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Evaluating Discussion Boards on BlackBoard as a Collaborative Learning Tool A Students Survey and Reflections [article]

AbdelHameed A. Badawy, Michelle M. Hugue
2012 arXiv   pre-print
A survey is set up through blackboard as a voluntary quiz and the student who participated were given a freebie point.  ...  In this paper, we investigate how the students think of their experience in a junior level course that has a blackboard course presence where the students use the discussion boards extensively.  ...  The statistics above suggest that the forums on ELMS are really a collaborative learning tool for the students. The students were the real source of most of the traffic on the forums.  ... 
arXiv:1210.1230v1 fatcat:lvzvr65vkrgyjg7lxhyphauhby

The Effectiveness of Blackboard System, Uses and Limitations in Information Management

Jamilah A. Alokluk
2018 Intelligent Information Management  
Intelligent Information Management teraction with one another by way of chat, podcasts, discussion boards, and file sharing.  ...  A critical evaluation of Blackboard system literature reveals a good number of academic views, studies, theories, models and experiences regarding the virtual learning environment.  ...  A further study [51] reveals what the university teachers reflect on learning through online discussion board: a. providing time and access: a) Engaging learners; b) Fostering a community of learners  ... 
doi:10.4236/iim.2018.106012 fatcat:erb2gsk3cvgqhafld3ynx6ooha

The Effectiveness of Blackboard System, Uses and Limitations in Information Management

Jamilah Alokluk
2018 Zenodo  
A critical evaluation of Blackboard system literature reveals a good number of academic views, studies, theories, models and experiences regarding the virtual learning environment.  ...  The extant literature shows that the world of information management is always in flux as it is being impacted on by the learning technology such as blackboard system.  ...  A further study [51] reveals what the university teachers reflect on learning through online discussion board: a. providing time and access: a) Engaging learners; b) Fostering a community of learners  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6391430 fatcat:lorlypodrbdcpfc53xfbhb7fde

Interactive Computer-Centered Instructions for Science and Engineering Education

Mohammad A. Matin
2012 Creative Education  
Both the formal and informal cooperative learning methods are proven pedagogical tools that provide the context for engaging students in reflective judgment and consultation.  ...  As such, classroom instruction and group projects were assigned to foster an environment that maximized the use of computers, took advantage of information and resources available on the internet and Blackboards  ...  Acknowledgements Author is acknowledging Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL), University of Denver for their funding and science and engineering faculty who participated in the clicker based instruction  ... 
doi:10.4236/ce.2012.33059 fatcat:vexohbb6g5frdigll434arrcxy

Design Education Online: Learning Delivery and Evaluation

Ji Yong Park
2011 International Journal of Art & Design Education  
Additionally, the paper describes and evaluates how Blackboard sites for two design units (Design Perspectives and Digital Design and Communication) were built based on an integrated framework and student  ...  Online learning has been recognised as an effective pedagogical method and tool, and is broadly integrated into various types of teaching and learning strategies in higher education.  ...  In particular, communication tools, such as statistics and surveys, and other mediums, such as blog and wiki, have to be considered as an effective communication and a pedagogically sound presents the  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1476-8070.2011.01689.x fatcat:djql2f7n3rhbldngsjpkjuxs6q

An exploratory study of students' perceptions of learning management system utilisation and learning community

Hungwei Tseng
2020 Research in Learning Technology  
Blackboard Learn is one of the learning management systems (LMSs), which is used in teaching to manage user learning interventions and assist in the planning, distribution and evaluation of a specific  ...  The results revealed that students who consider Blackboard tools more beneficial on their learning are most likely to have higher perceptions of teaching presence.  ...  As for the tools in the Communication Modules, tools such as announcements, discussion board, instant messaging and audio/video message and comments allow the instructor to create communication opportunities  ... 
doi:10.25304/rlt.v28.2423 fatcat:je5xd77lgjdlxbm3sc4dutq6ga

Faculty-Librarian Collaboration to Teach Research Skills: Electronic Symbiosis

Navaz P. Bhavnagri, Veronica Bielat
2005 The Reference librarian  
The purpose and procedures of this collaboration, as well as student, faculty, and librarian outcomes, are discussed. This present collaboration on bibliographic instruction and the use of Blackboard  ...  This article discusses faculty-librarian collaboration to integrate technology in a course that focuses on teaching empirical research methodologies and library research skills to elementary and early  ...  Promote peer teaching, communication and support. Student discussion boards were developed in Blackboard as communication tools.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j120v43n89_09 fatcat:jg2jrk4p3fek3pbio5adcxs6nm

