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Generating a Photo Roster for Your Course
Blackboard allows you to list students in your course, but that provides you only with the name, user name, and e-mail address of your students. We have created a custom add-on to Blackboard that allows you to generate a photo roster for your course, pulling the pictures for the roster from the campus directory, and allowing you to see as well other very useful information about your students (class year and major, for example). Since we enroll students in Blackboard courses automatically starting two weeks before a semester begins, and since we update rosters every night with information pulled from Banner, the photo roster feature will allow you to learn the students names in your course either before the course meets (if you are so inclined) or once the roster has stabilized for your course. To generate such a photo roster:
Last revised September 25, 2006. Please send questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.