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Google Apps + Blackboard. The Northwestern U. Open Source "Bboogle Project" James Altman, Manager, Faculty Support Services Brian Nielsen, Project Manager, Faculty Initiatives. The Nuremberg Funnel. Blackboard at Northwestern. A customer since 1999 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Google Apps + BlackboardThe Northwestern U. Open Source "Bboogle Project"

    James Altman, Manager, Faculty Support ServicesBrian Nielsen, Project Manager, Faculty Initiatives

  • The Nuremberg Funnel

  • Blackboard at NorthwesternA customer since 1999Broad adoption among both faculty and studentsOver 2,100 courses using Bb per quarterBut Bb alone is often no more than a mechanism to deliver documents -- built initially to solve the instructor's problem of delivering packaged information to students and aggregate student-created content for the instructor

  • Technology to support a new modelCollaborative construction of new knowledge rather than relying on an instructor to drum information into students

  • Adopting a Collaboration PlatformGoogle Apps for Education deployed at Northwestern in 2007 Objective #1: Fill a gap in providing email to students

    Objective #2: Find out whether the other Apps offer new options for student collaboration

  • But What About Teaching & Learning?!

  • What does Bboogle do?Provides access to Google Apps content to students and faculty through the Blackboard interface

  • What does Bboogle do?content for the instructor2. Manages access permissions for Google Apps

  • Permissions: The Secret SauceStudents in the class are given read or read/write permissions on a Doc / Calendar / Site automatically

    Enables actions like:Collaborative development of a wiki (Site)Shared assembly of data (Doc spreadsheet)Coordination of a class and individual CalendarsImmediate sharing of students' writing

  • An Example: The Encyclopedia of Latin American History

  • A. Rivers form example

  • How Do I Get Bboogle at My Institution? email to"subscribe bboogle Yourfirstname Yourlastname"Community meetings twice a month

  • Q & A


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