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Blackboard 8.0.3

Blackboard is a Web-based learning-management system designed to allow students and faculty to participate in classes delivered online or use online materials and activities to complement face-to-face teaching. Blackboard enables instructors to provide students with course materials, discussion boards, virtual chat, online quizzes, an academic resource center, and more. The degree to which Blackboard is used in a course varies.

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Click here for a list of Supported Browsers with Blackboard 8.0.3

Video Tutorials:

Developing your courses:

1. Add and Edit Headers and Footers
2. Modify the Course Menu
3. Customize the Look of My Course
4. Creating a Syllabus
5. Creating Assignments
6. Creating Assessments(overview)
7. Building a Learning Module
8. Creating Media Library Collections
9. Creating Goals

Course Management and Facilitation:

1. Creating Announcements
2. Creating Calendar Entries
3. Creating Columns in the Grade Book
4. Creating Grading Forms
5. Creating Groups with Sign-Up Sheets
6. Navigate in the Grade Book
7. Entering Grades in the Grade Book
8. Grading Discussion Postings
9. Grading and Publishing Assignments
10. Setting Selective Release Criteria
11. Using the Selective Release Tool
12. Downloading Gradebook
13. Create, Save as File, and Download
       Course Backup


Text Tutorials:

Developing your courses:

1. Add a Content Link
2. Add a File
3. Add or Edit Headers and Footers
4. Building Learning Modules
5. Creating a Syllabus
6. Create a Discussion Topic
7. Create Folders
8. Create Goals
9. Create Manual Links
10. Create Media Libraries
11. Create Web Links

Course Management and Facilitation:

1. Customize a Folder
2. Customize the Action Menu
3. Manage Links
4. Modify Course Tools
5. Navigating the File Manager
6. Organize Learning Modules
7. Select Course Color
8. Select Course Icons
9. Selective Release by Date
10. Selective Release from a Tool


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White Library, Room 410
Del Mar College, East
101 Baldwin
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-1312