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Here are quick steps for creating JPEGs:
1. Open Adobe Photoshop.
2. Click the File menu, select Open, and locate your image.
3. Once your image is open, click the File menu and select Export and then Save for Web (Legacy).
Like in-person classes, how students are assessed in online classes varies by course. Blackboard has several features available to instructors for assessing students.
1-To create a test in your blackboard, you should find the "Course Tools" panel and build a test in your "Test, Survey, Pools" section.
Sharing screens is really easy and can be a great teaching tool.
Start by opening skype and signing in with your username and password.
Here is what the skype opening screen should look like:
You can find your required textbook information at:
To see your grade for a particular Assignment in Blackboard:
1- To deploy a test, you should find the area that you want to put your test in. For example, you can put the test in the "Assignment" section "Week1 folder". Find "Evaluate - Create a test".
1. To download a copy of your Grade Center, enter your course. In the control panel, click Evaluation, then chooseGrade Center:
1: Find your Course Archive
To import your course into Blackboard 9, make sure that you already have an exported (or archived) course package saved in your computer -- something like: Archivefile_VC-4205-10-f10_20101130.zip.
To attach a link to a post,
Whether you are starting a new thread or replying to another person's post, you can use video to add additional content. Below are instructions for embedding a YouTube or Vimeo video into a post.
Your web images must to be:
This article covers entering grades in Blackboard. Remember, as the final step at Midterm Grades time and Final Grades time, you must also enter your grades in myMCAD.
The workload in each online class is the same as what is expected of a normal studio or liberal arts college class. On campus, for example, a three-credit studio class meets for five hours a week, and students are expected to do roughly the same amount of work outside of class.
An example file to upload onto Blackboard should look like this - examplefile.jpg
Make sure it doesn’t have any spaces after the document extension
Make sure it doesn’t have a leading space in the file name
The name of a file uploaded to Blackboard should look like this: examplefile.jpg
This brief video shows how a student may access a posted grade and accompanying commentary. In this example, the grade is for a discussion post. The student navigates to the Grades section of the Blackboard course, and identifies the grade in question.
The stuff in my dicussion board window looks all Crazy! The links start to go down beyond the frame and it looks something like this....
When a student is only affiliated with MCAD through an Online Learning course (e.g. not an undergrad or MFA candidate), MCAD provides a server login with at least 25GB of space to be used for hosting web-based class work. More server space can be considered and issued upon request.
Some online classes have a one-hour-a-week chat ("synchronous") session. Others rely primarily on discussion boards ("asynchronous") where students login on their own time to participate in.
Congratulations on taking an Online Learning course!
After you register for a course, here's the sequence of events.
Tech Tip Tuesdays are videos produced by Online Learning and shared on Tuesdays during the regular school year. They are helpful videos on a variety of things you may want or need to know about Blackboard.
The sooner you log in, the better! You can start getting familiar with your course on the Sunday before classes start.
After you log in,
No two online classrooms are identical. As in face-to-face classes, each instructor organizes course content differently.
Nevertheless, all Blackboard classrooms share similar basic layouts.
The "Archive Course" tool creates a downloadable "permanent record" of a course including all the content and user interactions. When an Archive package is restored, the content of the course AND user data & interactions are restored as well.
Blackboard classrooms rely on a communications feature called the Discussion Board.
The Orientation Assignment is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the other members in the course and to review or learn basic Blackboard skills. We encourage you to do the Orientation Assignment for every online class, even if you have already done it before.
Here are some access policies for Blackboard classrooms:
Once you are in the class in which you want to enter grades, click on the Evaluation button in your course management menu.
"Professor Blackboard" is the name given to Online Learning staff members who answer questions that relate to online learning and using Blackboard.
When a user logs into Blackboard with Google Chrome as their browser, they only see a blank space where a Youtube video is supposed to appear.
If you are having problems creating breaks between your paragraphs below are some workarounds that you may find helpful.
Text that is copied/cut and pasted directly from Microsoft Word into Blackboard can create some unexpected results: formatting can go awry, images can disappear, and so on.