Blackboard (Bb)

Faculty Resources for Blackboard Learn

New in Blackboard (January 2018)

Handouts created by USC Teaching & Technology Services

University of South Carolina Beaufort Resources


Purdue University Information Technology

Purdue has created Bb training ranging from information on basic user of Bb to more detailed training on collaboration tools, Grade Center, and more.

Blackboard Learn Essentials: provides instruction to new users of Blackboard Learn on a number of basic topics, including course navigation, adding content, creating assignments and assessments, and using learning modules within content areas.

Blackboard Learn Grade Center. This set of documents and videos provides help and instruction on using the Grade Center. Topics include creating new columns, using Smart Views, entering/editing grades, downloading and uploading grades, creating feedback, and overriding grades.

Blackboard Learn Assignments and Assessments: provides more detailed instruction on setting up assessments and assignments in Blackboard Learn. Activities include quiz creation and options, using multiple question types, creating assignments, grading assignments, setting up SafeAssignments, and Inline Grading.

Blackboard Learn Collaborative Tools. Collaborative Tools provides training on the following collaboration tools that can be found in Blackboard Learn: Groups, Discussion Boards, Blogs, Wikis, and journals.

For more information about these and any other topics contact Lori Vargo