Category Blackboard

Blackboard’s Accessibility Report

View the Blackboard Accessibility Report to review your uploaded content to see how these files might be accessed by someone with a disability. To look at the report from Blackboard look at the Control Panel -> Course Tools -> AccessibilityReport.…

Create Custom Column in Blackboard

You can create a custom text column in Blackboard to help you make notes about your students. This columns holds about 32 characters and spaces so this option isn’t for lengthly comments just for short identifiable text and you can…

Blackboard clear quiz attempt

If you need to clear a student’s attempt on a quiz for any reason, you can do this from the Blackboard Grade Center. Go to the Full Grade Center and search for the student and quiz. In the cell where…

Blackboard Student View

It is helpful to be able to view your Blackboard course from the student perspective so that you can get a real feel for how a student interactions with your course. As a student you can submit assignments, post to…

Blackboard Learn notification settings

Students and faculty alike, can change their preferred notification settings for receiving information from Blackboard classes. Currently you get notified in three areas: Blackboard Dashboard or your home page after logging into the Blackboard system Email Mobile app notifications It…

New Box View replaces Crocodoc for inline grading

As of this month when your students turn in programming code and graphics inside of Blackboard you can use the New Box View inline grading tool to view the code and add comments to the images. If you previously used Crocodoc to quickly view spreadsheets or papers inside of the Blackboard Grade Center, you’ll find the expanded list of supported file types a breath of fresh air!

Blackboard CTL Template Course Shell

UAF CTL has created a Blackboard template that can be used as a starting place for those developing an online course. The template is based on best practices for higher education online students. The template navigation contains standard areas for…