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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Composing a page with the HTML editor

After you have added a Blank Page, you can use Blackboard's HTML editor to compose that page. We won't cover every function of the editor. Instead, we will cover just those functions that might not be obvious, or those that are especially useful.

Blackboard's web page editor looks and behaves like most web-based editors that you might have used:

  1. In the upper-right corner of the page, ensure that Edit Mode is set to ON.
  2. Select the Blank Page, either from the Course Menu or the Content Area that holds the page.
  3. In the Content section, use the editor to write your text, as you would with any basic word processor:
  4. To insert multimedia into the page, use the Insert icons. Move the mouse pointer over each icon to see ...

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