How to create a OneNote Class notebook from Blackboard
Using a popular standard called Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI), OneNote Class Notebook can work with your Blackboard course. This will enable you to use OneNote Class Notebook to create a shared notebook and link it to your course. Students enrolled in your Blackboard course can access the notebook automatically without you having to add their names. This can be used to collect and grade assignments and give feedback directly within the OneNote ClassNotebook, and share documents with your students in different sections.
Note: You can only have 1 OneNote Class Notebook per module.
How to create a Class Notebook from with in Blackboard
Navigate to a module and enter a content area where you wish to add the Class Notebook link. Click the Tools tab, and from the More Tools menu select Onenote Class Notebook
You can give the link a different name, and add some descriptive text if required. Then click the Submit button.
A link will be created.
It is essential that you now use this link to create your Class Notebook space for this module. If you do not do this students will not be enrolled onto the Class Notebook space and you will have to enrol them manually. Click on the link and sign in to your Class Notebook account.
The OneNote LTI tool will launch and you will be prompted to create your Class Notebook. When the launch panel appears, open the LMS access settings menu and make sure that the box is checked.
Click the Create a class notebook button
An overview of the different section groups that your Class Notebook will have will display.Click Next to continue.
You can manually give another teacher permission to use this class notebook by entering their name or email address.Click Next to continue.
The students in your course will manually be granted access to the Class Notebook.Click Next to continue.
You will see the private sections that each student will have. You can add more or uncheck any sections to get rid of them.Click Next to continue.
You will get a preview of what your Notebook will look like.
Your Notebook has been created.
You can open the Notebook in OneNote (Application) or OneNote Online. You will have more capabilities by opening the Notebook in the OneNote Application. If in any doubt, you can access it by launching it from Blackboard or opening it in Office365 first (Online), and will be given the option to select your own preference.
Students click on the Class Notebook link in the module to access their individual Class Notebook space.
After accessing the ClassNotebook once, through Blackboard, the student can then opt to access it directly from their Office.com log in in a browser, or from the OneNote application on their computer.
Each student who clicks the Class Notebook link in the module will have their own Class Notebook space. In the instructor view all students will be listed in the main menu.
Instructors can access a student Class Notebook by clicking the name of the student. This will expand the student area showing sections, pages and any content that they have added to their Notebook.
Are you looking to use OneNote ClassNotebook within a Microsoft Team? If so, see our notes on how to add a Team to your Blackboard course instead here