Blackboard Fall 2012 Updates Faculty Development Sessions #9/10 July 18, 2012 10 am CT July 31, 2012 2 pm CT
T1 Timeline July 23Syllabi uploaded to course shell(s). July 31Course completely developed. August 1 – 3Troy University Blackboard server will be upgraded to Service Pack 9. Blackboard will NOT be available during these dates. August 10All courses must be available to students. August 8-10Instructional designers will complete a course check. August 13T1 Classes begin.
Review the new Bb environment on the Staging ServerReview the sample of the Fall Bb Updates. • ThroughJuly 31Build and complete your T1 course by July 31 Bb down Aug 1-3. • August 6-7Review your T1 course in the new environment. • August 10Make course(s) available to students. • After Course Readiness Checksmake any updates recommended by ID. How to Prepare
How to PrepareInstructional designers will complete a course check. • Blackboard-To-GoTwelve Steps to Building a Contemporary Online Course • Review this PPT Design Tips for an A+ Course Check PowerPoint Slides Course Review and Support
What’s New? New features of SP9include: Merge Enrollments Multi-Section Management Activity Reports Automated Regrading Negative Marking Goal, Content Alignment, and Course Performance Reports
See What It Looks Like… • Log-in as you would when you log into Bb • Notice the green banner and bright yellow writing. • Available for viewing through the end of July.
Faculty Development and SupportInstructional Design and Faculty Support • Educational Technology/ Bb Supporthttp://helpdesk.troy.edu • Instructional Design MissionTo assist instructors with course design and development. Support and Contact
More Training… • July 31 2pm CTRepeat webinar of today’s session. 2 pm. • August 6 3:35-4:30 pm CTIT Summit Forum:eTROY Instructional Design and Educational Technology Forum • August 7 10:00-11:50 pm CTIT Summit Hands-On Workshop:Juggle Don’t Struggle: The Effective and Efficient Online Classroom • August 7 2:35-4:30 pm CTIT Summit presentation:Interactive Teaching Tools: Encourage Engagement, Communication, and Feedback in your online course August 7th 10:00 - 11:50 IT Summit: Hands-On Workshop Juggle Don’t Struggle: The Effective and Efficient Online Classroom
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