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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,

How to generate a Photo Roster of your students

August 21, 2017 by | Technology

One of the most well-loved tools that we offer for faculty at Chapman, is the Photo Roster, because you can generate and print a list of all of your students with thumbnail photos. I like to print out a copy before the first day of class, and then I make notes (such as preferred name)

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

BbWorld 2017 Why I'm Attending!

July 24, 2017 by | Technology

Last year I attended my first BbWorld conference. It was my first time attending any conference and I had just started my role here at Chapman as the Blackboard Support Specialist. Blackboard Learn LMS was new to me, and I was still learning the basics. I wanted to get the most out of the conference, so

Learning Analytics You have access to more than you think

July 18, 2017 by | Technology

If you’ve read anything in the past few years, you’ve seen the uptick of the term “analytics” or “data analytics.” It’s such an important term that entire degrees have been formed around it. This might make it seem like data analysis is for someone else who specializes in interpreting data, but if you’re an instructor,

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