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Introduction to Blackboard Learn™ 9.1 – Course Management & Communication

Presented by: Julie Zhu, Instructional Development Support Center

Aug 13, 2015 from 0900 to 1200

Blackboard Learn™ 9.1

Blackboard Learn™ 9.1 is the latest version of Blackboard which offers many new and improved features including drag and drop user interface, social learning tools (wikis, blogs, journals), SafeAssign anti-plagiarism tool, improved calendar, Blackboard Mobile, and a vastly improved Grade Center with flexible grading options and interactive rubrics. 

Introduction to Blackboard Learn™ 9.1 – Course Management & Communication

This workshop provides an introduction to the course building and course communications tools in Blackboard Learn™ 9.1. After this workshop, you should be able to: 

  • Become familiar with the new user interface of Blackboard 9.1
  • Manage and customize course menu
  • Create and manage course content (files, folders, links, learning modules, lesson plans, and Mashups, such as YouTube videos, SlideShare presentations, and Flickr photos.)
  • Communicate with students using discussion boards, virtual classrooms, chat rooms, emails, announcements, blogs, wikis, journals, etc.
  • Import and export a course
  • Manage users and groups
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