Blackboard 8 survival guide
March 5, 2009
Presenters: ICIT Technology Teaching and Learning Group
Blackboard 8 presents a new set of challenges and opportunities for Blackboard users - you have probably found that you can't do things quite the same way that you did in Blackboard 6! In this session, ICIT's educational technologists will present tips, tricks, and work-arounds to help you navigate in the new environment. Please bring your questions about Blackboard 8.
Blackboard Information and Online Help
The Hunter Bb information page provides regular system status updates and information about where to get assistance with Blackboard.
Our Blackboard help documents for faculty provide step-by-step instructions and tips for best practices.
Specific documents you may find useful:
- Getting to know the Grade Center
- Working with discussion boards
- Posting to blogs
- Documents for students (including document on posting to discussion board)
Workshops and Consultations
Walk-in assistance: The Technology Resource Center, C104 HN, offers walk-in assistance with Blackboard and other technologies.
Workshops: The Technology Resource Center offers ongoing Blackboard workshops.
Visits to your department: Our Technology Teaching and Learning Group can tailor presentations to the needs of faculty in your department. Please contact Manfred Kuechler at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a visit.
One-on-one consultations: Our staff of educational technologists can help you design your Blackboard course site and guide you through the many tools on Blackboard. To schedule a consultation, please email email@example.com or visit the TTLG staff page for individual contact information.