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Making Your Photo Roster Available in Blackboard

While in your course and under “Course Management,” look for “Customization.”  Select and click.   Now, go to and click “Tool Availability.” There, you should find “Photo Roster – Confidential.” Make sure you check the box to make it available.  Also, be certain that you hit the “Submit” button. Finally, under “Course Tools,” the “Photo Roster” […]

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Moving Files from Google Drive to a Blackboard Site

We would suggest simply linking to the folders in Google. That way, you can change them on the fly directly in Google. You can connect to a Google Drive directly from Blackboard if you set up Google as a cloud account. To do this, log into Bb, and click on your name in the left […]

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3D Printing

How to Print on the Taz 3 1.  Turn on the printer using the switch on the left and watch the blue screen until it says: “Mendel ready.” 2.  You need to have a model picked out and ready to print on the Mac to the right of the printer.  The file must be in […]

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Downloading Fall 2018 Course Materials From Blackboard

While we do leave courses in Blackboard for a time, we do not store them indefinitely and therefore, it makes sense to keep a local copy of the content that was part of your course. There are 2 primary methods for saving the content in your Bb course to your personal drive or computer. The […]

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InDesign Basics

InDesign is software used for print and layout projects, posters, pamphlets, booklets, etc. The following guide is written from the perspective that you have no previous experience or knowledge of InDesign.  In this guide, we hope to provide an understanding of basic skills needed to create a document, adding text and images, and then combing […]