Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Blackboard 8.0 Introduction

3,421 views

Published on

Template presentation used to create presentation introducing new features and tools in Blackboard 8.0, available at http://www.niu.edu/blackboard/resources/version80.shtml

Published in: Business, Technology
  • Great slides, Jason! Thanks for providing this!
       Reply 
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here

Blackboard 8.0 Introduction

  1. 1. Blackboard Version 8.0 Introduction to New Features & Tools
  2. 2. Primary Feature Changes <ul><li>Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion Board </li></ul><ul><li>Timed Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Content Collection </li></ul>
  3. 3. Announcements
  4. 4. Sending Course Announcements Via Email When posting a new announcement, to send a copy of the new announcement to students, click this option
  5. 5. Discussion Board
  6. 6. Hiding / Unhiding Search Options Click this icon to show or hide the search fields, thus conserving screen space in the discussion board.
  7. 7. Post Tagging Faculty can tag posts with text labels; Other users can search using these tags
  8. 8. Replying with a Quote
  9. 9. Subscribing to a Forum Once subscribed, click Unsubscribe to unsubscribe from new forum messages
  10. 10. Tree View vs. List View
  11. 11. Timed Assessments
  12. 12. Test Timer to Track Time Spent on a Test The timer will now appear at the top of the page on the right hand side.
  13. 13. Content Collection
  14. 14. Collaboration (Workflow)
  15. 15. Portfolios
  16. 16. Permanent URLs Links to the Blackboard Content Collection items no longer break if files are later moved to a different location within the Content Collection
  17. 17. Notifications
  18. 18. Copying Files to the Content Collection
  19. 19. Course Link Checker
  20. 20. New Tools <ul><li>Grade Center </li></ul><ul><li>Early Warning System </li></ul><ul><li>Self and Peer Assessment </li></ul>
  21. 21. Grade Center
  22. 22. Grade Center Capabilities
  23. 23. Action Links
  24. 24. Icon Legend
  25. 25. Interactive / Non-Interactive Views
  26. 26. Grade Information Bar
  27. 27. Inline Editing
  28. 28. Searching and Sorting
  29. 29. Adding Calculated Columns
  30. 30. Smart Views
  31. 31. Freezing Columns
  32. 32. Grading Periods
  33. 33. Showing / Hiding Users and Columns
  34. 34. Generating Reports
  35. 35. Sending Email From the Grade Center
  36. 36. Adding Comments to a Grade
  37. 37. Exempting a Grade / Dropping the Lowest Grade
  38. 38. Grade History and Reverting a Grade
  39. 39. Early Warning System
  40. 40. Early Warning System Rules
  41. 41. Reviewing Alerts and Notifying Users
  42. 42. Self and Peer Assessment
  43. 43. Self and Peer Assessment Capabilities
  44. 44. For more information… <ul><li>blackboard. niu . edu </li></ul><ul><li>teachingwithblackboard . niu . edu </li></ul>

×