Blackboard: Customize Posts, Notifications, and Home Page

Many of us, both students and instructors, are enrolled in several, or even dozens of courses. Here are some tips on how to manage the flow of posts, notifications and the courses you see on the home page. To see how you can leverage the post stream from the Dashboard, view the video below. Please note that “@me” option is not enable in the UNE eLearn system.

Additional information about posts and other notifications is also available in this video.

I am including a few screenshots: Under UPDATES: Click on the gear in the top right-hand corner. Screen Shot 2014-06-30 at 9.12.14 AM

You can uncheck all the courses you don’t want to see. Screen Shot 2014-06-30 at 9.06.01 AM

To change the notification settings, click on “View Notification Settings”. View Notification Settings

This will launch Notification Settings. You may edit General Settings, or Individual Course Settings. Screen Shot 2014-06-30 at 9.09.48 AM

For General Settings, choose from the following options. You are not currently part of any organization, so don’t worry about that. Screen Shot 2014-06-30 at 9.10.41 AM

For individual course settings, check all that you want to keep, and uncheck all you don’t want to see. Screen Shot 2014-06-30 at 9.10.16 AM

To view a video tutorial for this, check this out:

Additional info can also be found here: http://screencast.com/t/m63QoRvIfKkn

How to change what you see on your UNE Blackboard Home:

 

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