Presentation on theme: "How to access your course resources in blackboard"— Presentation transcript:
1 How to access your course resources in blackboard
2 BlackboardNelson’s digital resources will be accessible via your Blackboard courseThis provides a Single Sign On experience for both faculty and studentsYou do not need to sign into Nelson’s companion site to access your content as all of your content is right on Blackboard for your courseYour First Time logging in will require you to go through the following steps …
3 Verify/Create a Cengage/Nelson Account Verify that you have an account at:Make sure you know your username and passwordIf you do not have a Cengage/Nelson account contact your sales representative as this is required to access your Nelson resources. To find your sales rep click here:Once an account is set up you will receive an from which you must open to activate your account
4 Log into your Blackboard course Login into your Blackboard course and click on the Course Content link on the left hand menu
5 Course Content tabClick on the Partner Content tab, and then select Commercial Content
6 Commercial Content tab 1. Click on the Cengage Learning icon2. Click anywhere inside the Cengage Learning box to select your digital solution
7 Register at Nelson Education Enter your Nelson/Cengage Instructor Resource account information. This is a one-time activity to associate your Blackboard account with your Cengage Learning faculty account . If you do not have one, please see Slide #3.
8 Cengage Learning MindLinks Click on link that is for your textbook digital solution, OR use the search box at the top right to find it.Please Note: You can only use your chosen textbook and not combine other textbook resources from other courses.
9 Cengage Learning MindLinks Choose the button to Create a new Course or Copy an existing course.You will then be prompted to input your Course Name, Start/End Date and Time Zone.Click Continue at the bottom right when you are done.
10 Cengage Learning MindLinks Click Continue to go to the next step.
11 Cengage Learning MindLinks Confirm the folder where you would like to place the digital solution and then click on Submit.
12 Cengage Learning MindLinks Your core digital solution will now show up in your Course Content folder or in the folder that you placed it in. Click on the links to access the content.
13 If you are using Aplia …APLIA offers online homework assignments and robust assessment toolsProvides immediate and detailed feedback.Content is written to match your courseIf you would like training on using Aplia please contact your sales representative:
14 If you are using MindTap … MindTap is a fully online, highly personalized learning experience that combines student learning tools—readings, multimedia, activities and assessments—into a singular Learning Path that guides students through their course.If you would like training on using MindTap please contact your sales representative:
15 Deep LinkingDeep Linking allows you to select individual chapter material, rather than the choosing to show the whole digital solutionDeep Linking also allows a direct shortcut to the specific chapter material that you want students to seeThis is not required, and is just an optionYou must add the core digital solution to your Blackboard course before you can begin Deep LinkingIf you wish to use Deep Linking, then please repeat Slides 4-8After that, please continue with Slides 16-19
16 Deep LinkingOnce you get to the ‘Select Content’ screen again, you can now select individual chapter material that you wish to show in your Blackboard course.
17 Deep LinkingConfirm your selections by clicking on Save, or click Cancel to go back to the previous screen.
18 Deep LinkingConfirm the folder where you would like to place the individual chapter material and then click on Submit.
19 Deep LinkingYour individual chapter material will now show up in your Course Content folder or in the folder that you placed it in. Click on one of the links to access the content.
20 Student View Student View is identical to that of the instructor view Students will not be asked for a code to log in
21 Faculty Support Level 1 – Log in to Blackboard and your course Algonquin Blackboard Administration TeamLevel 2 – Course ContentTroy Verriez, Digital Solutions Manager at NelsonLevel 3 – Your Cengage/Nelson accountNelson Customer SupportMonday - Friday, 8:00am - 6:00 pm ESTAfter hours, to submit a web form