Course Tools

A group under the Control Panel that has all available tools that can be added to the course via Content pages.

These tools are :

Tools Description
Announcements With announcements, you can present auspicious data basic on course success. You can include, alter, and erase announcements from the Announcements page.
Blogs A blog is basically a personal online journal that is updated frequently and is intended for public use.
Bookshelf by VitalSource

Bookshelf by VitalSource Tools

Bookshelf by Vital Source is an e-text delivery system for higher education that collaborates with more than 300 publishers and it is used in 200 countries worldwide. It is an e-textbook distribution system that enhances learning through digital content. You are able to access it via Blackboard Learn wherever you are located.
Contacts Contacts is a place where you add profile information about yourself and distribute it to the students.
Course Calendar Course calendar is used to provide students with dates for course-related events.
CourseEval Electronic questionnaire
Discussion Board Discussion board tool, is used to create a virtual discussion where course members can replicate the discussions that take place in the traditional classroom.
Glossary Each course has its own glossary of terms, that consist of terms and definitions.
Journals Journals are a personal space for students to communicate privately with the instructor.
Link Checker Checks for broken weblinks in the course.
Self and Peer Assessment Self and Peer Assessment is intended to have students assess their own or each others work.
Send Email The email tool allows you to send email to other people in your course from within Blackboard Learn.
Tasks The Tasks tool is used to organize projects or activities that are refereed as tasks.
Tests, Surveys, and Pools Sets of questions that are graded to measure student performance.
Wikis Wikis allow course members to contribute and modify pages of course related materials.