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Videos

Highlights the changes in IIT's move from Blackboard 8 to Blackboard 9.1 

NOTE: As of 12.13.13, there is not a live Bb8 system accessible to faculty. Please direct questions or requests about archive content to the OTS Support Desk.

Blackboard 9.1 Orientation (36 min) Slide presentation portion of the Faculty Orientation session covering the transition to Blackboard 9.1 presented live in Fall 2012. 


Bb 9.1 Screen by Screen Walkthroughs 

My Institution screen and Courses screen (2:57 min)

Changing your Bb system avatar (1:58 min)

Basics of the Course screen (2:31 min)

Course design/navigation basics (7:33 min)

Adding curriculum (content and assessments) to a course (5:29 min)

Exporting and importing courses (Bb8 to Bb9.1; Bb9.1 to Bb9.1) (6:58 min)

NOTE: As of 12.13.13, there is not a live Bb8 system accessible to faculty. Please direct questions or requests about archive content to the OTS Support Desk. Once you have received a .zip archive of a Bb8 course, follow the instructions provided in the video.
Documents

System

NEW 8/14Managing the display of course lists. (Faculty & Student) 

This is a new overview walk through of existing functionality (see immediately below).

My Institution tab The number of default categories and the amount of content on this page has been reduced. You can change your display preferences for My Courses to make it easier to navigate. You can also add (or remove) additional modules.

Customizing My Courses (Faculty & Student)
Adding modules (Faculty & Student)

Courses tab The number of default categories and the amount of content on this page has been reduced. You can change your display preferences for your course to make it easier to navigate. 

Customizing Course List (Faculty & Student)

In Course
NEW 8/14Changes to Assignments and SafeAssign. (Faculty) 

This is the implementation of a long requested feature, which is on-demand previewing of all course features for faculty as a student in the course.

New default course structure (Faculty & Student)
Bb 9.1 required revisiting the default course template and we have used this opportunity to make some changes and improvements.


The old export/import process works, but is not necessary with the decommissioning of the old, separate Bb8 system. 

Import content from a Bb8 course (Faculty)

NOTE: As of 12.13.13, there is not a live Bb8 system accessible to faculty. Please direct questions or requests about archive content to the OTS Support Desk. Once you have received a .zip archive of a Bb8 course, follow the instructions provided in the video.

NOTE: There are some slight changes to this functionality as of F13.
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