Blackboard Help

Blackboard Maintenance: Please visit the Technology Support Center for any scheduled maintenance days. 

Getting Started: Self-help Resources and Tutorials 

For immediate assistance with your Blackboard needs, access any of the self-help resources provided below. 

Name Description
Blackboard tutorials for Faculty Access a collection of self-help video tutorials by visiting the Blackboard Youtube Playlist.

Ten Best Practices for Teaching Online Quick Guide for New Online Faculty

J. V. Boettcher, Ph.D. Designing for eLearning, 2006 - 2013.
Seven Principles of Effective Teaching: A Practical Lens for Evaluating Online Courses

Charles Graham, Kursat Cagiltay, Byung-Ro Lim, Joni Craner and Thomas M. Duffy. The Technology Source, March/April 2001.

Source: CSU Fresno

Source: CSU Fresno

Topics include: Blogs, course calendar, collaboration tool, discussion boards, glossary, groups, journals, messages, email, and wikis.

Topics include:  Review status, statistics, course reports, performance dashboard, early warning system, creating tests, assignment manager, rubrics, and safe assignment.

How to copy Blackboard course/content Tutorial

How to make your Blackboard course available/unavailable to students Tutorial

How to hide old Blackboard courses from your home page Tutorial

Video tutorials that take you through the step-by-step process of comoom Blackboard user functions.
Edit Mode ON

Before you can begin making changes to your course, Edit Mode must be turned ON.

Student Preview

Instructors can view their course exactly as a student does.

Technical Requirements and Support

For the most trouble-free experience with Blackboard, Mozilla Firefox is recommended. Check if Blackboard Learn supports your browser Browser Checker.

To learn more about web browser support and compatibility with Blackboard Learn visit Blackboard Learn Browser Support.