Getting Started

Faculty/Staff Resources

As you prepare to copy your course materials for the Summer session, you need to be aware of a critical issue regarding course copies and the discussion board. Not following the instructions correctly can result in failure of the Blackboard site. See the page Critical Issue: Course Copies and Discussion Board.

How Do I Use Blackboard?

Simply log in and get started! CDE Training provides face-to-face classes, webinars, and other online training materials to help you build your course. Refer to the FAQs to view common questions.

Workshops

One-day, two-hour sessions and open lab sessions are held weekly.  Check the Workshops for sessions and sign-up information.

Webinars

If you can't make a workshop, contact CDE Training to request an online webinar.

Self-Paced

Instructional materials are available for learning on your own, such as On Demand videos and How To… pages.

Getting Started with Courses

  1. Logging in to Blackboard: What is my ID and how do I log in? What if I can't log in?
  2. MyMav Policies: How do I access my Blackboard course?
  3. Learning About Blackboard: Can I attend a workshop or webinar?
  4. Managing My Course(s): How do I upload my syllabus/files or duplicate a previous course? Can I merge multiple course sections?
  5. Course Availability: How do I give students access to my course?
  6. Common Technical Problems: I am experiencing problems inside my course.

Getting Started with Organizations

  1. Request Access: How do I gain access to an Organization?
  2. Upload Files: How do I upload files for my Organization?
  3. Enroll Participants: How do participants gain access to my Organization?