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Course merges and augments

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How we merge course sites on our Blackboard system

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Course merges and augments

  1. 1. Course Merges and Augments Why and How Bill Vilberg bill.vilberg@miami.edu Slides available at http://goo.gl/_______
  2. 2. Why merge or augment course sites?
  3. 3. Problem 1. Multiple course sites on CaneLink 2. Want one (combined) course site on Blackboard
  4. 4. Examples 1. Multiple sections (different times/rooms) 2. Co-taught sections (graduate and undergraduate) 3. Co-listed sections (different department codes)
  5. 5. Solution Combine into one site with: A. Hidden original sites (MERGE) (everything in combined site) B. Visible original sites (AUGMENT) (shared items in combined site, individual items in original sites) (MERGE is most common solution)
  6. 6. How to request sites be merged or augmented
  7. 7. Action 1. Submit email to blackboardhelp@miami.edu 2. Provide course site details 3. Use “Course Merge” or “Course Augment” in subject
  8. 8. Course Merges and Augments Why and How Bill Vilberg bill.vilberg@miami.edu Slides available at http://goo.gl/_______

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