Tech Tutorials

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WEBMASTERS: Here is how to add photos to your school's front page Photo Rotator. It describes each required item, option and recommendations. UPDATED 11/13/2014 

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HELP CARD about apps -- the content building blocks of Blackboard pages. You can have one or more apps on a page. You can edit your apps as well as share them with other editors. This document describes each of the types of apps in Blackboard. 

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EASY 1-page, illustrated HELP CARD for the Assignments app -- to help you add the information / resources to your website that will help your students successfully complete assignments, correctly and on time. 

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This is the BASIC TRAINING packet used for making and editing a CUSD website using Blackboard. 

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EASY, 1-page, illustrated HELP CARD for the Calendar app -- to help you add events to the calendar in your section that will help keep your students and their parents informed about class and school activities. 

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Over time, pages and documents that you add to your Blackboard website can become obsolete -- and users may still find them by searching. Here's how to easily clean up things you no longer need! 

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Packet from Blackboard on how to use create online forms and surveys. 

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EASY, 1-page, illustrated HELP CARD to help you insert and use images on your Blackboard website. 

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EASY, 1-page, illustrated HELP CARD to assist you in putting a photo gallery slide show on your Blackboard website. 

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EASY, 1-page, illustrated HELP CARD for the BASICS of managing your section and webpages. 

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EASY, 1-page, illustrated HELP CARD with best practices for teachers creating their sections. 

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If you are putting photos into the front page of your website, PLEASE watch this first to resize/crop them correctly to 709 X 466 BEFORE you post them. It's EASY to do, and the video shows you exactly how to do it.

FYI: The link above goes to the Webmasters section. If you are not a school webmaster, simply click below to watch the video here instead. 


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Short, easy instructions for using the FREE Pixlr.com editor to resize and crop a photo at the same time! (This example shows how to crop and resize a teacher photo to 200 X 300 pixels for their Teacher Bio homepage.) 

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ADA Best Practices Tool Kit for State and Local Governments, Chapter 5: Website Accessibility Under Title II of the ADA. 

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Tagged PDF files make it easier for screen readers and other assistive technologies to determine a logical reading order and navigation for the file, as well as allowing for content reflow when using large type displays, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and mobile phones. This tagging can be done automatically when you save a file as PDF format starting in Microsoft Office 2007 versions of Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio, or Word.