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Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Jan 30 2015

Greek Letter Council Bowling Excursion

May 17 2015

NYIT 54th Annual Commencement

Blackboard Tutorials

Screencast Tutorials

Turnitin and Blackboard

Screencast Tutorials at the University of Southern California

The University of Southern California has created a series of short videos about different features of Blackboard 9.  Links are posted here with their permission. Additional videos at USC are located here.

Adding Content to a Course
•    Enabling Edit Mode [Turning on Blackboard 9's Instructor Tools] 
•    Hiding and Unhiding the Course Menu 
•    Adding a Syllabus 
•    Adding Items [Uploading Individual Files to Blackboard 9] 
•    Adding Multiple Files [Uploading Multiple Files at Once] 

Managing Students 
•    Viewing a Course's Roster/Users 

Collecting Papers and Assignments from Students
•    Creating Assignments [Collecting Student Work] 
•    Downloading Assignments [Transferring Student Submissions to Your Computer] 
•    Entering Grades and Returning Assignments 
•    Clearing Assignment Attempts [Allowing a Student to Resubmit an Assignment] 
•    Student Video – Submitting Assignments 

Posting Student Grades to Blackboard

•    How Students View Course Grades 
•    Using the Grade Center [Creating Columns and Posting Grades] 
•    Entering Student Grades 
•    Creating Text Columns [Entering Non-Grade Information Such As Preferred Names] 
•    Organizing Columns [Unfreezing, Hiding, and Moving Columns] 
•    Dropping the Lowest Scores 
•    Weighting Grades 
•    Weighting Grades by Category 
•    Downloading Grades [Downloading Your Grade Center So That You Can Edit It in 
Microsoft Excel]
•    Uploading Grades [Uploading an Edited Grade Center File from Your Computer to 
Communicating with Students
•    Sending Email [Using Blackboard to Communicate with Your Students via Email] 
•    Creating Announcements 
•    Posting your Contact Information 

Naming and Compressing Files 
•    Preparing Files for Blackboard 9 [Supported File Names and Extensions] 
•    Optimizing Microsoft Office 2007 Files 
•    Optimizing Microsoft Office 2003 (and Earlier) Files
•    Optimizing Microsoft PowerPoint Files on a Mac 
•    Optimizing Adobe Acrobat PDFs 

•    Printing Items 


Blackboard's On Demand Learning Center

Visit the On Demand Learning Center,, for short videos and pdf documentation about building courses, adding content, ways to communicate with students, managing groups and discussion boards, creating and grading assignments, creating different types of test questions, and using the Grade Center.


Short Courses Leased from Blackboard

NYIT Online has leased a series of online, hands-on, detailed tutorial coureses available 24/7 to all NYIT faculty members. These courses offer "just-in-time" help while you develop your own online course materials. Click on the title to log into Blackboard and go directly to the tutorial course. [NOTE: If you do not see the titles of these tutorial courses in the "My Courses--Courses in which you are enrolled" window on your Bb 9 home page, e-mail Yong Ra to request student access to the Blackboard Tutorial courses.]


Recorded Webinars


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