Blackboard Tutorials

This page includes links to short tutorials highlighting various features of Blackboard and including tips and best practices in teaching.  Some tutorials are developed by NIU, while others have either been developed by other institutions and linked to with permission or made available by Blackboard. 

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Getting Started

Ultra Course View

Building Your Course in Ultra Course View

Assessing Learners in Ultra Course View

Communicating and Collaborating in Ultra Course View

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing


Self-paced workshop: Original Course View

Link to Self-paced workshop - Blackboard I: Introduction to Blackboard

Original Course View

Building Your Course

Assessing Learners

Communicating and Collaborating

For Students

** = New feature not yet available, coming in future update, release date still to be determined

Last updated: 07/09/2020