Blackboard How-to Basics.
You will see a table of overall activity by date.
Scroll down to see a bar graph of individual student activity
CLICK on the bar for each student
see detailed information on when they accessed
WHAT they accessed: dates and for how long..it should open in a new window
At several points you may be also asked if you want to download the report..
and you should have an ability to print it out as well.
Learn more about Blackboard
Blackboard Mobile How-to's
Please tell your students that Bb Mobile does not work for all tasks and assignments ESPECIALLY tests.
Best to use Bb Mobile as a way to disseminate due dates and announcements. You can now use Bb Mobile with Voice activation so you can say what you want the announcement to read or a response to a discussion board !
Here is a draft disclaimer to put into your syllabus or online course space.
Blackboard Mobile is an application which can be used on your smartphone or tablet to access Blackboard remotely.
However, please be aware of a few things:
Blackboard courses in a wide array of content developed by colleagues throughout the SUNY system in all subject areas.
Here is how to access:
1. Go to OpenSUNY bbsupport: https://bbsupport.sln.suny.edu/
2. Use your OpenSUNY bb account or create a new account
3. Look for Courses for Observation >
View the exemplar courses for observation.
Blackboard TV: A series of brief videos introducing Blackboard features. "A Better Blackboard Learn for Educators" from Blackboard's YouTube Channel
Blackboard Support New Paltz
Blackboard Learn SLN Workshops with Videos: a collection of short videos that are specific to the topics covered in the SLN training. The short videos are a combination of Blackboard videos, self created, and collected from other institutions on YouTube. This the link to the document containing the video links: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZK91vGkvA-OCowgVXawn3cFIxH93Qx5E8RfpsQtPIjQ/edit?
usp=sharinghttps://shar.es/1w8EUH : How students do much better if they know what their grades are.
Most of the videos are less than 3 minutes long. You can choose what tools they would like to learn how to use.
1. What is Blackboard?
Blackboard is a course management system that allows for dynamic learning to occur in the online environment. The tools provided by the Blackboard software allow students and faculty to post and share documents and other course content, 24/7 access to grades, write via email and posted discussion boards, and even have synchronous, or real-time conversations in a virtual classroom.
2. What types of training are available for Bb Learn?
There are self-paced courses available in Blackboard, YouTube videos developed by Blackboard, weekly drop-in sessions at the Instructional Design Office as well as a full day training session that will be in January 2016 before classes start.
3. Is training for Bb Learn mandatory?
No. However, training is strongly encouraged to ensure course functionality and the optimal viewing of course content on all devices, including mobile.
For Faculty: You need to click on the Faculty Resources tab and, look for the Faculty Links channel on the left bottom the link says My Courses (Blackboard)