Changing tools available to Blackboard Groups

If you are using groups in your course there may be a point where you would like to add a tool for them, or remove a tool.  Tools available are blogs, discussion boards, collaboration (chat room), Email, File Exchange, Journals, Tasks, and Wikis.

Users and Groups

Users and Groups

1. From your course Control Panel expand the Users and Groups section and click on Groups.

Tool Availability

Tool Availability

2. You are presented with a list of the groups set up on your course.

3. Click on View Options and then choose Show Tool Availability.

Ticks and crosses

Ticks and crosses

4. The screen will show a matrix of which tools are available to each group. You may click on the Tick or X icons to toggle the tools on and off.