Faculty Help...

Please download and view the Blackboard Faculty Handbook from our Intranet.

The table of contents includes:


Course Site Access, Setup and Management

Logging into Blackboard and getting to your course....................... 6

Navigating the course home page...7

Managing the course menu... 8

Entering Your Contact Information... 11

Making Your Course Site Available... 12

Exporting Course Material to Use as an “Archive” / Backup.... 13

Organizing your Homepage: Cleaning up your My Courses list.... 14

 

Course Content

Course Files... 17

Posting Content.... 20

Assessment and Monitoring Students’ Progress

Using the Grade Center..... 28

Using the Assignment tool.... 33

Creating and Administering Tests and Quizzes.... 37

Creating and Administering Surveys... 44

  

Communication and Interaction

Posting Announcements... 50

Setting Up and Using Discussion Boards... 51

Sending E-mail.. 56

Working with Groups.... 57

Journals...... 60

Blogs.... 62

Wikis.... 65

Using the Collaboration tools.... 67

 
 

Monitoring your Course

Monitoring Student Activity in Your Course: Performance, Dashboard,

Statistics Tracking, Course Reports, and Review Status…..70