When you first login to Blackboard, you are in the Portal Screen. Use the Portal to gain access to many different areas of Blackboard learning. Below is a view of the Portal screen. It includes the following:
Tabs: allow you to navigate to different areas in Blackboard
Tool Panel: tools panel for quick access
Logout button: securely exit Blackbaord every time after you use Blackbaord
Modify Content/Modify Layout buttons: modify the content and looking and feel of your Bb page
My Announcemnts: list all possible messages posted within last 7 days
Course List: list all courses you are still having access to
My courses: Display the coruses you chosen to display.
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