Blackboard at the University of Missouri has always been a mission critical environment; however, it lacked the tools necessary to analyze and troubleshoot. Learn how Mizzou introduced third party tools and scripts that helped administrators better understand how users interact with Blackboard and improved troubleshooting issues within the application. Attendees will take away information about Read more about Hold the Winning Hand: Tools and Tips to Help Manage Blackboard Learn Environments[…]
This presentation reviews the issues and processes the University of Missouri used in the integration of their student information system with Blackboard Learn. Attendees will learn how the project team succeeded in implementing the new SIS Framework after just completing a Snapshot Flat File integration. The University of Missouri wanted to improve data integration between Read more about Focusing on SIS Frameworks: A Migration from Snapshot Integration Tools[…]
Many institutions across the country are facing the increasing push to offer more and more classes in online environments. While this need grows, the same institutions face no funding to increase staff and to spur training for course developers and instructors. In the state of Arkansas, the Blackboard Users Group, called ARBUG, created a statewide Read more about Building Bridges to Better Online Education: Developing a statewide program to achieve and recognize excellence in online education[…]
South Arkansas Community College implemented Blackboard Snapshot starting in the Spring 2008 semester. The tool pulls information from the institution’s SIS system (POISE) and updates student contact information, rosters, etc. in Blackboard with near real time synchronization. The presentation will include the structure used and the plan developed to have the procedure running for the Read more about Implementing Blackboard Snapshot aka The Good, The Bad, & The Errors[…]
This one-hour course was presented individually to professors scheduled to teach compressed video courses. This course covered practical use of Tandberg equipment, including cameras, touch screen controls, video, dvd, and computers. Participants also learned specific rules for developing content via compressed video delivery. This session was presented multiple times as needed.
This one-hour course instructed the university community on changes and planned upgrades to the Blackboard Learning System. Topics included: archiving/exporting a course, scheduled down-time, removal of digital drop box, and examples of changes planned in the upcoming release. This session was presented thirty times at multiple sites.