Category: Course Settings & Management

Customizations, settings, properties, policy, and expectations for your course.

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Bb Course Lifespan Guidelines

During the Fall 2014 term, Information Technology Services will begin implementing a new plan to remove old course data from the live Blackboard system. There are two main reasons that old course content can no longer be stored on the live system indefinitely: Ever-increasing database sizes negatively impact overall system performance. In a fast-paced world, faculty and students demand immediate and responsive… Read more →

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Organizing Your Course

Knowing the best way to organize your content for students is just as important as knowing how to put that content on Blackboard.  In a fully online course, your students’ primary contact with the course, the College, and with you as the instructor is the Blackboard content and interactive tools. Even in a blended course environment, the organization and accessibility… Read more →

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Did You Know? Less Clicks with Task-Based Navigation in Blackboard

We get frequent feedback that navigating Blackboard requires too many clicks. Did you know there is a way to jump from course to course while retaining the context of the page/task from the original course? In other words, you can jump directly from the Grade Center in one course to the Grade Center in another course with just one click! I didn’t… Read more →