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Groups Do Not Appear When in “Student View” in Blackboard

General information about “Student View” is here.     You may have noticed when in viewing the course as a student that Groups do not appear.  Instead, you may see this message on the Groups page. When you are using Student View, you become a demonstration student called “Demo User”.  Because the Demo User is not enrolled… Read more »

How to Set Up a Group Sign-up Sheet in Blackboard

You will use Groups to represent the “slots” that students are signing up for. Creating Groups for Sign-up To begin, access the Groups tool by going to the Users and Groups section of the Control Panel, and choose Groups. Click Create and choose a Self-Enrollment Group Set In section 1, provide a name for the… Read more »

Downloading the Poll Everywhere PowerPoint Add-in on Classroom Computers

Presenters can download integration software for PowerPoint, Keynote, and Google Slides via the Poll Everywhere website. If you’re using Poll Everywhere on a classroom computer, however, you will need a special version of the installer that doesn’t require administrative credentials. Instructions for downloading this installer are posted here: Download the installer software here and run the… Read more »

How to Merge Courses in Blackboard

If you are teaching several different course sections of the same course, or two cross-listed courses, you may want to combine your students into one course site in Blackboard.  Blackboard administrators can combine courses in Blackboard by using the “Merge Course Enrollments” tool, which will copy (merge) students from one or more sections into another…. Read more »

Copying a Poll in Poll Everywhere

If you are the creator of a poll question or a group of questions, you can copy those polls to another Poll Everywhere user. First select the question or set of questions Then scroll to the top of the window and click “Move” 3. Select “Copy Polls” and choose “To another user.” Type in the user’s email address and… Read more »

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