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Changes to the Bb Learn Content Editor

Blackboard Learn recently changed the content editor where you type text, insert videos, etc.

Top changes include:

  • Paste web links from your browser into the content editor, and...they work!
  • Check accessibility
  • Insert embed codes and even source code
  • Preview before you submit 

A few things that could use improvement: 

  • Black text showing up as gray, and you manually have to reformat the text.
  • They buttons are all monochromatic and not easily distinguishable. 

See legend below.

content editor with banner titled new and improved; bullets for each of the following content editor buttons; insert/edit web link, show more, add content, accessibility checker, source code, insert code, preview

Need help using the Content Editor? Pop into the TLP virtual support lab and we can go through it together.