Blackboard (Faculty) - Tasks: About Tasks

This document provides an overview of tasks.

Tasks is a tool that allows students to keep track of what is to be completed in a course. Instructors can set course tasks or personal tasks. Students can also create personal tasks.


Tasks can be found from the My Blackboard page located in the Tools box.



From within a Course, in the Course Menu, under Tools. A link to the Tasks can be added directly to the Course Menu, a Content Area, or folder.

See Add links to the Course Menu or Add Tools to a Content Area.

Task List

Task displays:

  • The title of the task with a hyperlink to the task
  • The priority of the task: high, normal, or low
  • Due date of the task
  • Task status
  • The location of the task, personal or within a course.


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Keywords:blackboard, black board, bb, task, tasks, organization,   Doc ID:61827
Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-10 12:29 CDTUpdated:2020-03-09 08:17 CDT
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