Follow these tutorials to get familiar with Blackboard. This training will set you up for success for your courses and students.
This section includes informational handouts and instructional videos that cover the basics of Blackboard functions for instructors.
Getting Started with Navigation and Environment
Adding Course Syllabus and Instructor Vita
Adding Course Content Basics
Grade Center Basics
Create, Edit, and Grade an Assignment:
Assignments allow instructors to create coursework and manage grades and feedback for each student, separately. The following videos and this handout provide instructions on how to create and edit those assignments, as well as manage grades and feedback in the Grade Center.
Blackboard Learn offers communication tools for self-reflection, collaboration, and communication. The Discussion Board, Journals, Blogs, Wikis, and Blackboard Collaborate allow you to provide rich assignments and evaluate students in authentic ways where students can share and create knowledge.
Creating a Discussion Board
Creating a Journal
Creating a Blog
Creating a Wiki
Using Blackboard Collaborate
Rubrics provide guidelines and expectations for student work. They can be attached directly to gradable work in the content area or in the Grade Center.
Creating a Rubric
Grading with a Rubric
Test, Survey, and Pools
You can use tests and surveys to measure student knowledge, gauge progress, and gather information from students. Pools allow you to create a collection of test questions. These questions can be used to build tests or surveys.
Getting Started with the Test Tool
How to Create a Pool and Questions
How to Create a Test
How to Deploy a Test and Link in Course Content
Configuring Test Options
How to Deploy a Test with Respondus Lockdown Browser