Presentation on theme: "1 Capability Set - Bullet. 2 Common Community Problems Too Much Information –Institutions have to SPAM their faculty and students –Too many online sources."— Presentation transcript:
2 Common Community Problems Too Much Information –Institutions have to SPAM their faculty and students –Too many online sources of information – most with unique passwords Too Little Communication –Services offered only in-person during normal business hours –Distance and commuter students disconnected from the community –Under-utilized mentors, advisors, and students communities Learning without Personalization –Online learning communities lack unique look and feel –Disciplines are unique but online learning is the same Commerce Mayhem –Many departments have no online purchasing of required academic products and services –Departments have dozens of distinct insecure, complex and costly solutions
3 CONNECTIONSPERSONALIZATIONE-COMMERCEADMINISTRATION Community Building Tools Portal Web Services Channels / Modules Role-based Info Delivery Multi-Institution Mgmt Wireless / PDA e-Commerce e-Marketplace Enterprise Scalability Multi-Language Support System Integration Standards Building Blocks Bb Community System Capability Set by : Category
4 ANYTIME ANYWHERE ACCESS INSTRUCTOR EFFICIENCY ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY CONTENT STUDENT CENTERED LEARNING Portal Web Services Multi-Institution Mgmt Wireless / PDA e-Commerce e-Marketplace Enterprise Scalability Multi-Language Support Standards Building Blocks System IntegrationChannels / Modules Role-based Info Delivery Community Building Tools Bb Community System Capability Set by : Benefit
6 Community Building Tools Campus organizations Student or faculty associations Community website creation Community communications Development and management can be assigned to individual users or groups.
7 Portal Web Services Self-contained portal and/or service provider to multiple institutional portals Central point of access for academic and administrative activities
8 Channels / Modules Deliver regularly updated headlines and content to users Individual users can customize their personal web pages Availability of modules is role-based Deliver over 100 modules and channels Build an unlimited number of additional ones
10 Role-based Information Delivery An undergraduate student, a faculty member, or faculty on another campus. a Biology undergraduate student, Targeted delivery of information and content based on institution role including: –Portal tabs –Modules –Channels –Tools –Courses –Organizations
11 Multi-Institution Branding and Management Each schools can be given their own domain and look-and-feel Each department can be given their own domain and look-and-feel Each group can be given their own domain and look-and-feel. Delegated Administration allows System Admins to assign administrative tasks to various individuals or groups
12 Wireless / PDA Access course and portal information through a wireless device or a PDA Offline viewing of –Announcements –Calendar items –Tasks –Grades –Content –other information
14 e-Commerce Charge for items via a students campus card or credit card including –Services –Events –Merchandise –Courses –Organization membership –Other items View their one-card account balance, transaction history, and deposit funds (when using Bb Transaction System)
15 e-Marketplace Online storefront Accepts Visa / MasterCard / Discover / AMEX and campus one-card Create unified online campus shopping environment Delegate to multiple vendors
17 Enterprise Scalability Proven ability to scale to hundreds of thousands of active users Supports additional application servers to allow the implementation to grow with adoption
18 Multi-Language Support Enables institutions to run multiple languages on the same system Supports foreign language courses and students Supports most European Languages as well as multi-byte character sets such as Japanese and Chinese
19 System Integration Integrates with: –Student information systems –Authentication systems –Back-office systems
21 Building Blocks (Open APIs) Free software development kit (SDK) Documented application programming interfaces (APIs). Create new functionality or integrate external systems with Blackboard products.