The Content Editor Lesson Focus

The Content Editor is the main tool used for entering text, graphics, and media elements throughout a course.

  1. After completing this lesson, the instructor will be able to:
  2. Insert and use all tools available within the content editor.
  3. Enter text into the content editor using formatting and editing tools.
  4. Insert images with alt text, titles, and descriptions.
  5. Find and embed a video.

The Content Editor Resources

Review the following TCSG and Blackboard resources. NOTE: All links open in a new window.

TCSG Resources

Blackboard Resources

Disclaimer: All TCSG colleges currently use Blackboard's Original Course View. Some of the features and tools of Blackboard that are discussed in the Blackboard resources may not be available at your college. Check with your POC (Distance Ed Contact) for questions about tool availability.

The Content Editor Video

This video will provide an overview of Blackboard's Content Editor.

NOTE: To view the video in full screen, select the Play button. At the bottom of the window, select the YouTube link. The video will open in YouTube in a new tab. Select the full screen button in the bottom-right corner of the video.