|Syllabus - View, Print, and Save
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This instruction will be used when your professor provides a course syllabus in Web Format (.html or .htm) at a Syllabus link on the Course Menu.
Click on the Syllabus link in Course Menu. If the syllabus is in web format, you will see it right away*.
- Scroll down and read the entire syllabus carefully. It gives you an overview of class requirements. When you read the syllabus, pay special attention to course evaluation methods, requirements of assignments, and course outline with weekly assignments and due dates. A course syllabus serves as a general guidance for your learning. We highly recommend you print or save the syllabus for later reference .
- For a syllabus saved in web format, the best way to print or save is to copy all text and paste it to a MS Word file. Then you will print or save the file. First, highlight all text in the syllabus, right-click on the highlighted area, and select Copy. You can also copy the text by using CTRL + C keys on your keyboard. -- Then you open MS Word with a blank file, select Paste (You can also paste the text by using CTRL + V keys on your keyboard). In MS Word,
- To print the file, go to File, select Print.
- To save the file, go to File, select Save. First you should decide where to save the file on your computer. This example will show you how to create a folder on Desktop and then save the file in the folder. Locate Desktop first and then click on Create New Folder icon, type a name to label the folder, and click OK to confirm. Type a file name and click on Save. The syllabus file now is saved on your computer. You may then close the MS Word entirely.
- If you would like to review the file you just saved, minimize the Blackboard window, go to the folder where the file was saved and double-click on the file to open.
- If your professor provides the course syllabus in non-web format such as.pdf, .rtf, .doc, or .docx format, you will need to have an appropriate application on your computer to open the file. In this case, refer to File
Formats Used in Blackboard to find out the application needed to view a non-web file.
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