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Bb learn fundamentals

  1. 1. BbLearn Fundamentals In this workshop, we will cover the following: <ul><ul><li>Discuss educational problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate the BbLearn (Blackboard 9.1) environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate how to work with content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BREAK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice inside BbLearn sandbox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss solutions to educational problems </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Before you start <ul><ul><li>BbLearn is a learning management system (LMS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have other &quot;edtech&quot; - educational technologies...but no BbLearn integration yet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know that this is a test environment only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>***Back up your spaces as often as possible *** </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sandboxes have been / will be created  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will transfer to production server in July/Aug </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course request form - ilo.dal.ca </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We are all learning together </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>It may help to start with these 2 questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are my educational problems that I'd like to solve? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can online technologies help solve them? If so, how? </li></ul></ul>Educational Problems
  4. 4. BbLearn Demonstration <ul><li>Introduce BbLearn environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>edit on/off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>drag and drop interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>content menu </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce BbLearn content building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>files and folders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pages and web links (URLs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>media and mashups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>textbook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Brief look at Control Panel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>backups </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. BbLearn Practice <ul><ul><li>Think about your educational problems again </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about how to shape your course to solve them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Log into your BbLearn Training Sandbox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try the following: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit Course Menu for a course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create Content Areas (eg. content, assignments, tests, pages) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert 3 tools into Course Menu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit Home Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create Welcome Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set Welcome Page as entry point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add some content from ILOWS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add a web link (URL) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add a mashup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add a Banner to your course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Back up your sandbox </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Wrap-up

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