Blackboard, the College's course/learning management system (CMS/LMS), is a web-based solution for online delivery of course-based instructional materials offering an easy-to-use interface and instructional management tools that require no HTML authoring skills. ITS offers Blackboard workshops for College faculty and maintains online Blackboard support resources. Extensive Blackboard support resources are also available online from Blackboard directly.
Blackboard Learn (Release 9.1.82223.0)
Blackboard Mobile Learn
Note: Beginning on September 17, 2012, Blackboard Mobile will implement a new End-User License for Blackboard mobile app users. More information on the policy is available online.
Blackboard End-of-Semester Course Availability Policy
The end-of-semester course availability policy manages the F&M Blackboard course availability.
- More information on the policy is available online.
Blackboard Enhancements 2011
The enhancements to Blackboard @ F&M include automated course generation, automated student enrollments, and unified username and password authentication.
- More information on the Blackboard Enhancements 2011 available online.
- Explore the Blackboard Enhancements 2011 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Blackboard Course Archive Policy
Blackboard courses are periodically archived. More information on the policy is available online.
In this section we will post known issues with Blackboard and the current level of resolution and workarounds.
Follow these instructions to access your Blackboard password.
Teaching with Blackboard and need to set up a Blackboard course?
Blackboard courses are created automatically (similar to how course folders are generated on eDisks) eliminating the need to request individual Blackboard courses. To view your Blackboard courses, please log on to Blackboard @ F&M.
Visit the Create a Blackboard Course site for more information.
Blackboard QuickStarts, designed to provide short, concise instructions for using Blackboard, are available here...
Access to specific course materials within Blackboard is determined by each faculty member. While much information may be available only to registered students, some courses do allow previewing as a guest.
How do these two services differ? Learn more...