Quick Start for the Blackboard/WileyPLUS Integration

This guide shows you how to quickly get up and running with the WileyPLUS / Blackboard integration, including how to pair your course to a WileyPLUS product, and add content to Blackboard using WileyPLUS materials. Additional details on features and tools are provided in the WileyPLUS / Blackboard Help topics.

Pairing your Blackboard Course with a WileyPLUS Product

  1. Log into your Blackboard Learn™ course.  If you aren’t sure how to do this, contact your campus Blackboard support for assistance.

  1. The courses in which you are enrolled as an instructor will be listed in the My Courses widget on the Blackboard homepage.

  1. The courses in which you are an instructor display in the My Courses Module.

  2. Click the link for a course. The Courses tab opens to the Home Page for the course that you selected.

  3. Go to your Course Management Control Panel and click Course Tools. You should see the WileyPLUS tool installed in your course.  If you do not see this tool, contact your Blackboard Administrator to see if the WileyPLUS Integration has been installed and made available.

Connect to Your WileyPLUS Titles–Option 1

  1. In your WileyPLUS Course Home Page, click Course Tools  in the Course Management Control Panel. A list of course tools appears below the link.

  2. Click the WileyPLUS link, and WileyPLUS tools page appears, where you can manage and access your WileyPLUS content.

  3. Click Enter WileyPLUS Product ID, and Product ID screen appears.

  1. In the Product ID screen, enter the Product ID provided to you by your WileyPLUS sales representative or account manager.

  2. Click Submit, and you are returned to the WileyPLUS tools page. A confirmation notices appears at the top of the screen stating that your product ID was saved successfully.

Connect to Your WileyPLUS Titles–Option 2

  1. Alternately, you can connect to your WileyPLUS title by going to any Content area and clicking on the Build Content drop-down list.

  2. Select WileyPLUS Materials from the Build Content drop-down list and the Enter WileyPLUS Product ID screen appears.

  1. In the Enter WileyPLUS Product ID screen, enter your Product ID, and click Submit. The Add WileyPLUS Materials page appears with confirmation that the Product ID has been saved successfully.  

Launch WileyPLUS

After you have connected your WileyPLUS title to your Blackboard course, launch WileyPLUS and accept the License Agreement.

  1. From the Build Content drop-down list, select WileyPLUS Materials. The Launch WileyPLUS Link page appears.

  2. In the Launch WileyPLUS Link page, enter User Privacy Information. You may choose to share your user information, or not, by selecting the appropriate radio button.

  3. Click Launch, and License Agreement page appears. Click Accept. The Welcome to WileyPLUS page displays.

  4. Click Return to Blackboard in the upper center of the screen and the WileyPLUS Materials screen appears.

Add WileyPLUS Readings

  1. In the WileyPLUS Materials screen (Content → Build Content → WileyPLUS Materials) click Add WileyPLUS Readings or Assignments.

  2. In Add WileyPLUS Readings or Assignments screen, click Add WileyPLUS Readings. The Add WileyPLUS Readings screen displays.

  1. In the Add WileyPLUS Readings screen, you can click the link for a chapter from the WileyPLUS title to review the material. The chapter you selected will display in a new browser window or tab. (Note: the Launch WileyPLUS Link page will appear again. Click Launch. To disable this screen, select the "Do not show this message again" check box.)

  2. In the Add WileyPLUS Readings screen, select the check boxes for the chapters you want to add. Chapters that have already been added to the course appear with a check mark in the Deployed to Blackboard column

  3. Click Submit. The chapter(s) you selected appear in the Content page.

Add WileyPLUS Assignments

  1. In the WileyPLUS Materials screen (Content → Build Content → WileyPLUS Materials) click Add WileyPLUS Readings or Assignments.

  2. In Add WileyPLUS Readings or Assignments screen, click Add WileyPLUS Assignments. The Add WileyPLUS Assignments screen displays.

  1. In the Add WileyPLUS Assignments screen, click Create and Schedule Assignments The Assignment tab in WileyPLUS appears.

  1. In the WileyPLUS Assignment tab, click the link for an assignment to preview it. When you have chosen the assignment, select Assign from the Action drop-down menu, and click Go. The Assign Assignment page appears.

  2. In the Assign Assignment page, you can edit start and end dates, access after due date, scoring, question titles, printing, whether to make this a timed assignment, and time on task (for more information on this screen, see the WileyPLUS Help Guide).

  3. Click Submit, and a dialog box appears telling you that your assignment has been assigned successfully. Click Close to close the dialog box.

  4. Click Return to Blackboard at the top WileyPLUS Assignment page and you are returned to the Add WileyPLUS Assignments page in Blackboard.

  5. In the Add WileyPLUS Assignments page, select the check boxes for the assignments you want to add. Assignments that have already been added to the course appear with a check mark in the Deployed to Blackboard column

  6. Click Submit. The assignment(s) you selected appear in the Content page.

For more information on Blackboard/WileyPLUS features and tools, see the Help topics.