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Getting Started with BeachBoard

If your Beach ID is activated and you have been informed that your course(s) are in BeachBoard, you are ready to access your classes. 

Login and Access to BeachBoard

BeachBoard Homepage

Searching for Courses and How to Pin to Course View 

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Course Homepage

Navigating BeachBoard

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Setting up your Profile

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Content

How to Add a Module   

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How to Upload Documents to Content  

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Communicating with Students

Email  

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NOTE: The instant message tool is not available through BeachBoard.  

Announcements –  AKA News   

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Assessments

Discussion Boards  

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Dropbox  

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Quizzes   

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Gradebook

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