Self-Paced Blackboard Basics Course
Watch this short video on how to enroll:
Make My Course Available
Course Management > Customization > Properties> Set Availability
Add Content (e.g. Syllabus, Readings)
This video covers the basics of adding content to Blackboard. It demonstrates first how to upload a file and an item, and how to edit them once they've been shared to Blackboard. Next, it shows how to share a file from CUNY Dropbox, and share a web link. It then demonstrates how to embed a YouTube video into a Blackboard page. Finally, it covers how to double-check your content using Student Preview Mode.
* All files must be ADA accessible >>learn more...
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
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.
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.)
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)
Using the tool
After the tool has been initiated, go to Control Panel >Tools> Attendance
For more help, visit https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor or request an appointment.