Blackboard allows instructors to install a course template that can be used to organize their online course with learning modules, links to assignments, grades, and zoom meeting rooms, etc. The process involves uploading a zip file into an empty course site. Directions and the file can be found in the link above.
Beginning Monday, July 27, and running through Friday, September 25, CET’s Jason Dove, USC Blackboard Expert, will host 50-minute 1-on1 sessions to field your Blackboard questions. Spots are going fast! You must be signed in to Google Drive with your USC credentials to access the sign-up sheet.
USC’s main blackboard help site which includes step-by-step guides.
Instructions on how to upload the syllabus, make the course available to students, and communicate with students available at the link above.
Instructions on how to create discussion boards and change discussion board settings are available at the link above. Additional resources on discussion boards can be found here.
Learn about different types of assignments that would best assess students’ skills and how to grade via Blackboard including with TurnItIn at the link above. Additional resources are also available here. For alternative options in administering exams, see this document by Bill Leach, a Price faculty member.