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

 

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

 

The My Institution Page presents information about different courses one is enrolled in or involved in as either an instructor or a student. Navigate from course to course and see various information throughout the courses and in different modules. It also a place to centralize information from course to course and work with material.

Overview of My Institution Page

Step 1: Login to Blackboard Learn

Step 2: This is the “My Institution” page

Step 3: Locate “My Courses” module. My courses button

Note: Shows a list of all courses enrolled in.

Step 4: Locate “My Announcements” module My announcements button

Note: Pulls announcements from all courses and places them on this central page to view them all in one place.

Step 4: Locate “Alerts” module Alerts button

Note: If rules were set up within the retention center, all notifications can be seen here.

Step 5: Locate “Needs Attention” module Needs attention button

Note: Alerts one when items need grading such as assignments and assessments.

Adding a Module

Step 1: Click “Add Module” Add module button

Step 2: Click “Add” to add a module to the “My Institution Page” Add button

Step 3: Click “OK” Ok button

Moving a Module

Step 1: Hover over item to see a four-way arrow. Calculator button

Step 2: Click, hold, and drag the four-way arrow to move the module 4 way arrow

 

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.