How to: Opt in to Google Apps at RMIT

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Optin to Google Apps

Google Apps are a suite of cloud-based Google productivity and collaboration tools that can be used to enhance the learning and teaching experience. They include tools like Gmail, Drive, Slides, as well as the social networking tools of Google+. At RMIT, all staff and students automatically get access to the Gmail and Drive with their RMIT accounts. However, to gain … Read More

How to: Navigate between your Blackboard sites

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navigate between sites

There are times when you may wish to move quickly between your Blackboard sites without returning to the learning hub. There are three ways of doing this. Watch the slides below to find out how to quickly move between your Blackboard sites. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should … Read More

How to: Customise your site menu

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customise your site menu

In Blackboard, the content and navigation of your site is determined by the menu. You can customise the menu to include new sections and tools, and remove or hide sections or tools you don’t want. Watch the slides below to find out how to customise your site menu. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that … Read More

How to: View your site as a student

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using student view

In Blackboard you’re able to experience your course exactly as a student will by using the student preview function. Watch the slides below to find out how to use student preview. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. This article forms part of the … Read More

How to: Move and copy your content

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How to move/copy content

In Blackboard you will sometimes want to move or copy content within a course, or from one course shell to another. Watch the slides below to find out how to move and copy content. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. This article forms … Read More

How to: Build your content structure

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Build content

When using Blackboard its a good idea to give some thought to how you might best structure your content. Watch the slides below to find out how to add folders and files. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. Related content Course Mapping Related … Read More

How to: Create a direct link to your course guide

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create a direct link to your course

In Blackboard the default course guide link in your site menu takes you to the course guide search page. You can change that so it points directly to your course. Watch the slides below to find out how to create a direct link to your course guide. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related … Read More

How to: Create a staff contact

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Adding a staff contact

In Blackboard you can provide your students with clear contact details by creating a staff contact. Watch the slides below to find out how to create a staff contact. You can can follow the links in the slides, and note that related how-to’s are listed below should you want to learn more. This article forms part of the “Get started … Read More