|Getting Oriented with Blackboard Learn|
Instructors, take a quick tour of your Blackboard Learn course environment.
|How To Make Your Course Available to Students|
Courses under development are set to unavailable to prevent students from accessing them before you are ready for enrollment.
|How To Create a Test in Blackboard Learn|
Learn how to create a test, add questions to a test, and make your test available to students.
|How To Create and Manage Wikis|
Wikis allow course members to contribute and modify one or more pages of course-related materials, providing a means of sharing and collaboration.
|How to Create Discussion Board Forums|
With the discussion board tool, course members can replicate the robust discussions that take place in the traditional classroom.
|How To Design Your Course Entry Point|
The first page students see when they enter you course leaves a lasting impression. Use this first look to orient students and convey information.
|How to Send Email in Blackboard Learn|
Send email directly from Blackboard to any member of your course. Email sent from Blackboard is received and stored in your email program.
|How to Create Announcements in Your Course|
Keeping your students informed on timely issues in your course is critically important to their continued success.
|How to Create a Rubric for Grading Student Work|
Using a rubric to grade your students allows you to set specific criteria for achievement and share expectations with your students.
|Global Navigation and My Blackboard|
This video shows how to access global navigation, navigate the user menu and My Blackboard.
|How To Add Content to a Learning Module|
A learning module is an organized collection of content presented together. Learning modules are shells in which other content items are added.
|How to Turn Tools On and Off in a Course|
Setting which tools are available in your course and who can access them is a critical part of course design.
|How to Add a Tool Link to Your Course|
You can help students access what they need by adding links to frequently used tools in different parts of your course.
|Attaching Files from Course Files in Blackboard|
|Automatically Adjust Dates in a Copied Course|
Quickly transition your course from one semester to the next by automatically changing old availability dates, due dates, and adaptive release dates.
|How to Set Your Notification Options|
Always know what is happening in your courses by setting Blackboard's notification system to alert you when when events occur.
|How to Add an Avatar|
An avatar is a photo or other digital image that represents a user. Your personal avatar appears throughout Blackboard.
|How to Create an Item Statistics Report|
Item statistics provide detailed usage information about your content, such as how many times users viewed an item and when it was accessed.
|How to Align Content to Goals|
Goals are statements about what students should know or be to do by the end of a course or program.
|How to Use SafeAssign|
SafeAssign is used to prevent plagiarism and create opportunities to help students properly attribute sources.
|How to Customize the Grade Center|
Instructors can customize their view of the Grade Center by hiding columns to focus on specific data and reduce scrolling.
|How to Create a Random Block of Test Questions|
Questions are taken from a question pool and randomly distributed so that each user may receive a different set of questions on the test.
|How to Quickly Jump From One Blackboard Course to Another|
Using Course to Course Navigation you can jump from one course another, retaining your position between courses.
|How to Grade Using a Rubric|
Instructors using rubrics while grading ensure consistent evaluation and can show rubrics to students to clarify expectations.
|How to Run a Goals Report|
Run a report to check how your course content matches up with your institution's goals and how students are performing against those goals.
|How to Create a Lesson Plan|
A lesson plan is a container for content that includes lesson profiles, instructional objectives, and the content students need to complete a lesson.
|How to Build a Pool of Test Questions|
Pools group questions so that they can be imported and exported. Pools are also used to create Random Blocks and Question Sets.
|How to Create a Mashup|
Find multimedia content outside of Blackboard and bring it into your course using the Mashups tool.
|Using the Blackboard Calendar|
Stay on track in all of your courses using the calendar tool.
|Blackboard Inline Grading for Assignments|
Use the grading sidebar to see assignment submissions and annotate them with feedback for students.
|Using Item Analysis in Blackboard Learn|
Use item analysis to to measure the effectiveness of test questions.
|The Retention Center in Blackboard|
Use the retention center to monitor student performance and take action to help students succeed.
|How to Export and Import a Test or Survey|
You can export a test or survey from one course and import it to another course.
|How to Create and Manage Tasks|
Manage your personal to do list to help stay focused and on track using the tasks tool.
|How to Grade Student Collaboration Inline|
You can view student contributions while assigning grades in discussions, blogs, journals, and wikis.
|How to Create a Blog|
The blogs tool enables you to create a shared online diary for use in class.
|How to Add Partner Content and Textbooks to Blackboard Learn|
Add partner content and include information about your textbooks in your course. The textbook information is also included in the course catalog.
|Using the Content Editor|
Use the content editor to add formatted text, links, images and media to your course.
|How to Create a Test Question|
There are a variety of different question types to add to a test. Learn workflow for creating test questions and how to add meta data and tags.
|How to Edit Your Course Home Page|
The course home page is a specialized page that contains dynamic content arranged in modules.
|Adding a Page to the Course Menu|
Help students quickly access what they need by adding links to frequently used pages in the Course Menu.
|How to Set Test Options|
Control information about the test, including instructions, availability, timer settings, feedback, and presentation.
|How to Use Grade Details to See Attempts and Assign Grades|
From the Grade Center, instructors can view Grade Details to see attempts, assign grades, and view the grade history.
|How to Add a Glossary Term|
A glossary is a useful teaching aid that enables students to search for and learn important terms and concepts.
|How to Import a Course Package|
Use the Import Package utility to copy course materials from one course to another.
|How to Create a Journal|
Journals provide personal writing space for students for self-reflection or private communication with the instructor.
|How to Upload Test Questions from Microsoft Excel|
Author questions offline, save them in a specially formatted text file, and then upload questions into an existing test, survey, or pool.
|How to Create a Smart View of Grade Center Data|
Smart Views are limited displays of Grade Center data based on selected criteria.
|How to Download and Upload Grades from the Grade Center|
Download all or part of the Grade Center and open it in a spreadsheet. You can then enter or edit grades offline, and upload the new grade.
|Color Code the Grade Center|
|Anonymous and Delegated Grading|
|How to Send and Receive Course Messages|
|How to Change the Language of the User Interface: Instructor|
|How to Use SafeAssign in Assignments|
|How to Create a Rubric for Grading Student Work (Japanese)|
|How to Use Blackboard Discussions (Japanese)|
|How To Create a Test in Blackboard Learn (Japanese)|