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Adaptive Release - Review Status
Viewed 2234 times since Mon, Mar 7, 2016
2016 Adaptive Release - Review Status You can use Adaptive Release to require students to review a content item before the remaining content becomes available to them. For example, you may want students to read the Student Code of Conduct on... Read More
Adaptive Release Overview
Viewed 2450 times since Mon, Mar 7, 2016
2016 Adaptive Release Overview Adaptive release allows you to release course content based on rules that you create; in other words, you control what content is made available to which students and under what conditions they are allowed to... Read More
Adding a Films on Demand Link as a Web Link in Blackboard
Viewed 2440 times since Wed, Mar 30, 2016
2016  Adding a Films on Demand Video as a Web Link in Blackboard   1. Log in to the College’s Library page.       2. Click Find Articles & More       3. Click Films on Demand       4. Locate the Films... Read More
Adding a Profile Picture In Blackboard
Viewed 2892 times since Tue, Apr 7, 2015
2015   Adding a Profile Picture in Blackboard   1. Log into Blackboard.       2. Click the triangle next to your name in the upper right-hand corner of the window.       3. On the menu that drops down, click on the image... Read More
Adding Comments to a Google Doc
Viewed 655 times since Fri, Sep 29, 2017
2017 Adding Comments to a Google Doc   This article will show you how to add comments to a Google Doc.   1. Navigate and open the Google Doc where you want to add comments.   2. Put your cursor anywhere on the document where you... Read More
Adding Course Evaluations as a Tool Link in Blackboard
Viewed 2650 times since Thu, Apr 16, 2015
2015 Blackboard — Adding Course Evaluations as a Tool Link to the Menu  1. Log into Blackboard and enter one of your courses. 2. To add Course Evaluations as a Tool Link, click the Plus sign in the top left of the course... Read More
Blackboard - Can Students Outside of a Group See Group Assignments?
Viewed 2018 times since Tue, Feb 23, 2016
2016 Blackboard - Can Students Outside of a Group See Group Assignments? There may come a time when an instructor wants or needs to create separate group assignments on Blackboard for the purpose of allowing group projects to be submitted.... Read More
Blackboard - Edit Mode and Student Preview
Viewed 3391 times since Thu, Apr 16, 2015
2017 Blackboard —Edit Mode and Student Preview   You can turn the Edit Mode on and off to view your available/visible course content and you can use the Enter Student Preview button to review the course content and experience your... Read More
Blackboard - How to Rearrange Menu Items, Course Content, Grade Center Columns
Viewed 13120 times since Tue, Jan 24, 2017
2017 How to Rearrange Menu Items, Course Content, Grade Center Columns In Blackboard, new content goes to the bottom of the screen and new Grade Center columns go to the far right of the screen. After you add your content, you can... Read More
Blackboard - Notifications
Viewed 2236 times since Tue, May 10, 2016
2016 Blackboard Notifications   You can edit the way Blackboard notifies you about course activity   1. Click on your name in the upper right-hand corner 2. Choose Settings 3. Choose Edit Notification Settings 4. Choose... Read More
Blackboard - Qwickly Attendance - Setup and Take Attendance
Viewed 3295 times since Wed, Jun 22, 2016
2017 Blackboard - Qwickly Attendance - Setup and Take Attendance This course tool enables faculty to take attendance that is automatically graded in the Blackboard Grade Center. Faculty can take attendance using an attendance list on screen... Read More
Blackboard Achievements InTouch Discussion
Viewed 798 times since Thu, Jul 6, 2017
2017 Blackboard Achievements - InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Blackboard Achievements.  http://stream.mc3.edu/lecture/Blackboard_Achievements_InTouch_Discussion_-_20170628_120244_26... Read More
Blackboard Course Availability
Viewed 440 times since Thu, Dec 21, 2017
2017 Blackboard Course Availability Fall, Spring, and Summer Blackboard courses are set to automatically open on the first day of the term and close one (1) week after the term end. Winter Session courses will be set to automatically open one... Read More
