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Using Blackboard

Blackboard Learn 9.x is the standard Learning Course Management System (LCMS) at Fisk. Students can obtain all the course related information using Blackboard. It provides a user-friendly interface to obtain syllabus, handouts, and assignments. Further, there are several mechanisms to promote student engagement and establish online learning communities: blogs, journals, discussion forums, wiki, etc.

How to Access Blackboard

In any web browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, etc.), enter this link:

Blackboard Tutorials

Blackboard has helpful tutorials, video clips and documents in their On Demand Learning Center:

Assessing Learners
Grade Center, alerts, upload/download grades, quizzes, test pools, etc. 

Communicating & Collaborating
Discussions forums, blogs, groups, etc. 

Understanding & Building Your Course
Course tour, menu options, etc. 

Blackboard Questions

Contact  for any questions about Blackboard, including:

  • Creating a login for Blackboard
  • Forgot Blackboard login/password
  • Adding a course in Blackboard
  • Migrating course contents to another course
  • Blackboard Course Creation
  • How to setup assignments and quizzes
  • Hot to grade students in Blackboard
  • How to check grades in Blackboard
  • Hot to use Blackboard from smartphones (iPhone, Android, etc.)