Blackboard Instructor's Overview

What is Blackboard?

Blackboard Wilmington University's online learning management system. Faculty members use Blackboard to deliver information and valuable educational resources to its students, for both classroom and online instruction.

Blackboard provides a powerful and easy-to-use suite of tools for instructors to build and manage interactive course web sites without programming HTML. Whether you are a full-time or adjunct faculty member, you can easily build an online learning environment for any subject. Best of all, instructors and students can access Blackboard course site anytime, anywhere, and from any Web browser.

Why use Blackboard?

Blackboard requires no knowledge of HTML or programming languages. Instructors simply point and click to automatically incorporate learning materials from word processing, audio, video, and presentation files.

In addition to powerful course authoring tools, Blackboard provides flexible administrative options for customizing course content and managing student performance. And it includes advanced communication, assessment and reporting functions required for effective online courses.

Where do I find out more about this program?

The Educational Technology Training Center offers Blackboard training workshops throughout the school year. Check the Educational Technology Workshop Schedule and register for an upcoming technology training session on Blackboard.