Blackboard Groups - InTouch Discussion
Viewed 985 times since Thu, Jun 8, 2017
2017 Blackboard Groups - InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Blackboard Groups.  http://stream.mc3.edu/lecture/Blackboard_Groups_-_InTouch_Session_-_20170606_115257_26.html  (00:24:43) Read More
Blackboard Navigation Basics - Video
Viewed 2827 times since Thu, Mar 9, 2017
2017 Blackboard Navigation Basics - Video Click the link below to watch an overview of the Blackboard Basics. (Video length 00:04:06) http://stream.mc3.edu/lecture/Blackboard_Basics_-_20170426_141218_26.html Read More
Blackboard New Semester Checklist
Viewed 3702 times since Thu, Apr 16, 2015
Scroll down to the Associated Rubrics section of the page and click the Add Rubric button . 2015 Getting Ready for the Next Semester Checklist   This document is a checklist of items that the Training Team recommends faculty do each... Read More
Blackboard Notifications - InTouch Discussion
Viewed 994 times since Fri, Mar 31, 2017
2017 Blackboard Notifications - InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Blackboard Notifications.  http://stream.mc3.edu/lecture/Blackboard_Notifications_-_20170318_092522_26.html Read More
Copy Readings inside Curriculum Builder to a New Curriculum Builder List
Viewed 461 times since Mon, Dec 11, 2017
2017 Copy Readings inside Curriculum Builder to a New Curriculum Builder List   This article explains how you can copy and move the materials inside Curriculum Builder to a new Curriculum Builder reading list.  Note: If you have not... Read More
Copying a Course with Curriculum Builder Readings Lists
Viewed 140 times since Tue, Apr 17, 2018
2018 Copying a Course with Curriculum Builder Readings Lists   If you copy a course that contains Curriculum Builder Reading Lists, you will need to take an extra step to ensure the readings in your reading list copy over successfully.... Read More
Course Copy InTouch Discussion
Viewed 4448 times since Mon, Jan 9, 2017
2016 Course Copy InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Blackboard Course Copy. This is a tool that you can use in Blackboard to copy your Blackboard course from one semester to the next. http:... Read More
Creating a Learning Module in Blackboard
Viewed 2514 times since Tue, Apr 14, 2015
2015 Creating a Learning Module in Blackboard A learning module is an organized collection of course material presented with a table of contents.   1. Select a content area (ex. Course Materials). 2. Click the Build Content... Read More
Creating Groups in Blackboard
Viewed 3924 times since Tue, Apr 14, 2015
2015 Creating Groups in Blackboard First determine where you want students to access the Groups i.e., content area. You can create a link from the left navigation, or you can place the link to the group (s) on an existing page, like Weekly... Read More
Curriculum Builder
Viewed 465 times since Mon, Dec 11, 2017
2017 Curriculum Builder   Curriculum Builder is a Blackboard add-in for the library’s licensed discovery service EDS (Ebsco Discovery Service).  It allows you to create reading lists using library subscriptions, open educational... Read More
Embedding Office 365 Files in Blackboard
Viewed 4808 times since Tue, May 23, 2017
2017 Embedding Office 365 Files in Blackboard   You can use the Share feature in Office 365 to get a link that can be embedded directly into Blackboard. Embedding Office 365 files is a great way to limit the number of places you need to... Read More
Faculty - Accessing Blackboard
Viewed 1783 times since Fri, Nov 11, 2016
2016 Faculty - Accessing Blackboard This article explains how to access Blackboard.   1. Log into your MC3 account. 2. From the Portal page, click the Blackboard button (shown here) 3. Click the link for your course in the... Read More
Faculty - Blackboard Modules
Viewed 2746 times since Thu, Apr 16, 2015
2015 Faculty - Blackboard Modules   Blackboard has several modules you can add to a module page. This article lists and describes the modules you can add to your Blackboard course(s).   Module Name Module Description Academic... Read More
Faculty - Blackboard Rubric Evaluation Report
Viewed 1826 times since Wed, Feb 1, 2017
