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Frequently Asked Questions

Adding/Removing Users and Creating Teaching Assistants

You can quickly add or remove a user from your Blackboard Course from the User Management panel.

  • In the Control Panel menu area select Users and Groups then click Users from the expanded panel.
  • To add a new user to your course, hover over the Enroll User button at the top of the page and click Find Users to Enroll
  • On the next page there will be a place for a student's username and role. If you do not know their username, click Browse, to search for them in the system.
  • Once you find their username, click the bubble next to their name and click Submit at the bottom of the Search page.
  • The Search page will automatically put the username into the box on the Find Users to Enroll page. You can add multiple students at once by inserting commas in between usernames.
  • Change a student's role by selecting the drop menu and selecting Student or Teaching Assistant.
  • Click Submit to add the student.

If you need to remove a student, just select the check box next to their name on the main Users page, then click the Remove Users from Course box.

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Copy Course Content 

Copying content from old Blackboard courses is a great way to save time if you wouldlike to reuse readings, assignments, and other materials. To copy content for your Blackboard courses, follow these steps.

  • In the Control Panel Menu area of the course you are copying from, select Packages and Utilities and then click Course Copy.
  • On the next page, select Copy Course Materials into an Existing Course from the drop menu at the top of the page.
  • In Section 2, user the Browse button to find the course you would like to copy the content into.
  • Next, select all the content items that you would like to copy. Remember, this content will just be added to the content that is there already, it will not replace anything.
  • Click Submit to copy. It will take a few minutes for the content to move, depending on the amount of content, videos, images and audio files that you had in your course.
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CTRL Training

Want to learn more about Blackboard 9? Come to one of our training sessions on campus. Check out training dates and sign-up on our training calendar.

The Blackboard Support Team is also conducting online webinars. Check back here for a list of dates and times that you can join us online.