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Blackboard - Create Groups
*** For the most up-to-date information, visit Groups on Blackboard Support. *** This lesson demonstrates how to create groups in Blackboard. The information is first presented in video format with written instructions to follow. Follow these steps to add a group to your course 1. Go to the...
rating 18 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Track Performance
For the most up to date information for measuring student performance on Blackboard, visit Track Performance on Blackboard Support. This article includes information on best practices for online learning and how to run course reports.
rating 18 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Reusing Questions
Looking for help importing or exporting tests from one course into another? Visit Import or Export Tests, Surveys, and Pools on Blackboard Support for the most current steps. Want to upload questions to Blackboard? Visit Upload Questions on Blackboard Support for more information on formatting...
rating 18 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Grading a Test
Looking for help with grading a test on Blackboard? Visit Grade Tests on Blackboard Support for the most current information on grading tests.
rating 18 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Question Types
Looking for help with question types on Blackboard? Visit Question Types on Blackboard Support for the most current breakdown of different types of test questions.
rating 18 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Tests, Pools, and Surveys
Looking for help with Tests, Pools, and Surveys on Blackboard? Visit Tests, Pools and Surveys on Blackboard Support for the most current information.
rating 18 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Wikis
For information on using wikis in Blackboard, see Wikis from Blackboard Support.
rating 18 Jun, 2024
Creating a Quiz Bowl Question
The following link contains information from Blackboard about Quiz Bowl Questions.
rating 12 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Creating a URL
See Link to Websites from Blackboard Help.
rating 12 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Getting Started With Course Content
To get started with Building course content, see Create Course Materials on Blackboard Help. This links to useful articles, such as Add Files Types of Course Content Best Practice for Attaching Files Supported File Types
rating 12 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Create Multiple Rules for a Content Item
See Rules for Releasing Content on Blackboard Help for information adaptive release.
rating 12 Jun, 2024
Blackboard - Creating a Lesson Plan
See Creating a Lesson Plan on Blackboard Help Center.
rating 12 Jun, 2024
Making Your Course Available/Unavailable to Students
By default, the Blackboard Learn Course Availability Setting for students is always set to Yes. You can change it to the beginning and end dates for the term as they are listed in Banner as well as on the course catalog. This means your students cannot access your course before the first day of...
rating 12 Jun, 2024
Eastern Alert (Emergency Notification)
The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents has purchased an emergency notification system which utilizes an off-site service called Everbridge to provide quick distribution of time-sensitive emergency messages to multiple devices selected by the subscriber (i.e. text...
rating 23 May, 2024
General Banner Information
General Banner Information Banner is an administrative Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software system developed specifically for higher education institutions hosted by our cloud provider Ellucian. Banner maintains student, alumni, financial and personnel data. Banner also integrates with...
rating 23 May, 2024
Reserving and Using Labs and Multimedia Classrooms
Scheduling: The University uses the EMS Scheduling Software system. Any Eastern staff member, faculty member, or student can see the availability of spaces and request spaces by logging into the following web page: https://eschedule.easternct.edu/emswebapp/ If you are new to using EMS at...
rating 10 May, 2024
Adding a Tool Link to Blackboard Course Menu
The instructions below show how to add a Tool Link to the course menu found on the left side of a Blackboard course. Click on the circle-plus icon (1) on the upper left-hand corner of the course menu. Click Tool Link from the resulting menu (2). Give the Tool Link a name (3) Pull...
rating 16 Apr, 2024
Connecting to Wifi at Eastern and Finding Your Mac Address
The instructions below relate to using ECSU BYOD5. If you are using eduroam, please see Article 180: Wireless Services. When you see a list of signals, you will see three (BYOD, BYOD5, and Eduroam), we recommend BYOD5. The recommendation is based on the signal that has the best speed. Any...
rating 10 Apr, 2024
Getting Started with Blackboard Collaborate
Students Note: Not every class uses Collaborate. If you don't see it in your class, confirm with your instructor that they have made it available and expect you to use it. Blackboard Collaborate is a simple, convenient, and reliable web conferencing solution built into Blackboard. Faculty can add...
rating 4 Apr, 2024
Work at Home and Online Instruction Toolbox for Faculty and Staff
The following links and documentation are for IT tools and services that enable a variety of remote capabilities. Additionally, CIT offers training and support sessions. Instructions on how to book a session are in Article 543: Book Training with CIT. For faculty who have no previous experience...
rating 4 Apr, 2024
Add Users to a Blackboard Course
This article covers instructions for single user enrollment and bulk enrollments for courses and organizations in Blackboard. Single User Enrollment Blackboard allows an instructor to add other users to their course who are not automatically added by registration. Log into Blackboard and...
rating 28 Mar, 2024
Student Employment
Student Employment The Student Employment Office is located on the 3rd Floor, Room 338, of the Gelsi-Young Building. The Office also retains a website that specifies policies, procedures, and helps with frequently asked questions. Additional questions from students and their families can be...
rating 1 Mar, 2024
Academic Calendar
You can find the academic calendar through the Eastern Connecticut State University web site at Academic Calendars 2023-24 - Eastern.
rating 1 Mar, 2024
Student Dance Groups Policy
1. All student clubs and organizations must have an advisor present while using Shafer Auditorium as a reserved space. This includes but is not limited to practices, dress rehearsals, tech rehearsals and day of the event. If an advisor cannot be present, the reservation/event will be cancelled. ...
rating 23 Feb, 2024
Dance Group Policy
1. All student clubs and organizations must have an advisor present while using Shafer Auditorium as a reserved space. This includes but is not limited to practices, dress rehearsals, tech rehearsals and day of the event. If an advisor cannot be present, the reservation/event will be cancelled. ...
rating 23 Feb, 2024