2009 Canadian e-Learning Conference Program

Blackboard Product Focus Group

Session Title: Blackboard Product Focus Group

Time & Date: 11:45 A.M. – 12:35 A.M., Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Location: Teaching and Academic Growth (TAG) Rm. 222, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (IKBLC)

Session Description: Web 2.0 collaborative editing tools have given users new ways to work together on creating and sharing content. Wikis and other online collaborative editing tools such as Google Docs have shifted more content creation to be an online collaborative effort. Join Blackboard Product Development to discuss how are wikis and other online collaborative editing tools can be utilized in teaching and learning. Topics of discussion will include current problems in areas of collaboration for content and group projects, tools that are in use today, and needs of teaching and learning in this area.

Conference Stream: Extending the CMS

Session Format: Collaboratory

Presenter: Mike Strauss

Presenter Bio: Mike came to Blackboard from Xythos Software, where he has been a Product Manager for over three years. Mike has over 7 years of experience in the content management and collaboration software space.

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