eCampus - West Virginia University

Tutorials

Workshops on using eCampus are offered to faculty to enhance teaching and learning online. The WVU eCampus Unit is available to assist with problems that arise during course development, but training is recommended. Please take a moment to browse a list of available workshops and workshop handouts.

Below is a listing of videos and documentation. These materials are specific to eCampus. More information is available from Blackboard through their On Demand Learning Center. New resources are developed as needed. Click here for the eCampus Glossary.

Title Area Tool Video Pdf
Accessing an eCampus Course Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 1 page
Adaptive Release Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 2 pages
Adding a Banner to the Course Entry point Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1:52 2 pages
Adding a URL Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 1:50
Adding an Existing Question to a test Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:27
Adding Content to a Wiki Communicating and Collaborating Wikis 4:10
Adding Glossary Terms Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 2:27
Adding Textbook information to your course Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 2:21
Adding Users to Groups Communicating and Collaborating Group Work 2 pages
Adding Your Own Web Content Through Course Files Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 2:40
Aligning Goals
Assessing Learners Student Performance
3 pages
Allowing more Time on a Quiz or Test for Selected Students Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3 pages
Anonymous Grading Assessing Learners Grade Center 2:07
Assignments Download Assessing Learners Assignments 1:50
Associating a Rubric with a Gradable Item Assessing Learners Grade Center 3:11
Attaching Course files to a Content Item Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 2:03
Avatar to Personalize Course Environment Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2:13
Blackboard Messages Communicating and Collaborating Announcements and Scheduling 1:52
Building a Learning Module Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 3:00
Building a Test Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 4 pages
Building Pools Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:39
Changing Discussion Board Forum Settings Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 1:51
Changing the Course Entry Point Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1 page
Clean out graded assignment files Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:27
Commenting on a Journal Entry Communicating and Collaborating Blogs and Journals 1:42
Commenting on Blog Entries Communicating and Collaborating Blogs and Journals 1:27
Course Menu Overview Understanding and Building your Course The Course Environment 3 pages
Creating a Blank Page (for Displaying Content) in the Course Menu Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1:31
Creating a Blog Communicating and Collaborating Blogs and Journals 2:19
Creating a Calculated Formula Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:19
Creating a Calculated Numeric Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:30
Creating a Course Banner Using Cooltext Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 3 pages
Creating a Course Banner Using PowerPoint Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2 pages
Creating a Discussion Board Forum Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 4:21
Creating a Discussion Board Thread Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 2:04
Creating a Fill in Multiple Blanks Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:23
Creating a Fill in the Blank Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:56
Creating a Folder in the Content Collection Understanding and Building Your Course Content Collection 2:15
Creating a Grade Center Report Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:58
Creating a Grade Rule Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:05
Creating a Grading Rubric Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:00
Creating a Group Communicating and Collaborating Group Work 3:09 3 pages
Creating a Hot Spot Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:29
Creating a Journal Communicating and Collaborating Blogs and Journals 3:25
Creating a Jumbled Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:52
Creating a Lesson Plan Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 3:15
Creating a Likert Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:18
Creating a Mashup Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 3:15
Creating a Matching Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:37
Creating a Multiple Answer Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:35
Creating a Multiple Choice Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:54
Creating a Quiz Bowl Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:30
Creating a Random Block and Adding it to a Test Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:39
Creating a Short Answer Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:57
Creating a Test Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:50
Creating a Tool Link Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 3:09
Creating a True or False Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:25
Creating a Wiki Communicating and Collaborating Wikis 2:01
Creating an Essay Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:00
Creating an Ordering Question Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:12
Creating and Editing Blog Entries Communicating and Collaborating Blogs and Journals 2:15
Creating and Editing Journal Entries Communicating and Collaborating Blogs and Journals 2:24
Creating Announcements Communicating and Collaborating Announcements and Scheduling 2:00
Creating Course Contacts Communicating and Collaborating Announcements and Scheduling 1:50
Creating Course Task Communicating and Collaborating Announcements and Scheduling 1:55
Creating Extra Credit Questions Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys, and Pools 1 page
Creating Grading Notes Assessing Learners Grade Center 1:39
Creating Group Assignments Communicating and Collaborating Group Work 3 pages
Creating Group Sets Communicating and Collaborating Group Work 2:58
Creating Multiple Rules to Release a Content Item Understanding and Building Your Course Content Collection 2:13
Copy Content/Rollover: What to Review Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 1 page
Creating Smart Views Assessing Learners Grade Center 3:27
Customizing the Grade Center View Assessing Learners Grade Center 1:54
Disable Printing of Test in eCampus Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools
3 pages
Downloading Files in a Zipped Package from the Content Collection Understanding and Building Your Course Content Collection 2:13
eCampus Tools Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2 pages
Editing a Wiki Page Communicating and Collaborating Wikis 1:51
Editing Course Home Pages Understanding and Building Your Course Content Collection 4:12
Email Files from the Content Collection Understanding and Building Your Course Content Collection 4:12
Email vs. Course Messages Communicating and Collaborating Email/Course Messages 2 pages
