Intro: Wait... Where's AU's Login? [ Video | PDF ]
First in our line of Bb Training tutorial, this is the first video to watch when you just want to know where Ashland University's Bb site is located. If you don't have time to watch any other video and you're new to the system, this has the information you need.
(Bb) The Course Menu: An Introduction [ Video | PDF ]
Bb's Course Menu allows you to navigate your course... as long as you know how to use it. This quick and easy introduction shows you some key features and explains some of the options and tools.
(Bb) A Brief Introduction: MyCourses (The Module) [ Video | PDF ]
Sometimes you have too many courses to sort through, or they linger too long and you wish you could hide them. This video tutorial gives you a quick tip on how to clean up your MyCourses module on the Landing Page, or, better yet, see the information you really want to see.
Guide Blackboard Overview of Course Environment [ Video | PDF ]
Creating Assignment Grading Options [ Video | PDF ]
Guide Blackboard Grade Center Angel to Bb conversion [ Video | PDF ]
Guide Blackboard Grade Center Making grades visible and invisible to students [ Video | PDF]
Guide Blackboard Grading Assignments [ Video | PDF ]
(Bb) Grade Center: Column Organization [ Video | PDF ]
As you add new columns in Grade Center or create items that automatically populate into Grade Center, you will probably want to organize Grade Center for your sake as well as the students'. This video explains the process of organizing your Grade Center Columns.
(Bb) Grade Center: Manually Creating Columns [ Video | PDF ]
If you are in need of manually creating columns in Bb's Grade Center, this video will take you through the steps and options available to you.
This tutorial walks you through where to find rubrics that may have come in from a course copy, and how to create new rubrics, and associate both to specific assessments.
Guide Blackboard Sharing rubrics between classes [ Video | PDF ]
(Bb) Rubrics: Grading with Rubrics [ Video | PDF ]
Using rubrics to grade in Bb is a great way to simplify and keep grading consistent. In this tutorial you will see how you can use rubrics to grade, and how students see those items graded with rubrics.
Tired of wasting paper, printing out assignments to mark up with feedback, or time, downloading and uploading files with all of your markups? Using Inline Grading allows you to do all the corrections and feedback with so much less effort. Use Inline Grading to seamlessly grade and still give the students the type of response on their work they so richly deserve (good or bad)
(Bb) Grade Center: Weighting Grades [ Video | PDF ]
If your course is built around weighted totals instead of a straight accumulative scoring of all assignments, then you will want to watch this video on how to set up categories, assign those categories to assessments, and then set up your Weighted Total column in Blackboard's Grade Center.
Guide Blackboard Grade Center Renaming Columns [ Video | PDF ]
(Bb) Course Management: Creating Announcements [ Video | PDF ]
A quick and easy explanation of announcements, how to post them, and best practices to manage them
(Bb) Course Management: Creating Announcements [ Video | PDF ]
An quick and easy explanation of announcements, how to post them, and best practices to manage them.
(Bb) The Course Menu: The + (adding items) [ Video | PDF ]
A more in-depth look at Bb's Course Menu, this tutorial identifies each type of menu item, explains what it usage, and demonstrates how you might want to utilize it. A Bonus for sticking all the way through one of our longer tutorials: changing the course entry point.
(Bb) Course Management: Changing the Entry Point [ Video | PDF ]
What if you don't like the default entry point of your course? It's merely a suggestion. Let us show you in this tutorial how you can change it to better suit your needs.
Don't understand why you can't add anything to your course? Don't fret. It may just be a quick push of the Edit Mode button. But, wait. What's the difference between the Edit Mode button and the Student Preview? Hopefully, this video will answer all your questions.
(Bb) Course Management: Course Email [ Video | PDF ]
For those new to Bb, Course Email can be a little confusing, especially if you're used to something else. In this video tutorial we break down the basics.
(Bb) Course Management: Posting a Syllabus [ Video | PDF ]
In this training video we show you how to post your syllabus into your Bb course.
(Bb) Course Management: Course Availability [ Video | PDF ]
Want to know how to make your course available prior to it automatically becoming available based on the dates determined by the Registrar's Office? Well... watch this to learn how.
Guide Blackboard General Course Customization [ Video | PDF ]
Blackboard Guide importing question pools [ Video | PDF ]
Guide Blackboard Exporting and Importing Tests [ Video | PDF ]
Guide Blackboard Audio Images and Videos [ Video | PDF ]
Guide blackboard links and course links [ Video | PDF ]
(Bb) Content Management: Adding YouTube Videos to Content [ Video | PDF ]
There are many ways to add video content to the content areas in Bb. This video shows some ways in which you are familiar and compares that with embedding the videos directly into the content editor. Don't worry, it's not as hard as it sounds.
Guide Blackboard Adding Content Overview [ Video | PDF ]
Organizing Copied Content in your New Course Shell Bb Default Menu [ Video | PDF ]
Now that you have copied your course content into your Spring 2016 course shell, it is now time to organize your content into the myAU Course Menu that is provided with these course shells. This video will provide you with a demonstration of how to do this.
Are you looking to get a closer look at the myAU Course Menu that is being included with the Spring 2016 Course Shells? Angela Titheradge, Learn Content Developer, provides you with a more in-depth walkthrough of this menu.
Organizing a Custom Course Menu into the myAU Menu [ Video | PDF ]
Do you want to figure out how to organize a customized course menu from the fall into the myAU Course Menu that was provided as the default menu for the Spring 2016 course shells? This video will provide a brief overview for how to do this!