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We hope you will find this page helpful. The links on this page are items we think will be helpful as you navigate your way through classes. If you ever have a challenge, please call the Help Desk or send an email to
The goal of Blackboard Resources is to help instructors and students quickly find answers to their questions.  This specific page is to help students with their problems concerning Backboard.    
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How to Create a Blog Entry and Comment on a Blog Entry (.pdf, 69K)

Revised 6/10/2015

Discussion Boards
General Directions for Utilizing the Discussion Board (.pdf, 118K)

Revised 6/10/2015

How to Check Your Grades (.pdf, 68K)
Revised 6/10/2015
How to Submit an Assignment (.pdf, 70K)

Revised 6/10/15

How to Take a Quiz or Test Online (.pdf, 54K)

Revised 6/10/15

How to Submit a Turnitin Assignment (.pdf, 254K)

Posted 9/08/15

How to Take a Survey Online (.pdf, 143K)

Revised 6/11/15

General Information
Getting Started with Blackboard Learn (.pdf, 281K)

Revised 6/11/15

How to Edit Your Course Notifications (.pdf, 41K)

Revised 6/10/15

How to Customize Your Course List in Blackboard (.pdf, 33K)

Revised 6/10/2015

How to Navigate the Mount St. Joseph University Tab (.pdf, 77K)

Posted 6/10/15

Reference Guide Topics
How to View Content in Folders or Learning Modules? (.pdf, 184K)

Revised 6-11-15

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