Blackboard 9

Blackboard 9 Pilot Information

Timeline of Events

The Bb9 pilot timeline of events can be viewed HERE .

Spring 2011 Bb 9 Pilot Faculty Support Documentation

User Manual

  • Blackboard 9 Document - (pdf) This is 53 pages of Blackboard 9 goodness created by the ECU Blackboard team.  We took the best parts of the Bb 9 faculty document and condensed it into this document.  Huge thanks to Cindy Bowers for getting this document done.  :-)

ECU Blackboard 9 Support Videos

  • Copy Course content – Learn how you can copy content from a prior course into your Spring 2011 Bb9 pilot course (ECU video).
  • Making your course available – Learn how to make your pilot course available to your students (ECU video).
  • Adding a co-instructor, TA or GA – Learn how to add Co-Instructors, TA’s or GA’s to your Bb 9 site ( ECU video).
  • Blackboard 9 Overview – Learn the basics of Blackboard 9 (ECU video).
  • The Edit Button - Learn how to toggle between the faculty and student view of your course (ECU video).
  • Bb9 Course Tools – Short video describing how to set tool availability in Bb9 (ECU video).
  • Directing your students to Bb 9 - In this video I discuss some ways to direct your students to Bb9 from Bb8 (ECU video).
  • Disallowing Students to create groups – Students have the ability to create their own groups. Here is how to manage that feature from an instructors view.
  • Options NOT available in Bb 9
    • Digital Dropbox - In this video I discuss how to use the Assignment Tool instead of the Digital Dropbox
    • Student Homepage
    • The Concept of the ” Communications Area “

Blackboard Mobile Learn Information

Blackboard Videos and Documentation

Blackboard offers in depth support material and videos for Bb9.  Take a look at THIS VIDEO to learn about your support options you have within each of your Bb courses.