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- It is our course web site -. What is Blackboard ?. www.pharmacy.ac.uk. blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk. Blackboard is a (VLE) program that controls part of the SoP web site. Others: WebCt – Moodle - Sakai. What can we do with Blackboard ?. http://blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk. Send messages

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What is blackboard

- It is our course web site -

What is Blackboard ?

www.pharmacy.ac.uk

blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk

Blackboard is a (VLE) program that controls part of the SoP web site

Others: WebCt – Moodle - Sakai


What can we do with blackboard

What can we do with Blackboard ?

http://blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk

Send messages

Timetables

Aims and objectives

Policy documents

Official forms

Course notes

Tutorials

Animations

Podcasts – audio files

Video files

Email users

Quizes and tests

Surveys

Work submission

Have discussions


What makes blackboard special

  • Files and users are grouped into ‘courses’ – organisation.

  • Loading files is made simple – ease of use.

What makes Blackboard special ?

  • The user logs on – Blackboard knows who they are.

  • File organisation is appropriate to the user

  • Communication can be facilitated

  • Loading of files is simplified

Blackboard Course

Instructors

All of Blackboard Site

Email

Files

Announcements

Students


What does it look like

What does it look like ?


What does a course look like

What does a course look like ?

http://blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk


The browser and the world wide web

Title

Text

Title

Text

Text lines

Link

Text lines

Link

Title

Text

Title

Text

Title

Text

Link

Link

Link

Text lines

More text

Text lines

More text

Text lines

More text

Link

Link

Link

http://blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk

The browser and the world wide web

<h1>Title</h1>

<p>Lines of text</p>

<img picture >

<a http:www.website.com>Link</a>

www.website.com

IE 6,7 – Firefox - Netscape - Opera - Safari

User -- > Browser < -- > window < -- > WWW


How does the web work with blackboard

How does the web work with Blackboard ?

HTTP

Server gets request --- delivers file to browser

  • Server = blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk - has a store of files

  • Browser (IE) controls all interactions

    • Requests the file.

  • Interprets the file and makes up the page

    • Text + Images

    • Links (more file requests).

Browser can only interpret HTML text files and images - gif, jpeg, png.

* Calls local program for other types: .pdf, .doc, .ppt, .swf….. *


Getting documents what does the browser do

User clicks Link = web page Address

Server finds file

Getting documents: What does the browser do ?

HTML

Browser displays page

Sends the file

BB:

Interpret link -> Request file -> Receive file -> Then what ??

Decide

.htm

.txt

.doc

.rtf

.wpd

.ppt

.pdf

.swf

? Don’t Know

? Save

Use

Acrobat

Open

Word

Open

Powerpoint

Flash

Player

Normal

Display


What is blackboard

Saving files from blackboard

Use the mouse to save the file directly


What is blackboard

Rich text files

.rtf = a wordprocessor file type that is application independent

can contain text, images, tables, formatting

To make:

Write the document as normal in any word processor

Use:File->Save As: (rtf)

The ending rtf is added automatically

  • Advantages:

    • Can be opened or saved with any wordprocessor or version.

    • Cannot contain virus code.

    • Files are ASCII text – easier management and editing.


What is blackboard

Using computers is all about files

Special:

.zip, .pdf, .exe, .dll, .ini, .eps

Text Document:

.txt, .doc, .rtf, .wpd

Application:

.ppt, .xls, qpw, .odt,

Graphic and Image:

Vector:

.drw, ai, .cgm .wmf, .tiff

Bit map:

.gif, .jpg, .png, .cpx, .bmp

Web:

htm, .asp, .php, .swf, .css, . js, .vbs

Other Media:

.cpa, wav, .wmf, .mp3, .mp4


What is blackboard

Knowing about your files

View Details

Title

Ext


E learning what it is

e-Learning -- What it is

Electronic support for conventional teaching

Electronic teaching

  • Management Function

    • Course enrolment

  • Communication

    • Announcements Email

  • General Information

    • Aims, Sylabus

  • Teaching Material

    • Notes, PowerPoint

  • Assessment

    • Tests, Essay submission

  • Structured

  • Guided

  • Interactive

  • Discussions

  • Standalone

Blackboard

PowerPoint

HTML, Flash


What is blackboard

Login to Blackboard:

http://www.pharmacy.ac.uk

http://blackboard.pharmacy.ac.uk


  • Login