2017 Faculty - Blackboard Rubric Evaluation Report A Rubric Evaluation Report provides a comprehensive report of statistics for an assessment that was graded with a Rubric. If you want to evaluate a Rubric or its use in a course, you can... Read More
Faculty - Blackboard with MindTap Integration
Viewed 1080 times since Tue, Feb 28, 2017
2017 Faculty - Blackboard with MindTap Integration This article gives you several different links to MindTap Support Information.   Faculty MindTap General - Resources for Faculty: https://www.cengage.com/services/product/mindtap... Read More
Faculty - Creating Blackboard Rubrics
Viewed 2690 times since Fri, Jan 9, 2015
2015 Faculty - Creating Blackboard Rubrics   Rubrics provide a guide or checklist to students and teachers on how the assignment will be graded.  This helps set the standards of what is expected in order to receive a grade for the... Read More
Faculty - Edit, Add, Remove, or Reorder Blackboard Modules
Viewed 2499 times since Tue, Apr 14, 2015
2015 Faculty - Edit, Add, Remove, or Reorder Blackboard Modules   Modules give you and your students a quick way to see what is happening in your course. They also give you a way to access commonly used tools in your course. You, as the... Read More
Faculty - Exporting and Importing Rubrics
Viewed 2594 times since Mon, Feb 9, 2015
2015 Faculty - Exporting and Importing Rubrics   A rubric is an assessment tool listing evaluation criteria for an assignment. Faculty members can create a rubric in one Blackboard course and then export and import the same rubric to a... Read More
Faculty - Inline Grading Tool - New Box View
Viewed 1306 times since Fri, Dec 1, 2017
2017 Faculty - Inline Grading - New Box View In Blackboard, you can grade and comment on uploaded papers using an inline grading tool. Recently, box.com purchased Crocodoc and created their own in-house tool called “New Box View.”... Read More
Faculty - Making your Course Available or Unavailable
Viewed 3662 times since Thu, Jul 31, 2014
2017 Faculty - Making your Course Available or Unavailable  When a course is unavailable, it is visible to the Instructor, but hidden from all the students enrolled in the course. The Instructor can leave the course unavailable and work... Read More
Faculty - Requesting observer access for your Blackboard course
Viewed 3083 times since Tue, Nov 4, 2014
2014 Faculty - Requesting observer access Do you need to request observer access for another instructor or administrator to have access to your Blackboard course?  We can add the observer in one of three roles: Guest - Gives the observer... Read More
Faculty - View Submission Receipts
Viewed 810 times since Tue, Aug 1, 2017
2017 Faculty - View Submission Receipts     When students submit their assignments they receive a submission receipt that is visible in My Grades. Students are also emailed the submission receipts. Instructors have the ability to view... Read More
Grade Center InTouch Discussion
Viewed 4214 times since Mon, Jan 9, 2017
2016 Grade Center InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Blackboard Grade Center. This is a tool that you can use in Blackboard to track students' grades throughout the duration of the... Read More
Hide and Unhide courses in Blackboard
Viewed 1419 times since Mon, May 22, 2017
2017 Hide and Unhide courses in Blackboard   This article will explain how to hide and unhide courses from the Course List on My Dashboard of Blackboard. It may be desired to hide a course that is no longer in session to keep the front... Read More
How to Create a Blackboard Announcement
Viewed 1031 times since Thu, Jul 31, 2014
How to Delete an Attendance Column - Qwickly Attendance
Viewed 824 times since Thu, Jan 18, 2018
2018 How to Delete an Attendance Column - Qwickly Attendance 1.  Go into Qwickly Attendance either via the Attendance tab on your course menu or via Control Panel > Course Tools > Qwickly Attendance. 2.  Click on the Attendance Record... Read More
How to Upload SoftChalk Zip Folder into Blackboard
Viewed 2920 times since Mon, Apr 13, 2015
2015 How to upload a zip file and/or SoftChalk content to Blackboard   Option 1: Upload a zipped file to Blackboard   Note:  The student does not have to download any content; rather, the content will automatically be viewable. This... Read More
How to Use the Blackboard Calendar
Viewed 2539 times since Mon, Apr 13, 2015
