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'''[https://help.wpunj.edu/ Use this link to contact the IT Help Desk]''' <br>
 
'''[https://help.wpunj.edu/ Use this link to contact the IT Help Desk]''' <br>
'''[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/student-bb-bulletin.pdf Student Bb Bulletin]''' <br>
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'''[http://bit.ly/wpu-bb-stubulletin Student Blackboard Bulletin]'''<br>
'''[https://itwiki.wpunj.edu/index.php/Category:Blackboard_-_StudentFAQ Student Frequently Asked Questions]'''
 
  
 
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== Standard Practices ==
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== Helpful beginning-of-the-semester notes ==
  
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<li>Students are added to course shells the day before the semester begins.</li><br>
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<li>Students are <em>added to course shells two days before the semester begins</em>.</li><br>
  
<li>Students will only see courses that have been activated by the instructor.</li><br>
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<li>Students will only <em>see courses that have been activated by the instructor.</em></li><br>
  
<li>Not all instructors use Bb and you are not likely to see all your courses.</li><br>
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<li>Not all instructors use Bb and <em>you are not likely to see all your courses.</em></li><br>
  
<li>If you are a continuing student you are likely to see your courses from the previous semester.  Instructors can deactivate a course when it is over, and you will not see deactivated courses.</li><br>
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<li>If you are a continuing student you are likely to see your courses from the previous semester.   
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<li>See the Getting Started module below to learn how to hide old course shells.</li>
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<li>Instructors can deactivate a course when it is over, and you will not see deactivated courses.</li>
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</li><br>
  
 
<li>All members of the university community should use the Chrome web browser with Blackboard:<br>  
 
<li>All members of the university community should use the Chrome web browser with Blackboard:<br>  
''[https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/ <span style="color:#0000FF">Download Chrome</span>]''</li><br>
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''[https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/ <span style="color:#0000FF;">Download Chrome</span>]''</li><br>
  
 
<li>Please refer questions regarding course content (where is the test?) to your instructor, but questions involving use of Blackboard (how do I reply to a discussion board post?) should be directed to the Online Help Desk:<br>
 
<li>Please refer questions regarding course content (where is the test?) to your instructor, but questions involving use of Blackboard (how do I reply to a discussion board post?) should be directed to the Online Help Desk:<br>
[http://www.wpunj.edu/helpdesk <span style="color:#0000FF">http://www.wpunj.edu/helpdesk</span>]</li></ol><br>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/helpdesk <span style="color:#0000FF;">http://www.wpunj.edu/helpdesk</span>]</li></ol><br>
 
<p>All questions are welcome -- don't be shy!</p>
 
<p>All questions are welcome -- don't be shy!</p>
  
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[http://bit.ly/wpu-bb-student <span style="color:#0000FF">Student Bb Bulletin</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">
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[https://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/misc/username_lookup/ <span style="color:#0000FF">Look up your email address &amp; 855#</span>]</td>
 
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<td style="width:300px;">
[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/getting-started-201606.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Getting Started</span>]</td>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/bb-getting-started.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Log in and find your courses</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/where-bb-shells.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Where are my courses?</span>]</td>
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[http://help.blackboard.com/en-us/Learn/9.1_SP_10_and_SP_11/Student <span style="color:#0000FF">Bb Corp. Student Support</span>]</td>
 
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[http://help.blackboard.com/en-us/Learn/9.1_SP_10_and_SP_11/Student <span style="color:#0000FF">Bb Co. Support</span>]</td>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/where-are-my-courses.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Why don't I see all my courses?</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/hide-course-shells.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Hiding old course shells</span>]</td>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/hide-course-shells.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">How to hide old course shells</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/bb-change-language.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Change Language</span>]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RrfRzWLw7M&index=12&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Working with the content editor</span>]</td>
 
</tr>
 
</tr>
  
<tr><td style="width:300px;">
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuUTg9LSGG4&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=1 <span style="color:#0000FF">Using Bb profiles</span>]</td>
 
