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Faculty Tutorials - Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 13

The following tutorials were developed by Blackboard highlighting new feautres and/or enhancements
in release Servie Pack 13 and are available on the Blackboard Learn, 9.1 On Demand Learning Center or
from Blackboard TV channel on youTube


Service Pack 13 Feature Guide For End Users

Featured Content

The Course Environment

Building Course Content

Communicating and Collaborating

Assesments and Grading

Test, Surveys, and Pools

GradeCenter

Reporting and Course Utilities

Blogs and Journals


FEATURED CONTENT

My Blackboard Profile
Learning Goals:
1.Edit Your Profile
2.Share Your Profile
3.View Other Profiles
  Video Everywhere - Recording
(PDF Guide)
Learning Goals:
1.Record Video everywhere from the content editor
2. Seeting up your account to record video
  Global Navigation and My Blackboard
Learning Goals:
1.Access Global Navigation
2.Navigate the user menu
3.Navigate My blackboard
  Retention Center - Recording
Step By Step User Guide
Learning Goals:
1. Utilize retention center information to monitor students and contact them
2. View and modify default rules for alerts
3. Create new rules


WORKING IN THE COURSE ENVIRONMENT

Course to Course Navigation
Learning Goals:
1. Navigate between courses
2. Understand task based navigation
 

New Calendar
Learning Goals:
1. Customizable
2. Export to Google Outlook
3. Multiple Views

  Using the Blackboard Calendar
Learning Goals: Calendar features for students and instructors
 

Navigating with Quick Links
Learning Goals:
1. An improved navigation experience for all users



BUILDING COURSE CONTENT

Getting Started with Course Content
Learning Goals:
1. Build Content
2. Create Assessment
3. Add interactive tools
  Using the New Content Editor
Learning Goals:
1. Paste in text and tables
2. Insert an image
3. Insert a link
4. Format text
  Comparing the New Content Editor with the Legacy text Editor (PDF)
Learning Goals:
1. Legacy Text Editor
2. New Content Editor
         
Getting Started with Assignments (PDF)
Learning Goals:
1. Creating Assignments
2. Accessing assignments for grading
3. Reviewing and grading assignments and more


Attaching Course Files to a Content Item
Learning Goals:
1. Create a new content item
2. Attach files from course files using two different methods
3. Compare how the attachemnts look to students
Level: Basic | Time: 3m 33 sec

 


COMMUNICATING AND COLLABORATING

New Improved Discussions
Learning Goals:
1. The new discussions features allows students to easily follow along with discussion threads and post replies
  See Whats New in Blackboard Collaborate 12.5
Learning Goals: New features and capabilities
 

Going Mobile With Blackboard Collaborate
Learning Goals:
1. Collaborae Mobile Access
2. Participant Controls
3. Break Out Rooms
4. Recordings



ASSESSMENTS AND GRADING

Enterprise Surveys and Course Evaluations
Learning Goals:
1. Access valueable feedback through Enterprise Surveys & Course Evaluations
  Inline Assignment Grading
Learning Goals:
1. See how inline grading enhances the grading experience for faculty. Instructors can now see the assignments "inline" in the web browser. Annotation tools also enable instructors to provide feedback --- comments, highlights, and even drawing -- directly on the inline view of the document.
  Achievements
Learning Goals:
1. Allows instructors and course designers to define criteria for issuing rewards to students in the form of both Badges and Certificates. Students can see which rewards they've earned and what is required of them to receive additional rewards, providing insight into learning progression toward defined competencies.
  Retention Center - Recording
Step By Step User Guide
Learning Goals:
1. Utilize retention center information to monitor students and conact them
2. View and modify default rules for alerts
3. Create new rules


TEST, SURVEYS, AND POOLS

Item Analysis for Test - Recording
Step by step user guide
Learning Goals:
1. Acess and run Item Analysis
2. View Test summary statistics
3. View question-level statistics
4. Edit a test question
  Creating a Fill in the Blank Question
Learning Goals:
1. Create a fill in the blank question
2. List acceptable answers and select evaluation method
3. Provide Feedback
  Creating a Fill in Multiple Blanks Question
Learning Goals:
1. Create a fill in the blank question
2. List acceptable answers and select evaluation method
3. Provide Feedback
         
Automatic Regrading
Learning Goals:
1. List triggers for automatic regrading
2. Edit test questions

 

Awarding Negative Points for Incorrect Answers to Test Questions
Learning Goals:
1. Enable negative points in test canvas
2. Use negative points in test questions

 



GRADE CENTER

Getting Started with the Grade Center (PDF)
Learning Goals:
1. Accessing the grade center
2. Action bar
3. Views
  Getting Started with Needs Grading (PDF)
Learning Goals:
1. Grade test and assignments
2. Grade blogs, journals, wikis and discussions
     

REPORTING AND COURSE UTILITIES

Running and Saving a Couse Report
Learning Goals:
1. Describe course report types
2. Run report
3. View report
4. Save report


BLOGS AND JOURNALS

Getting started with learn Interactive Tools: Blogs, Journals and Wiki
Learning Goals:
1. Suggested Use
2. Commenting and Feedback

Getting Started with Journal Prompts to Improve Student Writing
Learning Goals:
1. Writing prompts for students
2. Reading, research, challenges, interview and more.