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You can create or modify a course syllabus within Blackboard Learn. If you have already created a syllabus in another application, you can upload it to Blackboard Learn.

Upload a Syllabus

You can also upload a syllabus created outside of Blackboard Learn.

  1. Log into learn.uark.edu with your UARK username and password.
    Blackboard login
  2. Open the course. Verify Edit Mode is ON.
    edit mode on course syllabus
  3. Click the Content Area where you want to attach the syllabus.
    mouse over where syllabus will appear
  4. Mouse over Build Content.
    mouse over build content
  5. Select File.
    select file
  6. Click Browse My Computer.
    click Browse my computer
  7. Select the file. Click Open.
    upload file
  8. In the Name field, enter a title for the file, for example, “Course Syllabus.”
    type name
  9. Specify your preferred settings for the file. Click Submit.
    submit

 Note: You can upload your syllabus to the Syllabus Bank in UAConnect using these instructions.

 

Create a Syllabus

  1. Log into learn.uark.edu with your UARK username and password.                                                                             Blackboard login
  2. Open the course. Verify Edit Mode is ON.                          edit mode on course syllabus
  3. Click the Content Area where the syllabus will appear.
    mouse over where syllabus will appear
  4. Mouse over Build Content.
    mouse over build content
  5. Select Syllabus.
     select syllabus
  6. Enter the syllabus name.                                                                               Type Syllabus name
  7. Click the “Create New Syllabus” radio button.                              Click create new syllabus
  8. Click Submit.
     Click submit syllabus
  9. Enter a heading in the Heading 1 field. Enter syllabus content in the Body 1 text box. heading 1 and body 1 syllabus
  10. Repeat step 9 for two more Heading and Body content sections until your syllabus is complete.
  11. Select the desired color and design settings for the syllabus.select design settings syllabus
  12. Optional: In the Build Lessons section, learning modules or “lesson shells” can be added by selecting the “Create Specified Number of Lesson Shells” option and entering a number in the text field. After clicking Submit, you will be able to add course material to a module or lesson shell.create lesson shells syllabus
  13. In the Options section, click the Yes radio button next to “Permit Users to View Content.”  And click the Submit button.submit syllabus

Edit Your Syllabus

  1. Log into learn.uark.edu with your UARK username and password.
    Blackboard login
  2. Open the course.
    click on the course where the syllabus will go
  3. Click on the Content Area where your syllabus is located.
    mouse over where syllabus will appear
  4. Click the down arrow next to the syllabus link.
    click the drop down menu next to syllabus
  5. Select Edit.
    click edit
  6. Click Edit Syllabus.
    click edit syllabus
  7. When finished editing, click Submit.
    click Submit