Make Tools Available

Last Updated: Jun 29, 2015 10:22AM PDT
You can select which tools are available in your course and which users have access to them. For example, if you will not use the course messages tool, make it unavailable. No one can see it or access it, including you, until you make it available again. On the Tool Availability page, available tools are listed alphabetically.

Most of the tools available in Blackboard are turned on by default including Email, Blackboard Collaborate, i>clicker Registration and more. You have the ability to limit or turn off these tools. With the exception of Email, if you hide or disable tools from students, they might also be unavailable to you! For example, do not hide the Announcements tool.
  1. In the Control Panel, go to "Customization"
  2. Click "Tool Availability"
course tool menu
  1. Go through and change availability for the Tools (Checked means it IS available to you and students)
    tool availability settings
  2. Submit to save

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