Welcome to the Blackboard Tutorials page

We have created screen-based tutorials to step you through the functions in Blackboard, and have organized them by the categories below. To learn more about Blackboard through step-by-step guides which demonstrate key features and functionality, please reference the tutorials in this section.

Getting Started

Logging In
Making My Course Available
Editing Your Course
The Student View
Creating an Avatar for your Personal Profile
Using the Show/Hide Arrow
Viewing a Course Roster
Viewing Course Users


Managing the Course Menu

Adding New Items to the Course Menu
Adding a Blank Page to the Course Menu


Adding an Announcement
Sending Email
Differences between Email and Messages

Working With Content

Adding files and documents
Adding a YouTube Video
Adding an Image from Flickr
Adding a Folder
Copy a Course
Exporting a Course
Importing Course Content

Working with Assignments

Creating an Assignment
Creating a SafeAssignment
Student View of Completing an Assignment

Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys

Creating a Test
Deploying a Test and Setting Test Options
Allowing a Student Additional Time on a Test
Creating a Survey


Using the Grade Center

Grading Assignments
Downloading Submitted Assignments




If you cannot find the answer to your question among the tutorials, please contact us.