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Set Up a Group Sign-up Sheet

By Learning Technologies Support September 5th, 2017 Blackboard FAQs

Step 1: To begin, access the Groups tool by going to the Users and Groups section of the Control Panel, and choose Groups.

users and groups

Step 2: Click Create and choose a Self-Enrollment Group Set
Self-Enrollment Group Set
Step 3:  In section 1, provide a name for the Group Set, and any descriptive information. Make sure “Group is visible to students” is set to “Yes” (more…)

Extending students access in Blackboard

By Learning Technologies Support May 29th, 2017 Blackboard FAQs

Some students will need extra time to access unit materials due to illness, personal reasons, etc. The primary reason for granting extended access is for supplementary examinations.

Extending the access for a student will allow the student to continue to have access to the unit materials for a longer period of time than other students.

The process is initiated though OLAS (Online Learning Administration System).


Creating and Populating BB Groups

By Learning Technologies Support February 15th, 2016 Blackboard FAQs

An alternative to using the Advanced Group Management (AGM) tool is to use the Blackboard Group Tools. (more…)

Creating a Unit Banner with MS Powerpoint

By Learning Technologies Support September 14th, 2015 Blackboard FAQs

Create Your Banner

  1. Open PowerPoint
  2. Go to page setup area
    Design Tab > Page Setup
  3. Under the Slides sized for enter the following:
    Width: 30 cm.
    Height: 7.62 cm.
  4. Design your banner with tools available in PowerPoint — background colors, slide designs, text, images, clip art, word art, etc.


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