Embedding MP3 and OGG files in HTML5 files Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1 page
Enabling Mixed Content User Support Browse 10 pages
Exporting and Importing a Test or Survey Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:12
Getting Started with Assignments Assessing Learners Assignments 4 pages
Getting Started with Course Environments Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 3 pages
Getting Started with Groups Communicating and Collaborating Group Work 4 pages
Getting Started with your eCampus Course Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2 pages
Grade Center Assessing Learners Grade Center 8 pages
GradeSync FAQs Assessing Learners Grade Center 2 pages
Grading a Discussion Board Forum Communicating and Collaboration Discussion Board 2:15
Grading a Wiki Communicating and Collaborating Wikis 1:58
Grading Discussion Board Threads Communicating and Collaboration Discussion Board 2:36
Grading Schema Assessing Learners Grade Center - 3 pages
Grading with Rubrics Assessing Learners Grade Center 3:17
Grouping Courses by Term Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1 page
How to Add a Course Banner Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 4 pages
How to Add Read Permissions for Students Understanding and Building Your Course Setting Permissions 4 pages
How to Change the Author of an Anonymous Post Communication and Collaboration Discussion Board 2 pages
How to Change the Course Home Page Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1 page
How to Copy A Test Understanding and Building Your Course Tests, Surveys, and Pools 2 pages
How to Create a Turnitin Assignment Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2 pages
How to Deploy a Test Understanding and Building Your Course Tests, Surveys, and Pools 2 pages
How to Delete Anonymous Threads Communication and Collaboration  Discussion Board 1 pages
How to Delete a Menu Item Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2 pages
How to Export a Self and Peer Assessment Understanding and Building Your Course Tests, Surveys, and Pools 1 page
How to Import Self and Peer Assessments Understanding and Building Your Course Tests, Surveys, and Pools 1 page
How to View Posts you Participated in Communication and Collaboration Discussion Board 2 pages
iClicker Resources Assessing Learners iClicker All All
Installing a Patch for Respondus Assessing Learners Respondus 1 page
Integrating Inquisitive with your eCampus course Assessing Learners Inquisitive 3:51
Installing Respondus Assessing Learners Respondus 3 pages
IP Restriction Recommendations Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 1 page
Linking Wiki Pages Communicating and Collaborating Wikis 1:43
My Blackboard Tool – Notifications Communication and Collaboration Wikis 4 pages
Making Tools Available to Students Understanding and Building Your Course Setting Permissions 2:09
Managing Discussion Board Roles Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 3:10
Marking My Discussions & My Messages as Read Communication and Collaboration The Course Environment 2 pages
Mastering the Environment of eCampus Understanding and Building your Course The Course Environment 15 pages
Meet WVU eCampus Understanding and Building your Course The Course Environment 6 pages
Moderating Discussion Board Forums Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 2:25
Observer Role Course Access Observer 1 page
Performance Dashboard Assessing Learners Student Performance 1:55 4 pages
Personalizing the My Courses Menu Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1 page
Preparing the Grade Center for Grade Sync Assessing Learners Grade Center 3 pages
Question by Question Assessment Grading Assessing Learners Grade Center 2:13
Question Finder Feature Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 5:06
Qwickly Tools Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment - 5 Pages
Rating Discussion Board Threads Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 2:15
Reading Survey Submissions Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 1:33
Regrading or Throwing Out a Question Understanding and Building Your Course Tests, Surveys, and Pools 4 pages
Replying to a Discussion Board Thread Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 2:03
Retention Center Assessing Learners Student Performance 4:33
11 pages
Running a Report of All User Activity Understanding and Building Your Course Reporting and Course Utilities 2:58
Running a Report of User Activity by Content Area Understanding and Building Your Course Reporting and Course Utilities 2:05
Running a Report of User Activity by Forum Understanding and Building Your Course Reporting and Course Utilities 2:15
Running a Report of User Activity by Group Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2:04
Sample Quiz Help (Online Tests) Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3 pages
Saving a Course Report Understanding and Building Your Course Reporting and Course Utilities 2:03
Searching the Discussion Board and Collecting Posts Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 2:15
Selecting a Page Where Users Enter Your Course Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 2:04
Self and Peer Assessment Overview Understanding and Building Your Course Tests, Surveys, and Pools 12 pages
Send Email Communicating and Collaborating Announcements and Scheduling 2:04
Sending Notifications Assessing Learners Student Performance 3:57
Set Up Respondus 4.0 Server Settings Assessing Learners Respondus 4 pages
Setting IP Restrictions Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 1 page
Setting Test Options (Timer for Test) Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 2:35
Setting the External Grade Column Assessing Learners Grade Center 1 page
Student Preview Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 1 page
Tagging Discussion Board Threads Communicating and Collaborating Discussion Board 2:42
Tagging Questions for Reuse Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:08
Taking a Backup of a Learn 9 Course Understanding and Building Your Course Reporting and Course Utilities 2 pages
Test – Tips for Faculty Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 1 page
Teaching Assistant Privileges Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 4 pages
Tour the Course Files Features Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 7:08
Troubleshooting Java for Windows Understanding and Building Your Course The Course Environment 15 Pages
Troubleshooting Respondus and Learn9 Assessing Learners Respondus 3 pages
Turning On Statistics Tracking for a Content Item Understanding and Building Your Course Reporting and Course Utilities 1:43
Turning Tool Availability On and Off Understanding and Building Your Course Setting Permissions 2:00
Uploading Questions from Microsoft® Excel Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 3:25
Using Turnitin Peermark in eCampus Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 6 Pages
Video Everywhere Understanding and Building Your Course Building Content 1 page
Viewing a Wiki Page History Communicating and Collaborating Wikis 2:37
Viewing and Downloading Grade History Assessing Learners Grade Center 1:32
Viewing Grade Details Assessing Learners Grade Center 2:09
Working Offline with Grade Center Assessing Learners Grade Center 3:45 1 page
WVU eCampus: Tests, Surveys and Pools Assessing Learners Tests, Surveys and Pools 25 Pages