We have changed our Getting Started Series from face-to-face workshops to online videos! Now they are accessible from anywhere, anytime. Watch the following videos to learn more about Blackboard, Office 365, Collaborate Ultra, Respondus, and Lockdown Browser.

Introduction to Blackboard

This video will provide you with an overview of Blackboard.


Introduction to Blackboard Grade Center

This video will describe basic navigation and operation of the Blackboard grade center.


Adding a Course Link to Collaborate Ultra in Blackboard

Do you need to create a link to Collaborate Ultra in your course? This video will describe two ways to do so.


Accessing Microsoft Office 365 for the First Time

This video will describe how to access Microsoft 365 for the first time and outline a few of its features.


Understanding How to Use the Lockdown Browser

This video will describe how to use the Lockdown Browser (a custom browser that “locks down” the online testing environment Blackboard) and a few tips for best practices.


How to Use Respondus

This video will describe how to use Respondus, a piece of software that allows you to easily and quickly upload questions from a Microsoft Word document into Blackboard.

Additional Resource: Formatting Test Questions for Respondus


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Updated August 22, 2019

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