Blackboard Learn is an online service for posting course-related materials and facilitating interactions between students, instructors, teaching assistants, and guests. Blackboard Learn integrates communication tools with a multitude of content delivery options.

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Pinned Article Help & Resources: Blackboard

Find help and resources on getting started and troubleshooting in Blackboard Original.

Getting Started in Blackboard Original (Students)

Understand how to get started using the web or mobile version of Blackboard Original for students.

Getting Started with Blackboard (Instructors)

How to get started with Blackboard Original for instructors.

Accessing Blackboard content in a Web Folder

Accessing Blackboard content in a Web Folder

Adding TAs, instructors and other users to Blackboard Original (Instructors)

Describes how to add and remove additional users to a course, and how to set or change their user role.

Adding TA's, instructors, and other users to Blackboard Ultra

Add TA's, instructors, and users to courses in Blackboard Ultra

Addressing log-in and password issues in Blackboard

Passwords that begin with "&" and "#" create log in issues in Blackboard Original.

Blackboard Original General Troubleshooting

General troubleshooting steps to solve many functionality issues in Blackboard Original.

Combining course sections in Blackboard Original (Instructors)

How to combine the enrollments of all the sections into one course, which contains the content to prevent duplication of effort for the instructor when updating multiple course sections.

Communicating in Blackboard (Students)

Communicate and post with your instructor and classmates in Blackboard Original

Communicating with students in Blackboard Original

Communicate with students in Blackboard Learn using a variety of tools that enable communication and foster collaboration.

Completing a course copy in Blackboard Original (Instructors)

How to copy the contents of one course to another.

Creating a local copy of a course or organization in Blackboard Original (Instructors)

How to create a local copy of a Blackboard course or organization

Creating a test course in Blackboard (Instructors)

How to create a test course in Blackboard original to develop and test new ideas or copy to live courses.

Creating a Turnitin Assignment in Blackboard Original (Instructors)

How to rebuild Turnitin Assignments in Blackboard Original after May 4, 2022 updates.

Creating and Proctoring Tests in Blackboard Original

Creating proctored and un-proctored tests for students in Blackboard Original.

Creating content in Blackboard Ultra

Build and move content in Blackboard Ultra

Creating course content and assignments in Blackboard Original

Create new content and assignments for students in Blackboard Original.

Deleting courses and organizations in Blackboard Original (Instructors)

How to delete courses and organizations in Blackboard

Downloading Grades in Blackboard Original (Instructors)

Downloading and working offline with Blackboard Original Grade data.

Downloading Grades in Blackboard Ultra (Instructors)

Downloading and working offline with Blackboard Ultra Grade data.

Feature Changes in Blackboard Ultra

This article is used to compare new Blackboard Ultra features to the original Blackboard.

Finding content in Blackboard Learn (Students)

Find the various content types and digital materials that your instructor has made available for students in Blackboard Original

Finding your Blackboard Original Course ID (Instructors)

How to find your unique course ID in Blackboard Original.

Grading and providing student feedback in Blackboard Original

Grade and provide feedback to students in Blackboard Original

Integrating Blackboard Ultra with Microsoft Teams

Integrate Blackboard Ultra with Microsoft Teams

Navigating grade center on a mobile device in Blackboard Original

Turning on screen reader mode to navigate the grade center on an Apple mobile device.

Preparing to publish your course - Blackboard Original (Instructors)

The pre-launch checklist helps you complete each area of the standard OHIO pre-loaded Blackboard course menu before making that course available to students.

Publisher & add-on content in Blackboard Ultra vs. Blackboard Original

Comparison and details of the publisher and add on content Blackboard Ultra compared to Blackboard Original.

Publisher content and Add On tools in Blackboard Learn

An overview of publisher content and Add On tools available for Blackboard Learn.

Requesting a Blackboard organization

How to request a Blackboard Organization

Resolving formatting issues in Blackboard annotate

Resolving formatting issues in Blackboard annotate

Resolving printing and downloading issues with Blackboard Annotate

Resolving printing and downloading issues with Blackboard Annotate

Resolving SafeAssign submission failure for group assignments in Blackboard

How to submit group assignments in Blackboard using SafeAssign and file attachments.

Resolving unreadable MathType content in Blackboard Original

How to improve the content display of MathType equations in Blackboard Original.

Retaining previous course content (course retention policy)

Course retention policy standards, definitions, exceptions and schedule for course deletion.

Submitting assignments in Blackboard Original

Upload and submit assignments in Blackboard Original.

Taking a test in Blackboard Original

Tips for taking a test in Blackboard Original.

Training resources for Blackboard Ultra (Instructors)

This article contains recordings of Blackboard Ultra training sessions and webinars hosted by Blackboard.

Troubleshooting access to your Blackboard course

Access your course in Blackboard Original.

Understanding roles in Blackboard organizations and courses

Understanding the different roles in Blackboard organizations and courses

Understanding system requirements: Blackboard Learn

Minimum system requirements for using Blackboard Learn

Using blog alternatives in Blackboard Ultra (Instructors)

The blog feature does not yet exist in Blackboard Ultra. This article provides alternatives for instructors using Blackboard Ultra.

Using portfolios in Blackboard Original (Instructors)

How to create portfolio assignments and request a template for portfolio assignments.

Using Portfolios in Blackboard Original (Students)

Create, edit, and share portfolios in Blackboard Original

Using the horizontal scrollbar in the Blackboard Original grade center

Adjusting system preferences to make the horizontal scrollbar visible on MACs

Viewing a sample Blackboard Original course (Instructors)

View a sample Blackboard course and request that a template be applied to your semester course.

Viewing Grades and Feedback in Blackboard Original

Viewing grades and instructor feedback in Blackboard Original.

Viewing Multiple Peer Reviews for Turnitin PeerMark Assignments in Blackboard Original

Viewing Multiple Peer Reviews for Turnitin PeerMark Assignments in Blackboard Original

Viewing student activity in Blackboard Ultra

View student activity using a variety of features within Blackboard Ultra