How to get started in online courses
All new students to online courses should take the Blackboard Online Orientation by clicking the link to the right. However, at a glance information is provided below in a printable format.
Further review of how to use components in Blackboard is required for most classes. Please print a copy of the Blackboard Basics for Students guide. This covers the basic tools that most instructors will use in their online courses or courses that may have a Blackboard component.
Additional Blackboard information can be found by viewing the following links:
- Student E-mail Overview
- Blackboard 9.0 Student Users Manual (152 page PDF file)
- Blackboard Knowledge Base (external link)
Students enrolled in a Distance Education course or any course that utilizes Blackboard are encouraged to review the Blackboard Basics for Students and to take the Blackboard Online Orientation (BOO).