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Working in the Course Environment

video.gifYour Course Environment

“doc_pic.gif” Getting Started with Your Course Environment

“video.pic”Select the Page Where Users Enter Your Course

“video.pic”Adding a Banner to Your Course Entry Point

“video.pic”Creating a Blank Page (for displaying content) on the Course Menu

“video.pic”Uploading One or More Files to Your Course

“video.pic”Adding an Avatar to Personalize Your Course Environment

“video.pic”Make Your Course Available to Students

“doc_pic.gif” Getting Started with a Moved Course from CE 8 (Old Blackboard)

Building Course Content

“doc_pic.gif” Getting Started with Course Content

“video.pic”Using the Text Editor

“video.pic”Editing the Course Home Page

“video.pic”Building a Learning Module

“video.pic”Creating a Lesson Plan

“video.pic”Adding a Glossary Term

“video.pic”Adding Textbook Information to Your Course

“video.pic”Creating a Blank Page

“video.pic”Adding NBC Archives Video Content

“video.pic”Creating a Tool Link

“video.pic”Adding a URL

“video.pic”Creating a Mashup

“video.pic”Attaching Course Files to a Content Item

“video.pic”Tour the Course Files Feature

“video.pic”Adding Your Own Web Content Through Course Files


Setting Permissions

“video.pic”Turning Tool Availability On and Off

“video.pic”Making Tools Available to Students

“video.pic”Changing the Course Language Pack

“video.pic”Changing the User Language Pack

“video.pic”Permitting and Restricting Guest and Observer Access


Reporting and Course Utilities (Videos)

“video.pic”Turning On Statistics Tracking for a Content Item

“video.pic”Running a Report of All User Activity

“video.pic”Running a Report of User Activity by Forum

“video.pic”Running a Report of User Activity by Content Area

“video.pic”Running a Report of User Activity by Group

“video.pic”Saving a Course Report

“video.pic”Exporting a Course Package

“video.pic”Archiving a Course

“video.pic”Importing a Course Package


Content Collection (Videos)

“video.pic”Creating a Folder in the Content Collection

“video.pic”Uploading Files to the Content Collection

“video.pic”Uploading a Zipped Package to the Content Collection

“video.pic”Downloading Files in a Zipped Package from the Content Collection

“video.pic”Emailing a File from the Content Collection


Using the Discussion Board

“video.pic”Creating a Discussion Board Forum

“video.pic”Grading a Discussion Board Forum

“video.pic”Creating a Discussion Board Thread

“video.pic”Replying to a Discussion Board Thread

“video.pic”Grading a Discussion Board Thread

“video.pic”Searching the Discussion Board and Collecting Posts

“video.pic”Tagging Discussion Board Posts

“video.pic”Rating Discussion Board Threads

“video.pic”Managing Discussion Board Roles

“video.pic”Changing Discussion Board Forum Settings

“video.pic”Moderating Discussion Board Forums

Managing Group Work

“video.pic”Creating a Group

“video.pic”Creating Group Sets

Blogs and Journals

“video.pic”Creating a Journal

“video.pic”Creating and Editing Journal Entries

“video.pic”Commenting on a Journal Entry

“video.pic”Creating a Blog

“video.pic”Creating and Editing Blog Entries

“video.pic”Commenting on a Blog Entry


“video.pic”Creating a Wiki

“video.pic”Adding Rich Content to a Wiki

“video.pic”Editing a Wiki Page

“video.pic”Linking Wiki Pages

“video.pic”Viewing a Wiki Page History

“video.pic”Grading a Wiki

Announcements and Scheduling

“video.pic”Creating Announcements

“video.pic”Creating a Course Task

“video.pic”Creating a Course Contact

“video.pic”Sending Email

“video.pic”How to Send and Receive Blackboard Course Messages

Grade Center

“doc_pic.gif” Getting Started with the Grade Center

“video.pic”Customizing the Grade Center View

“video.pic”Creating Smart Views

“video.pic”Creating a Grade Rule

“video.pic”Viewing Grade Details

“video.pic”Anonymous Grading

“video.pic”Creating Grading Notes

“video.pic”Creating a Grade Center Report

“video.pic”Creating a Grading Rubric

“video.pic”Associating a Rubric with a Gradable Item

“video.pic”Grading with Rubrics

“video.pic”Setting the Needs Grading Status and Grading Interactive Tools

“video.pic”Grading Assessments Question by Question

“video.pic”Creating Calculated Grade Center Columns

“video.pic”Hiding a Grade Center Column from Students

“video.pic”Viewing and Downloading Grade History

“video.pic”Color Code the Grade Center

“video.pic”Working Offline with the Grade Center

Tests, Surveys, and Pools

“video.pic”Creating a Test

“video.pic”Setting Test Options (includes setting the timer for a test)

“video.pic”Reading Survey Results

“video.pic”Tour the Question Finder Feature

“video.pic”Reading Survey Submissions

“video.pic”Exporting and Importing a Test or Survey

“video.pic”Uploading Test Questions from Microsoft® Excel

“video.pic”Creating a Fill in the Blank Question

“video.pic”Creating a Short Answer Question

“video.pic”Creating a True or False Question

“video.pic”Adding an Existing Question to a Test

“video.pic”Creating a Calculated Formula Question

“video.pic”Creating a Calculated Numeric Question

“video.pic”Creating an Essay Question

“video.pic”Creating a Fill in Multiple Blanks Question

“video.pic”Creating a Hot Spot Question

“video.pic”Creating a Jumbled Question

“video.pic”Creating a Likert Question

“video.pic”Creating a Multiple Answer Question

“video.pic”Creating a Multiple Choice Question

“video.pic”Creating an Ordering Question

“video.pic”Creating a Quiz Bowl Question

“video.pic”Tagging Questions for Reuse

“video.pic”Building a Pool

“video.pic”Creating a Random Block and Adding It to a Test

doc_pic.gif The Sample Quiz - Help Prepare Students for Online Tests


“video.pic”Using SafeAssign

“doc_pic.gif” Getting Started with Assignments

“video.pic”Downloading Assignments

“video.pic”Clean Out Graded Assignment Files

Student Performance

“video.pic”Performance Dashboard

“video.pic”Sending Notifications


Best Practices

“link_pic.gif” Balancing Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning in a Blackboard System

“link_pic.gif” Beginning of Semester Checklist

“link_pic.gif” End of Semester Checklist

“link_pic.gif” Using Blackboard for Problem-Based Learning

“link_pic.gif” Delivering Documents to your Students

“link_pic.gif” Audio and Video Standards for Online Learning


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