Step 1: Locate “My Course” on the institution home page
Step 2: Hover in the light blue of “My Course”, to the right you will see a cog (looks like a tooth gear)
Step 2: Click the cog
Step 3: Check the box to the left of “Group by Term”
Step 4: Click “Submit”

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



Part 1 – Create a Session

Step 1: Go to a content area (or to create a content area, see Creating a Content Area in the Course Navigation Menu)

Step 2: Click on the “Tools” button

Step 3: Select “Blackboard Collaborate”

Tools button pressed and selecting "Blackboard Collaborate"

Step 4: Click on the “Create Session” button


Step 5: Name the session appropriately and provide the necessary date and times for the session

Step 6: Set repeat session options as needed

Repeat options showing

Step 7:  Set early session entry options

Step 8: Select Session Type to either “course” or “shared”

Step 9: Select Teleconference Options (“Use built-in” is recommended)

Teleconference options with the "Use built-in" option selected.

Step 10: Select the appropriate room attributes

All the room attributes

Step 11: Add a grade column if necessary

Grade Center Integration option selected on with 10 points

Step 12: Assign roles as needed

Step 13: Click on the “Save” button

Save Button


Part 2 – Add Link

Step 1: Hover over the title of the session and click on the action link item (circle) that appears to the right

Step 2: Select “Add link”


Step 3: Check the box next to the content area in which the link should be placed

Content Area List for where to add a link

Step 4: Click on the “Save” button

Save Button


Step 1: Click on “Customization” within the Course Management Panel

Step 2: Select “Properties”

Step 3: In the “Set Course Duration” section, choose “Select Dates”

Graphic showing the set duration section with select dates option

Step 4: Enter in the new dates

Step 5: Click on the “Submit” button