Innovating through               Federal Aviation                                 AdministrationTechnology duringChallengi...
Agenda•   FAA Training Tools Overview•   Blackboard Overview•   FAA Implementation Overview•   Q&AFAA Blackboard Presentat...
What does the FAA use forTraining?•   Plateau/SF•   Adobe Connect•   SharePoint•   BlackboardFAA Blackboard Presentation  ...
Overview• A Course Management System (CMS) that allows  for instructional personnel to  develop, administer, and conduct a...
Why Blackboard at the FAA?• Cost savings in era of tight budgets• Blackboard offers a continuous, flexible  learning exper...
Why Instructors/Learners “like” eLearning• It works (very reliable and robust)• Easy to use (intuitive)• Standard look and...
How Does FAA Use Online LearningTools?• Hybrid Training Programs      –   Content Delivery (SCORM, html, etc.)      –   As...
FAA Story Details• FAA-Wide Initiative      – 10,000 users per year and growing      – Multiple Lines of Business• FAA Lic...
FAA Implementation Details• Phase One – Pilot Deployment Phase  (through May 2011)• Phase II – Full Blackboard 9.1 Product...
System Integration Detail • eLMS      – Single-Sign-On (SSO)      – Course Creation and Enrollment (Drop/Add)      – Compl...
FAA Implementation Policies andProcedures• Policies (user creation, course  creation, etc.)• Technical Standards (SCORM)• ...
Q&AFAA Blackboard Presentation   Federal Aviation   SL-12-BB                              Administration
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Innovating Through Technology During Challenging Economic Times

  1. 1. Innovating through Federal Aviation AdministrationTechnology duringChallenging EconomicTimesDelivered by: Jeffrey RohrlickDate: June 26, 2012
  2. 2. Agenda• FAA Training Tools Overview• Blackboard Overview• FAA Implementation Overview• Q&AFAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-2-BB Administration
  3. 3. What does the FAA use forTraining?• Plateau/SF• Adobe Connect• SharePoint• BlackboardFAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-3-BB Administration
  4. 4. Overview• A Course Management System (CMS) that allows for instructional personnel to develop, administer, and conduct activities for learners in an online environment• An all-in-one “template” for delivering online content• An online community of instructors and learners• CMS market leader in higher education, K-12, and Professional EducationFAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-4-BB Administration
  5. 5. Why Blackboard at the FAA?• Cost savings in era of tight budgets• Blackboard offers a continuous, flexible learning experience – Existing FAA tools (eLMS, SharePoint) offer self- paced learning• FAA approach is to have Blackboard supplement these tools to provide an enhanced learning experienceFAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-5-BB Administration
  6. 6. Why Instructors/Learners “like” eLearning• It works (very reliable and robust)• Easy to use (intuitive)• Standard look and feel (common functions across courses/schools)• Reduces instructional administration tasks (e.g., grading, hand-outs)• Many instructors and learners already know it• Allows for “anytime learning” (synchronous/asynchronous student/instructors communication and collaboration)• Flexible tool (Web-Enhanced, Hybrid, Full Distance Learning (DL))FAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-6-BB Administration
  7. 7. How Does FAA Use Online LearningTools?• Hybrid Training Programs – Content Delivery (SCORM, html, etc.) – Assessments (BB/QuestionMark) – Assignments – Asynchronous Tools (Discussion Boards)FAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-7-BB Administration
  8. 8. FAA Story Details• FAA-Wide Initiative – 10,000 users per year and growing – Multiple Lines of Business• FAA License: – Blackboard Learn v9.1 – Community Engagement• Integration – eLMS – QuestionMark Perception – Adobe Connect (future)FAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-8-BB Administration
  9. 9. FAA Implementation Details• Phase One – Pilot Deployment Phase (through May 2011)• Phase II – Full Blackboard 9.1 Production System Deployment and Integration (through May 2012)• Phase III – Production System Optimization, and On-going Support Phase (May 2012-onward)FAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-9-BB Administration
  10. 10. System Integration Detail • eLMS – Single-Sign-On (SSO) – Course Creation and Enrollment (Drop/Add) – Completion Reporting (Grade Book)FAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-10-BB Administration
  11. 11. FAA Implementation Policies andProcedures• Policies (user creation, course creation, etc.)• Technical Standards (SCORM)• Instructional Design Standards• 508 CompliantFAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-11-BB Administration
  12. 12. Q&AFAA Blackboard Presentation Federal Aviation SL-12-BB Administration

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