Blackboard

College of DuPage

Blackboard Release 9 - What's NEW?

Course Tools

Where do I find it?

 

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What's new about it?

The same Course Tools are available from previous versions of Blackboard, however, Tests, Surveys and Pools are now found in the Course Tools area. Also, instructors will find links to Blogs and Journals in Course Tools.

How do I use it?

  • Start by turning Edit Mode ON in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Go to the Control Panel.
  • Click the down arrow for Course Tools to see the list of available tools.

If you need to manage tool availability or if a tool is missing:

  • Go to Customization on the Control Panel.
  • Select Tool Availability.
  • Use the checkboxes to to make a tool available or unavailable.

More

Turning Tool Availability ON and OFF (Blackboard - 2 minute video)

Making Tools Available to Students (Blackboard - 2 minute video)

Creating a Tool Link (Blackboard - 3 minute video)


Learn More

Announcements
Assignments
Banner
Contextual Menus
Control Panel
Course Availability
Course Copy
Course Design Settings
Course Menu
Course Tools
Discussion Board
Edit Mode
Export/Import
Glossary
Grade Center
Groups
Learning Modules
Rosters
Student Home Pages
Textbook Information
Wikis

NEW Tools

Blogs
Course Files
Course Home Page
Journals
Mashups
My Places
Question Finder