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Student Blackboard Demonstrations

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These demonstrations can help you get started with Blackboard. You can view a video right on your monitor, or you can choose to view or print the step-by-step directions for each demonstration.

Distance Learning Help Desk - Click Here to Log a Ticket

Blackboard Compatible Browsers / Pop-up Blockers / Internet Explorer ver. 7 & 8

Resolving Issues with Internet Explorer Version 7 & Blackboard
Pop-Up Blockers in Internet Explorer & Firefox
How to Avoid Automatic Updates including Internet Explorer 8  
How to Remove Internet Explorer 8 from your Computer  
Workaround for Timed Tests Issues using Internet Explorer 8  

Introduction to Blackboard Tabs

Introduction to Blackboard Tabs
Community Tab in Blackboard and How-to Self-Enroll into a Organization
WebAdvisor Tab in Blackboard
Student E-Mail Tab in Blackboard

Blackboard's Discussion Board

Overview of the Discussion Board
Using Blackboard's Discussion Board
Creating a Thread in the Discussion Board
Creating a Reply and Adding an Attachment to the Discussion Board

Blackboard's Digital Dropbox

How to Use the Digital Dropbox
Digital Dropbox User Manual

Blackboard's Assignment Feature

Using Blackboard's Assignment Feature

Blackboard's SafeAssign
How to Use SafeAssign to Check Your Paper for Plagiarism

ATI (Advanced Technologies Incorporated) Links for SilverLight (Nursing)
Windows Based or Mac Computers

Introduction to the My Gateway Icon on Gateway's Website at http://www.gtc.edu

Introduction to the My Gateway Icon

Google™ Student E-Mail

Gmail Basics Viiew Video  
Contacts View Video  
Labels and Filters View Video  
More About Google Apps

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Quick Start Guide & Comprehesive Version for Students
Respondus LockDown Browser Windows & Mac installation link
How to Download Respondus Lockdown Browser to your Desktop

StudyMate Class

StudyMate Class Student Quick Start Guide


Introduction to WebAdvisor
Logging into WebAdvisor
How to Search for Clasess in WebAdvisor
How to Search for Internet (Online) Classes in WebAdvisor
How to Change Your Password in WebAdvisor
How to Register for Courses Using WebAdvisor
How to Print Your Schedule in WebAdvisor
How to Drop a Course in WebAdvisor
How to Check Your Grades in WebAdvisor

WIKI'S & Blog's Compatability Notices:

Important Compatibility Notices:

The inline player in Podcast LX requires the Flash 9 player to be installed on Windows XP and Windows Vista or the Flash 7 player to be installed on Windows 95 and Windows 2000.

Campus Pack applications use the browser's Design Mode feature to implement the WYSIWYG editor. Design Mode is supported in the following browsers:  

  • Internet Explorer 6.0 and above on Windows
  • Firefox 1.0 and above on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux
  • Mozilla 1.3 an above on Windows, Macintosh, and Linux
  • Netscape 7.1 and above on Windows and Macintosh
  • Safari 3.0 and above on Windows and Macintosh

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