Blackboard Learn Multimedia Tutorials

All online/hybrid courses and on-campus courses use Blackboard Learn. This site provides tutorials on how to use basic tools in Blackboard Learn.

Click on a topic below to see the text based instruction related to the topic. Multimedia instructions (animated screen captures with voice) are also designed for selected topics. To view a multimedia instruction, click the multimedia instruction logoicon next to a topic and click on the play button to play the tutorial. To view the multimedia instruction, you must turn off the pop-up blocker on your browser and use Adobe Flash Plug-in.

Get Ready
What is Blackboard Learn?
Preparations for Blackboard Learn Log On
Log On
Log on to Blackboard Learn Click to view the multimedia instruction
Not Able to Log On
myCommNet
Avoiding Timeout in Blackboard Learn by Logging Out of MyCommNet Click to view the multimedia instruction
Blackboard Windows
My Blackboard Learn Page Click to view the multimedia instruction
Blackboard Homepage and Navigation Click to view the multimedia instruction
Syllabus
&
Learning Module
Syllabus-View, Print, and Save Click to view the multimedia instruction
Learning Module-View Files Click to view the multimedia instruction
Learning Module - Print or Save a Web-Based File Click to view the multimedia instruction
Learning Module - View and Print a ".pdf" File Click to view the multimedia instruction
Learning Module - View, Print, or Save a Non-Web File Click to view the multimedia instruction
File Formats Used in Blackboard
Discussions
What is Discussion Forum and Threaded Discussion? Click to view the multimedia instruction 
Discussions Setup - Questions and Messages Click to view the multimedia instruction
Read and Reply a Discussion Message Click to view the multimedia instruction

Post a Discussion Message to Start a Thread Click to view the multimedia instruction

Copy Questions from a Discussion Forum to a MS Word File Click to view the multimedia instruction

Copy Answer from a MS Word file and Post it on Discussion Forum Click to view the multimedia instruction

Read or Save a File Attached to a Discussion Message Click to view the multimedia instruction

Attach a File to a Discussion Message Click to view
Mail
Internal Mail vs. External Mail in Blackboard Learn
Blackboard Learn Messages - Internal Mail Setup Click to view the multimedia instruction
Read and Reply a Mail in Messages - Internal Mail Click to view the multimedia instruction
Send a Mail in Messages - Internal Mail Click to view the multimedia instruction
Attach a File to a Mail in Message - Internal Mail Click to view the multimedia instruction
Announcements
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Calendar

View Announcements Click to view the multimedia instruction

View Events in Calendar Click to view the multimedia instruction

Exams

Take an Online Test and View Result Click to view multimedia

View Result of an Exam/Quiz/Testspeaker speaker

Assignments

Submit an Assignment assignment

View an Assignment Grade and Comment view assignment view assignment

Collaboration
Collaboration: Chat vs. Virtual Classroom Click to view the multimedia instruction
Conduct Conversations in Chat or Virtual Classroom Click to view the multimedia instruction
Help
Troubleshooting and Helpful Resources
Distance Learning
Distance Learning at MxCC
Tips for being a Successful Online Student

On campus Blackboard Orientation Schedule

Blackboard Learn on Demand Learning Center for Students

Back to Distance Learning.

Contact Dr. Yi Guan-Raczkowski for comments on this orientation.