How-tos

Blackboard tutorials and resource guides for faculty.

  • Creating a Kaltura Mashup
    Kaltura Media is accessible from anywhere in Blackboard using the mashup tool inside the content editor.  Kaltura Media can be used by students for…  
  • Notifications
    With so much going on in your online courses, it can be a challenge to keep up with new messages. The Blackboard course notification…  
  • Student Preview Mode
    Please note the Student Preview mode has changed as of Spring 2015.   To access Student Preview select the revolving arrows in the top…  
  • Downloading the Grade Book
    Would you like to download your grade book so you can work offline or save it for archival purposes? Blackboard Learn lets you easily…  
  • Quick Semester Prep Steps
    Here’s a quick guide to help you get started. Making Sense of your Course ID: Each Course ID includes the year, term, department code…  
  • Inline Grading
    Have you ever wished that grading assignments submitted through Blackboard were easier? Wish no more. Grading in Blackboard is now streamlined with Inline Assignment…  
  • Search for a Kaltura Media
    The Blackboard Kaltura Media plug-in provides upload, webcam recording, and screen capture options for your media. Once processed your files are loaded on the…  
  • Integrating Collaborate in the Classroom
    The Collaborate web-conferencing tool can be used for a variety of purposes in your Blackboard course. Collaborate is a great way to hold virtual…  
  • Integrate Collaborate with the Grade Center
    Want to hold a live session and require students to attend?  Planning student presentations and want to give credit for participation?  Well now you…  
  • Recording in Collaborate
    In addition to holding live Collaborate sessions, moderators can record sessions for playback at a later time.  This is also a great way to…