2015 How to Use the Blackboard Calendar   You can use the Calendar to provide students with dates for course related events. Calendar events appear to all members of the course. Common entries include upcoming tests, due dates for... Read More
In Touch Webinar - Goal Alignment in Blackboard
Viewed 1390 times since Fri, Sep 29, 2017
2017 In Touch Webinar - Goal Alignment in Blackboard In this video you will learn how to align the College's goals with gradable items in your Grade Center in Blackboard. You will also learn how to search for goals, align goals with... Read More
In Touch Webinar - Open Educational Resources (OER)
Viewed 1412 times since Mon, Oct 23, 2017
2017 In Touch Webinar - Open Educational Resources (OER) In this video you will learn about the Open Educational Resources (OER) services available through the library as well as the resources that are available. Additionally, learn to use... Read More
InTouch - Qwickly
Viewed 594 times since Thu, Feb 22, 2018
2017 InTouch - Qwickly In this video you will learn how to use the Qwickly Attendance and Qwickly Tool available in Blackboard. Qwickly Attendance allows you to take attendance for your class. You can link the attendance to your Grade Center.... Read More
InTouch Discussion - Using Blackboard for Snow Days
Viewed 1615 times since Wed, Feb 8, 2017
2016 Snow Days Part 1 InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Snow Days. This video will show what you can do inside Blackboard to help prepare for snow days or days when class is cancelled.... Read More
InTouch Discussion - Using Blackboard for Snow Days Part 2
Viewed 1111 times since Fri, Mar 10, 2017
2017 Snow Days Part 2 InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Snow Days Part 2. This video is a continuation of the Snow Days Part 1 InTouch Discussion and will show what you tools you can use... Read More
InTouch Webinar - Blackboard Instructor App
Viewed 637 times since Fri, Sep 15, 2017
2017 InTouch Webinar - Blackboard Instructor App In this video you will learn about the Blackboard Instructor app. You will learn how to download the app, what to do in the app, and information on the new Blackboard student app. Video length... Read More
Making a Course Available to Individual Students
Viewed 57 times since Mon, Feb 12, 2018
2018 Making a Course Available to Individual Students   Instructors can make a previous course available to students either by making the course available to the entire class or for individual students. The steps below will show you how... Read More
Making Curriculum Builder Reading Lists Public
Viewed 129 times since Wed, Apr 18, 2018
2018 Making Curriculum Builder Readings Lists Public   In order to copy Curriculum Builder reading lists into another course, you must make your reading lists Public. Performing a Course Copy will only copy the Curriculum Builder shell,... Read More
Managing the Blackboard Menu
Viewed 2512 times since Thu, Apr 9, 2015
2017   Blackboard - Managing the Menu   A standard menu is delivered with your Blackboard course but can be modified to meet your needs.    Adding a Course Menu Option 1. To add a menu item, put your mouse over the Plus sign... Read More
Post Word Online Document to Blackboard
Viewed 2606 times since Tue, Sep 9, 2014
Problems viewing NBC Learn Videos
Viewed 1052 times since Fri, Dec 29, 2017
2017 Problems Viewing NBC Learn Videos If you are having problems viewing NBC Learn videos, try the following steps:   Google Chrome: 1.  Click on Secure next to the URL address within your Blackboard course site as shown here. 2.  Ensure... Read More
Qwickly Attendance InTouch Discussion
Viewed 2869 times since Mon, Jan 9, 2017
2016 Qwickly Attendance - InTouch Discussion The following link is a video recording from the InTouch Discussion, Quickly Attendance. This is a tool that you can use in Blackboard to track attendance for your face-to-face courses. http:/... Read More
Setting Blackboard Notifications
Viewed 4173 times since Tue, Apr 14, 2015
2016   Blackboard Notifications Set up Blackboard notifications to be notified when an assignment is graded, a new announcement is made, when an assignment is due, and more. You can be notified through SMS (text message), email, mobile ... Read More
