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Unclutter your Blackboard Course List

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As a faculty member courses do not disappear from your course list in Blackboard, but you can take charge and reduce the clutter. It all begins with the Manage Course List Module Settings link on the Course List Module.

  • Click on the Manage Course List Module Settings link
Unclutter your Course List

Unclutter your Course List

  • On the Personalize: Course List page the first thing you can do is click the Group by Term option. This option will all automatically group all your course that have a term assigned by term.
  • If you move your mouse cursor along the left side of your term list, a double headed arrow will appear. You can click and drag the arrow up and down to arrange to order of the terms.
Unclutter your Course List

Arrange by Terms

  • Under the second section 2. Edit Course List, you can manage the placement of the existing course as well as the appearance of the course.
  • To remove the course list from your list of course simply remove all the checkmarks in the boxes to the right of the course name. (The course name will not disappear from the list, only not be visible on the homepage. At any time you can repeat these steps and add the checkmarks back so the course will reappear on your homepage.)
  • To change the placement of the course on the list move your mouse cursor along the left side of course name, a double headed arrow will appear. You can click and drag the arrow up and down to arrange to order of the course.
Remove Unwanted Courses

Remove Unwanted Courses

  • Once you have everything in the correct order, click submit. When you return to the Main Course List page the new order will be visible.
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Written by Dr. Sherri E. Ritter

November 24, 2014 at 9:00 am

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