The new teaching year is here and this is a busy time for everyone. There some excellent guides on Blackboard available from the following universities ranging from help for new students to new ideas for more experienced staff users, as well as new features in Blackboard 6.1
Animated Visual Tutorials for Blackboard v6 http://www.elearning.soton.ac.uk/guides.htm
by Adam Warren, Centre for Learning and Teaching, University of Southampton
A series of step-by-step tutorials for students and staff which combine 'how to' procedures with practical and educational advice. Further information on developing your own guides is available link to http://www.clt.soton.ac.uk/adam/workshops/online_guides/guides.htm
Institutions who wish to make use of these guides should contact Adam Warren - firstname.lastname@example.org
Guides and FAQs for students and staff are also available from the University of Bristol http://www.ltss.bris.ac.uk/ole/blackboard.htm which you are welcome to use providing you acknowledge the source of the materials.