How to create an item in a Blackboard Content Area?

Items in a content area can be created by hovering the mouse over Build Content and clicking Item.

Original Course View:

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder of the desired course.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Item.
  3. On the Create Item page, type a Name.
  4. Optionally, type instructions or a description in the Text box.
  5. Alternatively, in the Attachments section, click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. The file is saved in Course Files or the Content Collection in the top-level folder. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository by clicking Browse Content Collection.
  6. Select the Options: Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
  7. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect item availability, only when it appears.
  8. Click Submit.

Ultra Course View:

You can find more information on how to add documents and other items in ULTRA Blackboard Help: Create Content Items or Documents.


Article ID: 1277
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