Blackboard (Faculty) - Tasks: Create, Edit, and Delete Tasks

This document provides an overview of how to create, edit, and delete tasks.

Create A Course Task

Click the plus sign below to expand the menus for directions.

  • Create a Task
    • Tasks is a tool that allows students to keep track of what is to be completed in a course. Instructors will set course tasks located in the Course Menu or in a folder.

      1. Click on the Task link in the Course Menu or folder as designated by your instructor.

      2. Your tasks may be sorted by title. Consider sorting by the due date. To sort by due date, click on the column title "Due Date." This will guarantee that a critical task will not be missed.

      3. Click on the title of the task.

      sort by due  date and select task

      4. Read the description. Note the due date.

      Note due date

      5. After you have completed the task, return to the Task tool. Click on the drop-down menu next to the task and select "Set Completed."

      Select completed

      6. You will be returned to the Task menu to being the next task.

      Note completed and Not started tasks


Edit A Task

  1. From the Task area, hover your mouse over the title of the task and click on the drop-down menu.

  2. Click on Edit.

    Edit a task

  3. Make changes to your task.

  4. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page.

Delete A Task

  1. From the Task area (personal or course tasks), hover your mouse over the title of the task and click on the drop-down menu.

  2. Click on Delete.

    delete a task

  3. You will be asked to confirm the delete. Click OK to delete. Click cancel to return to the tasks.

  4. NOTE: deleting a task is permanent. A deleted task cannot be retrieved.


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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, create, edit, delete, task, tasks   Doc ID:61830
Owner:Center I.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-10 12:57 CDTUpdated:2021-09-20 15:11 CDT
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