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Introduction

How to use your new classroom

 

Your upcoming course has been outfitted with a new classroom design. This design was created to resolve some of the biggest concerns we’ve gathered through feedback from hundreds of Walden students and faculty.

We’re excited to introduce you to some of the changes you will experience when you login. We may even occasionally ask you to share your thoughts as we continue to improve upon the classroom design.

We hope the enhancements improve your classroom experience, here are some the recent changes you’ll see...

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The first piece of navigating your new classroom is the Header Bar. Because each week of your class is contained on one vertical scrolling page, this navigation bar links to each section so that you can quickly jump to where you need to be without wasting time scrolling and searching.

On Mobile: Site header navigation will not change much except that in order to see a list of the page’s anchored links, you must tap on the purple bar to see all options.

The second piece of navigation is the sidebar menu. When you click the ‘Menu’ button on the far right, the sidebar will slide out and present a second list of navigation links. The list includes links to your course overview, syllabus, learning resources, a quick link for getting back to blackboard, and all of the other weekly class modules. To close the sidebar menu, click the X in the upper right-hand corner.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I access the new classroom on my tablet and mobile devices?

Yes. You can access the new classroom on your phone or tablet by downloading the Blackboard mobile app.

Where can I see an overview of upcoming deadlines and due dates?

You can find your due dates listed in the syllabus, or view the calendar on your Blackboard dashboard.

Where are my learning resources?

Your learning resources are listed in multiple places:

  • The learning resources for each week have their own subsection and link in the header navigation
  • Your learning resources for the entire quarter/module will be listed in your syllabus/under the page called “Learning Resources” under your right-hand menu.
How do I submit my assignment?

See SafeAssign.

Where will I be able to view my rubric and grading guidelines?

See Rubrics.

Need Help?

If you have any other questions or need help, please contact support at 1-800-925-3368 or Select Click to Chat or Write us via the Support tab on myWalden or Email us at support@walden.edu(include your name, student ID number, and degree program with any correspondence).