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Tools - How do you upload assignments to Blackboard

How do you upload assignments to Blackboard?

E-mail - Why don't I get any of the emails the class is sending me

Why don't I get any of the emails the class is sending me?

Tools - How do I set up Voiceboards

How do I set up Voiceboards?

Voice Boards are an aural alternative to text-based discussions. Voice Boards are used when pronunciation is critical, such as in a foreign language class or an AEI class. The following will show you how to set up and use a Voice Board in Blackboard.

Making a Voice Board Available

Tools - How do I embed a Twitter feed on Blackboard

How do I embed a Twitter feed on Blackboard?

Twitter provides many benefits for the academics, such as following experts in their fields around the world to keep up with the latest information. Through twitter, students and instructors are also able to participate in live discussions through the web.

Adding a twitter feed to the Blackboard site involves a combination of few simple steps:

1. Visit https://twitter.com/

2. Click on the settings button in the top right corner (cog icon)

Tools - How do I add equations to my blackboard site using MathJax

How do I add equations to my blackboard site using MathJax?

By uploading PDF 

You can produce PDF files containing mathematical notation and upload them to your blackboard site.  Many people use the LaTeX language for writing such documents. 

Using Blackboard WIRIS editor

Tests Surveys and Quizzes - How do I set up a survey How do I view the results

How do I set up a survey? How do I view the results?

Creating a survey is a two-step process. (1) create the survey with the “Tests, Surveys, and Pools” tool, and then (2) deploy it with the “Create Assessment” button in a content area, such as “Course Documents”.  

(1) Create survey

To create a survey click on the “Tests, Surveys, and Pools” link under “Course Tools” in the Course Management panel on the left side of the page.  Then select Surveys from the middle of the page.

Course Copy - I copied a course from several years ago and now I can't delete old announcements

I copied a course from several years ago, and now I can't delete old announcements.

If the announcement was originally posted by someone (perhaps a GTF who assisted you in the course in years past) who has left the UO, the original poster's account may be disabled, which prevents anyone else from deleting the announcement.  Send email to blackboard@ithelp.uoregon.edu giving the name of the course and the announcement you need deleted, and we can help you fix this.

Course Copy - How do I convert export my blackboard site to a traditional website

How do I convert my blackboard site to a traditional website?

Once in a while you may want to take an existing blackboard site and turn it into a traditional website, accessible to the world rather than just the students in your class.

Tests Surveys and Quizzes - How to Upload Text-Based Tests to Blackboard using Respondus

How to Upload Text-Based Tests to Blackboard using Respondus

Blogs Journals and Wikis - How do I set up a wiki

How do I set up a wiki?

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