A journey through Bb over the ages for our recently joined friends from WebCT and Angel!
Experience and resources brought together in BbWorld (San Diego) and Bb Europe (Edinburgh) in 2006. ABC – access, basics, community were the fundamentals. I would probably now say Accessibility, Brand, Community
Make as many things as possible one click – ideally less than one click.
Branding was important. Don’t underestimate a good marketing ploy!
This was a great portal use of video case studies in 2006 and still is.
My top ten (in no particular order, and not the order they’re about to come in!)
Ohio videos have people inviting you in and then close up screen shots. Would like to meet this guy after seeing lots of his videos and several hair styles
Trying to minimise people having to think how to find what they want, or even what they want. Need to make it all easier.
Ready meals prepopulates basket with lots of resources relevant to a topic you choose.
Model good practice. People need to see what they can make/be helped to make their courses look like.
Don’t underestimate time spent on making things look nice either
From the presentation I gave to switch jobs in 2005,what are the key requirements and challenges to implementing a VLE.
This was a key slide. Don’t just hire geeks unless they have people skills. Difficult skill set to acquire, hire and retain. Don’t consider them cheap and disposable, you’ll regret it!
Everyone has drivers. We have a big one...
I’m not so worried about the red 90, it’s ‘down’ from last year, but still, it’s not 47. Anything nearer 50 I want to work on. (Usually they’re around feedback and assessment). The university cares what our exiting students say in satisfaction surveys. I care about how to make that better for the next year’s students not say the same. Like – put your assignment title where they can see it in Bb, not on p. 36 of your attached module guide...
Our E-learning Framework. Available as a pdf.
Last year’s BbWorld presentation was on the querying of data longitudinally against the Framework. All still going in the right direction
Use EricKunnen and Santo Nucifora’s great building block Astro to get your data.
Is a document dump a virtual learning environment? Really?
Connecting field trips or problem-based-learning direct from Second Life to Bb
Arts students opportunities to explore
Perfect representation, which staff will be ‘familiar’ with when it opens (newly built) in 2011
Come on in and work with us at Teeslife!
Staff Lounge in Second Life
Remember the poster presentation from BbWorld 2007?!
Watch videoed lunchtime seminars
Read up what we’re doing
Podcast is more relevant faculty > students, less so central support > faculty.
Some of the things we do
We tweet as @elearningatees
Check out Kaltura. Good multimedia. We blog at eat.scm.tees.ac.uk/blog
I don’t teach to teach tech.
You can lay a lot of groundwork virtually/electronically, but you need to buy them lunch sometime. And then when you’ve created f2f relationships, you need to nurture them. Virtually is good. But getting together to share ideas – like now – also helps. Thanks for listening.
Here’s that list again.
You can always (well, for a while anyway) find me on Teeslife, on twitter, or on slideshare.
Ten years of Top Tips
10 years of top tips!Driving & Delivering Dreams<br />Kate Boardman<br />#BbWorld10 July 2010<br />
Get Creative<br />Rethink pedagogy<br />Get rid of document dumps (resource library)<br />Think about PBL<br />Situated/Contextual/ScenarioLearning<br />More audio/video/images<br />Use generators if people don’t want to be videoed/recorded<br />