Blackboard is a web-based application which allows instructors to put class materials on the Internet. It provides a variety of tools to facilitate teaching and learning. Many courses at TWU use Blackboard. The basic tools used in a Blackboard course include a syllabus, learning materials (documents, videos, etc.), discussions, calendar, email, announcements, grades, exams, and assignments.

An Introduction to the Basic Tools Used in a Blackboard Course

Topics covered in the Blackboard Student Overview include:

  • How to Log into Blackboard
  • How to Use My Blackboard
  • Navigate Your Blackboard Courses
  • Be Familiar with Announcements and Email
  • How to Find and Submit Assignments
  • How to Use Discussions
  • How to Use My Grades
  • Blackboard Mobile Apps
  • How Do I Get Help
  • Blackboard Student Overview Video

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