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Blackboard 9.1 Tutorials

Information Technology offers the following video and text tutorial sessions to staff and faculty members for detailed, hands-on training for the multitude of features available in Blackboard 9.1. Within each topic, features are broken down and covered individually so that you can focus on exactly what you would like to learn how to do in Blackboard.

 If you have any questions or would like information on a topic beyond what is covered in the tutorials, please open a help request ticket and we will be happy to assist you.

Blackboard 9.1 (Summer 2014) Watch Video Quick Reads
Whats New Overview PowerPoint N/A
Login to New Blackboard Video N/A
Import Old Course to New Blackboard Video N/A
Global Navigation Menu Video N/A
Retention Center Video N/A
New Calendar Video N/A
Content Editor Video N/A
Inline Grading Video N/A

Getting Started
Getting Started in your Course Environment Video PDF
Making your Course Available Video HTML
Using the Text Editor Video HTML
Using Spell Check Video HTML
Viewing the Course Roster Video HTML

Creating and Managing Content
Managing Content Areas Video PDF
Course and Content Availability Dates Video HTML
Creating Content Folders Video HTML
Creating and Editing Content Items Video PDF
Creating Multimedia Content Video HTML
Creating External Links Video HTML
Creating a Blank Page Video HTML
Learning Modules Video HTML
Copying and Moving Content Video HTML
About File Attachments Video HTML
Uploading and Managing Files Video HTML

Course Tools
Creating a Tool Link Video HTML
Creating Announcements Video n/a
Creating a Course Task Video n/a
Creating a Course Contact Video n/a
Sending Email Video n/a

Interactive Tools
Getting Started with Interactive Tools n/a PDF

Interactive Tool: Discussion Board
Creating a Discussion Board Forum Video n/a
Changing Discussion Board Forum Settings Video n/a
Searching the Discussion Board and Collecting Posts Video n/a
Tagging Discussion Board Posts Video n/a
Man/aging Discussion Board Roles Video n/a
Moderating Discussion Board Forums Video n/a
Grading a Discussion Board Forum Video n/a
Grading Discussion Board Threads Video n/a

Interactive Tool: Blogs
Creating a Blog Video HTML
Creating and Editing Blog Entries Video HTML
Commenting on a Blog Entry Video HTML

Interactive Tool: Journals
Creating a Journal Video HTML
Commenting on a Journal Entry Video HTML

Interactive Tool: Wikis
Creating a Wiki Video HTML
Editing a Wiki Page Video HTML
Viewing a Wiki Page History Video HTML
Grading a Wiki Video HTML

Assignments and SafeAssign
Using SafeAssign Video HTML
Assignments n/a PDF
Downloading Assignments Video HTML
Clean Out Graded Assignment Files Video HTML

Tests, Surveys, and Pools  
Creating a Test Video PDF
Setting Test Options to Minimize Resets n/a HTML 
Tour the Questions Finder Feature Video HTML
Create a Fill in the Blank Question Video HTML
Create a Short Answer Question Video HTML
Create a Matching Question Video HTML
Create a True/False Question Video HTML
Adding an Existing Question to Test Video HTML
Create a Calculated Formula Question Video n/a
Create a Calculated Numeric Question Video n/a
Create an Essay Question Video n/a
Create a Fill in Multiple Blank Question Video n/a
Create a Hot Spot Question Video n/a
Create a Jumbled Question Video n/a
Create a Likert Question Video n/a
Create a Multiple Answer Question Video n/a
Create a Multiple Choice Question Video n/a
Create an Ordering Question Video n/a
Create a Quiz Bowl Question Video n/a
Tagging Questions for Reuse Video n/a
Building a Pool Video n/a
Creating a Random Block and Adding it Video n/a
Uploading Test Questions From MS Excel Video n/a
Exporting and Importing a Test or Survey Video n/a
Reading Survey Results Video n/a
Reading Survey Submissions Video n/a

Grade Center  
Grade Center Overview Video PDF
Customizing the Grade Center View Video n/a
Creating Smart Views Video n/a
Creating a Grade Rule Video n/a
Viewing Grade Details Video n/a
Anonymous Grading Video n/a
Creating Grading Notes Video n/a
Creating a Grade Center Report Video n/a
Creating a Grade Rubric Video n/a
Grading Assessments Q by Q Video n/a
Viewing and Downloading Grade History Video n/a
Color Code the Grade Center Video n/a
Working Offline with the Grade Center Video n/a

Advanced Topics 
Notifications Dashboard Video n/a
Working with Equations Video n/a
Adaptive Release Video n/a
Mashups Video HTML
Adding Textbook Information Video HTML
Course Map Video HTML
Creating Course Links Video HTML
Checking Course Links Video HTML

Adv. Topic: Groups
Course Groups Video PDF
Creating a Group Video HTML
Creating Group Sets Video HTML

Adv. Topic: Student Performance
Performance Dashboard Video HTML
Sending Notifications Video HTML

Adv. Topic: Customizing Your Course
Setting your Start Page Video HTML
Editing Course Home Page Video HTML

Moving Data Between Course Sites
Importing a course to Blackboard 9.1 Video HTML
Course Copy n/a HTML

 


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