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The announcements are a good place to include information about where students should start. For example, you might tell them to access the Introduction and Syllabus sections. Be specific and do not assume that students have taken an online course before or have used Blackboard.

Using Qwickly in Blackboard

Creating Announcements


You can use the Course Calendar to provide students with dates for course related events. Course Calendar events appear to all members of the course

Using the Bb Calendar (mov)

Embed Google Calendar

Send Email

Blackboard includes a tool that allows users to send email to all or select users in the course. A copy of the email is automatically sent to the sender.

Sending Email

Add Email Link to Course Menu

Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 362-7000

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
(910) 362-7700

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425
(910) 362-7900

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Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

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