I'm overwhelmed by the list of unavailable courses that "My Courses" shows me as having taught in previous terms.
Many faculty have complained about an annoying misfeature in blackboard -- the very long lists of courses you've taught from previous terms. Students see only their current courses, but faculty by default see coursesites for every course they've taught in the past 3 years, even if they didn't use Blackboard for the course!
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 email@example.com giving the name of the course and the announcement you need deleted, and we can help you fix this.
How do I set up a survey? How do I view the results?
Creating a survey is a two-step process: you first create the survey with the “Tests, Surveys, and Pools” tool, and then you deploy it with the “Create Assessment” button in a content area, such as “Course Documents”.
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: