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There are many tools and techniques that instructors can use in Blackboard to communicate in one direction, directly to your students, or to have two-way communications with students. <br />Some of the most popular choices are below:  
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Getting_Started/Navigate_Inside_a_Course#course-menu Add a Tool to your Course Menu]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Course_Materials/Best_Practice_Attaching_Files Uploading Files]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Courses/Course_Customization/Course_Tool_Availability Customizing Tool Availability in your Site]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Containers_for_Content#create-a-content-area Adding Content Areas - store content off of main menu]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Course_Materials/Link_to_Content_and_Tools#create-a-tool-link Add a tool in a Content Area]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Courses/Student_Preview Using Student Preview]
 
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Announcements Communicating to your Class with Announcements]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Course_Materials/Create_Content_Items_or_Documents Items (versatile object to share content, links, attachments, etc. with students)]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Blogs Creating and Using Blogs]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Course_Materials/Add_Social_Media Adding Mashups (like YouTube Videos, Slideshare, Flickr)]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Messages/Send_Messages Class Communication Using Course Messages]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Containers_for_Content/Create_Learning_Modules Learning Modules, (used to organize and sequence materials for students)]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Discussions/Create_Discussions Create a Discussion Board]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Email Send an Email]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Blackboard_Collaborate/Collaborate_Ultra Starting and Using a Virtual Classroom with Blackboard Collaborate - Ultra]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Journals Using Private or Public Journals]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Grade/Rubrics Providing Student Feedback with Rubrics]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Wikis Wikis - Creating Collaborative Documents]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Course_Groups Creating Groups]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Release_Content Examples of using Adaptive Release]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Course_Content/Release_Content How do I release content to specific people or groups?]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Release_Content/Rules_for_Releasing_Content Flexibililty of Adpative Release by using two types of Rules]
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*[http://uwindsor.ca/bbhelp Submit a Blackboard Support Request]  
 
*[http://uwindsor.ca/bbhelp Submit a Blackboard Support Request]  
 
*[http://www.uwindsor.ca/bbchecker How do I know if my browser is the problem?]
 
*[http://www.uwindsor.ca/bbchecker How do I know if my browser is the problem?]
*[http://mediawikibe.uwindsor.ca/index.php/Blackboard_Downtime Blackboard Downtime]
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*[http://mediawikibe.uwindsor.ca/wiki/index.php/Blackboard_Downtime Blackboard Downtime]
*[http://mediawikibe.uwindsor.ca/index.php/Why_is_Blackboard_Unavailable%3F Why is blackboard down? ]  
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Discussions/Create_Discussions#add-a-discussion-link-in-a-course-area How do I add a Discussion to my menu?]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Course_Groups How do I create groups?]
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*[http://www.uwindsor.ca/bbworkshops Face-to-Face Training Options ]  
 
*[http://www.uwindsor.ca/bbworkshops Face-to-Face Training Options ]  
 
*[http://cleo.uwindsor.ca/workshops/86/ Online Self-Paced Courses]  
 
*[http://cleo.uwindsor.ca/workshops/86/ Online Self-Paced Courses]  
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Course_Content/Release_Content Controlled Release of Content - e.g. to a specific group]
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*[http://mediawikibe.uwindsor.ca/wiki/images/c/c0/GettingStartedQuickTip.pdf Instructor's Quick Start Guide- printable pdf file]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Accessibility Accessibility]
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*[https://uwindsor.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=10440 Adaptive Release]  
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Performance/Achievements Achievements]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Interact/Announcements Announcements]  
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Course_Content/Release_Content Adaptive (Controlled) Release]  
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Assignments Assignments - Blackboard help page]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Announcements Announcements]
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*[[:Bb_Auto_Groups_Feature|Auto-Groups (Sections)]]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Interact Communication Tools]
*[http://www1.uwindsor.ca/openlearning/34/blackboard-collaborate Blackboard Collaborate]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Interact/Contacts Contacts]
*[https://blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Blogs Blogs]  
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/Original/Add_and_Format_Content/Work_With_Text Content Editor]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Courses/Calendar Calendar]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Courses/Course_Availability Course Availability]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact Communication Tools]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/Add_and_Format_Content/Work_With_Text Content Editor]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content Course Content]
*[https://.help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Course_Content Course Content]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Courses/Course_Customization Course Customization]  
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Courses/Course_Customization Course Customization]  
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Interact/Messages Course Messages]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Messages Course Messages]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Course_Content/Reuse_Content/Date_Management Date Management]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Email Email]
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*[http://www1.uwindsor.ca/provost/sites/uwindsor.ca.provost/files/Digital%20Learning%20Resource%20Policy%20FINAL%20with%20link.pdf U of W - Digital Learning Resources Policy]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Discussions Discussions]
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*[https://ctl2.uwindsor.ca/uview/show/E67042C0627D7534/ Exporting and Importing between Courses (video 7:54)]
 
*[https://ctl2.uwindsor.ca/uview/show/E67042C0627D7534/ Exporting and Importing between Courses (video 7:54)]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Course_Groups Groups]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Edline/Teacher/My_Class_Page_Content/Documents/Upload_Files Files]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Journals Journals]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Course_Materials/Best_Practice_Attaching_Files File Attachments]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Glossary Glossary]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Course_Materials/Create_Content_Items_or_Documents Items (versatile object to share content, links, attachments, etc. with students)]
 
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Assignments/Portfolios Portfolios]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Containers_for_Content/Create_Learning_Modules Learning Modules, (used to organize and sequence materials for students)]
*[[:Blackboard_User_Roles|User Roles and Permissions]]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Course_Content/Create_Content/Create_Course_Materials/Add_Social_Media Mashups (like YouTube Videos, Slideshare, Flickr)]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Roster Roster]  
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*[[:Blackboard_User_Roles|Roles for Users]]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Grade/Rubrics Rubrics-Blackboard Help Pages]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Interact/Roster Roster]  
*[[Rubrics_Tips_and_Tricks|Rubrics - Tips and Tricks]]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Grade/Rubrics Rubrics-Blackboard Help Pages]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Courses/Student_Preview Student Preview Tool]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Original/Courses/Student_Preview Student Preview Tool]
*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Tests_Pools_Surveys Tests, Surveys and Pools]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLontYaReEU1tzu1T5gfiX-JQA5nBc3isN Video Playlist - All - Blackboard Learn - For Instructors]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLontYaReEU1tXMa2qtvz6zY-QiD7gNUKJ Video Playlist - Communication & Collaboration]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Collaboration_Tools/Virtual_Classroom Virtual Classroom - Blackboard Collaborate]
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*[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Interact/Wikis Wiki]
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Revision as of 17:38, 31 May 2021

Managing Course Material: Overview for GAs & TAs

Blackboard offers a variety of tools to post content for your students
Some of the most popular choices are below:

FAQ - Managing Course Material


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