Note: A course link for a test can only be created after the test has been deployed. See the Deploy a Test tutorial.

Step 1: Go to the content area in which the test course link needs to appear

Step 2: Click on the “Build Content” Bouild content button

Step 3: Select “Course Link”

Step 4: Click on the “Browse…” button to choose an item to link to Choose item option

Step 5: Select the appropriate item

Step 6: Name the link

Step 7: Create brief link description if needed

Step 8: Select “Standard Options” as necessary

Step 9: Click on the “Submit” button

Step 1: Go to a content area in which the discussion board or forum should be linked in

Step 2: Click on the “Tools” button

Step 3: Select “Discussion Board”

Tools Button and Selecting Discussion Board

Step 4: Select either “Link to Discussion Board Page” OR “Select a Discussion Board Forum” and choose the specific forum to link to

link to the discussion board page

Select a discussion board forum

Step 5: Click on the “Next” button Next button

Step 6: Add a description for the link (not the discussion itself) if needed

(i.e. “This is the link to the Discussion Board” or “This is the link to the Discussion Forum for this module. Click on the “Create Thread” button once in the forum to find the specific questions and directions.”)

Step 7: Click on the “Submit” Graphic of submit button button

Blackboard Quick Start Orientation for Faculty

This orientation briefly covers logging in, course to course navigation, navigation within your course, some tool overviews, and a couple how to’s within Blackboard Learn. This is an overview that will get you started in Blackboard, but not necessarily build expertise yet. We encourage you to view other tutorials on this site, as well as make use of the following resources available:

The 7 Training Courses you have already been enrolled in within Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Training Courses

Blackboard Embanet Support (24 hours/day, 7 days/week): 1-888-915-9535 or visit the online support site.

MSUD Educational Technology Center

 

Step 1: Go to the content area in which the assignment link needs to appear

Step 2: Click on the “Build Content” Bouild content button

Step 3: Select “Course Link”

Step 4: Click on the “Browse” button to choose an item to link to Choose item option

Step 5: Select the appropriate item

Step 6: Name the link

Step 7: Create brief link description if needed

Step 8: Select “Standard Options” as necessary

Step 9: Click on the “Submit” button