The Blackboard Course Management System

Blackboard is a system which allows you to put your course materials on a web page and allows access to these materials only to the students registered in your course.

Blackboard will allow you to email all of your students at once, establish discussion threads where you and your students can continuously post email on a particular subject, or even have real-time discussion with students.

Blackboard allows you to put practice exams on line, to monitor the scores students receive on these exams, limit the number of times an exam may be taken, and to put the students' grades on line, as well. You can also establish groups within your course and allow each to have its own private space to share email and files.


Getting Started
Handout for Students (and faculty) on How to Access CUNY Bb.
Bb at CUNY FAQ's
Portal Problems
Typical Problems
Bb, Inc. List of Supported Browsers and Operating Systems


Course Menu:How to change your course menu (the box at the top left)

Course Merge Tool Merging courses into one course.

Course Copy Tool:Copying your course from a previous semester.


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