Blackboard Best Practices

The following is a list of topics to better help you in your online environment. Please visit this site often as we continue to add topics to best support you in your online course.


Naming: Files, Items, and Folders: This topic covers the use of legal and illegal characters when names files and items and folders within Blackboard.

Enrolling and Removing Students: This topic covers enrolling and removing students as well as disabling students at have dropped or been suspended form your course.

Online Testing: This topic covers recommendations to your online test including protecting your test and displaying test questions.

Protecting Your Test: This topic covers options to block students from printing, copying and pasting your tests located in Blackboard.

Text Box Editor: This topic covers the many different features and options available to you when the Text Box Editor is presented in Blackboard.

Pasting Microsoft Word into Blackboard: Pasting text directly from a word processor into Blackboard is NOT recommended. This topic covers the recommended procedure for removing the formatting codes prior to pasting text into Blackboard.

Java Security Warning: This topic addresses the Warning - Security (hidden_rebeq_applet) that might appear when working inside of Blackboard.