Entry Page<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    44. 44. Elements of an Empty Blackboard Course<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    45. 45. Tabs and Tool Bars<br />The Build Tab = The Designer Role = The Designer Tool Bar<br />All about Content: In the Build Tab you can add files, file folders, tools, tool activities, and customize the look of your course.<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    46. 46. Tabs and Tool Bars<br />The Teach Tab = The Instructor Role = The Instructor Tool Bar<br /><ul><li>All about Grading, Communication and Student Management: the Instructor Tool Bar has the Grade Book, Group Manager and Tracking tools on it.
    47. 47. When you add the Assignment or Assessment tool, the Instructor Tool Bar will add an Assignment Dropboxand a Quiz Grading Dashboard.</li></ul>Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    48. 48. Tabs and Tool Bars<br />The Student View Tab = The Demo Student = The My Tools Tool Bar<br /><ul><li>The Demo Student is a default student placed in every Blackboard course.
    49. 49. As the Demo Student, you see your course as your students do. You can take quizzes, turn in assignments, participate in discussion topics just like an actual student without affecting grade statistics or tracking.
    50. 50. Student View has it’s own tool bar called My Tools. This does not become visible until the Designer adds student tools to it.</li></ul>Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    51. 51. Tabs and Tool Bars<br />Course Tool Bar<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    52. 52. Adding Tools to the Tool Bar<br />In the Build or Teach Tab<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
    53. 53. Adding Tools to the Tool Bar<br />Check or Uncheck Boxes to Add and Remove Tools<br />Saint Louis University Reinert Center for Teaching Excellence<br />
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