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Getting the Most out of Blackboard 

This series covers the basics if you are new to Blackboard or can act as a refresher if you need to brush up on your skills.

Blackboard Basics

This video is for those who are new to Blackboard and want to learn basic navigation.


Introducing your Students to your Blackboard Course

This video covers creating announcements, uploading your syllabus, creating a starting point for your students.

0:00 Intro
0:16 Adding a syllabus
0:48 Creating Announcements
2:06 Add a place for students to start

Content Creation1: Know Before you Create

This video offers suggestions for course organization to help make your course easy-to-navigate.

0:00 Intro
0:25 Organizing with Folders
0:39 Wording for Organization
1:20 Examples of Types of Content
6:25 Other Types of Available Content

Content Creation 2: Adding Folders, Items, and Files

This video demonstrates how to add folders, items, and files to your Blackboard course. 

Content Creation 3: Adding Assignments

This video demonstrates how to create assignments in Blackboard, add resources to the assignment, and locate the assignment in the Blackboard Grade Center.

Content Creation 4: Tests

In this video, we explore the different types of questions available when creating a test in Blackboard.

0:00 Intro
2:05 Calculated Formula Questions
6:25 Essay Questions
8:00 Fill in the Blank/ Fill in Multiple Blanks
10:43 Matching
12:33 Multiple Answer/ Multiple Choice
14:47 True/ False
15:36 Deploying a test

Content Creation 5: Tools

This video demonstrates the process of creating and using discussion boards and Blackboard Collaborative Ultra.

0:00 Intro
0:20 Discussion Boards
4:13 Collaborative Ultra
5:32 Using the tools in Collaborative Ultra

Using Blackboard's Grade Center

This video explores the primary features and functions of Grade Center in Blackboard's LMS.

0:00 Overview
1:43 Total Points vs. Weighted Totals
5:24 Creating Categories
6:31 Creating Columns
8:12 Managing Columns
8:53 Smart Views


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