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  1. 1. Black Board Professional development: Professional development website: Professional development website:
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Black board was found in 1997 </li></ul><ul><li>to provide technical standards for online learning applications </li></ul>
  3. 3. Functions <ul><li>professors could put course information, including syllabi, reference sites, and study guides, on the Web </li></ul><ul><li>Easy access to course materials and readings. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to exchange messages with instructors </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Benefits of Blackboard Learning System </li></ul><ul><li>Increased availability: </li></ul><ul><li>Can be accessed from the internet at anytime and anywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can retrieve all of their course materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can submit their assignments as soon as they are complete. </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers can provide immediate insight into a student’s academic performance. </li></ul><ul><li>Professors can deliver alert and instructions </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Quick feedback.   </li></ul><ul><li>There are two types of feedback provided via Blackboard: </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty-initiated feedback and automated feedback. Instant grading & instant feedback, </li></ul><ul><li>Students can submit their homework assignments from anywhere </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>function for quizzes and exams </li></ul><ul><li>students can take their tests and have all Objective-based questions graded and scores available immediately after they submit their Responses </li></ul><ul><li>Students can see their grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Get instant feedback through the Blackboard’s Survey about the class. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Students can do text-based chat and allows live interaction among participants </li></ul><ul><li>Through the stored email address it is easy to send email to individual, instructor or a group tracking. </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard tracks student usage of courses and posts these results in the course statistics area. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Instructors can obtain statistics on all students or individual students within the course. </li></ul><ul><li>Individual assignments can also be tracked. Date and time stamps are included in the Last Submitted/Modified section of the submitted assignment, allowing for easy identification of late assignments. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Students can also track their own progress by viewing the Grade book. Skill building. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Additional skills could be promoted with the use of Blackboard: </li></ul><ul><li>Organization and time management help students to carry out their assignments efficiently. </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard provides a calendar for each course. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>All documents posted by the instructor can provide start and end dates and times. </li></ul><ul><li>Using of dates and times for all documents encourages students to use their time wisely. </li></ul><ul><li>Checking the Course Calendar or the Grade book, where all assignments are listed, allows the student to allocate time efficiently. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>A course management system is beneficial to student learning. </li></ul><ul><li>The students feel that technology helps them feel more organized, absorb more material. </li></ul><ul><li>Students find that learning with technology more interesting than the old ones. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Distance Learning: </li></ul><ul><li>Black Board system: </li></ul><ul><li>Provide auditory and verbal learners with enough resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow the observational learner to meet his needs though discussion board </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Help the visual learner by providing clips, films and web links. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional resources to reinforce lecture notes and postings to the discussion board. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows the instructor to accomplish effective online teaching principles. </li></ul>