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How to Add Users to a Course Site in Blackboard
- Navigate to your course page and scroll down till you see "Users and Groups" under Course Management.
- You can add groups or individually by user.
- Click on users and you will see all the users currently enrolled in the course.
- To add users to the course, click on "Find Users to Enroll".
- You can now enter one username at a time, or multiple when you separate them with a comma.
- You can change the role of the user depending on if they're a student or instructor.
- When you click submit, that user will now be enrolled in the course.
Roles of Users for Blackboard Courses
|Builder||Builders manage the course without access to any student grades or evaluation content and can access the course even when not available to students.|
|Facilitator||Functions just as an Instructor. However, they cannot build, edit or manage any course content.|
|Departmental Support||Almost has identical permissions as an instructor.|
|TA-Grader||Assist the Instructor through various things such as creating and grading student's assessments. Also, helps with Grade Center.|
|Librarian Support||Has access to most things except the Customization menu as well as not being able to delete various things that students post.|
|Instructor||Have access to everything regarding that course. Their role is to teach and develop their class.|
|Removal Request||Removes users that either do not belong or are no longer relevant to that course.|
|Student||Default course role and have no access to Control Panel.|
|Lead Teaching Assistant||Similar permissions as Instructor.|
|Teaching Assistant||Has very minimal permissions and is usually only a read-only user.|
|Teaching Assistant - Announcements||Create, edit and reorder announcements with very few Control Panel permissions.|
|Guest||Can only view course materials but cannot partake in tests or assessments.|
If there are any more questions regarding course site roles, visit Blackboard User Roles under User Roles in Bb Courses and Organizations for a more in-depth explanation of all these roles.