This information is for students on how to do some basic functions in Blackboard 9.1.
Adding events to your Calendar on BB 9.1
Checking your Grades on BB 9.1
Creating a Blog Entry on BB 9.1 Creating a Discussion Board Post on BB 9.1Creating a New Discussion Board Thread on BB 9.1 Creating and Editing a Wiki Page on BB 9.1
Editing Your Personal Information on BB 9.1 Linking Wiki Pages-New on BB 9.1
Organizing Discussion Board Posts on BB 9.1
Replying to a Discussion Board Thread on BB 9.1 Sending Email from Your Course on BB 9.1
Stay Organized by Managing Your Course and Personal Tasks on BB 9.1Submitting an Assignment on BB 9.1
Take a Test on BB 9.1
Viewing Discussion Board Grades on BB 9.1 Viewing My Contribution to a Wiki on BB 9.1
Working In Groups on BB 9.1
LaGuardia Community College is in the process of upgrading our content management learning system Blackboard 8.0 to the newer version 9.1.
2. Walk through of the new environment in real time.
3. Usefully sites to expand your classroom into the home.
Here you will find information regarding Blackboard 9.1's commonly used tasks that will help you facilitate your class on an online platform. Also take a look at our YouTube Channel that gives you a visual walk thought on how to complete these tasks.
Changing the Course Entry Point
Creating a Menu to suet your courseInserting a divider in your course menu
Making your course available
Creating a link in menu to My Grades
Editing Staff Information
Uploading a banner to your course
Creating an AnnouncementUploading a Syllabus
Creating an Assignment
Uploading DocumentsCreating a Test
Creating a ForumCopy/Moving Files
Modifing your Course ToolsCreating a Group Sending Emails
BlackBoard 9.1 is used by LaGuardia as an online tool for courses.
Professors can choose to use BlackBoard or not to share materials,
communicate with students, and share information.
Blackboard 9.1 Level II
Basics introduces general computer use and terminology. It introduces basic
skills for using software programs in a windows environment.
program windows and menus.
user interface (GUI)
a New Folder
and Other Hardware
and Internet Connections.
or Remove Programs.
4. Working with
Computer Basics Level I
familiar with your Keyboard.
2. How to
a) From Web
b) From CD
c) How to Uninstall
3. How to
Permissions and Full Control
a) Disk Clean Up
6. Help and
7. Search tool.
9. Short Cut Commands
Computer Basics Level II
Introduce teachers to an alternative to CUNY's BlackBoard. ACE Department here at LaGuardia Community College is starting to use this site for it's students. It works well with this department due to the fact that some of it's students are not full time CUNY students.
Data Storage Workshop goes into the many options you have to back up your work, there are several ways you can back up your files, online server or an external hard drive.
Dreamweaver is a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you
get) HTML editing tool that is powerful enough to be used by professionals, yet
is still comfortable enough for amateurs who want more than what Netscape
Composer has to offer. I have not used Front Page but from talking with those
who have used both it and Dreamweaver, Dreamweaver is a step up. This documentation with help you create a website with three pages.
Dreamweaver gives you many options when it comes to setting the properties for your webpages. Within the "Page Properties" dialog box, you can set the appearance of your page, name your page and set other important properties that will not only enhance your website, but will also improve the usability of your website.
In this documentation we will use the website already created in a previous workshop.
Dreamweaver Level II
The Spry Menu Bar allows you to add very user-friendly dynamic menus that allow for great organization to your website navigation. It builds a hierarchy of links to the inner pages of your site. The main section headings show up on the page all of the time, but the other links are only displayed when the user rolls the mouse over the top link.
Dreamweaver Level III
E-Bay is “The world’s online market place” it is an inexpensive and
excellent site that allows almost anyone to begin a small online e-business.
With the proper management most transactions can be done electronically safely at
your own leisure.
eBusiness Level I
PayPal is an e-commerce business that permits payments and money
transfers to be made through the Internet.
eBusiness Level II
The Ektron page Builder allows users to create, deploy, and manage a website, this Content Management System or “CMS”, allows users, designers, and developers to work in parallel, creating a more efficient and updated website.
Facebook as a support Web 2.0 tool in alignment with college Online & Hybrid initiative is a free-access social networking, and major support web 2.0 tool as a College Online/Hybrid Initiative where users can join networks organized by city, workplace, school, and region to connect and interact with other people.
This Adobe Fireworks Tutorial will help you familiarize yourself with this image editing software. With this documentation you will learn how to bend text around an object, how to apply gradient on a Text, Round corners on an image and color fade an image.
Fireworks Level I
This Adobe Fireworks documentation will help you familiarize yourself with this image editing software. You'll learn the tricks and techniques professional designers use to edit your photos so they look as if they were being looked through night-vision goggles and create masking effects.
Fireworks Level II
With this Fireworks documentation, you’ll learn how to create a detailed, informative slideshow. This program allows you to use photos, effects, and design features to construct an appealing slideshow for presentation.
Fireworks Level III
This Adobe Flash documentation will help you familiarize yourself with this animation software and will give you the fundamental to create your own flash animation. You will learn how to Import Images, Create a Motion Tween, Preview an Animation, Ease in and Ease out an Animation, Stopping an Animation.
Flash Level I
Sprite sheets are graphic images that can move within a larger graphic. With Flash CS5 you will be able to develop independent animated images that can then be combined in a larger animation. Typically, each sprite has a set of rules that define how it moves and how it behaves if it bumps into another sprite or a static object.
Flash Level II
Flash is a series of website tools designed to allow programmers to create animation and interactive images to a website.
Many large companies have excellent flash websites, yet so many small businesses seem incapable of designing a smooth and clean website, but with this documentation, you too can build your own flash website with just a few lines of Actionscript without any complication.
Flash Level III
Google Calendar as a support Web 2.0 tool in alignment with college Online & Hybrid initiative is a free Internet calendar that lets you keep track of your own events and share your calendars with others. It's the ideal tool for managing personal and professional schedules. It is both simple to use and very powerful..
Google Search a support Web 2.0 tool in alignment with college Online & Hybrid initiative, this free-access Search Engine allows the user to enter endless search criteria’s such as text, images, videos, and much more. WWW.GOOGLE.COM.
Google+ as a support Web 2.0 tool in alignment with college Online & Hybrid initiative, is the social network endorsed by the leading search engine, and one that is growing in popularity exponentially compared to other Social Networks.
Introduces you to GroupWise 8.0, which is the Staff & Faculty email system here at LaGuardia Community College.
Twitter as a support Web 2.0 tool in alignment with college Online & Hybrid initiative, and social media in general, can make a surprisingly useful educational tool, giving students and teachers an easy way to communicate that goes beyond office hours and classrooms.
Twitter in Plain English
iDVD is a product of Macintosh's (Apple) iLife it will help you create your own DVD. To learn more
about iDVD, click here.
iMovie is a product of Macintosh's (Apple) iLife it will help you create, organize, and ehance your own Movie. To learn more
about iMovie, click here.
Adobe InDesign is a newer version of Adobe PageMaker, a desktop publishing program. It is a tool to be used for design and layout purposes. InDesign is the perfect choice for making any document that needs some creative layout, from posters to newspapers. It offers all kinds of features to modify your text and images, which can work together in interesting ways to create a unique and professional design.
iPhoto is a product of Macintosh's (Apple) iLife it will help you organize, edit, and file your Photos. To learn more
about iPhoto, click here.
iTunes is a product of Macintosh (Apple) it is a center were you can play audio files (mp3, mp4, or CD's), tune in to internet radio, watch TV shows, movies, books, and more. To learn more
about iTunes and more of it's functions, click here.
Operating System X (10) was introduced by Macintosh (Apple). It has several versions: Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, and Lion, which is it's latest version of OS X released on July 20, 2011. To learn more about OS X history, click here.
Microsoft Access is a full-featured database application which you can use to manage, track and share information from multiple sources. We will cover the creation of a New Database, the identification of the Access Environment, Modify a created table and form.
