DescriptionUse the quick-start guide to create your course in a flash
Post course materials, give quizzes, facilitate discussions, and handle grades
You're an educator, not a psychic, so how would you know how to use Blackboard with no instructions? These step-by-step examples show you how to set up a Blackboard classroom, put your materials on the Internet, communicate online with students, and even evaluate their performance.
Discover how to
* Navigate the Blackboard environment
* Customize your course menu
* Add and organize course materials
* Give online assignments
* Conduct online discussions and chat rooms
* Keep track of grades
Part I: What’s Blackboard All About?
Chapter 1: Your First Look at Blackboard.
Chapter 2: The Course-Development Process.
Part II: Easing into Blackboard.
Chapter 3: Got Learners? (Getting People into Your Course).
Chapter 4: Making the Course Your Own.
Chapter 5: Building Your Class Materials.
Chapter 6: Connecting with Learners.
Part III: Earning Your Blackboard Black Belt.
Chapter 7: Getting the Most from Blackboard.
Chapter 8: Assessing Learner Progress.
Chapter 9: Course Implementation.
Chapter 10: Course Management.
Part IV: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 11: Ten Superimportant “Think Abouts” for Building Your Course.
Chapter 12: Ten Strategies for Organizing an Outstanding Course in Blackboard.
Chapter 13: Ten Ways to Keep Learners Involved by Using Blackboard Communication Features.
Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Assess Learning.
Chapter 15: Ten Questions to Ask Your Blackboard System Administrator.
Chapter 16: Ten Things to Look Forward to in Blackboard Learning System 7.1.
Part V: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Real-Life Issues in Teaching with Technology.
Appendix B: An Overview of the Blackboard Content System.
Appendix C: A Blackboard Course-Building Checklist.
Appendix D: Additional Resources on the Web.