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.


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.

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.

Using Groups in Blackboard

April 25, 2011

Blackboard enables instructors to create groups areas for students.  These group areas allow students to communicate with each other, exchange files, and even have a secure discussion board.  Students can be added to groups by themselves, by the instructor, or through a random enroll process.  This demonstration will display how to create groups within Blackboard.

Adding YouTube videos to Blackboard

April 11, 2011

This demonstration displays how you can easily add YouTube content to your  Blackboard course shells.

Creating a glossary in Blackboard

March 28, 2011

Blackboard has a tool that enables instructors to add a gloassary to classes.  This can be used for key terms or even class FAQs.  This demonstration displays how to create a glossary in Blackobard.

Blackboard discussion forums

March 14, 2011

Blackboard enables you to create discussion forums.  These are places where students and instructors can converse in an open environment.  Everything within the discussion forum is visible to everyone in the class.