This check list will assist you with creating a new Blackboard course site. This is a basic guide to create and manage the course site.

What do I need to do?

There are several things that you can do in advance of the course to prepare an engaging experience for the students. Here are some things to consider: request your course, add your syllabus to the course menu, organize the course menu to reflect the flow of the syllabus, turn on only the tools that you want the students to use in the course, set up a course theme, create rich content, create a welcome message and post your online office hours, finally, be sure to email the students when your course is available!

Open and/or print out information in PDF format about New Course Checklist.

Learn more about making your course available by viewing the following video tutorial. The video will in a new window or tab.