 
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<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_aZCVQYSj0&index=1&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Global navigation</span>]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_aZCVQYSj0&index=1&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Global navigation </span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTBdyzkCHqM&index=13&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Jump from one course to another</span>]</td>
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTBdyzkCHqM&index=13&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Jump from one course to another</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
 
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</tr>
 
<tr><td style="width:300px;">
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RrfRzWLw7M&index=12&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Working with the content editor</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
 
  
 
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<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuUTg9LSGG4&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=1 Using Bb profiles]</td>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/bb-change-language.pdf  <span style="color:#0000FF">Change the system language</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZIdCqhc-8E&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=2 Set notification options]</td>
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[https://itwiki.wpunj.edu/index.php/Passwords#Changing_Your_Password <span style="color:#0000FF">Change your password</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llncdgZ9YrE&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=3 Editing privacy options]</td>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/bb-change-avatar.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Change your avatar</span>]</td>
 
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<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://itwiki.wpunj.edu/index.php/Passwords#Changing_Your_Password Changing your password]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZIdCqhc-8E&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=2 <span style="color:#0000FF">Set your notification options</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://wpconnect.wpunj.edu/mypwd/ Look up username and ID</span>]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llncdgZ9YrE&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=3 <span style="color:#0000FF">Set your privacy options</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjAE7eQNmK8&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=5 Change avatar]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhhUaPHkz0g&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=9 <span style="color:#0000FF">Manage your profile</span>]</td>
 
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<p>&nbsp;</p>
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhhUaPHkz0g&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=9 How to manage your profile]</td>
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== Bb Ally: Accessibility ==
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[https://youtu.be/4zuNIzyG3TQ <span style="color:#0000FF">Video: Ally for Students</span>]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Ally/Student/Quick_Start  <span style="color:#0000FF">Quick start</span>]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Ally/Student/Alternative_Formats <span style="color:#0000FF">Alternative formats</span>]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Ally/Student/FAQs  <span style="color:#0000FF">Student FAQs</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UHcV-G9JJk&list=PLontYaReEU1tRg4HseWUMhosPEr8dwEKR&index=8 Change language of the user interface]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Ally/Student/Accessible_Content_Best_Practices <span style="color:#0000FF">Accessible Content Best Practices</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
 
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<p>&nbsp;</p>
 
<p>&nbsp;</p>
  
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oI3X0XW-xkI&index=3&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Assignments overview]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oI3X0XW-xkI&index=3&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Assignnments overview </span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv1KOhABlBE&index=4&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Submit an assignment]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv1KOhABlBE&index=4&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Submit an assignment</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36kDE4lvRmI&index=2&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 How to take a test online]</td>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/exams-do-dont.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Exams: Do's &amp; Don'ts</span>]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36kDE4lvRmI&index=2&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">How to take a test online</span>]</td>
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[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/test-taking-strategies.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Test-taking strategies</span>]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5H_eguCKU8&index=6&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Check course grades</span>]</td>
 
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</tr>
  
 
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/About_You/Portfolios Using Portfolios]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQMQ7rVsXCY&index=5&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Check assignment grades</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/About_You/Portfolios/Create_Share_Portfolios Create and Share Portfolios]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/About_You/Portfolios <span style="color:#0000FF">Using portfolios</span>]</td>
 
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<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/About_You/Portfolios/Artifacts Portfolios: Using Artifacts]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/About_You/Portfolios/Create_Share_Portfolios <span style="color:#0000FF">Creating and sharing portfolios</span>]</td>
 
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<tr><td style="width:300px;">
[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/test-taking.pdf Test-taking Precautions]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Student/About_You/Portfolios/Artifacts <span style="color:#0000FF">Portfolios: using artifacts</span>]</td>
<td style="width:300px;">
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQMQ7rVsXCY&index=5&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Check assignment grades]</td>
 
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5H_eguCKU8&index=6&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Check Grades]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/SafeAssign/Student <span style="color:#0000FF">Using SafeAssign</span>]</td>
 
