Use the Send Email Tool

Step 1: Log in to Blackboard

Step 2: Select your course from the “My Courses” module in the center of the page

Step 3: Click on “Send Email” from the left hand course navigation   Send Email option on left hand navigation

Step 4: Select the appropriate list of user(s) All Users email option

Step 5: Enter subject and message

Step 6: Click on the Submit button

 

Hide Links on the Course Navigation Menu from Students

Step 1: Hover over a link in the left hand course navigation menu

Step 2: Click on the action link item that appears to the right of the link Graphic of action link item

Step 3: Select “Hide from Users” Hide Link option

Step 1: Click on the “+” button in the top left hand side of the screen Graphic of the plus button

Step 2: Select “Tool Link”

Step 3: Give the tool a name

Step 4: Click on the drop down menu and select “Announcements”

Step 5: Check the “Available to Users” box  Graphic of check for available to users

Step 6: Click on the “Submit” button

Step 1: Click on the “+” button in the top left hand side of the screen Graphic of the plus button

Step 2: Select “Tool Link”

Step 3: Give the tool a name

Step 4: Click on the drop down menu and select “Discussion Board”

Step 5: Check the “Available to Users” box  Graphic of check for available to users

Step 6: 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

 

 

Step 1: Go to the “Course Navigation Menu”

Step 2: Click on the “+” icon to “Add Menu Item”  Graphic of the plus button

Step 3: Click on “Content Area”  Graphic of content area

Step 4: Name the Content Area  Graphic of naming content area

Step 5: Check the box to make this area “Available to Users” Graphic of check for available to users

Step 6: Click “Submit” Graphic of submit button

Step 7: Hover to the left of the content area link, click on the four arrows that will appear, and drag this new content area to where it should go on the “Course Navigation Menu”.

 

Step 1: Click on the “+” icon in the top left corner of the course navigation menu Graphic of the plus button

Step 2: Select “Tool Link”

Step 3: Name the tool “Groups”

Step 4: Click on the “Type” drop down menu” Graphic of "type" drop down menu

Step 5: Select “Groups”

Step 6: Click on the check box next to “Available to Users” Graphic of check for available to users

Step 7: Click on the “Submit”