Blackboard Tutorials (For Instructors)

New! (And awesome!) Blackboard, Inc. has an entire 53 video playlist of tutorials! Click here to check it out!


Basic Blackboard Topics

The Course Environment VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.) 

The Course Environment  PDF (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Getting Started with the Grade Center PDF (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Grade Center Features (Source: University of Illinois, Chicago)

Adding Content to your Course VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Blank Page VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Making Tools Available on the Course Menu VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc)

Making Courses Available to Students VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Creating a Grade Center Column VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Edit Mode Overview PDF (Source: Northeastern University)
What Do Each of the Course Modules Do? WEB (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)


Intermediate/Advanced Blackboard Topics

Blackboard Mobile Learn Demos (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Blog VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Journal VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating Single Groups and Adding Users VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Mash-up -You Tube, Flicker & SlideShare VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Using the New Content Editor VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Adding Content to Course Home Page VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)
Creating a Wiki VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Lesson Plan VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Rubric VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating a Learning Module VIDEO (source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating Grade Center Reports VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Creating Smart Views in Grade Center VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Overview – New Calendar VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Overview – New Discussion Board VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Overview – Item Analysis (assessment analysis) VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Blackboard Retention Center VIDEO (Source: Blackboard, Inc.)

Grade Center Scroll Bars Disappearing on Mac OS X - Help Guide (Source: University of Richmond)

Copy All/Part of Your Course to a New Course Shell WEBSITE (Source: University of Texas - Arlington)


Looking for more Blackboard Tutorials? Check these out:

Blackboard Learn Tutorials (Source: San Diego Community College District)

Blackboard Tips & Tutorials (Source: Beaufort County Community College)

Blackboard Help Directory (Source:

Blackboard Help Index (Source: Austin Community College District) 


 Please submit requests for new training topics/tutorials to John Makevich.