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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

Setting Your Preferences and Controlling Your Environment

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Setting Course Notification Options Video Blackboard Help
Using the Blackboard Calendar Video Blackboard Help
Create and Manage Tasks Video Blackboard Help
Adding and Removing Modules from Your Home Page Video Blackboard Help

Working in the Course Environment

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Your Course Environment PDF Video
Selecting a Banner to Your Course Video Blackboard Help
Select the Course Entry Point Video Blackboard Help
Adding an Avatar to Personalize Your Course Environment Video
Course to Course Navigation Video
Turning Course Tools On and Off Video Blackboard Help
Student Preview for Instructors Video Blackboard Help

Building Course Content

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Course Content PDF Video
Create Content in your Course Area Video Blackboard Help
Using the Content Editor (Spell Check, Math Editor) Video Blackboard Help
Adding a Web Link (Creating a URL) Video Blackboard Help
Create a Mash-up (You Tube, Flicker & SlideShare) Video Blackboard Help
Adding Textbook Information Video Blackboard Help
Adding a Glossary Term Video Blackboard Help
Create a Tool Link Video Blackboard Help
Integrate Web 2.0 Tools into Blackboard Learn PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Twitter PDF Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Interactive Tools PDF Blackboard Help
Create Multiple Rules For a Content Item Video Blackboard Help
Date Management Video Blackboard Help
Turning on Tracking for Item Video
Cengage Learning Aplia PDF Video Blackboard Help / Cengage Help
McGraw-Hill Connect and Create PDF Video Blackboard Help
Pearson's MyLab and Mastering Video Blackboard Help / Pearson's Help
WileyPlus Video Blackboard Help / WileyPLUS

Creating Assignments and Assessments

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Assignments PDF  Blackboard Help
Assignment Grade Settings Video Blackboard Help
Grading Assignments Video Blackboard Help
Using SafeAssign in Assignments Video Blackboard Help
SafeAssign Originality Report Blackboard Help
Grading with SafeAssign Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Building a Test PDF Video Blackboard Help
Uploading Test Questions Video Blackboard Help
Editing Tests and Questions Blackboard Help
Test and Survey Settings Blackboard Help
Respondus Lockdown Browser PDF Video Respondus Help

Grade Center and Measuring Students Progress

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Navigating the Grade Center Blackboard Help
Customizing the Grade Center PDF Video Blackboard Help
Organizing Grade Center Data Video Blackboard Help
Managing and Creating Grade Columns Blackboard Help
Color Coding Grade Center Video Blackboard Help
Creating Grading Periods Blackboard Help
Creating Smart Views Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Needs Grading PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Automatic Regrading PDF Video
Upload or Download Grades from Grade Center Video Blackboard Help
Grading Rubrics Video Blackboard Help
Grade Reports and Statistics Video Blackboard Help
Performance Dashboard Blackboard Help
Retention Center Video Blackboard Help
Course Reports PDF Video Blackboard Help

Using the Discussion Board

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Blackboard Discussion Boards Video Blackboard Help
Creating a Forum Video Blackboard Help
Creating a Thread Video Blackboard Help
Replying to a Thread Video Blackboard Help
Moderating Forums Video Blackboard Help
Changing Forum Settings Video Blackboard Help
Searching and Collecting Discussion Board Posts Video Blackboard Help
Grading Discussion Board Threads Video Blackboard Help
Viewing Discussion Statistics Blackboard Help
Creating Group Discussions Blackboard Help

Collaboration Tools (Blogs, Journals, and Wikis)

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

Course Groups

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Getting Started with Groups PDF
Creating a Single Group Video Blackboard Help
Creating Group Sets Video Blackboard Help
Creating Group Assignments Blackboard Help
Grading Group Assignments Blackboard Help
Emailing Course Groups Blackboard Help

Communication

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Sending Email in Blackboard Video Blackboard Help
Creating an Announcement Video Blackboard Help
Sending Course Messages Video Blackboard Help
Creating a Course Contact Video Blackboard Help

Managing Content in the Content System

Subject PDF Video Blackboard Help
Creating and Customize a Folder Video Blackboard Help
Creating and Maintaining Course Files Video Blackboard Help
Adding Files to Course Files Video Blackboard Help
Uploading Multiple Files Video Blackboard Help
Uploading a Package Video Blackboard Help
Downloading a Package Video Blackbard Help
Emailing a File Video Blackboard Help
Linking a File to Multiple Courses Video
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
Importing Course Cartridges Video Blackboard Help
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