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  • 1. Hybrid Summer School FAIRMONT PRIVATE SCHOOLS

2. Topics

  • Traits for Success
  • What the Heck is Blackboard?
  • Logging In
  • Navigating Through Blackboard
  • Contacting Your Teacher
  • Contacting Your Peers
  • Tech Support
  • Your Feedback
  • Updating Your Personal Information

3. Traits for Success

  • Be a self-disciplined, independent learner
    • You do not need to rely on your parents or teachers to keep you on-task & involved in the class
    • All course work is to be completed by assigned dates as given by the Fairmont Preparatory Academy instructor in the Course Schedule
    • Course work submitted late may be subject to a deduction in grade
  • Able to communicate through the computer
    • Much of your communication takes place through a written format
  • Well organized

4. Traits for Success

  • Willing to ask questions immediately
    • Course content
    • Technology
  • Comfortable reading information
    • You must read all coursework & communications from your instructor
  • Prepared to participate daily
    • 10-15 hours per week per .5 unit course
    • 20-30 hours per week per 1.0 unit course

5. What the Heck is Blackboard?

  • Learning Management System
    • enables the management & delivery of learning content & resources to students
  • Used for
    • Reading & writing assignments
    • Submitting assignments virtually
    • Contacting your peers & teachers
    • Transparency (parents can see your grades, assignments, etc.)
    • Reviewing grades
    • Generating reports (teachers)
    • Tracking your progress (teachers)

6. Logging In

    • Username & Password is your Student ID #
    • URL:https:// fairmontschools.blackboard.com /

7. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • The tab bar across the top of your Bb page will help you navigate through Bb

8. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • Home tab

Join the Fairmont Prep fan club on FB Keep current with the FPS Google calendar & newsroom RSS feed Add news feeds, sudoku, calculators, dictionaries, etc to your Home page 9. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • Login, then click Classes from the tab list at the top of the Home page

10. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • Login, then click Grades from the tab list at the top of the Home page

11. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • Virtual library of resources, research content, study materials, etc.
  • You must self-enroll in the Prep Library to gain access

1. 2. 12. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • Click the Ok to confirm your enrollment

13. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • My Places tab
  • Change your phone #, avatar, etc.

14. Navigating Through Blackboard

  • My Places tab
  • Change your phone #, avatar, etc.

15. Contacting Your Teacher

  • Contact information posted in Blackboard or syllabus
  • Ask your teacher for his/her Office Hours
    • Virtual Office Hours
    • On-Campus Office Hours

16. Contacting Your Peers

  • You can send emails to an internal Blackboard email account
  • Emails can be sent to
    • All Users (teacher included) or All Groups
    • All or Select Students

17. Tech Support

  • Blackboard Tech Support
    • 1-888-788-5264 Push 3
    • Use for Blackboard System Crashes
  • General 8 am to 5 pm M-F
    • Mike 714-234-2726
    • [email_address]
  • General 5 pm to 9 pm M-F
    • Alan 714-743-8344
    • [email_address]

18. Your Feedback

  • Meetings with eLearning Team
  • Online Survey
  • Goal
    • Obtain your feedback, & experience with the content
    • Obtain your feedback, & experience with the hybrid class

19. Thank You