Adding Items to your
Blackboard Course Menu
Kristy Walker
Blackboard Administrator
Rappahannock Community
College
All courses at RCC are given a
template course to use when
designing course content.
Courses are required to have the
foll...
Three Help Areas
How to customize the look of your
menu listing
1. Go to the Control Panel
2. Select Customization
3. Click on Style
Adding a Menu Item
Make sure Edit Mode is “ON”
Locate the menu bar above the title in your course.
Click on the add icon t...
Adding a Menu Item
There are seven different types of areas
that can be added to your menu listing.
Adding a Content Area
1. Click on the Add icon.
2. Select Create Content Area
3. Type the name in the text box.
4. Check t...
To move an item in the Navigation menu
1. Click on the arrow to the left of the menu item.
2. Drag the menu item to it’s p...
After creating a content item you will see
a grayed out box beside your item.
Editing a Content Area in your Menu
Listing
Editing a
Content Area
Editing a
External Link
Hiding a Content Item
Best Practices
<font color="red"><b>Start Here</b></font>
Credits
Photo by Lee Jordan on
http://www.flickr.com//
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Adding Items to your Blackboard Course Menu

  1. 1. Adding Items to your Blackboard Course Menu Kristy Walker Blackboard Administrator Rappahannock Community College
  2. 2. All courses at RCC are given a template course to use when designing course content. Courses are required to have the following items:
  3. 3. Three Help Areas
  4. 4. How to customize the look of your menu listing 1. Go to the Control Panel 2. Select Customization 3. Click on Style
  5. 5. Adding a Menu Item Make sure Edit Mode is “ON” Locate the menu bar above the title in your course. Click on the add icon to display the listing of items that can be added.
  6. 6. Adding a Menu Item There are seven different types of areas that can be added to your menu listing.
  7. 7. Adding a Content Area 1. Click on the Add icon. 2. Select Create Content Area 3. Type the name in the text box. 4. Check the box to make “Available to Users” 5. Click on Submit.
  8. 8. To move an item in the Navigation menu 1. Click on the arrow to the left of the menu item. 2. Drag the menu item to it’s place in your menu listing. If you have problems dragging and dropping reorder your items by clicking on the reorder icon.
  9. 9. After creating a content item you will see a grayed out box beside your item.
  10. 10. Editing a Content Area in your Menu Listing Editing a Content Area Editing a External Link
  11. 11. Hiding a Content Item
  12. 12. Best Practices <font color="red"><b>Start Here</b></font>
  13. 13. Credits Photo by Lee Jordan on http://www.flickr.com//

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