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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


<ul><li><p>Google Apps + BlackboardThe Northwestern U. Open Source "Bboogle Project"</p><p>James Altman, Manager, Faculty Support ServicesBrian Nielsen, Project Manager, Faculty Initiatives</p></li><li><p>The Nuremberg Funnel</p></li><li><p>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</p></li><li><p>Technology to support a new modelCollaborative construction of new knowledge rather than relying on an instructor to drum information into students</p></li><li><p>Adopting a Collaboration PlatformGoogle Apps for Education deployed at Northwestern in 2007 Objective #1: Fill a gap in providing email to students</p><p>Objective #2: Find out whether the other Apps offer new options for student collaboration</p></li><li><p>But What About Teaching &amp; Learning?!</p></li><li><p>What does Bboogle do?Provides access to Google Apps content to students and faculty through the Blackboard interface</p></li><li><p>What does Bboogle do?content for the instructor2. Manages access permissions for Google Apps</p></li><li><p>Permissions: The Secret SauceStudents in the class are given read or read/write permissions on a Doc / Calendar / Site automatically</p><p>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 </p></li><li><p>An Example: The Encyclopedia of Latin American History</p></li><li><p>A. Rivers form example</p></li><li><p>How Do I Get Bboogle at My Institution? email to"subscribe bboogle Yourfirstname Yourlastname"Community meetings twice a month</p></li><li><p>Q &amp; A</p></li></ul>