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Adaptive Release of Content provides controls to release content to users based on a set of rules provided by the Instructor. The rules may be related to availability, date and time, individual users and…
The Discussion Boards feature is used as a communication tool for posting and responding to messages. Forums are made up of individual discussion threads that can be organized around a particular subject.
The Discussion Board feature is used as a communication tool for posting and responding to messages. The Discussion Board is used asynchronously; which means that users in a course do not have to be…
The Grade Center enables instructors to record and manage student grades and allows students to view their grades 24/7.
Multimedia files can come from a variety of sources. Files can be added from the Web through a mashup, uploaded from your computer, or found on the system, either in Course Files or the Content…
The Settings feature allows instructors to make certain sections of their Blackboard course available to guests. Guests are those not enrolled in the course.
The Discussion Boards feature is used as a communication tool for posting and responding to messages. The Discussion Board is used asynchronously; which means that users in a course do not have to be logged…
This QuickStart details the process of attaching files to content items within Blackboard.
The Announcement feature can be used to inform students of upcoming lectures or meetings, exams, or any other information you want them to view in a timely manner.
This Quickstart provides instructions on how to batch enroll existing Franklin & Marshall College students into a Blackboard course using MyDiplomat.
Questions can be authored offline in a specially formatted text ﬁle and uploaded into Tests, Surveys, and Question Pools. Once uploaded, questions can be edited and used like questions that have been authored in…
Blogs are an open communications tool for students to share their thoughts.
This Quickstart will guide you on how to view your grades in Blackboard.
Please contact the F&M Blackboard Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Roles control access to the content and tools within a Course. Each user is assigned a role for each Course in which they participate.
Archive Course creates a permanent record of a Course including all the content and user interactions available at the time the Archive is initiated.
The Course Properties feature allows instructors to change the availability of a course. By default all newly created courses are unavailable.
The Course Calendar feature can be used to indicate important course related events. All students registered in the course can view the dates and events that appear on the Course Calendar.
Course Cartridges are pre-made materials produced by professional authors, editors, and publishers that can be downloaded and added to a Course.
Course Copy can make an exact copy of the Course. Course Copy can also make a copy of some of the materials and create a new Course or add the materials to an existing Course.…