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WHAT ALL DOES BLACKBOARD DO?

BLACKBOARD BASICS

ADDING USERS (LCLC STAFF, TAS, ETC.) TO YOUR SITE

TESTS / QUIZZES

Why?

How?

VOICETHREAD

Why?

How to Use VoiceThread for Instructors

Student how-to guides

Common VoiceThread Problems and How to Fix Them

ASSIGNMENTS / SAFE ASSIGN

GRADE CENTER

VIDEO IN BLACKBOARD  

YOUTUBE

SHARESTREAM (VIDEO LONGER THAN 2 MINUTES)

Basics

Specific Uses

BOX (<2 MINUTE VIDEO)

AUDIO IN BLACKBOARD  

BOX (AUDIO)

SOUNDCLOUD (AUDIO)

RUBRICS

WIKIS

Why Use a Wiki?

How to Set Up Wikis for Instructors

Student How-to Guides

BLOGS

Why Use a Blog?

How to Set Up Blogs for Instructors

Student How-to Guides

JOURNALS

DISCUSSION BOARDS

PORTFOLIOS

USEFUL UIC BLACKBOARD LINKS