Job Aids

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Course Setup Checklist Job Aid  

This course set up checklist is provided to assist you with information on what you may want to update or add to your course in preparation for the first week of the term. It is by no means exhaustive as each course is different.

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Setting Due Dates Job Aid  

This job aid will provide Faculty with an overview of how to set the due dates on Assignments, Discussion Forums, and Tests.

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Managing My Courses Module Job Aid  

The default order of the course list in Blackboard will be sorted by each user’s access type. Each user can modify and manage courses by term as well as type of access. This job aid provides a step-by-step overview of how to manage and organize your course list in Blackboard.

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Organizing My Courses List Job Aid  

This job aid provides faculty with tools on how to personalize and organize the My Courses section within Blackboard. Note: unselecting courses does not un-enroll you from the courses, but will limit their visibility within the My Courses module, and this will speed up your Blackboard Home page loading time.

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Creating a Screen Capture Video Using Kaltura Job Aid  

Provide students with the steps associated with creating a screen capture video using Kaltura. Kaltura is video hosting program that is integrate with our LMS, Blackboard. It allows faculty and students to easily create and share their own video media.

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Editing and Uploading the Course Outline Job Aid  

Provide faculty with the steps associated with editing the course outline and uploading it from within your Content Collection.

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Date Restricting Discussion Boards Job Aid  

This job aid will provide Faculty with an overview on how to date restrict the Discussion Forums in the Blackboard classroom.

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Using Student Preview Job Aid  

This job aid will provide faculty with the steps on how to locate and utilize the Student Preview modality within Blackboard. The importance of the Student Preview Mode is a helpful tool for faculty to be able to view their course from the perspective of the student view.

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Content Collection Job Aid  

This job aid will provide Faculty with an overview of how to: 1) upload documents to the Content Collection; and 2) how to embed content from the Content Collection for use within their course.

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Activating and Utilizing the Syllabus Tool  

This job aid will provide faculty with an overview on how to activate and utilize the Syllabus tool provided in the online classroom.