These are select terms that OIT believed you needed to be aware of inside the Blackboard environment.
Adaptive Release – A tool for setting rules to control how, when, and to whom course materials, tests, and assignments are made available to students.
Available – When a course is available, it can be seen and accessed by an enrolled student.
Available – When a tool, test, discussion, etc. is available, students can access it.
Bulk Delete – Delete everything in your course with one-click.
Content Collection – The area where every file you uploaded or added to a course is stored.
Content Folder – A folder into which course materials can be added and organized.
Course Link – A link or jump from within a course to somewhere else in a course.
Control Panel – The area of a course that an instructor accesses to manage their course.
Create Column – Adds a new gradable column, e.g., a paper or project, to the grade center.
Delete – Permanently remove an item; anything deleted cannot be recovered. Deleting a folder will delete and remove all files, links, etc., within the folder and any sub-folders, as well as, there contents.
Early Warning System – A tool for setting rules to monitor student usage of and participation in a course.
External Link – A connection or link to a website outside of a Blackboard course.
Grade Center – Where you enter student grades, i.e., your grade book for a course.
Hide Link – Turn-off or hide a menu item from students.
My Grades – The icon students click to see only their grades in the course.
Not Available – When a course is hidden from students but available to an instructor for editing.
Performance Dashboard – An up-to-date report on student activity in the course.
Permit Guests – Allows a non-enrolled user access to an area of a course.
Show Link – Make a menu item visible to students.
Tool Availability – Where to turn on/off course tools for students.
Tool Link – A link or shortcut to a course tool, e.g., journal, calendar, etc.