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How To...

make my course available?

Course Management > Customization > Properties> Set Availability

making the course avaiable

upload my syllabus?

Content > Build Content > File > Navigate to your computer and upload the syllabus.* 

Syllabus upload steps

* All files must be ADA accessible >>learn more...

upload course readings?

Content > Build Content > File > Navigate to your computer and upload the readings.* 

Syllabus upload steps

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create an assignment?

Content > Assessments > Assignemnts 

Steps to create assignments

 

create and edit a quiz?

Creating a quiz

Control Panel > CourseTools > Test, Surveys and Pools > Tests

(you will be prompted to create questions, assign points to each question, etc.)

*the quiz will not be visible to your students at this stage 

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Deploying a quiz

a) Content > Assessments > Test (under Add an Existing Test, select the quiz you created in the previous step) > Submit. 

b) Test Options (on this page, you will be prompted to set availability, timer, password, etc.)

*the quiz will be visible to your students at this stage unless you intentionally restricted access in Test Options. 

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Editing a deployed quiz

Content > hover over the name of the quiz you created and deployed in previous steps until an arrow pointing down appears next to the name. 

Click on the arrow and select: 

  • Edit Test (if you want to edit or add a question or points)
  • Edit Test Options (if you want to edit availability, timer, password, etc.)

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take attendance on Bb?

Initiating the tool

Control Panel > Customization > Tool Availability > check the radio button next to Attendance > Submit

(this step should be done only once) 

steps to initiate the attendance tool on bb

 

Using the tool

After the tool has been initiated, go to Control Panel >Tools> Attendance

 

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add a new user to my Bb course?

1. Course Management > Users & Groups > Users

Steps showing how to get to the Users Page on Blackboard: Course Management > Users & Groups > Users

2. Click on Find Users to Enroll

Click on Find Users to Enroll

3. Click on Browse (leave the text bar blank)

Click on Browse

4. Select one:

A) If you know the person's EMPL ID, enter it in the search bar and press GO

Search by person's EMPL ID

OR 

 

   B) Select one of the options from the drop-down menu

Select from the drop down menu

NOTE: Only users registered in CUNY will appear in the search. People who are not part of CUNY will not be listed. 

5. Check the square that appears on the left of the new user's name and click on Submit.

6. Select the appropriate role for the new user

Select the appropriate role for the new user

7. Click on SUBMIT at the bottom of the page. 

For more help, visit https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor or request an appointment.