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Micah Orloff March 3, 2010 For audio call Toll Free 1 - 888-886-3951 and use PIN/code 453613 What's New with Blackboard 9: Getting Acquainted
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Micah Orloff What's New with Blackboard 9: Getting Acquainted
Blackboard Versions 8.x and Previous Issues/concernsFeatures lacking?
Bb9: Whats New? Whats Changed? Web 2.0 Interface Course Home Page Streamlined Course Management Grade Center (for 7.x and previous) Wheres the Digital Drop box? Blogs and Journals Enhanced Groups Management Self and Peer Assessment (for 7.x and previous)
New: Web 2.0 Interface Web 2.0 Interface = Drag and Drop Reduces clicks and page loads
New: Course Home Page Aggregate view of course activities
New (sort of): Edit Mode Edit view on Steroids Direct access to customization Provides a Student view when OFF Prevents inadvertent changes when OFF
New: Menu Auto-Hide If the menu area is available but without content it is automatically hidden from student view
Different: Combined Tools Area Course and Communication Tools combined to one area
Different: Grade Center Enter evaluation data directly Maintains grade history Produce Views and Calculated Columns Review Grade Center Archive! Visit: http://onefortraining.org/selfpaced http://onefortraining.org/selfpaced