Blackboard for Faculty

 

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Start of Term Course Maintenance
 

At the start of a new term, remember to perform the following maintenance tasks for your Blackboard course shell:

 

Remove Students from Previous Term
 

  1. Logon to the course.
  2. Click on the Control Panel link.
  3. From the Control Panel, click on the Remove Users from Course link in the User Management section.
  4. Click on the SEARCH button to the right of the text box field. A list of students will load, with a check box to the left of their names.
  5. Check the boxes for students you want to remove.
  6. At the bottom of the screen, type the word Yes.
  7. Click the Submit button.

 

Change Course Title and Categorize Course Under Correct Term

Categorizing your course under the correct term allows students to find the course while browsing the Blackboard Course Catalog. To categorize your course, take the following steps:

 

  1. Logon to the course.
  2. Click on the Control Panel link.
  3. From the Control Panel, click on the Course Options link.
  4. Click on the Settings link.
  5. Choose Course Name and Description
  6. Change the course title to reflect the current term,  click the Submit button and click OK.
  7. Choose Categorize Course.
  8. Click the down-arrow next to the Add Category Drop-Down Menu.
  9. Select the appropriate category beneath the current term heading.
  10. Click the ADD button next to the drop-down menu.
  11. Click the OK button.

 

 

Make Course Available to Students
 

When you’re ready for students to begin submitting enrollment requests, "turn on" your course by taking the following steps:

 

  1. Logon to the course.
  2. Click on the Control Panel link.
  3. From the Control Panel, click on the Course Options link.
  4. Click on the Settings link.
  5. At Course Availability, choose the YES option.
  6. Click the Submit button.

 

 

Can't Find Your Course?

Take the following steps to search for your course:

  1. Logon to Blackboard.
  2. Click on the "Courses" tab.
  3. In the "Course Search" box, type the Course Number (e.g.: CS121)
  4. Press the "Go" button.

 

Need other services related to Blackboard?
Contact Ann Boisselle, Blackboard Coordinator, at Ext. 2462 or annb@clackamas.edu or visit the Distance Learning office in the Streeter Annex, Room S-178.

 

 

3/22/06