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  • Overview presentation v3

    1. 1. Hybrid Summer School FAIRMONT PRIVATE SCHOOLS
    2. 2. Topics <ul><li>Traits for Success </li></ul><ul><li>What the Heck is Blackboard? </li></ul><ul><li>Logging In </li></ul><ul><li>Navigating Through Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Contacting Your Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Contacting Your Peers </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Support </li></ul><ul><li>Your Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Updating Your Personal Information </li></ul>
    3. 3. Traits for Success <ul><li>Be a self-disciplined, independent learner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You do not need to rely on your parents or teachers to keep you on-task & involved in the class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All course work is to be completed by assigned dates as given by the Fairmont Preparatory Academy instructor in the Course Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course work submitted late may be subject to a deduction in grade </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Able to communicate through the computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Much of your communication takes place through a written format </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Well organized </li></ul>
    4. 4. Traits for Success <ul><li>Willing to ask questions immediately </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comfortable reading information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You must read all coursework & communications from your instructor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepared to participate daily </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10-15 hours per week per .5 unit course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20-30 hours per week per 1.0 unit course </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. What the Heck is Blackboard? <ul><li>Learning Management System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ enables the management & delivery of learning content & resources to students” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Used for… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading & writing assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submitting assignments virtually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacting your peers & teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transparency (parents can see your grades, assignments, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviewing grades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generating reports (teachers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tracking your progress (teachers) </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Logging In <ul><ul><li>Username & Password is your Student ID # </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>URL: https:// fairmontschools.blackboard.com / </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>The tab bar across the top of your Bb page will help you navigate through Bb </li></ul>
    8. 8. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>Home tab </li></ul>Join the Fairmont Prep fan club on FB Keep current with the FPS Google calendar & newsroom RSS feed Add news feeds, sudoku, calculators, dictionaries, etc to your Home page
    9. 9. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>Login, then click “Classes” from the tab list at the top of the “Home” page </li></ul>
    10. 10. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>Login, then click “Grades” from the tab list at the top of the “Home” page </li></ul>
    11. 11. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>Virtual library of resources, research content, study materials, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>You must self-enroll in the “Prep Library” to gain access </li></ul>1. 2.
    12. 12. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>Click the “Ok” to confirm your enrollment </li></ul>
    13. 13. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>My Places tab </li></ul><ul><li>Change your phone #, avatar, etc. </li></ul>
    14. 14. Navigating Through Blackboard <ul><li>My Places tab </li></ul><ul><li>Change your phone #, avatar, etc. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Contacting Your Teacher <ul><li>Contact information posted in Blackboard or syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>Ask your teacher for his/her Office Hours </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Office Hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-Campus Office Hours </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Contacting Your Peers <ul><li>You can send emails to an internal Blackboard email account </li></ul><ul><li>Emails can be sent to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Users (teacher included) or All Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All or Select Students </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Tech Support <ul><li>Blackboard Tech Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1-888-788-5264 Push ‘3’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use for Blackboard System Crashes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General 8 am to 5 pm M-F </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mike 714-234-2726 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General 5 pm to 9 pm M-F </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alan 714-743-8344 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Your Feedback <ul><li>Meetings with eLearning Team </li></ul><ul><li>Online Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Goal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain your feedback, & experience with the content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain your feedback, & experience with the hybrid class </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Thank You