Monthly Archives: February 2011

Blackboard 9 Video Tutorials – Grade Center, Tests and the Assignment Tool

The launch date of Blackboard 9 is rapidly approaching ( May 2011)  You may be interested in the quick video tutorials Blackboard has developed to help you get  familiar with Blackboard 9 environment.  The videos below cover the Grade Center, Create Tests, the Assignment Tool and Student Performance.

Assessing Learners

Grade Center

  1. Customizing the Grade Center View!
  2. Creating Smart Views!
  3. Creating a Grade Rule!
  4. Viewing Grade Details!
  5. Anonymous Grading!
  6. Creating Grading Notes!
  7. Creating a Grade Center Report!
  8. Creating a Grading Rubric!
  9. Grading Assessments Question by Question!
  10. Viewing and Downloading Grade History!
  11. Color Code the Grade Center!
  12. Working Offline with the Grade Center

Tests, Surveys, and Pools

  1. Creating a Test – New!!
  2. Tour the Question Finder Feature!
  3. Reading Survey Submissions!
  4. Exporting and Importing a Test or Survey!
  5. Uploading Test Questions from Microsoft® Excel!
  6. Creating a Fill in the Blank Question!
  7. Creating a Short Answer Question!
  8. Creating a Matching Question!
  9. Creating a True or False Question!
  10. Adding an Existing Question to a Test!
  11. Creating a Calculated Formula Question!
  12. Creating a Calculated Numeric Question!
  13. Creating an Essay Question!
  14. Creating a Fill in Multiple Blanks Question!
  15. Creating a Hot Spot Question!
  16. Creating a Jumbled Question!
  17. Creating a Likert Question!
  18. Creating a Multiple Answer Question!
  19. Creating a Multiple Choice Question!
  20. Creating an Ordering Question!
  21. Creating a Quiz Bowl Question!
  22. Tagging Questions for Reuse!
  23. Building a Pool!
  24. Creating a Random Block and Adding It to a Test!

Assignments

  1. Using SafeAssign!
  2. Downloading Assignments!
  3. Clean Out Graded Assignment Files!

Student Performance

  1. Performance Dashboard!
  2. Sending Notifications – New!

Blackboard 9 Video Tutorials – Communicating & Collaborating

The launch date of Blackboard 9 is rapidly approaching.  You may be interested in the quick video tutorials Blackboard has developed to help get instructors familiar with Blackboard 9.  There are 3 different parts: Understanding  & Building your Course, Communicating & Collaborating, and Assessing Learners.

Communicating & Collaborating

Using the Discussion Board

  1. Grading a Discussion Board Forum!
  2. Grading a Discussion Board Thread!

Managing Group Work

  1. Creating a Group!
  2. Creating Group Sets!
  3. Getting Started with Groups Read It!

Blogs and Journals

  1. Creating a Journal!
  2. Commenting on a Journal Entry!
  3. Creating a Blog!
  4. Creating and Editing Blog Entries!
  5. Commenting on a Blog Entry!

Wikis

  1. Creating a Wiki!
  2. Editing a Wiki Page!
  3. Viewing a Wiki Page History – New!!
  4. Grading a Wiki!

Announcements and Scheduling

  1. Creating Announcements!
  2. Creating a Course Task!
  3. Creating a Course Contact!
  4. Sending Email!
  5. Sending Blackboard Messages!

Blackboard 9 Video Tutorials – Understanding and Building Content

The launch date of Blackboard 9 is rapidly approaching.  You may be interested in the quick video tutorials Blackboard has developed to help get instructors familiar with Blackboard 9.  There are 3 different parts: Understanding & Building your Course, Communicating & Collaborating, and Assessing Learners.

Understanding  & Building Your Course

  1. Your Course Environment – New!
  2. Select the Page Where Users Enter Your Course!
  3. Adding a Banner to Your Course Entry Point!
  4. Creating a Blank Page (for displaying content) on the Course Menu!
  5. Adding an Avatar to Personalize Your Course Environment!
  6. Make Your Course Available to Students!
  7. Using the Text Editor
  8. Building a Learning Module!
  9. Adding a Glossary Term!
  10. Creating a Blank Page!
  11. Creating a Tool Link!
  12. Adding a URL -New!!
  13. Creating a Mashup!
  14. Attaching Course Files to a Content Item!
  15. Tour the Course Files Feature!
  16. Adding Your Own Web Content Through Course Files!
  17. Create Multiple Rules to Release a Content Item!
  18. Searching for Standards!
  19. Aligning Content to Standards!
  20. Running a Class Coverage Report!
  21. Turning Tool Availability On and Off!
  22. Making Tools Available to Students!
  23. Changing the Course Language Pack!
  24. Changing the User Language Pack!
  25. Permitting and Restricting Guest and Observer Access!
  26. Turning On Statistics Tracking for a Content Item!
  27. Running a Report of All User Activity!
  28. Running a Report of User Activity by Forum!
  29. Running a Report of User Activity by Content Area!
  30. Running a Report of User Activity by Group!
  31. Saving a Course Report!
  32. Importing a Course Package!