Faculty Tutorial

This is the faculty tutorial page for Blackboard. The tutorial listed below will instruct you on basic "how to's" in order to build and manage your course(s). Click on the start button below each tutorial description to access the tutorial.

Access & Log in

This tutorial shows you how to access Blackboard and login to the system.  As well as a quick overview of how the interface looks and works    

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Course Access

This tutorial shows you how to access your course and courseware. You will learn that there are multiple ways to access your course and courseware.    

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Navigation

This tutorial will show you how to navigate the Blackboard interface. You will learn how navigate the interface, as well as identify where everything is located.

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Menu Items

In this tutorial you will learn to navigate the menu items as well as how to create, move, delete, and name or rename menu items. You will also learn to identify the different types of menu items.

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Item Content

In this tutorial you will learn the process of creating an item content area. Here you will learn to add and update content in order to build material for your course.

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Learning Modules

In this tutorial you will learn the process of creating a learning module. Here you will learn to add and update content for the learning module as well as adding multiple item content areas.

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Content Collection

Here you will receive an overview of the content collection, as well as how to access it, add, upload and remove items.

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Files & Links

In this tutorial you will learn how to add links to files, docs, and images from your content collection into your course, as well as how to add external web-link to your course content.

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Calendar & Survey

In this tutorial you will learn how to access the calendar, manage and update calendar events as well as displaying and hiding other calendars. Plus you will learn how to access the course survey.

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Student Preview

In this tutorial you will learn how to preview the course you are building within the student preview view without having to make the course available to students, as well as setting Student Preview preferences.

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Seminar Content

In this tutorial you will be given an overview of the seminar content course, where FI will mange the seminar as well as student access instructions and help with forums and essays.

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Essay Instructions

In this tutorial you will learn how to add instructions to the student's essay requirements. As well as updating and editing the essay instructions. These instructions are usually taken from the requirements section of the authoritative course content.

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Essay Guidance

In this tutorial you will learn how to add upload guidance for the student's essay requirements. As well as updating and editing the essay guidance..

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Forum Instructions

In this tutorial you will learn how to add instructions to the student's forum requirements.

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Creating Forums

In this tutorial you will learn how to structure and create the discussion boards that will make up your Forum requirement.

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Discussion Board

In this tutorial you will learn how to create and mange discussion boards.

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Creating Threads

In this tutorial you will learn how to created and reply to the threaded discussions within your Forum's discussion boards.

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