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Blackboard™ is a course management system used campus-wide at NIU. The system allows faculty to post materials, deliver tests and surveys, hold online discussion and many other course-related functions. All currently-enrolled students and teaching faculty have access to the Blackboard system. We are running Blackboard version 9.1, April 2014 Release, having upgraded the system May 25, 2015. Login to the NIU Blackboard site at: http://webcourses.niu.edu

Learn the Basics of Using Blackboard, At Your Own Pace

Posted: 2/9/16

self-paced blackboard 1 workshop

The Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center is proud to announce the release of a new online format for the Blackboard I: Introduction to Blackboard workshop. This new self-paced version makes it easier than ever to get started with Blackboard at NIU.

Through a series of video tutorials, you will get an overview of Blackboard's course layout and navigation, be exposed to various course tools, discover communication and assessment features, and see how to request your own Blackboard courses.

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