Bb9 Build Workshop<br />Languages, Linguistics and Cultures<br />
House keeping<br />Toilets<br />Fire<br />Structure and timings of session<br />90 minutes presentation and hands-on<br />...
Build Workshop<br />Portals & Playgrounds<br />The Bb9 Interface<br />New Features & Content<br />The Standard Course Stru...
Portals<br />Accessing Bb9 courses through the Portal<br />
Accessing Bb9 courses through the Portal<br />The Staff Portal is the entrance way into Bb9<br />Access it from www.manche...
The Bb9 Interface<br />The Blackboard Tab<br />My Places, Help, Organisations<br />Edit mode - replaces Build/Teach/Studen...
Exploring the Blackboard tab<br />
Using ‘My Places’<br />
About Edit Mode<br />
Exploring the Home Page<br />
The Course Environment<br />
The Course Menu<br />
Course Menu Views<br />
Building Content<br />Create an Announcement<br />Adding a Content Area<br />Add an Item<br />
New Features & Content<br />Building content<br />The Content Collection<br />External Content<br />Further Tools<br />Lea...
Building Content<br />Announcements<br />Content Area<br />Items<br />
ACTIVITY 2: Create an Announcement<br />
Create an Announcement (2)<br />
ACTIVITY 3: Adding a Content Area<br />
ACTIVITY 4: Adding Items to a Content Area<br />
Adding Items to a Content Area (2)<br />
Adding Items to a Content Area (3)<br />
The Content Collection<br />File Manager is now Content Collection<br />Drag and Drop Files into Content Collection<br />F...
ACTIVITY 5: Drag and drop practice files into Content Collection<br />
ACTIVITY 6: Adding an Item with a file attachment<br />
External Content<br />Mashups<br />Links<br />
ACTIVITY 7: Adding a Mashup<br />
ACTIVITY 7: Adding a Mashup (2)<br />
ACTIVITY 7: Adding a Mashup (3)<br />
ACTIVITY 8: Adding Links<br />
Links for LLC staff<br />Locate course unit descriptions so that they can insert these into BB9 sites, see:<br /> http://c...
Further Tools<br />Email<br />Adding Contacts<br />
ACTIVITY 9: Adding a Contact<br />
Add a Contact (2)<br />Expand Tools area on the Control Panel<br />Click the Contacts link<br />Enter contact information<...
Learning modules<br />Learning modules can be used in Bb9<br />Are useful for sequencing learning<br />See: How to Create ...
Organizing the Course Menu Links<br />     Add Subheaders and Dividers<br />
Linking & Organising<br />Linking to Tools from within the content area<br />Changing the landing page<br />Re-organising ...
ACTIVITY 10: Add a link to a Course Tool<br />
ACTIVITY 10: Add a link to a Course Tool (2)<br />
ACTIVITY 10: Add a link to a Course Tool (3)<br />
Activity 11: Changing a Landing Page<br />
ACTIVITY 12: Changing the Order of Items<br />
Self help Options<br />Knowledge Base / Help Button<br />www.manchester.ac.uk/servicedesk<br />type ‘Bb9’ into the search ...
eLearning Support<br />Drop ins<br />Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-1pm in Room C1.44, Ellen Wilkinson<br />School drop ins<br...
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  • FN: slide 4 refers to the activation of Playground spaces. As discussed, please avoid.
