How-Tos & Tutorials for Students

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:

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).