Blackboard Basics

Part 1 – Log into Blackboard and Access Your Course
a) How to Access Your Course Part 2 – Add Simple Content
a) Create Announcement
b) Create Contact Information
c) Create a Folder
d) Create Item and File
e) Inserting an Image and Web Link
f) Edit Existing Information
g) Reordering Content
h) Copying and Moving Content Part 3 – Making Course Available and Previewing as a Student
a) Make Course Available and Unavailable to Users
b) Previewing Your Course as a Student Part 4 – Embedding Content
a) Embedding Images
b) Embedding a Web Link
c) Embedding an Audio File
d) Embedding YouTube Videos Part 5 – Managing Course Menu
a) Editing a Course Menu
b) Customizing the Look of Your Course Part 6 – Creating and Grading an Assignment
a) Creating an Assignment
b) Grading an Assignment Part 7 – Introduction to Grade Center
a) Introduction to Grade Center

Beyond the Basics

Testing in Blackboard

Part 1 – Testing Basics
a) Introduction – Testing in Blackboard
b) Step 1 – Creating a Test
c) Step 2 – Creating Questions
d) Step 3 – Deploy the Test and Set All Test Parameters including Setting Test Exceptions for Students Requiring Accommodations
e) Testing – Student View
f) Accessing & Grading Student Tests
g)Test Generator Part 2 – Respondus Lockdown Browser
a) What is Respondus LockDown Browser
b) How to Set Up Respondus LockDown Browser
c) Respondus LockDown Browser – Student Perspective
d) Checking the Dashboard for LDB Part 3 – Some “Must Have” Tools for Quick and Individualized Test Creation
a) Creating a Question Pool
b) Introduction to Random Blocks & Question Sets
c) Inserting Question Sets & Random Blocks
d) Using Variables in your Questions
e) Importing/Exporting Tests, Surveys & Pools Part 4 – Customizing Grade Centre
a) Grade Centre Organization
b) Creating Columns in Grade Centre
c) Accessing the Attendance Feature Part 5 Assignments – Additional Features
a. Introduction to Creating Group Assignments
b. Creating Group Assignments
c. What is Safe Assign?
d. Attaching Safe Assign Part 6 – Content – Additional Features
a. Creating Discussion Boards
b. Enabling Statistics Tracking
c. What is Adaptive Release
d. Attaching Adaptive Release