Blackboard Resources (For Instructors)


Basic Blackboard Topics

The Course Environment VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.) 

The Course Environment  PDF (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Getting Started with the Grade Center PDF (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Grade Center Features (Source: University of Illinois, Chicago)

Adding Content to your Course VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Blank Page VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Download and Upload Grades VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Making Tools Available on the Course Menu VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc)

Making Courses Available to Students VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Creating a Grade Center Column VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Edit Mode Overview PDF (Source: Northeastern University)
What Do Each of the Course Modules Do? WEB (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Add Photo to Your Course PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)
Adding Email and Other Tools to the Menu PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)
Forum Posting PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)
Home Courses Institution Views PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)
Students Seeing Grades in BB PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)
Adding Extra Credit to Your Gradebook PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)
Create and Edit Assignments WEB (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)


Intermediate/Advanced Blackboard Topics

Blackboard Mobile Learn Demos (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Blog VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Journal VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating Single Groups and Adding Users VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Mash-up -You Tube, Flicker & SlideShare VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Using the New Content Editor VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Adding Content to Course Home Page VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Creating a Wiki VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Lesson Plan VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Rubric VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Learning Module VIDEO (source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating Grade Center Reports VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating Smart Views in Grade Center VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Overview – New Calendar VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Overview – New Discussion Board VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Overview – Item Analysis (assessment analysis) VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Blackboard Retention Center VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Grade Center Scroll Bars Disappearing on Mac OS X - Help Guide (Source: University of Richmond)

Copy All/Part of Your Course to a New Course Shell WEBSITE (Source: University of Texas - Arlington)

Dropping Lowest Scores: Exams & Homework PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)

Grade Center Check Mark - Complete/Incomplete Assignments PDF (Source: Texas Womens' University)

Giving a Student More Time on a Test PDF (Source: College of the Canyons)


Looking for more Blackboard Tutorials? Check these out:

Blackboard Learn Tutorials (Source: San Diego Community College District)

Blackboard Tips & Tutorials (Source: Beaufort County Community College)

Blackboard Help Directory (Source:

Blackboard Help Index (Source: Austin Community College District) 


 Please submit requests for new training topics/tutorials to Brian Weston.