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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Sending messages

Blackboard allows you to send messages to selected individuals on your course. Unlike e-mail, it does not allow you to send messages to everyone with a specific role. For example, you cannot send a message to all the students, all the instructors, or all the teachers on a course. Instead, you must select them individually.

To send a message in Blackboard, perform the following steps:

  1. Select Course Tools | Messages.
  2. On the Messages page, click on the Create Message button. The Compose Message page is displayed, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Sending messages
  3. To select recipients, click on the To, Cc, and/or Bcc buttons, and select their names. ...

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