Blackboard upgrade: Content Editor completely redesigned
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The Blackboard upgrade scheduled for summer 2014 will bring multiple changes to the way Blackboard looks and functions. This multi-part news series looks at those changes in detail. All current instructors of record can preview the new Blackboard by logging into https://bbtest.ohio.edu.
Flexibility is the key word for Blackboard's completely redesigned Content Editor. This new version makes creating and editing items within Blackboard easier, more intuitive and more powerful.
- Copy and paste content from other sources, like Microsoft Word
- Resize images while editing content
- Add rich content by pulling in Mashups from YouTube, Flickr, SlideShare, Twitter and more...
- Full-frame editing option gives you more screen space while creating content
- New math equation editor, mathML (WIRIS), supports LaTeX
- Simple and advanced mode toggle lets you decide how many features/commands are visible while editing
New Content Editor overview
New Content Editor (YouTube video)