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 learning module should be created in

Step 2: Click the “Build Content” button Graphic of Build content button

Step 3: Select “Learning Module” Graphic of learning module

Step 4: Type a name for the learning module Graphic of inserting name

Step 5: Give a short description of the learning module, if necessary

Step 6: Select “Learning Module Options” as necessary

Step 7: Select “Standard Options” as necessary

Step 8: Select “Table of Contents” options as necessary

Step 9: Click the “Submit” button Graphic of submit button

Note: To add content to the learning module, view the “Adding Content” tutorial.

 

Move a Learning Module

Step 1: Hover to the left of the learning module so the four arrow icon appears  Graphic of 4 way arrow to move items

Step 2: Click, hold, and drag to sequence in which the learning module should show

Step 3: Drop the learning module by releasing the click

 

Make Learning Modules Available/Visible

Step 1: Click on “Content” from the Course Navigation Menu

Step 2: Hover over a learning module and click on the action item link Graphic of action link item

Step 3: Select “Edit”

Step 4: Select the ‘Yes’ radio button to permit users to view this content in “Section 4: Standard Options”

Graphic of permit users to view this content

Add File from “My Computer”

Step 1: Click on “Content” from the course navigation menuGraphic of Content button

Step 2: Select a learning module to add a file

Step 3: Click on “Build Content” Graphic of Build content button

Step 4: Select “File” Graphic of file

Step 5: Name file Graphic of enter file name

Step 6: Find file Graphic of browse my computer button

Step 7: Click “Submit”  Graphic of submit button

 

 

Add File from Blackboard Learn Content Collection

Step 1: Click on “Content” from the course navigation menu Graphic of Content button

Step 2: Select a learning module to add a file

Step 3: Click on “Build Content”  Graphic of Build content button

Step 4: Select “File” Graphic of file

Step 5: Name file  Graphic of enter file name

Step 6: Find file Graphic of browse content collection

Step 7: Select folder containing the file

Step 8: Select file Graphic of radio button for file

Step 9: Click “Submit”  Graphic of submit button

Step 10: Select “Give users access to all files and folders in the folder”

Graphic of radio button for give users access to all files and folder in the folder

Step 11: Select Alignment Options

Graphic of radio button for alignment options

Step 12: Select Standard Options

Graphic of standard options

Step 13: Click “Submit”  Graphic of submit button