Student Support

Blackboard 9 Faculty Resources and Login

Blackboard User Guides (PDFs)

The following resources are available on Blackboard’s On Demand Learning Site. (YouTube Videos)
These Resources include video tutorials that demonstrate many valuable techniques and practices.

In Blackboard 9:

Go to the Control Panel in the course you want to import the archive into and click on packages/utilities, then import package/view logs. Check all relevant boxes for content to import, then select the file (using browse) and click submit. There will be a delay, then you will receive a message that processes has been queued.

After the import is complete, go to Customization, tool availability, and check Assignments, Tests, and Survey. The import turns these functions off in content folders.

Login

  1. Open up web browser and navigate the following web address: http://blackboard.newhaven.edu
  2. Enter your username (example: jsmith)
  3. Enter your password (same password you use to access your University e-mail account. Please note, passwords are case-sensitive)
  4. Click Ok to log onto the site
  5. Click user Login.

Either disable pop-up blocking or add https://blackboard.newhaven.edu to the list of allowed sites as pop-up blocking will affect Blackboard’s functionality.

Troubleshooting

  1. Usernames do not contain ‘@newhaven.edu’ in the name.
  2. Your password for University Faculty e-mail, Banner and Blackboard are the same and are case-sensitive. Please be sure your caps lock is turned off.
  3. Pop-up blocking software will need to be disabled or set to allow pop-ups on our site in order for the software to function properly. Please ensure that your pop-up software allows pop-ups from ‘Newhaven.edu’.
  4. When logging onto Blackboard, you may need to prefix your username with unh\ (example: unh\jsmith1)
  5. You may need to delete your temporary internet files from your web browser.

If you are still having issues please email amacdougall@newhaven.edu or email blackboard@newhaven.edu

Instructor App Instructions

Transact App Instructions

  1. Click link above that corresponds with device and follow download prompts.
  2. Open app
  3. The app will prompt you for your school’s name – type University of New Haven
  4. The University of New Haven requires that you log in through the website – select web login
  5. Sign in using your university username and password.

If you experience any issues please email amacdougall@newhaven.edu or email blackboard@newhaven.edu

  1. Click link above that corresponds with device and follow download prompts.
  2. Open app
  3. The app will prompt you for your school’s name – type University of New Haven
  4. Select eAccounts
  5. Select University of New Haven eAccounts Service Portal
  6. Enter your university username and password

If you experience any issues please email amacdougall@newhaven.edu or email blackboard@newhaven.edu

 

Kaltura

Login

  1. Open up web browser and navigate the following web address: http://blackboard.newhaven.edu
  2. Enter your username (example: jsmith)
  3. Enter your password (same password you use to access your University e-mail account. Please note, passwords are case-sensitive)
  4. Click Ok to log onto the site
  5. Click user Login.
  6. Click Kaltura in the top menu in the blue space

Either disable pop-up blocking or add https://blackboard.newhaven.edu to the list of allowed sites as pop-up blocking will affect Blackboard’s functionality.

Using Kaltura

1. Click on the Add New button and select Record a Presentation.

2. When using the application for the first time you may be prompted by the browser to approve the application. Each browser may prompt you with a unique message.
The following screen shows the External Protocol Request window as it appears when using Chrome.

Click add new: record a presentation

 3. Click Launch Application to download the CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

Click launch application

 4. After the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder downloads, click Install.

If using a Mac, drag the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder application to the applications folder.

If using a Mac, drag the Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder application to the applications folder.

You will receive the following message when installation completes.

Click ok

 5. Click OK and return to Kaltura MediaSpace.

6. Select Add New and click to Record a Presentation to begin using Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder.

Troubleshooting

  1. Usernames do not contain ‘@newhaven.edu’ in the name.
  2. Your password for University Faculty e-mail, Banner and Blackboard are the same and are case-sensitive. Please be sure your caps lock is turned off.
  3. Pop-up blocking software will need to be disabled or set to allow pop-ups on our site in order for the software to function properly. Please ensure that your pop-up software allows pop-ups from ‘Newhaven.edu’.
  4. When logging onto Blackboard, you may need to prefix your username with unh\ (example: unh\jsmith1)
  5. You may need to delete your temporary internet files from your web browser.

If you are still having issues please email amacdougall@newhaven.edu or Lisa Scranton lscranton@newhaven.edu

 

Turn-It-In

Login

1. In the Blackboard course, click on a content area link in the Course Menu, and then hover your mouse over the Assessment header.

2. Click on Turnitin Assignment.

3. The Turnitin screen opens. Select Paper Assignment and click Next Step.

4. In the New Assignment section, complete the items (including those in Optional Settings), and then click Submit. You can hover your mouse the question mark icons for descriptions of each item or visit the Turnitin Help Center http://turnitin.force.com/pkb/articles/en_US/Knowledge_Article/Assignment-Optional-Assignment-Settings- Instructor?q=optional+settings&fs=RelatedArticle&l=en_US for more information.

5. Let your students know that you have created a Turnitin Assignment and where to find it in the course. The file types allowed include: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WordPerfect, PostScript, PDF, HTML, RTF, OpenOffice (ODT), Hangul (HWP), Google Docs, and plain text. Students can get more information about requirements at http://turnitin.com/en_us/training/student-training/submitting-a- paper. Your students will click on the View/Complete link to open the assignment and upload their work. Here are examples of the information they will see: 

6. To review submitted assignments, you have 2 options:

  1. Go to Course Tools in the Course Management area in Blackboard and click on Turnitin Assignments. Now click on the Title of the assignment to review the Originality Report.
  2. Preferred Method: Go to the Grade Center in the Course Management area in Blackboard and click on Full Grace Center. Submitted assignment are indicated by a green Needs Grading exclamation icon. 

7. Hover your mouse over the exclamation icon and click on the grey action button that appears. Select the appropriate Attempt Date. 

The Modify Grade screen will open.

  • In the User’s Work section, click on the student’s Originality Report icon The submitted paper will open in the Turnitin environment.

8. Click on the Originality icon on the top left corner of the screen to see the Match Overview results. Click on each Match to see source information (and exclude sources from the list of matches if you wish). (You can also click on the GradeMark icon to enter comments and QuickMark editing marks on a submission for students to review.)

  • Printing the marked-up document: Click on the printer icon on the bottom left corner of the screen and select the first option: Download PDF of current view for printing.
  • Sharing the marked-up document with student: Save the downloaded PDF to your desktop or a designated folder. You will upload this PDF in Step
9. Return to the Blackboard Modify Grade screen. In the Feedback to User section, enter the student’s grade in the Grade box.
  • Upload the marked-up document:
  • Click Choose File and select the saved PDF. Click Submit.
  • Students can view their grade and the marked-up document from the My Grades link under the My Institution tab on Blackboard.

Troubleshooting

If you are still having issues please email amacdougall@newhaven.edu or Lisa Scranton lscranton@newhaven.edu