Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Blackboard Video Tutorials

Jim Janossy has created a series of 15 video tutorials for Blackboard. Each video is accompanied by a study-guide in PDF format.

Topics include:
  • Getting started quick! Basic web site organization and cleanups
  • Logging in, labeling courses with academic year and term in your MyCourses box
  • Announcements page banner, course and menu button organization
  • Announcements pro and con, and how to post Announcements
  • The course roster, and how to add students to your Blackboard course
  • Menu button readability and how to maximize it
  • Changing menu button names, hiding menu buttons, and removing menu buttons
  • Adding Content Area (folder) menu buttons
  • Adding Tool Link and External Link (web link) menu buttons
  • Graphic Page Banners and how to use them to improve visual interest
  • Embedding video segments into Announcements and content pages
  • Installing CutePDF and posting .pdf documents
  • Content and External Link (web link) changes
  • Using folders in content menu buttons, changing item sequence
  • E-mailing students using Blackboard
  • Making courses available to students, copying a course to a new term
You can view the videos on Jim’s website at DePaul.

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Blogger Legboo said ... (November 11, 2009 11:14 AM) : 

Thanks for the mention James! New segment is out there too, a prefacing little video that will give any faculty member at least 3 new Blackboard skills in less than 10 minutes.

 

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