Your Blackboard login is the same as your WebCampus login (given upon completion of Faculty Orientation). The Faculty Development and Support Office provides your login credentials. It is recommended that you change your password when you log on to WebCampus for the first time. See next question below for instructions.
If you are new to Blackboard, Click on the course Blackboard Training and Support in your My Courses list under the heading Courses in which you are enrolled. This course site contains self-paced training and tutorials to help you get started setting up your course site in Blackboard.
If you would prefer to attend an in-person training session, You can attend the in-person training Blackboard Basics. These sessions are offered frequently by the Educational Technology Training Center. For times and dates of Blackboard Basics, see the Educational Technology Training Schedule.
Blackboard course sites are created approximately 8 weeks for prior to the start of each semester for all courses offered for that semester. Faculty members do not need to separately request that their course site be created. See Semester Procedures for more information.
Course naming will follow the same convention used in the course offerings.
Course ID: ENG.101..SED01.FA2014
Course Name: Fall 2014 English Composition I
Students will be automatically enrolled in or dropped from your Blackboard class within 12 hours of registering for or dropping your course. You do not need to add or drop students individually or request that they be enrolled or dropped.
See the Blackboard Student Login instructions.
See Semester Procedures for more information.
Courses will stay on Blackboard for 3 semesters, so a course taught in Fall will not be removed from the system until after following Fall semester begins. Instructors will receive an email notification of the specific removal date giving them time to archive their course before the course is permanently removed from the system. See Semester Procedures for more information.
As the Instructor, you have the responsibility to Export the course material at the end of each semester. Exporting is a process for saving course content for reuse. This export will be stored on your computer's hard drive, and from there burned to a CD or other storage media. You can export specific parts or your entire course.
You can choose not to display course titles in your "My Courses" list in Blackboard after the course is completed. Here's how to hide a course from your "My Courses list…
For technical support and self-paced tutorials, visit our Support Center. Blackboard help is available online and by phone.
For in-person training classes and one-on-one Blackboard training opportunities, visit the Educational Technology Training Center.