This documentation will introduce you to the control panel, uploading files to the Content Collection, adding course content and tool areas, organizing the course menu, setting tool availability, and more.

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Accessibility Checklist

Checklist for making course content accessible.

Adaptive Release Rules and Criteria

Instructor guide to adaptive release criteria.

Ally Instructor Package

Resources to assist with Blackboard Ally.

Best Practices for Building and Managing Course Content

Tips for building and managing content in your course.

Best Practices for Designing Engaging Content

Tips for best practices to design engaging content for your course.

Best Practices for Folder Organization

Tips for using folder to organize the Content Collection.

Blackboard Ally

Information about Blackboard Ally.

Building & Managing Course Content

Video demonstrations for managing course content.

How to Access and Create Achievements

Instructor guide to using certificates and badges to recognize student work.

How to Access Content Collection

Instructor guide to accessing the content collection.

How to Add a Banner to Your Course

Instructor guide to adding a banner image to a course.

How to Add Content Collection Items to a Course

Instructor guide to adding items from the Content Collection to a course.

How to Add SCORM and Other Content Packages

Instructor guide to uploading a SCORM package into a course.

How to Add Web Content Through Course Files

Instructor guide to add web content to your course.

How to Attach Course Files to a Content Item

Instructor guide to adding files to a course.

How to Build a Glossary in Excel

Instructor guide to building a glossary using an Excel file.

How to Clean Up Course Files

Instructor guide to managing course files.

How to Copy Files to the Content Collection

Instructor guide to copying content

How to Copy or Move Course Content

Guide to copying and moving content in Blackboard.

How to Create a Banner for Your Course in Powerpoint

Instructor guide to creating a course banner.

How to Create a Blank Page for Displaying Content

Instructor guide to using a blank page to create content.

How to Create a Content Folder

Instructor guide to creating a content folder.

How to Create a Course Contact

Instructor guide to creating contact information.

How to Create a Course Glossary

Instructor guide to creating a course glossary.

How to Create a Course Task

Guide to creating tasks for your course.

How to Create a Learning Module

Guide to creating and adding content to a Learning Module in Blackboard

How to Create a Lesson Plan

Instructor guide to creating lesson plans for your course.

How to Create a Macmillan Course Link

Instructor guide to creating a link for your Macmillan course.

How to Create a Mashup

Instructor guide to inserting media from external web sites into a course.

How to Create a Tool Link

Guide to adding links to a course.

How to Create A Web Link

Guide to adding a web link to a course menu or content area.

How to Create an Item

Instructor guide to creating a content item.

How to Create and Use Reusable Objects

Instructor guide to creating and using reusable object in a course.

How to Edit Existing User Permissions in Content Collection

Guide to editing permissions for folders and files.

How to Edit the SCORM Player Advance Options

Guide to editing the SCORM player for a SCORM content package.

How to Export and Import an Assessment

Instructor guide to export and import an assessment for a course.

How to Export and Import Tests, Surveys, or Pools

Instructor guide to exporting or importing a copy of test, survey or pool.

How to Export Your Course

Step-by-step guide for exporting your Blackboard course to create an archived copy.

How to Find Content

Guide to searching for content in Blackboard.

How to Import a Course Package

Instructor guide to importing packages into a course.

How to Import the Title IX Test

Guide to importing a Title IX test into a course.

How to Integrate ResearchPath into Your Blackboard Course

Guide to integrating ResearchPath into a Blackboard course.

How to Integrate Title IX Files into Your Blackboard Course

Guide to integrating Title IX content into a course.

How to Make a Content Item or Folder Available for Students to View

Instructor guide to making content available to students.

How to Manage Adaptive Release Rules

Instructor guide to editing and deleting Adaptive Release rules.

How to Remove Video Files from Blackboard

How to locate, download, and remove video files stored in the Content Collection.

How to Set the Content Package Details in SCORM

Guide to setting SCORM package details in a course.

How to Set Tool Availability

Instructor guide to making tools available in a course.

How to Set Up a Shared Location for Mac

Guide to setting up a shared location on Mac for adding files directly to your course content.

How to Set Up a Shared Location for Windows

Guide to creating a shared location to course files on Windows.

How to Share a File Using Passes

Guide to creating a pass for sharing a file for an allotted time.

How to Share a Video to Blackboard

Instructions for faculty on sharing video content in Blackboard.

How to Share LinkedIn Learning Content in Blackboard

How to share LinkedIn Learning content within your Blackboard course.

How to Show/Hide Course Menu Links

Guide to show or hide items in your course.

How to Upload an Adobe Connect ZIP File Presentation

Guide to uploading a Adobe Connect presentation into a course.

How to Upload Files to the Content Collection

Guide to uploading files to the content collection.

How to Use Adaptive Release

Instructor guide to creating rules for releasing content to users.

How to Use the Content Collection in a Course

Guide to storing documents, attachments, and media for future use in Blackboard.

How to Work with the Course Menu

Guide to customizing your course menu.

Institution and Library Content

Information about resources shared across the University.

Integrating Office 365 Applications into Blackboard

Instructor guide to integrating Office 365 applications into Blackboard.

Reusable Object Types

Guide for each type of reusable objects.

Troubleshooting Item Visibility in Your Course

Tips for making items visible in a course.

Troubleshooting Students Unable to See Items in Your Course

Tips for making items in your course visible to students.

What is ResearchPath?

Information about using the ResearchPath content in your course.