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Do you know the secret to free website traffic?

Use this trick to increase the number of new potential customers.

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Logging in to BlackBoard:

1. Go to http://bb.lpssonline.com

2. Click User Login

3. On the next screen, enter your Username

& Password

a. Your username is your birthdate

and the last 4 digits of your social

security number – separated with

periods (mm.dd.yy.####)

b. Your password is password

4. Click Login

Navigating to a Course:

After you login, you will

see all of the courses that

you are currently

enrolled in on the left

side of the welcome

screen. Click on the

name of the course that

you’d like to access.

Navigation within a Course:

When you get to the main page for a

course, you will see any announcements

in the center of the screen. Along the left

side of the screen, you will see links for

that course. NOTE: These links will vary

from course to course.

1. The Announcements link will bring

you back to the Announcements

screen.

2. The Course Information link will

bring you to a page that gives a

description and other information

for the course.

3. The Course Documents link (can

also be named School Documents,

etc.) gives links to documents and sites that are frequently used in that course.

4. The Assignments link gives you links to any assignments for that course.

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5. The Discussion Board link is the page where you can post and respond to

questions from other people in the course.

6. The Personal Information link contains your personal information. Please

update this page with the most current information including you school,

position, and email address.

Editing Your Personal Information in BlackBoard:

It is extremely important that the information in BlackBoard is

correct!

1. Click the Personal Information link from the left side of the

screen

2. Click Personal Information

3. Click Edit Personal Information

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4. Be sure that your first and last names are correct (edit

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them if they are not)

5. Enter your email address in the Email box. This is very

important because emails that are sent out through

12.34.56.7890

BlackBoard will be sent to the email address listed here.

If you do not change this, you will not receive emails

that are sent to you through BlackBoard.

6. Optional:

a. Company – Enter your school

b. Job Title – Enter “teacher”

7. When you are finished updating your information, click Submit at the bottom of

the screen

How to Post a Thread in a Discussion Board Forum:

1. Click on the Discussion Board link from the left side of the

screen

2. Click on the Discussion Board Forum name

(Ex: General Discussion)

3. Click New Thread

4. Type a subject in the subject box

5. Type your message in the Message box

(NOTE: Click the abc icon to spell check)

6. When you are finished typing your

message, click Submit

stcamel@lpssonline.com

If you click Save, your thread will not be seen in the discussion board. To change this:

1. Be sure you are on the discussion board forum page

2. Next to Display, click the drop down menu and select

Show All

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3. Click Go

4. Your thread will then appear in the discussion board forum

5. Click on your thread

6. Click Submit

Replying to a Thread in the Discussion Board Forum:

1. Click on the Discussion Board link from

the left side of the screen

2. Click on the Discussion Board Forum

name (Ex: General Discussion)

3. Click on the thread posted you’d like to

reply to

4. Click Reply next to the subject of the thread

5. The Subject of the reply will be RE: and the

subject of the original thread

6. Enter your reply in the Message box (NOTE:

Click the abc icon to spell check)

7. Click Submit when you are finished replying

If you click Save, your reply will not be seen in the

discussion board forum. Use the steps under How to

Post a Thread in a Discussion Board Forum to retrieve

and submit the reply.

Completing Assignments in BlackBoard:

1. Click on the Assignments link from the

left side of the screen

2. Read the assignment information

3. When you are ready to complete the

assignment, click View/Complete

Assignment

4. In the Comments box, type in any

information that is needed (NOTE: Click

the abc icon to spell check)

5. If you need to attach a file, click Browse

a. Navigate to the location of your

file

b. Select the file

c. Click Open

d. Repeat as needed

6. When you are finished, click Submit

7. On the confirmation screen, click OK

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Hooray! Your file is uploaded and ready to be published.

Saved successfully !

Ooh no, something went wrong !