Blackboard Learn Administration

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Learn
  • Create, install and update a Blackboard Learn instance
  • Create and manage courses with Blackboard Learn
  • Create and administer user accounts within Blackboard Learn
  • Brand Blackboard Learn with your organization’s other web presences
  • Integrate publisher building blocks and information systems within Blackboard Learn
About

Blackboard Learn is web application software that allows users around the world to participate in training and educational opportunities. This software is utilized in high schools, college campuses, corporations, and government entities.

"Blackboard Learn Administration" navigates both novice and experienced administrators through the simple and complex parts of the E-Learning portal.

Readers go step-by-step with the author from planning and installing a Blackboard Learn instance to supporting and administrating a system with courses and users.

The book starts with how to plan, install, and brand a Blackboard Learn instance. Readers then learn about the creation and management of courses and users. You then learn about the tools and controls that administrator’s possess within Blackboard Learn. Readers also review how to improve security and performance within their system. You then dip into complex topics such as integrating Blackboard Learn with other information systems and publisher websites.

Administrating Blackboard Learn educates the reader on the fundamental tools and tasks for basic administration, while explaining complex options that expert administrators want to tackle.

Features
  • Learn both the simple and the complex skills to become an expert Blackboard Learn admin
  • Optimize the security and performance of Blackboard Learn and create a disaster recovery plan
  • Gain insight from an experienced Blackboard administrator using a hands-on approach
Page Count 326
Course Length 9 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781849693066
Date Of Publication 23 May 2013

Authors

Terry Patterson

Terry Patterson has over ten years of experience administrating Blackboard LMS environments at various institutions. During that time, he has held numerous leadership roles in Blackboard feedback panels and customer-led user groups. In 2009, he received a Blackboard Catalyst Award for his work in the Blackboard Community. He has given presentations at state, national, and international conferences about emerging and advanced integrations with the Blackboard application. He holds certifications as a Blackboard Trainer and a Blackboard Server Administrator. When not busy in his position as LMS Application Administrator at the University of Missouri, he works to help answer questions from other system administrators and posts the issues he faces on his Blackboard Guru blog at http://www.blackboardguru.com/.