  • A quick way to jump between units or organisations without returning to the Portal
  • FN: - please explain the rationale of the tools discussed in the workshop. Emphasise what benefits they bring to the member of staff, e.g. more time-, cost-effective, etc.FN: - slide 31, adding links: must open in a new window
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    1. 1. Bb9 Build Workshop<br />Languages, Linguistics and Cultures<br />
    2. 2. House keeping<br />Toilets<br />Fire<br />Structure and timings of session<br />90 minutes presentation and hands-on<br />30 minutes additional support time<br />
    3. 3. Build Workshop<br />Portals & Playgrounds<br />The Bb9 Interface<br />New Features & Content<br />The Standard Course Structure (SCS)<br />Self help options<br />
    4. 4. Portals<br />Accessing Bb9 courses through the Portal<br />
    5. 5. Accessing Bb9 courses through the Portal<br />The Staff Portal is the entrance way into Bb9<br />Access it from www.manchester.ac.uk/portal<br />Click ‘Teaching and Research’tab<br />In the ‘My Courses’portlet, you will see all your courses: Blackboard Vista 8 and/or Bb9: Current, Future and Ended Courses<br />(Option to add ‘My Organisations’ portlet)<br />Little person icon= Blackboard Vista 8 course<br />Bb9 icon = Bb9 course<br />
    6. 6. The Bb9 Interface<br />The Blackboard Tab<br />My Places, Help, Organisations<br />Edit mode - replaces Build/Teach/Student tabs<br />Modules on the Home Page<br />Course Menu<br />ACTIVITY 1: EXPLORING THE INTERFACE<br />
    7. 7. Exploring the Blackboard tab<br />
    8. 8. Using ‘My Places’<br />
    9. 9. About Edit Mode<br />
    10. 10. Exploring the Home Page<br />
    11. 11. The Course Environment<br />
    12. 12. The Course Menu<br />
    13. 13. Course Menu Views<br />
    14. 14. Building Content<br />Create an Announcement<br />Adding a Content Area<br />Add an Item<br />
    15. 15. New Features & Content<br />Building content<br />The Content Collection<br />External Content<br />Further Tools<br />Learning modules<br />Linking & Organising<br />
    16. 16. Building Content<br />Announcements<br />Content Area<br />Items<br />
    17. 17. ACTIVITY 2: Create an Announcement<br />
    18. 18. Create an Announcement (2)<br />
    19. 19. ACTIVITY 3: Adding a Content Area<br />
    20. 20. ACTIVITY 4: Adding Items to a Content Area<br />
    21. 21. Adding Items to a Content Area (2)<br />
    22. 22. Adding Items to a Content Area (3)<br />
    23. 23. The Content Collection<br />File Manager is now Content Collection<br />Drag and Drop Files into Content Collection<br />File management, adding subfolders<br />Adding an Item with a File Attachment<br />
    24. 24. ACTIVITY 5: Drag and drop practice files into Content Collection<br />
    25. 25. ACTIVITY 6: Adding an Item with a file attachment<br />
    26. 26. External Content<br />Mashups<br />Links<br />
    27. 27. ACTIVITY 7: Adding a Mashup<br />
    28. 28. ACTIVITY 7: Adding a Mashup (2)<br />
    29. 29. ACTIVITY 7: Adding a Mashup (3)<br />
    30. 30. ACTIVITY 8: Adding Links<br />
    31. 31. Links for LLC staff<br />Locate course unit descriptions so that they can insert these into BB9 sites, see:<br /> http://courses.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/undergraduate/#llc<br /> Insert a copy of the relevant feedback form for your unit too, so that students can see the criteria against which their work is being assessed. See:<br /> http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/intranet/staff/policies/teaching/Feedback/<br />
    32. 32. Further Tools<br />Email<br />Adding Contacts<br />
    33. 33. ACTIVITY 9: Adding a Contact<br />
    34. 34. Add a Contact (2)<br />Expand Tools area on the Control Panel<br />Click the Contacts link<br />Enter contact information<br />Upload a picture<br />Click Submit<br />Check from the student view<br />
    35. 35. Learning modules<br />Learning modules can be used in Bb9<br />Are useful for sequencing learning<br />See: How to Create a Learning Module pdf<br />
    36. 36. Organizing the Course Menu Links<br /> Add Subheaders and Dividers<br />
    37. 37. Linking & Organising<br />Linking to Tools from within the content area<br />Changing the landing page<br />Re-organising the course menu via drag and drop<br />
    38. 38. ACTIVITY 10: Add a link to a Course Tool<br />
    39. 39. ACTIVITY 10: Add a link to a Course Tool (2)<br />
    40. 40. ACTIVITY 10: Add a link to a Course Tool (3)<br />
    41. 41. Activity 11: Changing a Landing Page<br />
    42. 42. ACTIVITY 12: Changing the Order of Items<br />
    43. 43. Self help Options<br />Knowledge Base / Help Button<br />www.manchester.ac.uk/servicedesk<br />type ‘Bb9’ into the search field to get  a full list of resources.<br />On-Demand Learning Centerondemand.blackboard.com<br />Ask Dr. C discussions.blackboard.com<br />Blackboard Connections connections.blackboard.com/pages/home <br />
    44. 44. eLearning Support<br />Drop ins<br />Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-1pm in Room C1.44, Ellen Wilkinson<br />School drop ins<br />www.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/tandl/elearning/bb9/<br />elearning@manchester.ac.uk<br />

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