MCCC Knowledge Base

Faculty - Adding an Item to a Blackboard Course

2016

Faculty - Adding an Item to a Blackboard Course

 

You can load various course documents such as your syllabus, lecture notes, and PowerPoint presentations in Blackboard. 

Before attempting this task, you should already have your document or file saved in a common electronic file format, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, etc.  You should also eliminate spaces or non-alpha numeric characters from the file name.

 

1. Select the content area where you want to add the item (ex. Start Here, Syllabus, Course Materials)

2. Click the Build Content button.

3. From the drop down menu, select Item.

 

4. Type a name for the item in the Name field.

Note: The Name field is a required entry.

5. Enter a description if desired.

 

 

6. Scroll down to Attachments. You can drag-and-drop files into the dotted box provided or click the Browse My Computer button or the Browse Content Collection button to locate the document you want to attach.

7. Browse for your document and either drag-and-drop it into the dotted box or double-click the file to upload it to your course. The file will appear below the Attach Files box.

 

 

 

 

Drag-and-Drop submission box area

 

 

Drag-and-Drop file successfully added

 

 

8. If you want your students to view this document, select the Yes radio button in the Permit Users to View this Content field.

9. If you want to track student access to this item, select the Yes radio button in the Track Number of Views field.

10. If you want to display this item for a set date/time, enter the information in the Display After and Display Until fields in the Select Date and Time Restrictions area.

 

 

 

11. Click the Submit button.

 

 

 

 Here is a video that demonstrates how to add a content item in Blackboard.

 

https://stream.mc3.edu/lecture/Add_a_content_item_-_20181205_133419_27.html 

 

Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Name
Email
Related Articles RSS Feed
Faculty - Blackboard Statistics Tracking
Viewed 15999 times since Wed, May 20, 2015
Faculty - Embedding Videos in Blackboard
Viewed 3992 times since Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Faculty - Accessing Blackboard
Viewed 4882 times since Tue, Mar 17, 2015
Faculty - Manage the Course Menu
Viewed 4249 times since Thu, Nov 10, 2016
Faculty and Students - Insert an Image Within Blackboard
Viewed 9163 times since Tue, Feb 16, 2016
Students - Blackboard Tutorials
Viewed 6354 times since Tue, Oct 13, 2015
Faculty - Blackboard Text Editor Options
Viewed 67661 times since Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Faculty - Course Design Strategies in Blackboard
Viewed 7566 times since Wed, Dec 12, 2018
Faculty - How to Rearrange Menu Items, Course Content, Grade Center Columns in Blackboard
Viewed 25508 times since Tue, Jan 24, 2017
Faculty - Course Design Strategies Video
Viewed 3125 times since Thu, Aug 9, 2018

Need Help?