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Chalk - Use Course Tasks (Instructors)

This article explains how instructors create and view tasks in Chalk.

Why create a Task?

The Task tool helps students or groups to organize and manage course projects. Tasks allow you to create activities or "to-do lists" and assign priorities (high, normal, low) for each task. Instructors may view and track the status of a student's progress on any given task. Tasks may be created for all students or for specific groups of students within a Chalk course site.

Create a Task

  1. In Edit mode edit mode button under Control Panel, click Course Tools.
    Course Management Menu

  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu.
    Course Management Expanded Menu

  3. Select Create Course Task. create course task button

  4. Enter a Name and Description for the task.
    Task Information Editor

  5. Click the Date button to select a due date for the task.
    Due Date Editor

  6. Optional Step: Click the Arrow to indicate a Priority for the Task. The default Priority is Normal.
    Task Priority Drop-down Menu

  7. Click the Submit button to save the Task.
    Submit Button

View Task Progress

  1. Under Control Panel, select Course Tools.
  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu. Task Progress appears on the Tasks page.
    Tasks Progress on Task Page

Drill Down on Task Progress

  1. Click the Task Name to view additional information for a task.
    Course Tasks Page

  2. Additional details about the selected task appear.
    Course Task Information

Edit a Task

  1. Under Control Panel, select Course Tools.
  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu.
  3. Select the arrow next to the task name.
    Task Drop-down Arrow

  4. Select Edit, then enter any desired changes to the task.
    Drop-down Menu Edit Button

Delete a Task

  1. Under Control Panel, select Course Tools.
  2. Select Tasks from the expanded menu.
  3. Click the checkbox next to the task name.
    Course Tasks Checkbox

  4. Click the Delete button.
    Course Delete Button



Keywords:blackboard, course_environment, faculty, bb, task, tasks, create_tasks, create_a_task, delete_task, lms   Doc ID:20317
Owner:LaQuanda J.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-09-19 10:38 CDTUpdated:2017-05-22 09:40 CDT
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