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Add a link to to textbox content

The Blackboard's toolbar makes adding a link to the contents of any textbox -- be it a discussion board post, announcement, email, anything --...

More on Add a link to to textbox content Updated 10/9/17 by R. Davidson
Adding an Item – Text, Files, Images, and More

Whether building or maintaining a course site, one of the most common activities is adding files and blocks of text. Depending on the content...

More on Adding an Item – Text, Files, Images, and More Updated 8/27/17 by R. Davidson
Adding color to Blackboard items

Most Blackboard items allow you to change their label color using a simple color picker. To change the label color, click the default (black) color...

More on Adding color to Blackboard items Updated 8/22/17 by R. Davidson
Creating a Blackboard folder (and putting things in it)

Just like on your desktop (or laptop or even in your filing cabinet), Blackboard folders are the best way to organize content and keep similar items...

More on Creating a Blackboard folder (and putting things in it) Updated 8/27/17 by R. Davidson
Missing content? Make sure Edit Mode is on

If it appears that content has vanished from your course, most often this is because EDIT MODE has been turned off. The EDIT MODE indicator and...

More on Missing content? Make sure Edit Mode is on Updated 9/26/17 by R. Davidson
Reordering items on Blackboard

Most things on Blackboard (menu items, announcements, folders, files, items, discussion board forums) can easily be reorganized. In most cases, the...

More on Reordering items on Blackboard Updated 8/29/17 by R. Davidson
Setting conditional availability with Adaptive Release

It's easy to set a Blackboard item or assessment so it becomes available at a certain time. There may be times, however, when you want to make an...

More on Setting conditional availability with Adaptive Release Updated 11/15/17 by R. Davidson
Standard options

The Standard Options are the same on pretty much everything you add to Blackboard. If you’d like to make the content available to students,...

More on Standard options Updated 8/22/17 by R. Davidson
Using web folders in Blackboard

When a web folder is set up, all of your course files can be managed from your desktop, dragging in content from multiple drives or folders and...

More on Using web folders in Blackboard Updated 8/16/17 by A. Cressey

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