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Faculty Blackboard Tutorials on New Features

 




Global Navigation and My Blackboard

Learning goals:
1. Access global navigation
2. Navigate the user menu
3. Navigate My Blackboard

 

 

Featured Content

My Blackboard Profile
Learning goals:
1. Edit your profile
2. Share your profile
3. View other profiles

Video Everywhere
Learning goals:
1. Record video everywhere from the content editor
2. Setting up your account to record video

Global Navigation and My Blackboard
Learning goals:
1. Access global navigation
2. Navigate the user menu
3. Navigate My Blackboard


Hide a course(s) from your list


Steps for hiding a course from your course list.


Working in the Course Environment

The New Theme
Learning goals:
1. View streamlined interface
2. See new tool available in theme
3. Recognize familiar functions

Course to Course Navigation
Learning goals:
1. Navigate between courses
2. Understand task-based navigation

Your Course Environment
Learning goals:
1. Edit mode
2. Course menu
3. Home page


Building Course Content

Getting Started with Creating Accessible Course Content
Learning goals:
1. Learning and cognition
2. Culture and customs
3. Sensory and Physical
4. Neurological and Psychological
5. Language and Technology

Getting Started with Course Content 
Learning goals:
1. Build content
2. Create assessment
3. Add interactive tools

 

Using the Content Editor
Learning goals:
1. Paste in text and tables
2. Insert an image
3. Insert a link
4. Format text

Comparing the New Content Editor with the Legacy Text Editor
Learning goals:
1. Legacy text editor
2. New content editor

 

Attaching Course Files to a Content Item
Learning goals:
1. Create a new content item
2. Attach files from Course Files using two different methods
3. Compare how the attachments look to students

Integrate Web 2.0 Tools into Blackbord
Learning goals:
1. Web 2.0 tools
2. Benefits
3. How to embed

 


Reporting and Course Utilities

Running and Saving a Course Report
Learning goals:
1. Describe course report types
2. Run report
3. View report
4. Save report

Blogs and Journals

Getting Started with Journal Prompts to Improve Student Writing
Learning goals:
1. Writing prompts for students
2. Reading, research, challenges, interview and more.


Grade Center

Getting Started with the Grade Center
Learning goals:
1. Accessing the grade center
2. Action bar
3. Views

Getting Started with Needs Grading
Learning goals:
1. Grade tests and assignments
2. Grade blogs, journals, wikis and discussions

 


Test, Surveys, and Pools

Automatic Regrading
Learning goals:
1. List triggers for automatic regrading
2. Edit test question

Getting Started with Automatic Regrading
Learning goals:
1. Access tests
2. Delete questions
3. Edit Questions
4. Deploy a test

Awarding Negative Points for Incorrect Answers to Test Questions
Learning goals:
1. Enable negative points in test canvas
2. Use negative points in test question

Creating a Fill in the Blank Question
Learning goals:
1. Create a fill in the blank question
2. List acceptable answers and select evaluation method
3. Provide feedback

Creating a Fill in Multiple Blanks Question
Learning goals:
1. Create a fill in multiple blanks question
2. List acceptable answers and select evaluation method
3. Provide feedback

 


Assignments

Getting Started with the Assignments
Learning goals:
1. Creating assignments
2. Accessing assignments for grading
3. Reviewing and grading assignments and more