Faculty Support

Creating Assignments
In order to create an assignment, you will first need to add a “content area.” Add a content area by selecting the small plus sign in the top left sidebar...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 12:38 PM
Uploading Documents
In a content area (see “Creating Assignments” for how to make this), you will see a tab called “Build Content” near the top. By selecting this tab, you wil...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 11:30 AM
Grading
You can access the “Full Grade Center” under “Course Management” on the sidebar. The Full Grade Center will enable you to enter grades, to access writ...
Mon, 9 Mar, 2020 at 8:09 PM
Sending Emails
Emails can be sent directly from Blackboard to all users (including TA’s and faculty secretaries), to all student users, or to select students. The link ca...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 10:55 AM
Creating and Organizing Content Areas
Blackboard offers a variety of ways to create and organize course materials in your course. This article will explain how you can create your individual pie...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 1:04 PM
Discussion Forums and Threads
Discussions are a good way to encourage students to think critically about your coursework and interact with each others' ideas. You can create discuss...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 11:47 AM
Adding a Link
Once you have recorded or scheduled a Webex meeting, you will have a shareable link. For a recorded meeting, you will be able to select whether or not a pas...
Wed, 4 Mar, 2020 at 1:01 PM
Creating Quizzes or Tests
Blackboard supports online quizzes or tests with a variety of features, including timed options, multiple choice, or essay writing. Below you will find inst...
Tue, 3 Mar, 2020 at 12:54 PM
Downloading a Folder of Assignment Files
Follow the steps below to download a folder of paper/assignment files from Blackboard to your computer. 1. Enter the Full Grade Center in your Blackboar...
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 2:51 PM
Using the Groups Feature
Groups in Blackboard can be a useful way to have students interact in precepts or with group assignments. You can manually add students to groups or enable ...
Tue, 31 Mar, 2020 at 11:35 AM