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Adding links and items to the main menu

The Course Menu appears on the left side of your course window. It is the cornerstone for the organization and navigation of your course. You create links on the Course Menu to present tools and materials to users. You can customize its appearance and order the links.   Instructors or leaders can add links to the […]

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Guest Access

Allowing Guest Access in a course or organization site will allow un-enrolled users the ability to enter and read the information therein. Access is granted at the course/org level and at the menu item level.   How do I change the global access for guests or observers in my site? If you want to allow/deny […]

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Manage groups and enrollments

Course Groups allow instructors and students to create groups of students within a course. These Course Groups have their own area in Blackboard Learn to collaborate on course work.  Instructors can create single groups or sets of groups that allow for self-enrollment, manual enrollment, or random enrollment. To add a group to a course or […]

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How organizations are displayed

The list of organizations allows you to search for courses or organizations via a keyword or a specific category. The links in the catalog display instructor information and a description. You may also be able to enroll, preview, or log into an organization. FAQs How can I find my organizations? Organizations can be found on […]

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Make a menu item available or unavailable to users

Instructors and Teaching Assistants can make a menu item available to users in their courses. You will know a menu item is not available to users because there will be a small icon to the right of the title of the menu item.  The icon is a box with a diagonal line running through it (see […]

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Copy materials from one course to another

The “Copy Course Materials into an Existing Course” option enables Instructors to copy content from one course into another one that they are teaching. Instructors can select areas such as Content Areas (like course documents) or Tools (such as discussion boards) to copy.  This tool will add content to a destination course, but it will […]

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Set the Course or Org Entry Point

The entry point is the first page presented to users when visiting a course or organization site. How do I change the entry point? To change this, you will need to go under the control panel heading and select a new entry point. Under the Control Panel heading click the “Customization” link Click the “Style” […]

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Membership in Organizations

Enrollment in most organizations occurs automatically.  There are some organizations in the system that allow for self-enrollment or enrollment by request. Enrolling Go to the “Academic Hub” Tab. Locate the module called “Browse the catalog of open organizations” and click BROWSE. Search for the organization. To search for a specific organization, use the browse catalog […]

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Create a backup of your course or organization

The Export Course feature creates a package of the Course content that can later be imported and used to teach another Course with the same content.  Archive Course creates a permanent record of a Course including all the content and user interactions. Archiving The “Archive Course” option creates a permanent record of a course including […]