Access Level I
Microsoft Access is a full-featured database application which you can use to manage, track and share information from multiple sources. We will cover the creation of a 2 table database as well as the field definitions and relationships. Lastly the Repair of a database will be discusses as-well
Access Level II
Microsoft Access is a full-featured database application which you can use to manage, track and share information from multiple sources. We will cover password on a table, design of a form and using short codes to fulfill a command
Access Level III
Microsoft DOS or MS-DOS is a command prompt shell window. DOS
controls the computer’s hardware and provides an environment for programs such
as Windows to run. This system program must always be present when working with
computers that have a Operating System Installed.
Microsoft DOS or MS-DOS is a command prompt shell window. DOS controls
the computer’s hardware and provides an environment for programs such as
Windows to run. This system program must always be present when working with
computers that have a Operating System Installed
Excel is a spreadsheet program used to enter, manipulate, compute, graph, analyze, and store numeric data. Its uses, include managing budgets, grade books, and maintain simple address lists. We will cover the workbook environment and how to enter and modify data to successfully create a functional spreadsheet.
Excel Level I
Excel is a spreadsheet program used to enter, manipulate, compute, graph, analyze, and store numeric data. Its uses, include managing budgets, grade books, and maintain simple address lists. We will touch base on the PMT Function and successfully create a spreadsheet that calculates payments
Excel Level II
Excel is a spreadsheet program used to enter, manipulate, compute, graph, analyze, and store numeric data. Its uses, include managing budgets, grade books, and maintain simple address lists. Will cover cell commenting, duplication elimination, cell selection and Templates
Excel Level III
Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation program by Microsoft. It is part of the Microsoft Office suite. PowerPoint is used as a visual aid by business people, educators, students, and trainers. We will identify the Workspace area, the ribbon features, slide layouts, variety of available themes and slide show presentation.
PowerPoint Level I
Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation program by Microsoft. It is part of the Microsoft Office suite. PowerPoint is used as a visual aid by business people, educators, students, and trainers. We will cover the Insert tab groups, simple animation, helpful slide show options and printing settings features
PowerPoint Level II
Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation program by Microsoft. It is part of the Microsoft Office suite. PowerPoint is used as a visual aid by business people, educators, students, and trainers. The implementation of a Media Tool and PowerPoint conversion processes.
PowerPoint Level III
Microsoft Word is a word processing application that allows the user produce professional documents; we will touch base on accessing the application, working with the Quick Access Toolbar, and what the New File Menu & Ribbon has to offer.
Word Level I
Microsoft Word is a word processing application that allows the user produce professional documents; we will touch base on the various tabs that are available in the ribbon and to understand the Groups within each section.
Word Level II
Microsoft Word is a word processing application that allows the user produce professional documents; we will touch base on the Mail Merge Wizard, where we will use templates and modify a letter of our own.
Word Level III
This workshop covers the different types of Operating Systems and their
evolution throughout the years.
PC Repair Level I
PC Repair Level II
Photoshop is the leading digital image editing application for the Internet, print, and other new media disciplines. With this documentation you will learn hot to Remove Red-Eye from photographs, Use the Healing Brush Tool, Crop Photos, Crop & Straighten photos and opening multiple scanned images.
Photoshop is the leading digital image editing application for the Internet, print, and other new media disciplines. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create simple neon streaks of light using Photoshop.
Photoshop Level II
If you want to get into Photoshop compositing, one of the first features you'll have to conquer is selections. If you've ever tried selecting people (especially people with wispy hair) from one background and placing them onto another background, you know that it can be a huge pain in the neck. But by using the Refine Edge feature and a few other tricks in Photoshop CS5, you'll start your composites out right with a good selection. After that, making them fit into another background becomes a lot easier.This documentation shows you step by step how to select a person with curves and troublesome hair (that is, troublesome for us—and maybe her stylist) so perfectly that we can blend her image indefinably into a different background.
Photoshop Level III
SharePoint is an enterprise information portal, from Microsoft, that can be configured to run Intranet, Extranet and Internet sites. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server allows people, teams and expertise to connect and collaborate.
How To Create Team DiscussionHow To Create Folders & Add DocumentsHow To Add LinksHow To Add Events To The CalendarHow To Add AnnouncementsHow To Add a Web PartHow To Add a Task