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Frequently Asked Questions
- updates, hiccups and tricks - updated
February 25, 2014
How do I make my course available or unavailable to students?
How do I enroll a user (student, instructor, TA, etc.) into
How do I use e-reserves with my BBLearn course?
How can I reorder grade center columns?
Can I set up my web links to licensed content so that it can be accessed off campus?
How do I see and moderate student posts once I've selected "Force Moderation" in my Discussion board?
How to upload Word, PDF, video, audio, image, or other files to the content section
How do I link to another page in my course from an existing page?
How do I change the first page my students see when they log in?
How do I configure BlackBoard IM (formerly Wimba Pronto) for voice chat in my class?
Why can't I read PDF files in Firefox on my Mac?
VLC Media Player - Free media player that opens/plays most media files
How to clear your browser's cache? Why would I?
How much can I upload at once?
How do I make a suggestion to BlackBoard?
Where can I go to see a summary of what's new in BBLearn?
Why can't I see due dates etc.
my Home page?
How do I log in to BBLearn?
How can my students and I track assignment submissions and resubmissions?
How to enroll and take online placement tests?
How to use the new content editor (formerly the text editor)
How to add audio comments to an assignment
How to set notifications my students receive?
NEW in BBLearn Service Pack 12:
How to use the Retention Center
How to use Inline Grading
How to use Video Everywhere
How to use the new Calendar
How to use the new Navigation
Where do I create a rubric?
How to create a rubric?
How do I attach a rubric to existing content?
How to create a test?
How to enable media in tests?
How to insert media into tests?
How to create test questions in BBLearn?
How do I export/import a test?
Do we have Respondus 4? Respondus 4 works as a test/exam/survey manager tool for BlackBoard 9.1.
How to set up a discussion board
How to set up self-enrollment
How to work with groups
How to configure the interface
BB Learn TIP #1
- Internet Explorer 9 Compatibility Mode
BB Learn Tip #2
- Course Activation
BB Learn Tip #3
- Course roles
How to copy course materials from BBLearn to a new
How to copy your BBLearn course into a new
How to copy course materials from BlackBoard 8 to BBLearn
How to transfer courses from Blackboard 8 to Blackboard 9
How to export a test or survey from a BBLearn course and import it into another BBLearn course
How to upload a zip file of course materials
How to create a WebDAV folder so you can upload/download large numbers of files all at once
We currently recommend Turnitin, as SafeAssign is new and still in development. Both work, however.
How students can see feedback on their GradeMark assignments
How to create a Turnitin Assignment
How to upload papers to Turnitin (instructors)
How to upload papers to Turnitin (students)
How to retrieve a student's Turnitin report
Working with rubrics in GradeMark
How to create a SafeAssignment
How to upload papers to SafeAssign (instructors)
How to upload papers to SafeAssign (students)
How to retrieve a student's SafeAssign report
BlackBoard OnDemand training materials
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"