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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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How group settings affect activities

At the beginning of this chapter, we said that applying a group to different kinds of activities has different effects on those who can participate in, and see the activities. When you create a group, Blackboard creates a number of tools for that group, by default. In the following screenshot, you can see the Sandwalkers group page, and the tools that Blackboard automatically added to this group:

How group settings affect activities

The exact tools available to a group depend upon how your Blackboard system is configured.

Note that Sally is a member of this group. Let's look at the group blog from a member's and non-member's point of view. First, ...

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