Linking to an external web resource


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Linking to an external web resource

To link from your Blackboard course site to an external web site or URL, click the content area--in this case Course Documents. If there are any folders, click on the folder in which you wish to go. Make sure Edit Mode is on and then click Build Content and click URL. This is new in Blackboard 9.1 and not available in Blackboard 9.0. So, besides uploading files, you can add hyperlinks from your course to other Internet resources. In others words, you can have it where students click on a link, leave your Blackboard course site, and go out on to the Internet to a resource that you found.

Let me give you an example. I've got this thing called the Theory Into Practice web site, or it's a database, by Greg Kearsley. It's a collection of information on about 50 theories of learning. Click on the theories and you can see he's got information like Cognitive Load Theory from Sweller. It seems like a pretty decent resource to share with my students, so let me add a hyperlink to that...

Linking to an external web resource
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Linking to an external web resource provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Patrick Crispen as part of the Blackboard 9.x Essential Training for Instructors

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Education + Elearning
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