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How to Create Email Rules

Here’s a totally optional tip that may make your life a little simpler by organizing your email inbox. Advertisements

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Blackboard Tip: Edit Notification Settings

Blackboard shows notifications in the global nav, AKA the menu you see by clicking on your name in the upper right corner. You may want to edit how, where, and for what courses these notifications appear. Here’s how to edit

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Blackboard Quick Tip: Use Return Receipts when Sending Emails

We’re still looking into this, but, from what I can see, there’s just one little, easy-to-miss setting in the Send Email tool that allows you to see who you actually sent your email to (it doesn’t appear in the “to”

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Blackboard Tip: How to Email

MCC’s Blackboard installation does not include any internal messaging, unlike ANGEL. So all email┬ácommunication will occur in MCC mail, for both students and instructors.

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Blackboard Quick Tip: Make a ‘Post-First’ Discussion

Blackboard easily allows instructors to change from a “regular” discussion forum to a “post-first” (before students have posted, obviously).

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Blackboard Quick Tip: Turn Off Attachments on Threads

You may not want to allow students to attach files to their discussion posts. Here’s how to turn off that default behavior of discussion forums.

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Blackboard Quick Tip: A Discussion Board Reminder

The biggest difficulty in the ANGEL-to-Blackboard transition that I’ve noticed has been with instructors and discussions. It is slightly confusing, so let’s quickly go over the difference between the links to discussion forums present under the Lessons menu and the

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Blackboard Quick Tip: Limit the Send Email Tool

Today’s tip is not required, but an “extra feature” that may prevent some online-teaching headaches.

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