Question: How do I sync my course roster from Blackboard to iClicker?
Open the iClicker home menu and open the course you wish sync by highlighting the course and selecting Open Gradebook. If you need to create a new course follow steps 9 and 10 on the iClicker Startup page.
Select Sync Roster at the top of the screen.Note: If the the class only has one sync option, as seen below, please contact Liz Peterson at The Teaching Center to request the appropriate software to connect Blackboard and iClicker.
In the LMS Username box, type your WUSTL key.
The Security Key is found on Blackboard. (This key has to be inputted only once and will be applied to all other courses in the future).
On left side, under Course Management, select Course Tools.
Under Course Tools, select i>clicker Instructor Tools at the bottom of the list.
Select SSO Security Key.
Copy the Security Key then paste it into the iClicker menu. Do not generate a new security key.
Select Log In.
A list of all of your courses will appear. If a box titled Learning Management System does not appear after a couple of seconds or if the course that you wish to add is missing, return to Blackboard and ensure that your course is available to students. iClicker shows available courses only.
Click on the class you which to sync and click Select.
The student roster will be downloaded. Close the affirmation menu.
When you open the iClickerGradebook again, your roster will appear with the connections to the student data from your course.
There are three ways that iClicker IDs and student names can appear in the iClicker gradebook.
Names in red indicate students who are registered for your course but have not registered a clicker to their Blackboard ID.
Numbers in red indicate clickers that were used during a poll in your course, but have not yet been registered to a student in your course.
Names in blue indicate students who are registered for your course and have successfully registered a clicker to their Blackboard ID.