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