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What is Blackboard?
You can access the full 4:34 video below or use the following links to start from the the following topics:

What is Blackboard

How to Access Blackboard

Blackboard Course Essentials

Full 4:34 Video:

Brief Introduction to Blackboard - First Steps
You can access the full 14:58 video, starting from the Introduction section, below or use the following links to start from the the following topics:

Course Availability

Course Navigation Menu

Announcements

Post a Syllabus (Content Area)

Student Preview Mode

Qwickly Course Tools

Closing

The full 14:58 video:

Introduction to the Blackboard Grade Center
You can access the full 12:29 video, starting from the Introduction section, below or use the following links to start from the the following topics:

Introduction

Where is the Grade Center?

What is the Grade Center?

Grade Center Defaults & Preparing for Use

Create a Grade Center Column

Recording Grades

Reordering Columns

Letter Grades

Row Visibility

Closing

The Full 12:29 video:

How to Copy a Course in Blackboard [CC] 
This video will demystify the course copy process and help you to get a clean, perfect copy of your course. We recommend that you watch it through at least once and then use it as a reference.










How to Manage your My Courses Module
If you are having trouble sifting through your list of courses to get to the one you want, this video is for you!


Customize the My Courses Module














How to Add the Smarter Measure Assessment in your Blackboard Course



How to Embed a YouTube Video into your Blackboard Course



How to Embed a YouTube video in Blackboard













Deploy Tests in Blackboard with Extra Time Accommodations




The Blackboard Retention Center



The Blackboard Retention Center













Presenting "Qwickly" for Blackboard

Qwickly provides a set of tools that streamlines workflows in Blackboard and makes some of the tedious common tasks much simpler to manage. Please note that as of this writing, we recommend using either Chrome or Firefox with Qwickly, there is a known bug with Internet Explorer that affects some of the tools.




Qwickly for Blackboard Help Sheet













Qwickly Course Availability
Make Courses available in a snap using the Qwickly module




















Post Announcement to Multiple Classes
Post an Announcement to Multiple Classes using the Qwickly module




















Send Email to Multiple Classes
Send Email to Multiple Classes using the Qwickly module




















Qwickly+ Post Content
Post Documents to Multiple Classes using the Qwickly module




















Qwickly Module Course Clean Up
Clean up your course list by hiding unavailable courses




















Qwickly+ Link to Cloud Content Mashup
Qwickly Link to Cloud Content Mashup Tool




















Qwickly+ Email a Google Docs Document
Email Google Docs directly from Google Drive to course members




















Qwickly+ Upload Document from Dropbox
Instructors can add documents directly from Dropbox to multiple courses




















Copying Rubrics

The feature to "copy" rubrics from one course to another is currently not functional in Blackboard; this is a know error for which they do not currently have a solution, but there is a viable workaround to this problem. The video below illustrates the workaround - note that it was made for a specific instructor and case but it can be applied to any course(s):