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znPR4uzEM7M&list=PLontYaReEU1ub17f3GEdWuAZE1Dz-27QM&index=1 Send an email]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znPR4uzEM7M&list=PLontYaReEU1ub17f3GEdWuAZE1Dz-27QM&index=1 <span style="color:#0000FF">Send an email</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxjOU5sXmns&index=7&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Using the discussion board</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">[http://www.wpunj.edu/bb/students/discbrd-inline-image.pdf <span style="color:#0000FF">Discussions: Insert an inline image</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBTsn60Qm-I&index=10&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Working with blogs</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxjOU5sXmns&index=7&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Using the discussion board]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvrzuPqYrkE&index=9&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Working with journals</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR5OH5SIR1g&index=8&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Working in groups]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvy7LgC4MXA&index=11&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Working with wikis</span>]</td>
 
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<tr><td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvrzuPqYrkE&index=9&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Working with journals]</td>
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[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR5OH5SIR1g&index=8&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 <span style="color:#0000FF">Working in groups</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBTsn60Qm-I&index=10&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Working with blogs]</td>
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&nbsp;</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvy7LgC4MXA&index=11&list=PLontYaReEU1uzR5405Nhi_-y5qNCjrK71 Working with Wikis]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Feature_Guide Feature Guide]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Quick_Start <span style="color:#0000FF">Quick Start/Download</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Course_Content Course Content]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Feature_Guide <span style="color:#0000FF">Feature Guide</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Course_List Course List]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Course_Content <span style="color:#0000FF">Course Content</span>]</td>
 
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</tr>
  
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Discussions Discussions]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Course_List <span style="color:#0000FF">Course List</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Collaborate Web Conferencing]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Discussions <span style="color:#0000FF">Discussions</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Tests_and_Assignments Assessments]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Collaborate <span style="color:#0000FF">Web Conferencing</span>]</td>
 
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Profile Student Profile]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Tests_and_Assignments <span style="color:#0000FF">Assessments</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Push_Notifications Push Notifications]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Profile <span style="color:#0000FF">Student Profile</span>]</td>
 
<td style="width:300px;">
 
<td style="width:300px;">
[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Accessibility Accessibility]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Push_Notifications <span style="color:#0000FF">Push Notifications</span>]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Accessibility <span style="color:#0000FF">Accessibility</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
 
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<p>&nbsp;</p>
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== Collaborate Web Conferencing ==
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Collaborate/Ultra/Participant <span style="color:#0000FF">Participant Guide</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">&nbsp;</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Collaborate/Ultra/Participant/Get_Started/Start_Here_With_The_Basics <span style="color:#0000FF">The Basics!</span>]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Collaborate/Ultra/Participant/In_Your_Course <span style="color:#0000FF">Join a session</span>]</td>
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<td style="width:300px;">
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Collaborate/Ultra/Participant/Get_Started/Add_a_Profile_Picture <span style="color:#0000FF">Add a profile picture</span>]</td>
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[https://help.blackboard.com/Collaborate/Ultra/Participant/Get_Started/Navigation <span style="color:#0000FF">Find my way around</span>]</td>
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Student Blackboard Bulletin

Helpful beginning-of-the-semester notes

  1. Students are added to course shells two days before the semester begins.

  2. Students will only see courses that have been activated by the instructor.

  3. Not all instructors use Bb and you are not likely to see all your courses.

  4. If you are a continuing student you are likely to see your courses from the previous semester.
    • See the Getting Started module below to learn how to hide old course shells.
    • Instructors can deactivate a course when it is over, and you will not see deactivated courses.

  5. All members of the university community should use the Chrome web browser with Blackboard:
    Download Chrome

  6. Please refer questions regarding course content (where is the test?) to your instructor, but questions involving use of Blackboard (how do I reply to a discussion board post?) should be directed to the Online Help Desk:
    http://www.wpunj.edu/helpdesk

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Getting Started

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