Integrating information literacy into Blackboard

Judy Xiao
2010 Library Management  
and student learning.  ...  The students attend a one-hour library orientation and continue to receive research assistance from the librarian via Blackboard.  ...  Survey results indicated that Blackboard was a useful tool for library instruction, and our strategies improved student learning (Xiao, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1108/01435121011093423 fatcat:vxnctfcnuvhureowexrqmfbw3u

Effective use of course management systems to enhance student learning: Experimental Biology 2007

Jonathan D. Kibble, Jeffrey Kingsbury, Beatriz U. Ramirez, Whitney M. Schlegel, Phillip Sokolove
2007 Advances in Physiology Education  
Electronic Course Management as a Tool to Facilitate Collaborative Learning  ...  Phillip Sokolove demonstrated several types of online discussion boards, with the aim of extending collaborative learning outside the classroom.  ...  Survey data indicate that the Blackboard discussion board is regarded positively by a majority of students in both the Fall and Spring semesters, but significantly more students in the Spring semester  ... 
doi:10.1152/advan.00064.2007 pmid:18057417 fatcat:h7j6m54mlbh6lmefg3vlmpl6li

Integrating Information Literacy into Blackboard: Building Campus Partnerships for Successful Student Learning

Pamela Alexondra Jackson
2007 The journal of academic librarianship  
Participate in Discussion Boards Once successfully added to a course on Blackboard as a teaching assistant or instructor, librarians can participate in discussions online.  ...  them directly into Blackboard; 2 7 social computing tools, such as WIKIs and Blogs, that can use Blackboard as a delivery tool; and, Horizon Winiba, an online conferencing system that allows audio and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2007.03.010 fatcat:4qgpexbcmrabfbkyx2pzabxaku

Communication Design for Online Visual Design Learning

Ji Yong Park
2008 International Journal of Learning  
The discussion board also allows building a learning community and learners to reflect on postings.  ...  It is also required that learning experience can be affected by use of other communication systems in the blackboard such as survey, announcement, quiz and course statistics tool and other media such as  ...  sound education model based on online learning management system.  ... 
doi:10.18848/1447-9494/cgp/v15i02/45605 fatcat:6r63kdcimbbdjfvo3stfy43sha

The Use of Blackboard Software as a Course Delivery Method

Ibtesam Fares Al-Mashaqbeh
2009 Journal of Educational & Psychological Sciences  
Moreover, most of the students felt that using Blackboard as a delivery tool was useful and enjoyable. The students used the blackboard software mostly get access to their homework and exams.  ...  Students were required to use discussion board, digital drop-box, viewing assignments, announcements, and course documents posted by the instructor.  ...  This questionnaire allowed the students to reflect on their own learning experience with on-line courses and using the blackboard as a delivery method.  ... 
doi:10.12785/jeps/100311 fatcat:z2cx3w6l6vbddd6as2txaxshwi

Success in Distance Education: Do Learning Styles and Multiple Formats Matter?

John Battalio
2009 American Journal of Distance Education  
' learning styles, as defined by the Index of Learning Styles, and nine measures evaluating both academic performance and student preference.  ...  The study also measured student performance in collaborative and self-directed versions of the course, as well as full and summer sessions.  ...  All handouts were also available on Blackboard as well as a class e-mail function. The collaborative version also used Blackboard's discussion board for use during collaborative assignments.  ... 
doi:10.1080/08923640902854405 fatcat:kold5d5mjfaplczqrexi36feje

The important elements of LMS design that affect user engagement with e-learning tools within LMSs in the higher education sector

Nastaran Zanjani
2016 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  
</span>A user-friendly structure, avoidance of too many tools and links, support for privacy and anonymous posting, and more customisable student-centred tools were identified as LMS design factors that  ...  In particular, the emphasis has been on learning management systems (LMSs) and associated collaboration tools to provide opportunities for sharing knowledge, building a community of learners, and supporting  ...  (S-5) A lecturer also criticised the discussion board: "Discussion board and Blackboard don't have a really good set-up for discussion" (T-11).  ... 
doi:10.14742/ajet.2938 fatcat:bnavxnmf7vdrbc3uxvssh6e4i4

AN INNOVATIVE WAY OF DESIGNING BLENDED LEARNING THROUGH DESIGN-BASED RESEARCH IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Ahmet Berk USTUN, Monica Walsh TRACEY
2021 The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education  
Mixed methods including learning environment observations, educator interviews, student surveys were employed.  ...  The results demonstrated that BL enabled the educator to adopt active learning approaches, engage students in critical thinking and promote the quality of interactive and collaborative learning assignments  ...  much time available to spend on the discussion board".  ... 
doi:10.17718/tojde.906821 fatcat:3hzuftpbcnc2npnt3dbd5o4oyq
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