Blackboard Help

Faculty Guides and Videos

Guides can be downloaded and saved for viewing later by right clicking the link and choosing the Save Link As or Save Target As option. Videos can be bookmarked and saved in your bookmarks folder in your web browser.


Beginning of Semester Checklist & Getting Started with Blackboard

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting From Blackboard 7 to Blackboard 9.1 PDF
Getting Started with Blackboard 9.1 PDF Blackboard Help


 Announcements and Scheduling

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Creating an Announcement Video Blackboard Help
Creating a New Course Task Video Blackboard Help

 
Home Page Settings

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Making Your Course Available to Students PDF Video Blackboard Help
Select the Course Entry Point Video Blackboard Help
Editing the Course Home Page Video
Selecting a Banner to Your Course Video Blackboard Help


Working in the Course Environment

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Your Course Environment PDF Video
Getting Started with Course Content PDF Video Blackboard Help
Adding an Avatar to Personalize Your Course Environment Video Blackboard Help
Course to Course Navigation Video Blackboard Help
Turning Course Tools On and Off Video Blackboard Help


Building Course Content

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Using the Content Editor Video Blackboard Help
Integrate Web 2.0 Tools into Blackboard Learn PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Interactive Tools PDF Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Twitter PDF Blackboard Help
Adding a Web Link (Creating a URL) Video Blackboard Help
Adding a Glossary Term Video Blackboard Help
Create a Tool Link Video Blackboard Help
Create a Mash-up (You Tube, Flicker & SlideShare) Video Blackboard Help
Adding Your Own Web Content Through Course Files Video Blackboard Help
Building a Learning Module Video Blackboard Help
Create a Lesson Plan Video Blackboard Help
Create a Blank Page Video Blackboard Help
Adding Textbook Information Video Blackboard Help
Uploading One or More Files Video Blackboard Help
Course Files Feature Video Blackboard Help
Create Multiple Rules For a Content Item Video Blackboard Help
Date Management Video Blackboard Help
Cengage Learning Aplia PDF Cengage Help
McGraw-Hill Connect and Create PDF Video Blackboard Help
Pearson's MyLab and Mastering Video Pearson's Help
WileyPlus Video WileyPLUS


Communication

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Sending Email in Blackboard Video Blackboard Help
Sending Course Messages Video Blackboard Help
Creating a Course Contact Video Blackboard Help
Setting Course Notification Options Video Blackboard Help

 

Using the Discussion Board

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Creating a Forum Video Blackboard Help
Creating a Thread Video Blackboard Help
Replying to a Thread Video Blackboard Help
Grading Discussion Board Threads Video Blackboard Help
Searching and Collecting Discussion Board Posts Video Blackboard Help
Tagging Discussion Board Posts Video Blackboard Help
Rating Discussion Board Threads Video Blackboard Help
Managing Discussion Board Roles Video Blackboard Help
Changing Forum Settings Video Blackboard Help
Moderating Forums Video Blackboard Help

 

Collaboration Tools

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Journal Prompts to Improve Student Writing PDF
Creating a Journal Video Blackboard Help
Creating and Editing a Journal Entry Video Blackboard Help
Commenting on a Journal Entry Video Blackboard Help
Creating a Blog Video Blackboard Help
Creating and Editing Blog Entries Video  Blackboard Help
Commenting on a Blog Entry Video Blackboard Help
Create a Wiki Video Blackboard Help
Editing Wiki Pages Video Blackboard Help
Adding Rich Content to Wikis Video
Linking Wiki Pages Video Blackboard Help
Viewing a Wiki Page History Video
Grading a Wiki Video Blackboard Help


Creating Assessments and Measuring Student Progress

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Assignments (includes SafeAssign) PDF  Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Building a Test PDF Video Blackboard Help
Exporting/Importing Test or Survey Questions Video Blackboard Help
Customizing the Grade Center PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Needs Grading PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Automatic Regrading PDF Video
Organizing Grade Center Data Blackboard Help
Managing and Creating Grade Columns Blackboard Help
Creating Smart Views Video Blackboard Help
Turning on Tracking for Item Video
Upload or Download Grades from Grade Center Video Blackboard Help
Respondus Lockdown Browser PDF Video Blackboard Help
Course Reports PDF Blackboard Help


Enrolling Users into Groups

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Groups PDF
Creating a Single Group Video Blackboard Help
Creating Group Sets Video Blackboard Help


Managing Content in the Content System

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Creating and Customize a Folder Video Blackboard Help
Uploading Multiple Files Video Blackboard Help
Uploading a Package Video Blackboard Help
Downloading a Package Video
Emailing a File Video Blackboard Help
Linking a File to Multiple Courses Video Blackboard Help
How to Move Content System Folders PDF Blackboard Help


Preserving & Reusing Course Content

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Archiving a Course Package Video Blackboard Help
Exporting a Course Package Video Blackboard Help
Importing a Course Package Video Blackboard Help
Copying a Course Package Video Blackboard Help
Importing Course Cartridges Video Blackboard Help
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