Highlights of Blackboard Learn Lorie Stolarchuk Learning Technologies

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Highlights of Blackboard Learn Lorie Stolarchuk Learning Technologies Educational Consultant Tim Au-Yeung Online Learning

Highlights of Blackboard Learn Lorie Stolarchuk Learning Technologies Educational Consultant Tim Au-Yeung Online Learning Systems Administrator Centre for Teaching and Learning

How do I get started in Bb? • Need a UWin ID and password

How do I get started in Bb? • Need a UWin ID and password (ITS – http: //www. uwindsor. ca/uwinid) • Login at uwindsor. ca/blackboard • CTL Workshops (uwindsor. ca/bbworkshops) • Online Self-paced Courses e. g. Introduction to Blackboard (self-paced) • Sandbox Site (to practice in) • Bb Café (organization site with notices) 2

How do I get course sites? • Automatically, once you are listed in the

How do I get course sites? • Automatically, once you are listed in the SIS as the instructor of record, and your course is known to the SIS • Course will be unavailable to students until you are ready to make it available 3

How do students get added my course site? Automatically! As long as you are

How do students get added my course site? Automatically! As long as you are listed as the Instructor of Record, and the course is known in the SIS 4

How do the students get access to my course site? Click in a Content

How do the students get access to my course site? Click in a Content Area such as Resources. Look to top right of site for red lock icon. Click to Make Available 5

What cool things can Blackboard do? Source: License free to use and share –

What cool things can Blackboard do? Source: License free to use and share – http: //i 0. wp. com/www. techtrends. co. zm/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/tech-trends-automation-blackboard. jpg 6

Tests, Surveys and Pools Centre • 17 different types of questions 7

Tests, Surveys and Pools Centre • 17 different types of questions 7

Tests, Surveys, Pools Cont’d • Test Availability Exceptions • Test Access Log (how much

Tests, Surveys, Pools Cont’d • Test Availability Exceptions • Test Access Log (how much time student spent on questions, or spot cheaters who share exact same answers)

Student Preview

Student Preview

Rubrics • Assignments with optional customizable grading rubrics 10

Rubrics • Assignments with optional customizable grading rubrics 10

Grade Centre • Integrated with multiple tools – Assignments, tests, discussions, journals, blogs, wikis

Grade Centre • Integrated with multiple tools – Assignments, tests, discussions, journals, blogs, wikis • Create columns for activities e. g. participation, projects • Group work can be graded • Smart Views – (individuals, groups, category, attributes e. g. low scores, comparisons) • Needs Grading Page– filters out ungraded items 11

Grade Center 12

Grade Center 12

Retention Centre • Displays which students are at risk in one or more of

Retention Centre • Displays which students are at risk in one or more of four categories: – Missed Deadlines – Grades – Course Activity – Course Access • Can create customizable rules • Send notifications and track private comments 13

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Adaptive Release • • • By Date By Grade Membership by Group Individuals By

Adaptive Release • • • By Date By Grade Membership by Group Individuals By Review Status Customized Advanced Rules – Combinations of above 15

Inline Grading on Assignments

Inline Grading on Assignments

Safe. Assign Plagiarism Checker • Used to detect possible citation problems • Helps students

Safe. Assign Plagiarism Checker • Used to detect possible citation problems • Helps students identify how to properly attribute sources rather than paraphrase • Deterrent and an educational tool • Embedded into the Assignments tool 17

Safe. Assign Databases content submitted is compared against: • Institutional document archives • Global

Safe. Assign Databases content submitted is compared against: • Institutional document archives • Global Reference Database (15 million papers volunteered) • Pro. Quest ABI/Inform Database (1100 publications, 2. 6 million articles) • Internet (Yahoo BOSS search service) 18

Safe. Assign Originality Report 19

Safe. Assign Originality Report 19

Import to Grade Centre • Import Scantron Results directly into course

Import to Grade Centre • Import Scantron Results directly into course

Date Management • Adjust all content and tool dates in course • Drag and

Date Management • Adjust all content and tool dates in course • Drag and drop events • Course initiation can have dates for the entire semester shifted by a number of days or an expected course start date 21

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Auto-Groups • Enrolment is automatically maintained from the SIS directly into your course site

Auto-Groups • Enrolment is automatically maintained from the SIS directly into your course site • Auto-groups populates sections into your course site • Customization upon request e. g. labs

Mobile • Bb Student • Bb Instructor

Mobile • Bb Student • Bb Instructor

Achievements • Course Completion: The certificate reward is required. An additional badge is optional.

Achievements • Course Completion: The certificate reward is required. An additional badge is optional. • Milestone: The reward can only be a badge. • Custom: Badges, certificates, or both are allowed. 25

Virtual Classroom Blackboard Collaborate • Record sessions • Synchronous communication (audio, video, text) •

Virtual Classroom Blackboard Collaborate • Record sessions • Synchronous communication (audio, video, text) • Low (adaptive) bandwidth use • Break out rooms • Application sharing • Whiteboard – presentations, annotations • Works on Windows, Mac, Android, i. OS • Ultra version is HTML 5 based and responsive, mobile first design

Questions? 27

Questions? 27