This page is for faculty who teach AL courses (face-to-face, not through OCDE).
If you teach MBA courses or are Graduate Faculty who teach at Centers, click here for Blackboard Learn resources.
If you are faculty who teach face-to-face or blended courses (not Accelerated Learning courses, not courses through OCDE) and must design your own course in Blackboard Learn, click here for additional resources.
Tutorials for AL Faculty
Below is the complete training for AL Faculty, broken down by topic. It is in the same order as the complete tutorial (above) but in smaller, more manageable chunks.
|Log in, Find your course, Navigation||Handout||Video|
|Student Preview Mode||Handout||Video|
|Upload a file (introductory and contact information)||Handout||Video|
|Create a folder||Handout||Video|
|Discussion Boards: View, subscribe, read, and respond||Handout||Video|
|Grading a Discussion Forum||Handout||Video|
|View and grade written assignments||Handout||Video|
|Delete an Assignment||Handout||Video|
|The Grade Center||Handout||Video|
|Send Course Email||Handout||Video|
|Create a course announcement||Handout||Video|
|Download grades to an Excel spreadsheet||Handout||Video|
Help for Students
There is also a Blackboard Learn channel on the portal, under the Student tab, with resources for students.
Here is a link to 24-videos playlist, made by Blackboard to assist students: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLontYaReEU1seUE3ACG3sEc3zR7Br7URU
Short video tutorials for various actions are below:
- How to take a test
- How to submit an assignment
- How to use the discussion board
- How to check your grades
Handouts to share with students