This article includes several items that instructors should complete to close out the semester in the Blackboard learning management system.
How to View and Download Grade History
How to Archive a Course
Always save private and restricted data, such as identifying information and grades, in a secure location, following University Information Security Policies.
How to Make Your Course Available or Un-Available
Let your students know when the course will no longer be available for them.
Provide students with a link to these instructions on how to download submitted assignments they want to keep for their records. How to Download Assignments With or Without Instructor's Annotations
How to Request and Exception to the Course Retention Policy
It is a best practice to use a master template to create your course content and then copy to upcoming semesters, rather than copying from a previous semester. To request a master template for each of your courses, use the request form at http://helpdesk.missouristate.edu/services-blackboardtemplate.htm.
For questions or comments, contact the Computer Services Help DeskHelpDesk@MissouriState.edu417-836-5891