Office Of Smith IT
Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall, Rm 3520
College Park, MD 20742
(for Blackboard Requests)
Mon-Fri (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
A course calendar can help organize the class schedules,
while the BB calendar tool is almose useless. Repeats aren't
allowed, you can't get notifications, auto add holidays...
Here is to introduce you how to embed Google Calendar to
your course. You can create a calendar just for this course
- with no personal data. Google builds in the ability to
copy 'embed code' - the HTML connection to that calendar.
When you change something on it at google.com, the change
will be dynamically reflected on the calendar view in your
Create your calendar at
Share your calendar. (This means anyone with
a Gmail account (who knows your gmail
account name) can add a view of this
calendar to their gmail account. They will
not be able to change any entries and this
permission setting will not affect any
personal calendar you might also have. NOTE:
without this permission, students will not
see your course calendar entries or
updates.) From your Google calendar, click
the down arrow next to the calendar name and
choose "Share this calendar." Check the box
next to "Make this calendar public."
Select Calendar Details.
Copy the code displayed
in the 'Embed This Calendar' section.