Step 1: Log in to Blackboard Learn

Step 2: On the My Institution page under My Courses, hover in the lite blue area of the box

Step 3: Click the cog in the upper right hand corner

Step 4: Check the box to the left of “Group by Term”

Step 5: Click “Submit” to save the changes

This allows you to group courses according to the term and makes finding a course easier.

Step 1: Log in to Blackboard Learn

Step 2: On the My Institution  page under My Courses, hover in the lite blue area of the box

Step 3: Click the cog in the upper right hand corner

Step 4: Uncheck the the blue checkmark under “Select All/Unselect All” for the courses you wish to hide

Step 5: Click “Submit” to save the changes

 

You may disable the notification settings for all or selected courses you are enrolled in.

Step 1. Click on the Global Navigation Menu and select Settings:

Open Global Nav Menu

Step 2. Select Edit Notification Settings:

select edit notification settings in the open global nav menu

Step 3. Under Bulk Edit Notification Settings, select Courses I am taking.

select course I am teaching

Step 4. Click on the radio button to select all courses you are taking:

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This option allows you to change the notification settings for all of your courses at once. You can select which notification types you want to receive and the method of delivery.

Step 5. Under Email, uncheck the email notification messages for items you do not wish to receive notifications.

Please note: By disabling all notifications you may not be alerted when your instructor makes changes to the course content, including the availability and due dates of assignment and assessments.

Step 6. Under Settings, remove the check mark for any notification that you do not wish to receive:

Step 7. Click on the Submit button.

Instructors can change email notification settings by:

Step 1: Go to the Global Navigation Menu by clicking on the down arrow next to your name in the top right hand corner of the screen

Open Global Nav Menu

Step 2: Select “Settings”

Go to settings in the open global nav menu

Step 3: Click on “Edit Notifications Settings”

select edit notification settings in the open global nav menu

Step 4: Click on “Courses I am teaching” link under Bulk Edit Notification Settings

select course I am teaching

Step 5: Choose either radio button for either “All Courses” or “Selected”

Step 6: If “Selected” is chosen, highlight the necessary courses and click on the right carrot button to move the course to the “Selected Items” box

Move individual courses over or select all

Step 7: Uncheck or check the top box next to “Email” to deselect or select the notifications for all items, or individually deselect/select each box

settings to uncheck box in email

Step 8: Click on the “Submit” 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

 

An avatar is a digital representation of you.

Step 1: Login to Blackboard Learn and locate the “Global Navigation Menu” in the upper right corner

Step 2: Click the drop down arrow Graphic of drop down arrow

Step 3: Click “Settings”

Step 4: Click “Personal Information”  Graphic of personal information

Step 5: Click “Personalize My Settings” Graphic of personalize my settings

Step 6: Select “Use custom avatar image”   Graphic of radio button for use custom avatar image

Step 7: Click “Browse My Computer”

Step 8: Select an image

Step 9: Click “Submit”

 

The global navigation menu is used to navigate various content between different courses.

Step 1: Login to Blackboard Learn

Step 2: Locate the “Global Navigation Menu” in the upper right hand corner Global navigation menu button

Step 3: Click the drop down arrow Down arrow

Step 4: Click “Courses”

Recently visited courses

Note: This lists all the courses one has access to. Click on any course from this menu.

Step 5: Click “Organization” Organization button

Note: This lists all the organizations one is involved in.

Step 6: Click Settings”

Note: This is where one will personalize their Blackboard Experience by changing text size, contrast setting, and personal information. Settings list

Step 7: Click “Blackboard Home” Blackboard home

Note: Shows all notifications in one place.

Step 8: Click “Updates” Updates

Note: Let’s one know what is new or what’s been going on.

Step 9: Click “My Grade” feature My grades

Note: My Grade is only for students. Shows them what has been graded and what attempts the have made from one central location.

Step 10: Click “Retention Center Reports” Retention center icon

Note: A central location to review reports.

Step 11: Click “Calendar” Calendar

Note: Access to one calendar viewing items from all courses.

Step 12: Click “Posts” Post

Note: Lets one know who is posting and from where (which course) and are able to reply to a post from here.

 

Step 1: Login to Blackboard Learn.

Step 2: Go to the “My Institution” page.

First Way to Navigate Courses

Step 1: Locate the “My Courses” module.

Step 2: Find the course list.

Step 3: Hover and select a course.

Second Way to Navigate Courses

Step 1: Locate the “Global Navigation Menu”. Global navigation menu button

Step 2: Click the “drop down arrow” to see courses listed here. Down arrow

Step 3: Click the course you want to view.

Course Navigation Menu

Step 1: Click “Content” to see course content. Content button

Step 2: Click “Home Page” to return to home page. Home page button

OR

Click on the “house” icon to return to the home page. House button

Step 3: Click “Announcements” to see announcements. Announcements button

Step 4: Click the course menu title to expand and contract the “Course Navigation Menu”.

Course-to-Course Navigation

Course-to-course navigation is unique; when in a discussion board in one course and use the course-to-course navigation to select another course, it will take you to the discussion board in the new course selected.

Step 1: Locate house in the upper left course of your course. Course to course home button

Step 2: Click on the “drop down arrow” to select which course you want to navigate to. Dropdown arrow

Step 3: Select course to navigate to.