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BlackBoard Essential for Teachers, a Comprehensive Guide to Learning Blackboard

August 10, 2012

Packt published its introductory title on Blackboard this month, BlackBoard Essential for Teachers, written by William Rice. The book explains all the essential features of Blackboard with the help of practical examples and step-by-step guidance for creating and administering great courses.

BIRMINGHAM,UK (PRWEB) August 10, 2012

Packt published its introductory title on Blackboard this month, BlackBoard Essential for Teachers, written by William Rice. The book explains all the essential features of Blackboard with the help of practical examples and step-by-step guidance for creating and administering great courses.

Blackboard is a popular commercial learning management system, teaching how to construct and deliver professional quality e-learning with ease, with many features allowing users to manage courses, grading and assessments, and social collaboration.

Blackboard Essentials for Teachers shows its readers how to use these essential Blackboard features by guiding them through the development of a demonstration course, built on Blackboard´s free site for teacher — coursesites.com.

The book provides clear step-by-step guidance with the help of an example course, thereby allowing easy understanding for readers when creating their own Blackboard course.

Blackboard Essentials for Teachers covers the following important chapters:

Chapter 1: The Blackboard Experience

Chapter 2: Organizing a Course with Pages and Learning Modules

Chapter 3: Adding Static Material to a Course

Chapter 4: Discussion Boards

Chapter 5: Blogs and Wikis

Chapter 6: Assignments

Chapter 7: Testing Students

Chapter 8: Working with Groups

Chapter 9: Communicating with Students Using E-mails, Messages, and Announcements

Chapter 10: Using Collaborate/CourseSites Live

Chapter 11: Grading Students

The book does not require any background in online teaching or building Web pages. It is now available for purchase in print and popular e-book formats at the publisher book-page http://www.packtpub.com/blackboard-essentials-popular-learning-management-system-for-teachers/book

For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/8/prweb9788082.htm


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