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Bb9 Q and A (for Students)

Accessing Blackboard

Q: Where can I log in to Bb9?

A: Visit the following URL. http://webct.riise.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

Q: Can I use Bb9 at home?

A: Yes.

Q: Will Bb9 work on Linux?

A: Yes.

Q: I forgot my password.

A: Visit the Student Support in your department or Information Media Center, IMC. You can set your password there. The map shows where you can find IMC. Map→

IMC branchLocationOffice hour
In Higashi-Hiroshima
Central OfficeIMC Main building 1st floor8:30-16:30
West BranchWest Library 2nd floor8:30-16:30
North BranchCentral Library 1st floor9:15-17:00
In Hiroshima
Kasumi BranchBasic Science Lecture Hall 1st floor8:30-16:30

myBlackboard

Q: Can I sort the courses by access frequency in "Course List"?

A: You can customize your “Course List”. You can sort your courses or hide old courses. If you want to sort them, see the following instructions.

  1. When you point the upper right corner of the “Course List” box, the cog icon will be displayed. Click the icon
  2. Grab the left side of the course that you want to move and drag it up or down

You can order semesters in the same manner.

Q: Where can I enroll myself in the course?

A: You may enroll yourself in some courses. If you want to do it, see the following instructions.

  1. Click “Course catalog”
  2. Choose the course in which you want to enroll yourself
  3. Click action link1) displayed on the right side of the course name and choose
  4. See if the course is right one and click “Submit”

Teachers may prepare for the link for self-enrollment for some courses.

Q: I deleted Course List on "myBlackboard". How can I recover it?

A: Initially, there are “Tools”, “Course List”, and “My Announcements” on “myBlackboard”. Unlike the others, you can delete “Course List”. If you delete it, you can recover it.

  1. Click “Add Module” in the upper left side
  2. Find “Course List” and click “Add”

There are many modules listed on “Add Module” page. You may customize your “myBlackmoard” by choosing modules among them. Grabbing the title of newly added modules, you can move them.

How to use each tool

Q: I clicked File icon. But nothing happened.

A: Click the name displayed beside the icon.

Q: I clicked the name next to the icon. But nothing happened.

A: Some files may be displayed but others may be downloaded. The result depends on file type and the settings of your web browser. Check your download history of your web browser.

  • Firefox: Click arrow icon displayed on the upper right
  • IE: Click cog icon displayed on the upper right and select “View downloads”
  • Chrome: Click three-horizontal-line icon displayed on the upper right and select “Download”
  • Safari: Click arrow icon displayed on the upper right

Q: Can I retrieve my submitted-assignment and submit new one, instead?

It depends on the settings of the assignment. Open the assignment that you have already submitted. If you see “Start New” button on the page, you can try it again.

Q: I want to be informed by e-mail when assignments or tests are available.

Edit notification settings. But you need to do it for each course.

  1. Click the number displayed in the upper right corner.
  2. Click “Settings”
  3. Select “Edit Notification Settings”
  4. Choose the course under “Edit Individual Course Settings”
  5. Select the boxes for “Email” for “Assignment Available” or “Test Available”
  6. Click “Submit”

Q: I want to be informed by e-mail when there are new posts on the discussion board.

Choose the forum, which you want to subscribe on the “Discussion Board page”, and click “Subscribe”.

Q: How can I know if I have submitted my assignment successfully?

Open the assignment. If you submitted your assignment successfully, you will see your grade and the date of submission on the right side of the page.

Q: I want to try the test again.

Sometimes your teacher may allow you to take a test more than once. In this case, when you access such a test, you will see the following message, “Multiple Attempts This test allows multiple attempts”, under “Instructions”.

Others

Q: Can I use Bb9 in English?

Yes. Although the default language for Bb9 is Japanese, you can change it.

  1. If you have already logged in to Bb9, click the power icon in the upper right corner to log out from Bb9
  2. Click the globe icon at the upper left corner on the Bb9 log in page
  3. Choose English in the language list
  4. Log in to Bb9 again

Then the system messages will be written in English. However, this change does not affect the course contents prepared by teachers.

Q: I cannot find a course for my class.

Although all teachers can create Bb9 courses, in reality, some teachers do. Therefore there might not be a course for your class.

Q: What is WebCT?

Prior to Bb9, WebCT has been used as the online learning support system in Hiroshima University. It still works as of March 2014. It has almost similar function to Bb9. Therefore some teachers may not distinguish between them and may call Bb9 WebCT.

Q: There are many documents on Bb9. It costs me a lot to print them out!

See the documents, which you think you may not need to print, on Bb9. Or you can print them with 2-up, which means two pages in a sheet. With 2-up or 4-up, you can save costs.

Q: I do not know how to use Bb9.

Feel free to ask your question to IMC

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en/bb9/faqs.txt · 最終更新: 2014/04/22 23:16 by sumiya