Using Google Apps in Blackboard
Bboogle (pronounced “ba-boogle”) is a set of tools that enables enhanced collaboration between faculty and students by integrating “ Owl Apps ” (Google Apps for Education) with Blackboard. Bboogle allows instructors to collaborate with students through real-time document and website sharing and editing, as well as calendar sharing.
Using Bboogle, instructors can provide links within their course sites to content they have created using Owl Apps, including:
To begin using Bboogle, instructors must first create their files (docs, calendars or sites) in Owl Apps. Content links can then be added in Blackboard in order to share them with students (the settings will allow you to decide whether or not an item can be edited by students). We recommend that you attend Owl Apps training in order to learn more about using these tools.For Owl Apps tutorials and other online resources, visit https://sites.google.com/a/fau.edu/owlapps_training (click on “Learn More” and then select the tool you’re interested in). To sign up for a training session on Owl Apps, go to https://swise.fau.edu/training. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to schedule an “Owl Apps” training session for your group or department or a one-on-one appointment.