Individual Learning Activities

Please note: the Beep in the audios indicates that you can stop the audio to work on the instructed steps.

Using Rubrics

Creating Blackboard Rubrics (1m1s)

Non-Blackboard Assignments

Creating a grade column to record grades and feedback (2m17s)

Entering grades for the assignments Submitted outside of Blackboard (48s)

Using Blogs

Creating a Blog (2m54s)

Making the blog assignment available in the Course Menu (1m2s)

(optional) Making a blog assignment available in the interactive Course Schedule (1m32s)

Viewing and Grading student blogging (1m13s)

Using Discussion Forums

Creating a Discussion Forum (2m48s)

Making the discussion forum assignment available in the Course Menu (1m2s)

(optional) Making a discussion forum available in your interactive Course Schedule (1m2s)

Viewing and Grading students' participation in a discussion forum (1m16s)

Using Journals

Creating a Journal (2m14s)

Making the journal assignment available in the Course Menu (58s)

(optional) Making the journal available in your interactive Course Schedule (1m30s)

Viewing and Grading Student Journaling (57s)

Using Tests or Quizzes

Creating a Test or Quiz (58s)

Making a test or quiz available in the Course Menu (2m57s)

(optional) Making a test or quiz available in the interactive Course Schedule (1m22s)

Viewing and Grading a test/quiz or exam (1m14s)

Writing a Paper

Creating a Paper Assignment (3m21s)

Viewing and Grading a paper (2m8s)

Creating a PowerPoint presentation, a Spreadsheet, a Photo slideshow or an Audio file

Creating an Alt-paper assignment (2m43s)

Viewing and Grading an Alt-paper assignment (1m10s)

Producing a Video

Creating a Video Assignment (1m50s)

Creating a grading column for your video assignment (2m16s)

Viewing and Grading your students' video assignments (1m1s)

Collaborating on a Wiki

Creating a course Wiki (2m25s)

Making the wiki assignment available in the Course Menu (54s)

(optional) Making the wiki available in your interactive Course Schedule (1m29s)

Viewing and Grading the wiki

Using a webinar tool for live class meetings, office hours and online course exams

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra works best on FireFox version 49 or higher and Chrome version 54 or higher. It can be used for live online class meetings, office hours, students live collaboration on projects, or just for students to chat about course work. The duration of a Blackboard Collaborate session can be minutes, hours or 24/7 for the entire semester. 

Using the Course Room (41s)

Course Room is a Blackboard Collaborate session created automatically in every course. It opens 24/7. 

Setting up a (test) live Online Meeting (1m9s)

Making the online meetings available in the Course Menu (50s)

(optional) Making an online meeting available in the interactive Course Schedule (1m11s)

Test driving your first Online Meeting (3m42s)

Viewing attendance report and watching your recorded Online Meeting Session (28s)