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Courses vary in design depending on the instructor, but some common elements exist. Here is an overview of the various options for the course environment. Course Environment Terminology (pdf) Your Course Environment video Setting a Course Homepage video Displaying/Hiding links in the Course Menu Add a Banner video Add Menu Items includes: Tool Link – discussion […]
You may have hidden the navigation by accident. Take your mouse cursor and hover on the far left of the browser window, and a dark gray thin rectangle will appear. To make your navigation menu reappear, click the rectangle. Some users will use this feature for more work space within Blackboard.
Problem: Refreshing a course site or going to a new page, causes the menu items in the course menu to reorder. Workaround: To resolve the issue use the up/down arrow button (in the upper right corner of the course menu). 1. In Edit Mode, in the Course Menu, click the up/down arrow button. 2. Click […]
Setting up your course menu is the start to how you are going to organize your course. Since we all have slightly different teaching styles there really are many ways to structure your course (and your course site) but there are also some common areas we should all be including. How you setup your course […]
In order to help students help themselves, and to empower students with the information and resources they need for academic success, Online Learning recommends providing students with the follow Help Resources: Technical Help Academic Support Services Student Support Services Disability Services Publisher Technical Support (ex: MyLabs), when applicable It is important that students can access […]
Problem: A “Web Link” (a link to an outside web address) in the Blackboard main menu will not open when clicked on. Workaround: Hover over the “Web Link” menu item. Click on the chevron (down arrow) that appears to the right. Click “Set Link to Open in a New Window.” Link will now open when […]