Video Tutorials and PDF Guides for Blackboard Learn

Scan the categories below to locate a video tutorial or PDF guide for the tool of your choice. Note that if you have trouble accessing any of the links below, ensure that you have the latest Flash Player and Adobe Reader software.

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Blackboard Learn – What’s New?

Click here for information on Blackboard updates and new features.

Blackboard Learn Quick Tips

Looking for a quick tip on a task or feature in Blackboard Learn? Click here.

Blackboard Learn Training Videos

VideoTraining videos are available for Blackboard Learn on the OLT YouTube Channel!

Below are links to YouTube videos in relation to specific tasks below:

Other items:
Main link to all Categories

Main link to all Instructor Videos

Main link to all Blackboard Videos

Student Videos

Student Video Tutorials – Click here.

Instructors may also be interested in the full user guide published by Blackboard linked below:

Comprehensive Blackboard Learn Manual (423 pages)


Blackboard Help Categories:

Click on the category link to be taken to instructional guides and videos for that specified category.

Getting Started

StartInformation available on topics, such as creating a master course, changing your career account password, enrolling instructors into your course (Enrollment Manager), hiding courses in your course list, and Respondus.

 

 

 

Hot Topics in Course Management

Hot TopicsInformation available on topics, such as Respondus LockDown Browser, Retention Center and Student Tracking, Making a Course Available/Unavailable, Create a Course Welcome Banner, Copying a Course, and Allowing additional attempts.

 

 

 

Developing your course

This section has several sub-categories. Click on the developing your course link to access the instructional guides and videos for these categories.

block buildingWorking in the Course Environment

Information available on topics, such as Blackboard Learn overview, setting the entry page users see when they enter your course, student view, copying individual course content, rearranging links and course content, accessing the content collection, and creating a course link/shortcut.

Building Course Content

Information available on topics, such as using the content editor, adding files to your course, adding folders and learning modules to organize your course content, creating a tool link, creating content items, adding a URL to your course.

Media

Information available on adding lecture videos in your course (Kaltura Media), adding mashups, and adding videos in the text editor.

Setting Permissions

Information available on topics, such as using Adaptive Release, managing tool availability.

Collaborating and Communicating with Students

This section has several sub-categories. Click on the developing your course link to access the instructional guides and videos for these categories.

collaborationUsing the Discussion Board, Journals, Wikis, and Blogs

Information available on topics, such as creating a forum, creating a post, and replying to a post.

Announcements and Email

Information available on creating an email, announcement, or task.

Groups

Information available on creating single groups, group sets, and creating a group assignment.

Assignments and Assessments

AssessmentInformation available on topics, such as creating an assignment, using safeassign, creating and deploying a test, and viewing student submissions.

Grading Student Work and the Grade Center

GradeInformation available on topics, such as grading student assignment submissions, creating rubrics, grading with rubrics, grading student discussion/blog/journal/wiki posts, and grading an exam submission.

 

 

 

Evaluation and Course Reports

Information available on using the retention center, statistics tracking, running course reports, and using the performance dashboard.


Additional Resources

PNC’s Youtube Channel of Blackboard Learn training videos

Purdue West Lafayette’s Documentation Resource page (Adobe PDF)

Purdue’s Youtube channel of Blackboard Learn training videos

Purdue’s Blackboard Learn Resource Wiki (includes new resources, Pdfs, videos, etc.)

Visit Blackboard Learn’s On Demand Website (online learning center with videos and guides)


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