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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

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

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

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

Blackboard Home Page Information

May 8, 2017 by | Technology

The Home Page has several different modules.  A module is a section, block or area on a page; an example of modules is My Announcements or What’s New. Instructors’ Homepage View My Announcements module shows current Announcements for the Course My Tasks module displays personal tasks you have created (this module is personalized and tasks

Create a Personalized Banner for your Blackboard Course

May 1, 2017 by | Technology

Adding a Header/Banner can visually identify and add a unique look to your Blackboard courses. This template has been saved as a PowerPoint file and can easily be modified to include the course name and any other desired information such as section, date and time and instructor name. Save your header/banner as a JPEG image. To

Qwickly Capabilities

April 24, 2017 by | Technology

Beyond taking attendance: Instructors can post the same announcements to multiple courses at once. Instructors can send the same email to all users in multiple courses at once. Instructors can make courses available and unavailable. To use these additional features, please visit our Blackboard Support page.