Tutorial Videos

Here is our collection of videos that walk you through some helpful tools on Blackboard.

In this video, you will learn how to date and time activate weekly folders so they become visible to students on certain days and at certain times throughout the term. This same process can be used to date and time activate any folder or items you add to Blackboard. (1:52)

In this video, you will learn how to include video in your Blackboard course, specifically recording your screen to use as video tutorials or demonstrations, using the Kaltura Media Mashup. (1:52)


In this video, you will learn how record multi-stream recordings of up to three video inputs synchronized with a PowerPoint presentation or screen capture. (1:18)

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In this video, you will learn how to plan and conduct a synchronous meeting using Blackboard Collaborate. Blackboard Collaborate is a browser-based web conferencing solution that makes synchronous collaboration simple and crystal clear. (1:39)


In this video, you will learn how to grade and annotate student assignment files in the Grade Center without having to leave the browser Web page. (1;27)

In this video, you will learn how to grade and annotate student assignment files in the Grade Center without having to leave the browser Web page. (1;27)

In this video, you will learn how to create and use rubrics in Blackboard. After you create a rubric and associate it with an item, you can use it for grading. (1:44)

In this video, you will learn how to create and use rubrics in Blackboard. After you create a rubric and associate it with an item, you can use it for grading. (1:44)


In this video, you will learn how to create and use self and peer assessments to help students look at their work (or their classmates' work), and judge the degree by which it reflects explicitly stated criteria, assess the quality of the work, and revise it accordingly. (2:38)

In this video, you will learn how to create and modify assignments in your Blackboard course to check students' work for plagiarism using SafeAssign. You will also learn how to review students' Original Reports. (5:15)

Want more information about setting up and using SafeAssign? Go http://bit.ly/2jOeO2S for more information about adding SafeAssign to courses and interpreting Originality Reports.



Doodle is an online scheduling tool that can be used quickly and easily to find a date and time to meet with multiple people. 

BEST PRACTICE: If you want to schedule a synchronous meeting with a group of students, the instructor can create a polling calendar by scheduling an event and proposing days and times. The instructor can then put a check mark in the boxes under the days and times that work for them, and the instructor can pick the "ideal" day and time and/or assign students to different groups for separate meetings, based on their availability.