spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
Faculty Help
Assignment Link
Course Availability
End of Term Considerations
Tips for Student Assistance
Turnitin Information
Course Management:
Archive or Import & Export
Course Copy & Special Requests
Course Settings
Course Roster & Enrollment:
General Information
Course Roster Population
Enrollment Type
Guest Access & Observers
File Formats:
General File Info
Microsoft Office Document Info
Grade Center:
Grade Center at a Glance
Working with the Grade Center
spacer
Getting Started with the Grade Center.pdf
Tests:
Uploading
Respondus
San Diego State Documentation:
Faculty PagesNew Browser or website icon
Step-by-Step GuidesNew Browser or website icon
spacer
Publications:
Blackboard Instructor Manual.pdf
Discussion Board Guide for Instructors.pdf
How to Create & Deploy a Test.pdf
Set up & Manage Groups.pdf
spacer
Blackboard > Faculty Help | Course Management | Course Settings
spacer
Faculty Help
spacer
Course Management | Course Settings
spacer
Located in the Control Panel under Course Options
spacer
Course Name & Description
  1. Edit the Course Name and add a Description
  2. The Subject Area and Discipline are no longer functional items
Course Availability
Courses are created as Unavailable so you can add, copy, or update your content before your students see the course.
Set the course to Available for students to see and enter, go the the course Control Panel and click
  1. Settings
  2. Course Availability
  3. The Yes button
  4. The Submit button
Please set all your courses to Unavailable at the end of the term.
spacer
Guest Access

Courses are created with No Guest Access. In the Guest Access area, click

  • Settings
  • Guest Access
  • Yes
  • Submit

to allow guests to see your course content

spacer
Course Duration

Courses are created with Continuous duration. Courses are created with a Continuous duration.

In Course Duration, marking Select Dates, checking the Start Date and End Date boxes, and setting the dates will make the course available during that time span.

Avoid using the Days form the date of enrollment item

spacer
Enrollment Options
Courses are set for Instructor/System Administrator roster additions

Avoid using the Allow students to email enrollment requests to the instructor - daily updates will add new students to your Bb class roster.

The Self Enrollment feature may work for some courses, but should not be necessary
Categorize Course
  1. Select a Category to list your course in the Course Catalog on the Courses page
  2. Click the Add button, the click OK to return to the Settings menu

Click the Remove button and OK to remove the Course Catalog listing

Course Entry Point

The default entry is the Announcements page.

Use the pop-up menu to select an alternate entry page.

Click the Submit button to set that selection.

spacer
Observer Access
We do not have observer access at CSU Stanislaus
spacer
Set Language Pack
The System Default language is English (United States).

Also Available: Spanish (Español - Españia) and Portuguese (Português - Brasil)

Clicking the Enforce Language Pack button will keep the course settings in that language - students will not be allowed to change their language.
spacer
||||||| Updated: 5/26/09
spacer