Educational Technology Services

Tutorials & Handouts

General

  • eLearning Demo Videos for Faculty - Part 1 | Part 2
  • Home Page Layout & Navigation - Video
  • Group Courses by Term on your eLearning Homepage - Video
  • Notifications - Video
  • Course Layout & Navigation - Video
  • Course Menu Customization - Video
  • Photo Roster - Video | Handout
  • Where to go to Grade Assignments and Tests - Video
  • Viewing the course as a Student (Student Preview Mode) - Video

Content Creation Tools

Course Menu

  • What is the Course Menu? - Video
  • How to Hide/Restore the Course Menu - Video
  • How to Add a New Area for Content in the Course Menu - Video | Handout

Adding Content

  • Entering Text on the Course Page - Video
  • How to Add a Syllabus to a Course - Video | Handout
  • How to Add a Web Link in eLearning - Video | Handout
  • Creating Content Folders - Video

Managing Content

  • Adding Tool Links To Course Menu - Video
  • Reordering Objects On A Menu - Video
  • Copying & Moving Contents - Video
  • Renaming Contents - Video | Handout
  • Applying Adaptive Release Rules - Video

Course Copy

  • How To Copy Content From An Old Course To A New Course - Video

Content Collection

  • Overview Of The Content Collection - Video

Communication Tools

Announcements

  • How To Post An Announcement - Video | Handout
  • Where Students See An Announcement That You've Posted - Video
  • How To Schedule An Announcement In Advance - Video

Course Messages

  • What are Course Messages? - Video
  • How to Add the Messages Tool to Your Course - Video | Handout
  • How to Send a Message to Your Students - Video
  • How to Reply to a Message - Video
  • UT Dallas Email vs Messages - What's the difference? - Video

Email via eLearning

  • What is the UT Dallas Email tool in eLearning? - Video
  • How to Send an Email to all Students in Your Course - Video
  • How to Send an Email to a Specific Student in Your Course - Video

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (Web conferencing)

  • Getting Started - Setup - Handout | Handout
  • Interacting with Attendee list - Video
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra interaction chats - Video
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra My Settings - Video
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra My Status and Setting and Session Menu - Video
  • Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Share Whiteboard and Files - Video

Student Engagement Tools

Discussion Boards

  • How to Create a Discussion Forum - Video
  • How to Create a Discussion Board Post - Video
  • How to Reply to a Post - Video
  • How to Read Posts on a Discussion Board - Video
  • How to Create a Graded Discussion Board - Video
  • How to Grade Student Posts - Video
  • How Students see their Discussion Board Grades - Video
  • Adding a Discussion Board Link in the Course Menu - Video | Handout

Blogs

  • How to Create a blog - Video
  • How to Create a blog entry - Video
  • How to Grade a blog - Video

Wikis

  • How to Create and manage wikis - Video
  • How to Create and edit wikis - Video
  • How to Grade a Wiki - Video

Journals

  • How to create Journal entries - Video
  • How to add journal entries - Video
  • How to grade journal entries - Video

Portfolios

  • Working with Portfolios - Faculty & Student Guide - Handout

Assessment Tools

Assignments

Rubrics

  • Exporting a Rubric from a Class and Importing a Rubric into a Different Class - Handout
  • Adding a Rubric to an Assignment - Handout | Handout

Tests

Grade Center

  • How to Access the Grade Center - Video | Handout
  • Smart Views in the Grade Center - Video
  • How to Create a Column in the Grade Center - Video
  • How to Enter Grades in the Grade Center - Video
  • How to See the Grade History of a Specific Student's Grade - Video

Reporting Tests

  • Reporting Options for Tests Part 1 - Handout
  • Reporting Options for Tests Part 2 - Handout

Additional Blackboard Videos

Additional Videos from Blackboard also available.