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Third Party Vendors Integration Textbook Publisher

September 18, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard partners with the leading publishers in higher education to create a better course experience for Instructors and students. Publisher integration include: Single sign-on Content, assignment, and test linking Grade Sync Cengage Learning- Learn More Macmillan Learning- Learn More McGraw-Hill Education- Learn More Pearson Revel- Learn More Pearson MyLab & Mastering- Learn More Wiley- Learn

Enroll Users to a Blackboard Course Types of Roles and Their Access

September 11, 2017 by | Technology

A Blackboard course shell is automatically created for each course taught at Chapman University. Therefore, instructors do not need to request the creation of a Blackboard course shell for a course listed in the current class schedule. Shells for an upcoming semester are created 60 days prior to the beginning of a new term. Courses

Organizations Blackboard

August 28, 2017 by | Technology

Organizations behave like courses and contain tools that enable members to communicate efficiently. Organizations are an ideal place to connect with colleges, departments, faculty, staff, and/or students for activities that are in support of the educational, research, or administrative mission of the University. Like a Blackboard course, an Organization includes: Document sharing (papers, agendas, minutes,

Announcing our revised documentation site for Blackboard

August 17, 2017 by | News

Have you been a victim of our previous Blackboard help site with its non-functioning search bar and its congested menus? Let’s pretend like that didn’t exist. We’re happy to announce our improved site with improved searchability and usability. Feel free to peruse our site: Chapman Blackboard documentation. Some of the things you’ll find: An easy

Now is the Time to Merge Your Courses!

August 14, 2017 by | Technology

Instructors who teach multiple sections of the same course may prefer to manage those sections through a single master course with associated child courses. The site where the enrollment is moved from is called the child course site, and the one which is the destination for the enrollment is the parent site. Multiple secondary sites

Archiving Courses 2014-15 Academic Year

August 7, 2017 by | Technology

As part of the ongoing maintenance of the Chapman Blackboard system is the removal of old courses. Courses will be available in Blackboard for two years. Removal of old courses will take place in August each year. All course before the 2014-15 academic year will be removed on Saturday, August 19, 2017. We recommend instructors

New Part-Time Faculty Workshops Fall 2017

July 17, 2017 by | News

Monday, August 21, 2017 1:00 – 2:30 pm Beckman Room 203: Customize Your Blackboard Course Site and Learn the Basics of Turnitin. Sarah Blake, Blackbaord Support Specialist Beckman Room 206A: An Overview of Academic Technology Software & Services. Jana Remy, Associate Director of Digital Scholarship & Kim Wlech, Instructional Designer. Polleverywhere Adobe Creative Cloud EduBlogs

New and Improved Blackboard Faculty Support Tab

July 10, 2017 by | Technology

At the top right of your Blackboard page you will see 4 tabs: My Chapman, Courses, Community, and Faculty/Staff Support. The Faculty/Staff Support page now has icons that link to some amazing resources for Faculty and Staff. Video Tutorials For Blackboard- These videos cover course design, communication, collaboration, and assessment. Blakboard Step-by-Step Instructions- This support

Why Use Blackboard?

June 26, 2017 by | Technology

Content Sharing– Go paperless! Upload your syllabus, PowerPoint presentations, link to YouTube videos, websites and more. Expand Classroom Time– Provide pre-class quizzes or self-assessments online to allow you more time for discussion and activities in the classroom. Plagiarism-detection and Coursework-annotation– Assign Turnitin assignments through Blackboard. The feedback studio provides similarity checking, online feedback, and rubric

FALL 2017 WORKSHOPS Blackboard, Turnitin, & Poll Everywhere

June 19, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard Basic Workshop Post an announcement Upload content Change your course menu Create a grade center column Send an email Blackboard Intermediate Workshop Part I Create folders, modules, or lesson plans Create an assignment Create categories in the grade center Change course availability Link to a third-party vendor Blackboard Intermediate Workshop Part II Create a