Step-by-Step Technology Instructions

Please click on the links below for step-by-step instructions on how to use academic technology such as Blackboard and RU-N Digital Classrooms.

Blackboard for Faculty

Course Management

  • The First Steps - This link will get you started with the basics and more commonly used tools in Blackboard.
  • Managing Your Course - This link will show you how to customize your course to fit your teaching style.
  • Course Menu - This link will show you how to add or hide items such as pages, tools and more to your course menu.
  • Course Content Area - Think link will guide you in managing and updating the content of your course.
  • Discussion Boards - This link will show you how set-up, grade and moderate discussions.
  • Student Preview - This link will show you how to preview what your students see.
  • Users and Groups - Use this link for instructions on creating groups.
  • Calendar - Use this link for instuctions on personalizing your private and blackboard events calendar.
  • Customize Home Page - Use this link to customize your Blackboard home page.

Communicating Via Blackboard

  • Blackboard Collaborate - This link will show you how to use and set-up your web conferencing session.
  • Blackboard Email - This link will assist you with managing your email through Blackboard

Assignment Tools and Features

Web Conferencing, Media and Video Collabration Tools

Attendance and other Tools

Digital Classroom