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Bb Grader (Blackboard's Mobile App for Grading)

Bb Grader is a mobile application that provides instructors with a portable solution for reviewing, providing feedback, and grading student submissions in a Blackboard course.

Blackboard (Blackboard's Mobile App for Students)

Bb Student is a mobile application that provides students with a portable or mobile solution for Blackboard. Not all features in Blackboard are available using your mobile device.

Blackboard Browser and Operating System Checker

Clicking on the link provided in this article checks whether Blackboard supports your browser and operating system.

Blackboard Help

Technical services provided by TWU to provide faculty, students, and staff with help and advice about Blackboard.

Blackboard Instructor (Blackboard's Mobile App for Instructors)

Blackboard Instructor is a mobile app that enables you to view course content, connect with students in discussions, and interact with your class in Blackboard Collaborate. The app is available on iOS and Android mobile devices.

Blackboard Supported Browsers

Computer program (such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, or Mozilla Firefox) that enables Internet users to access, navigate, search and run applications on World Wide Web sites.

Blackboard Supported Technologies (Operating System and Platform)

An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is a component of the system software in a computer system. Blackboard requires an operating system to function.

Getting Started with Blackboard (Students)

Getting started information for students using Blackboard.

How to copy course material to a new course shell in Blackboard

You can copy courses to reuse and adapt existing course structures, materials, and content. To copy course content you must be an instructor in both courses.

How to create (and make available) a test in Blackboard

After you build a test or survey, you create questions or add existing questions from tests, surveys, and pools.

How to create a link on the course menu in Blackboard

In Blackboard, the course menu appears on the left side of your course window and is used for the organization and navigation of your course.

How to create groups and manage group enrollment in Blackboard

In Blackboard, groups are created one at a time or in sets. After a group is created, you can edit the group's tools, name, availability, and members.

How to download (or upload) grades from the Grade Center in Blackboard

Grades are frequently downloaded from Blackboard to enter mid-term and final student grades into WebAdvisor. You can download full or partial data from the Grade Center.

How to edit or delete discussion posts and replies in Blackboard

Students can edit or delete their own discussion posts only if the instructor has made those options available.

How to edit test descriptions and questions in Blackboard

After you build a test or survey, you create questions or add existing questions from other tests, surveys, and pools. You can also add question sets or random blocks, reorder questions, and edit a test's information before students submit attempts.

How to find and select options specific to a column in the Grade Center in Blackboard

In the Grade Center in Blackboard each column's menu displays options specific for that column. All cells and column headers have a menu.

How to find out if my course is in Blackboard and Login

Log into Blackboard to access your Blackboard course:

How to import a .zip file into Blackboard

There are 2 types of .zip file content:

Course content
Tests, surveys, and pools

How to know course roles and associated privileges available in Blackboard

Course roles control access to content and tools within a course.

How to know when Blackboard Course Shells are available

Blackboard course shells for the Summer and Fall semester are available the first week of April and the course shells for the Spring semester are available the first week of November.

How to regrade a Blackboard test AFTER submissions have been received in the Grade Center

This option allows the instructor to edit a test AFTER submissions have been received in the Grade Center.  There is an option to edit the test from the Grade Center column.

How to request an archived course be restored in Blackboard

Instructors can request an archived course be restored to the Blackboard server.

How to resolve student issues with tests in Blackboard

To resolve student issues with tests in Blackboard