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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Adding a web link to your course

You can add two types of links to a course. As with other Learning Management Systems, you can add links to websites. Blackboard also offers a fast and easy way to add links to other material in your course. This makes it easy to reuse content from your course.

Adding a link to an external website

Use the following procedure to link to a website or resource outside of your Blackboard course:

  1. From the Course Menu, select the Content Area to which you will add the file.
  2. From the Build Content menu, select Create | URL.
  3. The Create URL page is displayed.
  4. The Name: field that you enter will be displayed on the page to which you are adding this link.
  5. The URL is the link itself. It will not be displayed.
  6. The Description field ...

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