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Orange arrow How do I embed a Youtube video to my class?

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  With the recent updates made by Google in April the ability record/upload videos through your course and select videos for display in your course has been broken. Blackboard is currently working on a fix but currently the ability is not there. In the meantime you can use the below steps to upload/r...
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Orange arrow What are the password requirements?

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  Northwood University is committed to a secure information technology environment, and requires strong and unique passwords. Passwords that do not meet the following requirements or are otherwise found vulnerable will be rejected. Passwords must meet the following criteria Be at least 8 characte...
Orange arrow How do I sign up for an Alumni email account?

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  Northwood University is excited to offer all of our graduated alumni the use of the Northwood email system! If you no longer have active email/Blackboard credentials, visit the Alumni Email sign-up page to register for a new Northwood University alumni email account. Please allow a minimum of 5...
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Orange arrow How do I manage exceptions on my browser?

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  How to manage exceptions using Internet Explorer. On your computer, open Internet Explorer. At the top left, click “Tools” drop-down and then click “Internet Options.” Select the “Privacy” tab. Under the settings category select the “Sites” opti...
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Orange arrow Is Blackboard down?

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  See if Blackboard.com is down right now for everyone, or if it is offline or unavailable by visiting the Blackboard Services Status page....
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Orange arrow How do I schedule a video conference?

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  Please allow 5 business days when requesting VTC’s between Northwood sites and 10 business days when requesting connections to non-Northwood sites. Log into my.northwood.edu, while on the My Campus tab, locate the “My Calendars” section and click the “Schedule an Event&rd...
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Orange arrow Can you help with publisher integrations like Minitab, WileyPlus, SimNet, Pearson MyLab, or McGrawHill?

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  Since publishers integrations and materials are outside of the Northwood Blackboard system (e.g., WileyPlus, SIMnet, Pearson), Northwood I.T. staff are blocked from getting into the systems to troubleshoot issues for you or students. The publishers have support staffs of their own that are very ...
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Orange arrow What Hardware/Software do I need to access Blackboard?

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  Hardware and Software Specifications for Blackboard You need a computer with multimedia capabilities (i.e., sound with speakers), a monitor capable of at least 800 x 600 resolution, an Internet connection of least a 56K modem connection, and an Internet Browser in order to access Blackboard. Y...
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Orange arrow How do I navigate through Blackboard?

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  Please see the Getting Started with the Course Environment guide posted here....
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Orange arrow How do I log into Blackboard?

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  My. Northwood.edu is a web portal maintained for the benefit of Northwood University students, faculty and staff. This site will play an important role in your Northwood experience, making your awareness and understanding of it key to your success as a Northwood faculty or staff member. The onlin...
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Orange arrow What all can I do within Blackboard?

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  My.northwood.edu is a community web space for Northwood students, faculty and staff. It serves as a single-source venue for communication, teaching and learning, access to key resources and services, and as access to individual academic and financial information. The site is organized and navigated...
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Orange arrow How do I post a course syllabus?

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  With Edit Mode on, Click Syllabus from the course menu Mouse over Build Content to display the drop-down menu then choose (click) Item To attach/link the Syllabus, you can choose to: - click the Attach File tool from the Text editor, or - click Browse My Computer to attach from a location o...
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Orange arrow How do I create a course announcement?

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  With Edit Mode on, scroll down to the Course Management menu, expand Course Tools and Click Announcements Click Create Announcement button Complete the Create Announcement screen Type Subject Title Add Message – Use editor tools to change fonts, text color/size, add external links, ...
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Orange arrow How do I record my class attendance?

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  With Edit Mode on, scroll down to the Course Management menu, expand Course Tools and Click Course Attendance Choose the Attendance Date and Click Submit Click Attendance Status drop-down menu to select the Attendance Status (present is the default) Click “Save” to record attendan...
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Orange arrow How do I add a Discussion Board?

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  With Edit Mode on, scroll down to the Control Panel, expand Course Tools and Click Discussion Board Under the heading Discussion Board click the Course ID (a 5 digit number) Click the Create Forum button Complete the Create Forum screen Add Forum title/subject. In the Description window a...
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