Students - Posting in the Discussion Board
Viewed 2779 times since Fri, Nov 14, 2014
2016 Posting to the Discussion Board Click on the Discussion Board link on the left-hand navigation. Click on the name of the discussion forum that you want to respond to. Note: In some forums... Read More
Students - Reading Posts in the Discussion Board
Viewed 3268 times since Fri, Nov 14, 2014
2014 Discussion Board - Reading Posts   Note: There are several options that you can use when viewing the discussion forum. List View Click on the Discussion Board link or button on the left-hand navigation. ... Read More
Students - Blackboard Calendar
Viewed 3295 times since Fri, Nov 7, 2014
2014 Blackboard Calendar   Note: This document was adapted from the Blackboard Help “Calendar” resource at https://help.blackboard.com/en-us/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/030_Nav_My_Blackboard/Calendar.   The calendar displays a... Read More
Students - Blackboard Test Submission
Viewed 2695 times since Fri, Nov 14, 2014
2016 Blackboard Test Submission   Note: If your instructor requires you to use Respondus LockDown Browser and / or Monitor, then you will need to activate those tools prior to completing the steps below. Please see the Respondus... Read More
Students - Blackboard Test Submission Video
Viewed 1596 times since Fri, Nov 14, 2014
2017 Blackboard Test Submission Video   Click the following link to watch a video on how to submit your test in Blackboard. http://ondemand.blackboard.com/r91/movies/bb91_student_taking_test_online.htm   Read More
Students - Discussion Board Video Tutorials
Viewed 1661 times since Fri, Nov 14, 2014
2017 Discussion Board Video Tutorials   Video Link Length Creating a New Thread http://ondemand.blackboard.com/r91/movies/bb91_student_creating_new_thread.htm 1m 52s Replying to a Thread http://ondemand.blackboard.com/r91/movies... Read More
Students - Downloading a Google File to Upload in Blackboard
Viewed 791 times since Fri, Sep 15, 2017
2017 Students - Downloading a Google File to Upload in Blackboard   This article will show you how to download a Google file (Google Doc or Google Slide) to upload it in Blackboard.    1. Open the Google file you want to submit to... Read More
Students - How to Check Grades: Tests and Assignments (Video)
Viewed 2659 times since Tue, Oct 6, 2015
2015 For Students - Instructions on how to check grades, instructor comments, and score for tests and assignments.   Please review the following video for a detailed explanation. Video for students - Instructions on how to check grades,... Read More
Students - Inserting a link to a website within a Blog
Viewed 2446 times since Thu, Dec 4, 2014
2014 Inserting a Link to a website within a Blog   Note: You can add links to external websites within the blog. Highlight the text you would like to create a link for. Click the link icon. Copy and past the link to the external... Read More
Students - IT Guide - Blackboard
Viewed 669 times since Thu, Aug 31, 2017
2017 Students - IT Guide - Blackboard Read More
Students - My Grades
Viewed 2600 times since Fri, Dec 5, 2014
2015 My Grades   Accessing My Grades from your Course Click the My Grades link to see the status of gradable items, such as tests, assignments, wiki and blog entries, and discussion posts. Clicking the My Grades link in your course will... Read More
Students - My Grades Symbols
Viewed 2328 times since Fri, Dec 5, 2014
2016 Grade Symbols The following table describes the symbols appearing on the My Grades page.   Symbol    Description -   Item has not been completed. No information is available.   Item is completed, but will not have a... Read More
Students - My Grades Video Tutorial
Viewed 2517 times since Mon, Dec 8, 2014
2014 My Grades Video Tutorial   Click below to watch a video tutorial on My Grades. http://ondemand.blackboard.com/r91/movies/bb91_student_checking_grades.htm Read More
Students - My Institution Tab
Viewed 2870 times since Thu, Nov 6, 2014
2014 My Institution Tab   This document was adapted from https://help.blackboard.com   After logging in to Blackboard, you "land" on the My Institution tab. Across the top of that page, the Starfish tab is also available. Modules on the My... Read More
Students - Navigate a Course in Blackboard
Viewed 2943 times since Thu, Nov 6, 2014
