Blackboard  + Facebook
do you know Blackboard?
<ul><li>do you: </li></ul><ul><li>teach online? </li></ul><ul><li>teach a hybrid course? </li></ul><ul><li>post materials ...
<ul><li>at MCC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>every student and instructor has a Blackboard account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ever...
Photo credit:  Abby Ernst
do you know Facebook?
Photo credit:  Sarah Joos there are more than 175 million  active users
Photo credit:  Martin Billings the average user  has 120 friends  on the site
Photo credit:  M Maripepa … and each day they spend  more than three billion  minutes on Facebook  (worldwide)
Photo credit:  Gozde Otman the largest demographic concentration remains the traditional college demographic of 18-24 year...
Photo credit:  Patrick Moore the 35-54 year old  demographic is  growing fastest, with  a 276.4% growth rate  (since June ...
which can lead to a situation  like this-
 
 
it’s a verb - really www.urbandictionary.com http://www.urbandictionary.com/
lots of college students  - of all ages - are spending  lots of time on Facebook can Facebook help them  keep up with thei...
Blackboard Sync all information from the website wiki.blackboardsync.com
a collaboration of Facebook  and Blackboard
<ul><li>safe and secure </li></ul><ul><li>delivers course information and updates </li></ul><ul><li>option to connect thro...
safe and secure graphic from the  Blackboard Sync webinar
what information syncs? announcements new discussion posts notice new course content notice new grades notice course roste...
NOT THE ACTUAL POSTS,  CONTENT, or GRADES
how do you set it up? you need: MCC Blackboard account Facebook account
installing the Blackboard Sync  application in Facebook 1 2
3 4 5
http://bboard.mcckc.edu 6 enter your MCC Blackboard user name and password 7
8 SUCCESS!
tabs display updated information
announcements
forums
content
grades
course map goes to the login page NOT to the course
course roster
Images and graphics from  Stock.xchng  -  http://www.sxc.hu/home Blackboard  Sync -  http://www.blackboardsync.com Faceboo...
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An introduction to the Blackboard Sync application in Facebook prepared for the Metropolitan Community College faculty convocation, February 2009.

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  • Hi, this is Kathryn Barker. I’m an instructional designer at Metropolitan Community College working with the distance education classes. Part of my job is to try new technology and look at how it might be used to enhance instruction. In this presentation I’m going to introduce an briefly demo the relatively new Blackboard Sync app for Facebook.
  • Blackboard + Facebook

    1. 1. Blackboard + Facebook
    2. 2. do you know Blackboard?
    3. 3. <ul><li>do you: </li></ul><ul><li>teach online? </li></ul><ul><li>teach a hybrid course? </li></ul><ul><li>post materials in Blackboard? </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>at MCC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>every student and instructor has a Blackboard account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>every course has a ‘shell’ </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Photo credit: Abby Ernst
    6. 6. do you know Facebook?
    7. 7. Photo credit: Sarah Joos there are more than 175 million active users
    8. 8. Photo credit: Martin Billings the average user has 120 friends on the site
    9. 9. Photo credit: M Maripepa … and each day they spend more than three billion minutes on Facebook (worldwide)
    10. 10. Photo credit: Gozde Otman the largest demographic concentration remains the traditional college demographic of 18-24 year olds (40.8%)
    11. 11. Photo credit: Patrick Moore the 35-54 year old demographic is growing fastest, with a 276.4% growth rate (since June ’08) the 55+ demographic is not far behind with a 194.3% growth rate over the same period
    12. 12. which can lead to a situation like this-
    13. 15. it’s a verb - really www.urbandictionary.com http://www.urbandictionary.com/
    14. 16. lots of college students - of all ages - are spending lots of time on Facebook can Facebook help them keep up with their course work?
    15. 17. Blackboard Sync all information from the website wiki.blackboardsync.com
    16. 18. a collaboration of Facebook and Blackboard
    17. 19. <ul><li>safe and secure </li></ul><ul><li>delivers course information and updates </li></ul><ul><li>option to connect through Facebook </li></ul>
    18. 20. safe and secure graphic from the Blackboard Sync webinar
    19. 21. what information syncs? announcements new discussion posts notice new course content notice new grades notice course roster course map
    20. 22. NOT THE ACTUAL POSTS, CONTENT, or GRADES
    21. 23. how do you set it up? you need: MCC Blackboard account Facebook account
    22. 24. installing the Blackboard Sync application in Facebook 1 2
    23. 25. 3 4 5
    24. 26. http://bboard.mcckc.edu 6 enter your MCC Blackboard user name and password 7
    25. 27. 8 SUCCESS!
    26. 28. tabs display updated information
    27. 29. announcements
    28. 30. forums
    29. 31. content
    30. 32. grades
    31. 33. course map goes to the login page NOT to the course
    32. 34. course roster
    33. 35. Images and graphics from Stock.xchng - http://www.sxc.hu/home Blackboard Sync - http://www.blackboardsync.com Facebook Usage Statistics from Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/press/info.php?statistics iStrategy Labs - http://www.istrategylabs.com/

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