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Blackboard Student Participation in Discussions

In discussions, you can share thoughts and ideas about class materials, course members can have the thoughtful discussions that take place in the traditional classroom.

Blackboard - Announcements

Announcements are an ideal way to post time-sensitive information critical to course success. Add announcements for these types of course activities, such as due dates for assignments and projects, changes to your syllabus, corrections/clarifications of materials, exam schedules.

Blackboard - Copying a single test from course to course.

It is possible to copy tests or surveys created in Blackboard from one course to another, one organization to another, or between courses and organizations. Although the following instructions address copying from course to course, they can also be used for the other two methods mentioned above.

Blackboard - Creating Assignments

This guide goes over creating assignments with and without the SafeAssign Features. An assignment can be thought of as a place where students can submit original work.

Blackboard - Taking a Test (exam/quiz)

When your instructor posts a test online in Blackboard you’ll need to access your test from your course, enter your answers, and submit your tests for a grade. This guide will help you.

Signing up for Office Hours through Webex for Blackboard

Your professor may hold Virtual Office Hours in Webex that you can access through your Blackboard course. This article walks you through step by step, the Webex link in Blackboard may vary based on the instructor.

Blackboard - Submitting an Assignment

Student guide on submitting an assignment in Blackboard.

Joining a Webex meeting in Blackboard

A Webex meeting is an online meeting that allows you to virtually meet with other people, without leaving your home or office. You will need a built in microphone and camera or an external webcam with both to use the full features of this tool.

Blackboard - Checking grades

A student guide for checking grades on Blackboard.

Blackboard - Exporting/Archiving Your Course

Proper archiving of the course ensures that it can be restored within Blackboard should content be needed at a later time.

Microsoft TEAMS Integration in Blackboard

Microsoft has created an application that allows instructors to create a Teams meeting and share that with their students.

Blackboard - Hiding old courses

When you are finished with a course and no longer wish to view it in your course list, you can remove it from the My Courses section on the My Institution tab or the Courses tab in Blackboard.

Inviting a Guest Speaker (or someone not in your Bb course) to Webex

Even if you schedule your class meetings in Blackboard, you can invite a guest speaker or colleagues to participate.

Blackboard - Uploading to and embedding from Ensemble

Using Ensemble streaming video server to provide video to students in Blackboard.