2016 Navigate a Course   Note: This document was adapted from the Blackboard Help “Navigate a Course” resource at https://help.blackboard.com/en-us/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/040_In_Your_Course/010_Navigate. Courses vary in design... Read More
Students - Reviewing Feedback on Test with Respondus Lockdown Browser
Viewed 2439 times since Thu, Dec 4, 2014
2015 Reviewing Feedback on a Test with Respondus LockDown Browser   To review the feedback you receive on a test in Blackboard that requires you to use Respondus LockDown Browser, follow these steps: Be sure that you have closed all... Read More
Students - Submission Receipts
Viewed 891 times since Tue, Aug 1, 2017
2017 Students - Submission Receipts     Previously, when you submitted work in Blackboard, a message would appear at the top of you browser to verify that you have successfully submitted your assignment. Now, you will now receive a... Read More
Students - Submitting Assignments in Blackboard
Viewed 3371 times since Thu, Nov 13, 2014
2016 Students - Submitting Assignments in Blackboard   The following steps show you how to submit an assignment on Blackboard. Note: Be careful to only click Submit when you are completely done with your assignment.  Unless stated... Read More
Students - Submitting Assignments in Blackboard Video
Viewed 2604 times since Thu, Nov 13, 2014
2016 Submitting Assignments in Blackboard Video  The following is a video on how to submit your assignments in Blackboard.    Direct Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oI3X0XW-xkI  Read More
Students - Submitting SafeAssign Assignment
Viewed 3207 times since Mon, Nov 3, 2014
2017 Student - Submitting SafeAssign Assignment Your Instructor can use SafeAssign to check your submitted assignment for plagiarism. SafeAssign is a tool in Blackboard that compares your submitted assignment against a set of academic papers... Read More
Students - Using Blackboard Collaborate
Viewed 2494 times since Fri, Dec 5, 2014
2015 Using Blackboard Collaborate     Getting Ready for Blackboard Collaborate Your Instructor may have stated that an online session of your course will be done using web conferencing software called Blackboard Collaborate.  So,... Read More
Students - Using Blogs (Blackboard) in your Class for Students
Viewed 2694 times since Tue, Apr 7, 2015
2015 Using Blogs in your Class - Student   Add a New Blog Entry 1. Locate the blog within your course.   2. Under the blog name, click View 3. On the right of the page, click the Add New Entry button. 4. A new dialog box... Read More
Students - Viewing My Grades
Viewed 2509 times since Fri, Dec 5, 2014
2015 Viewing My Grades   You can view your Grades through the My Grades feature of Blackboard.In the course menu at the left, click My Grades. - OR - From the global navigation, select My Grades. The My Grades page appears. Click on... Read More
Uploading and Opening a Word Document in Google Drive
Viewed 587 times since Fri, Sep 29, 2017
2017 Uploading and Opening a Word Document in Google Drive   This article will show you how to upload and open a Microsoft Word document in Google Drive.   1. Click the Microsoft Word document you want to open in your Blackboard... Read More
Using the Remark Grade Import Building Block
Viewed 9218 times since Thu, Apr 21, 2016
2016 Using the Remark Grade Import Building Block   1. After using Remark Office OMR/Remark Classic OMR to scan the assessments, grade them using either Quick Grade or Advanced Grade.       2. Once graded, go to File ->... Read More
Why is IT staff in my course?
Viewed 1159 times since Thu, Feb 23, 2017
2017 IT Staff Access in Blackboard The Montgomery County Community College Information Technology (IT) staff provide Blackboard system support to College faculty and students. This support includes training on use of the system and... Read More
Workaround for YouTube Mashup - Embed a YouTube Video in Blackboard
Viewed 2237 times since Wed, May 25, 2016
2016 Workaround for YouTube Mashup - Embed a YouTube Video in Blackboard If you embed the YouTube video mashup in an item within Blackboard, the YouTube video mashup will not display in full screen mode in the following browsers: Google... Read More

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