Blackboard Basics : Videos and How-to Guides

UA Little Rock utilizes Blackboard for delivery of online course materials, which also facilitates both asynchronous communication (via discussion boards, blogs, etc) and synchronous communications (Blackboard Collaborate Ultra). The following resources are provided to get you started with the basics of using Blackboard.


How do I access my courses?

Blackboard 101 – Access Your Course

This video walks you through the steps to access your courses in Blackboard. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology and Resources (S…

STaR Learning Guide – Access Your Course
Blackboard Help –
Access Your Course


How do I make my courses available to students?

Blackboard 101 – Make Your Course Available

This video walks you through the steps to make your Blackboard course available to students. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology …

STaR Learning Guide – Make Your Course Available
Blackboard Help –
Make Your Course Available


How do I create an announcement?

Blackboard 101 – Create An Announcement

This video walks you through the steps to create an announcement in your Blackboard course. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology a…


STaR Learning Guide
Creating Announcements
Blackboard Help –
Creating Announcements


How do I create an assignment?

Blackboard 101 – Create An Assignment

This video walks you through the steps to create an assignment in your course. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology and Resources …


STaR Learning Guide –
Creating Assignments
Blackboard Help –
Creating Assignments


How do I navigate the course menu?

Blackboard 101 – Navigating the Course Menu

This video offers an overview of the Blackboard course navigation menu. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR) …

Blackboard 101 – Adding Course Menu Items

This video walks you through the steps to add links to your course menu. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR)…

 

STaR Learning Guide Navigating the Course Menu 
STaR Learning Guide
Adding Course Menu Items
Blackboard Help –
Navigating Inside a Course


How do I add content?

Blackboard 101 – Add Course Content

This video walks you through the steps to add content to your courses in Blackboard. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology and Reso…

STaR Learning GuideAdd Course Content
Blackboard Help –
Add Course Content


How do I get started with the Grade Center?

Bb 101 – Grade Center Basics

This video provides and overview of the Blackboard Grade Center. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology and Resources (STaR) at http…

STaR Learning GuideGrade Center Basics
STaR Faculty SupportGrade Center
Blackboard HelpBlackboard Help – Grading


How do I use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra?

Blackboard Collaborate with the Ultra Experience User Interface Tour

The important features you need to foster collaborative online learning are organized neatly within the Collaborate with the Ultra experience user interface….

Blackboard 101 – Recording in Collaborate

This video walks you through the steps to record a session in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology a…

STaR Learning GuideBlackboard Collaborate Ultra
STaR Learning Guide – Recording in Blackboard Collaborate
STaR Learning GuideAccess A Blackboard Collaborate Recording

Blackboard Help – Collaborate Ultra Help for Moderators
Blackboard Help Video –
Collaborate Ultra User Interface Tour


How do I update my course banner?

Blackboard 101 – Updating the Course Banner

This video walks you through the steps to update your Blackboard course banner. For more information, visit UA Little Rock Scholarly Technology and Resources…

STaR Learning Guide – Update Your Course Banner
Blackboard Help –
Update Course Banner


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