Copy Specific Content Between Blackboard Shells

June 21, 2011

Blackboard now enables users to copy specific content from one course to another.  This is different than the entire course copy.  This method will allow users to copy specific items or folders between courses or even within a course.  This video demonstration displays how to copy material.


Class Lists

June 13, 2011

Mott’s secure site includes class lists.  These lists can be viewed on screen or exported to Excel.  They contain information about students such as placement scores, GPA, and contact information.  This video displays how to access class lists on Mott’s website.

Adaptive Release in Blackboard

June 7, 2011

Blackboard has a feature called adaptive release that enables instructors to unlock features/portions of a class based on performance.

Timed Slide Shows in Power Point

May 31, 2011

Power Point enables you to have timed slide shows.  These can be used for kiosk or automated presentations or prepared speeches.  This video demonstrates how to create timed slide shows in Power Point.

Blackboard Cleanup

May 24, 2011

Over time, Blackboard shells can get a little messy from instructors adding and modifying content.  This demonstration displays how to clean up the appearance of Blackboard shells along with how to organize content.

Managing Windows Power Settings

May 17, 2011

The Microsoft Windows operating system includes options to manage power.  These options enable you to reduce the energy consumption of your computer during periods of inactivity.  This demonstration displays how to manage those power settings.

Using surveys in Blackboard

May 10, 2011

Blackboard enables users to create surveys.  Surveys operate like quizzes and tests within Blackboard, but do not have any “correct” answers.  This demonstration will display how to create surveys in Blackboard.