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10 Things You Can Do In Blackboard in Under 10 Minutes Each<br />Reva McEachern<br />Online Learning & Web Specialist<br /...
#1: Add your contact information<br />#2: Upload your course syllabus<br />#3: Post an assignment link<br />#4: Post an an...
Under Control Panel click on Course Tools and then click on Contacts<br />In some courses you may have an “Instructor(s)” ...
Access your course in Blackboard<br />Click the “Course Information” tab on the left<br />Select “Build Content” and then ...
Go to the section where the assignment is to be posted<br />Select Assignments and click Go<br />Enter title, points and o...
In Control Panel, go to Announcements<br />Add Announcement and dates<br />You may click Email announcement<br />OR…<br />...
There is a class-level blog, as well as a content-level blog<br />Course-level: <br />Enable in Tools/Building Block<br />...
There is a class-level wiki, as well as a content-level wiki<br />Course-level:<br />Enable in Tools/Building Block<br />C...
There is a class-level forum, as well as a content-level forum<br />Course-level:<br />Enable in Tools/Building Block<br /...
Go to the location where you want to place the assessment<br />Click Build Content<br />Select the desired option (test or...
Record your audio using your preferred audio recording software (sound recorder, garageband, et al)<br />If Garageband, cl...
In Grade Center, click arrow by icon<br />Click Grade Item and View Attempt<br />Right-click file and save to your PC<br /...
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  1. 1. 10 Things You Can Do In Blackboard in Under 10 Minutes Each<br />Reva McEachern<br />Online Learning & Web Specialist<br />School of Public Affairs & Administration | Rutgers Newark<br />revasm@andromeda.rutgers.edu<br />
  2. 2. #1: Add your contact information<br />#2: Upload your course syllabus<br />#3: Post an assignment link<br />#4: Post an announcement or email to everyone<br />#5: Start a blog for your class<br />#6: Start a wiki for your class<br />#7: Start a forum for your class<br />#8: Create a test, quiz or survey<br />#9: Create an audio introduction<br />#10: Grade an assignment with a rubric<br />10 things you can do in Blackboard in under 10 minutes each<br />
  3. 3. Under Control Panel click on Course Tools and then click on Contacts<br />In some courses you may have an “Instructor(s)” or “Faculty Information”. This links to Contacts.<br />Click on Create Contact<br />Fill out the desired text fields<br />Select an image file by clicking on Browse and finding your digital photo.<br />Note: images should not be larger than 150 x 150 pixels in size<br />Make profile available and submit<br />#1 Add your contact info<br />
  4. 4. Access your course in Blackboard<br />Click the “Course Information” tab on the left<br />Select “Build Content” and then click “Item”<br />Type in a title such as “Syllabus”<br />Enter in any descriptive information<br />Under “Attachments” click “Browse My Computer”<br />Select the file which is your course Syllabus and click open<br />Click Submit<br />#2 Upload your course syllabus<br />
  5. 5. Go to the section where the assignment is to be posted<br />Select Assignments and click Go<br />Enter title, points and other info<br />Browse to link to instruction document<br />Schedule display time<br />Click Submit<br />Students submit via View/Complete link<br />Icon is a green icon in Grade Book<br />#3 Post an assignment link<br />
  6. 6. In Control Panel, go to Announcements<br />Add Announcement and dates<br />You may click Email announcement<br />OR…<br />Go to Send Email<br />Send to all students<br />You get a copy<br />Subject line has course/section number<br />#4 Post announcement or email<br />
  7. 7. There is a class-level blog, as well as a content-level blog<br />Course-level: <br />Enable in Tools/Building Block<br />Create in Configure Blog Tool<br />Access in Course Tools<br />Content-level: <br />Enable in Tools/Content Type<br />Create in content area (Select Blog) <br />Access in content area<br />#5 Start a blog for your class<br />
  8. 8. There is a class-level wiki, as well as a content-level wiki<br />Course-level:<br />Enable in Tools/Building Block<br />Create in Configure Wiki Tool<br />Access in Course Tools<br />Content-level: <br />Enable in Tools/Content Type<br />Create in content area (Select Wiki)<br />Access in content area<br />#6 Start a wiki for your class<br />
  9. 9. There is a class-level forum, as well as a content-level forum<br />Course-level:<br />Enable in Tools/Building Block<br />Create in Configure Forum Tool<br />Access in Course Tools<br />Content-level: <br />Enable in Tools/Content Type<br />Create in content area (Select Forum)<br />Access in content area<br />#7 Start a forum for your class<br />
  10. 10. Go to the location where you want to place the assessment<br />Click Build Content<br />Select the desired option (test or survey) under Create Assessment<br />Click Create a New (Test or Survey)<br />Add your Test or Survey information and click next<br />Add in your Test or Survey questions<br />#8 Create a test, quiz or survey<br />
  11. 11. Record your audio using your preferred audio recording software (sound recorder, garageband, et al)<br />If Garageband, click share to export to iTunes then drag to desktop<br />From iTunes right click on the file and click convert selection to MP3<br />If Sound Recorder, just save to desktop<br />Go to Blackboard area where you want to add audio<br />Click Build Content > Audio<br />Select the file you want to include and click save<br />#9 Create an audio introduction<br />
  12. 12. In Grade Center, click arrow by icon<br />Click Grade Item and View Attempt<br />Right-click file and save to your PC<br />Suggestion: create folders for each student<br />Open a rubric and enter student’s name<br />Grade the file using the rubric, save<br />Save in folder for that student<br />Record grade, attach rubric to student<br />#10 Grade assignment with rubric<br />

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