Copying a Test for a Student Who Needs Extra Time

This tutorial will cover the steps to create a copy of a test for a student who needs extra time.  The situation where this would be used is when the student has a documented disability with the Office of Student Disabilities. 1. Navigate to the Control Panel located underneath the course menu. 2. Click on […]


New Feature! How to add a Test Student account in Blackboard

How to add a Test Student account: After completing this tutorial you will be able to: Create a Test Student Account Enroll your Test Student in your current course(s) View and participate in your course(s) as a student.  1.       Navigate to the Control Panel located underneath the course menu.  2.       Click on the Course Tools […]


Blackboard Messages vs. Email

What are the different functions of Messages and Email tools in Blackboard Learn? This question often comes up among faculty new to Blackboard Learn 9.1, especially those who have migrated from the WebCT, with the terminology for Mail being the internal communication within the system. Messages Messages are private and secure text-based communication that occurs […]


Blackboard Learn: The Beginning of a new era

On behalf of the Office for Information Technology, I would like to thank all Valencia Faculty, Staff, and Students for your patience and support over the past year.  The transition from Blackboard/WebCT CE to Blackboard Learn9.1 has been the major undertaking of the Learning Technology & Alternative Delivery team for the past year. What if […]


Add a Facebook Widget to a Blackboard Course

Adding a Facebook Widget to your Blackboard Learn 9.1 course could be a great tool or resource for students if you answer “Yes” to any of the questions below. Do you utilize Facebook or Facebook “Like” Page? Want to show the latest updates of a Facebook “Like” page? Want to promote you “like” page to […]